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Journeyman HVAC Technician
Black & McDonald Limited - Hamilton
Posted:2/6/2018
Job Description

Summary of Position

The HVAC Journeyman Technician is primarily responsible for the efficient operations and maintenance to a variety of HVAC equipment. The position includes, but is not limited to, installation, identifying the cause of malfunctioning parts/equipment, repair, inspection, etc. Working directly with customers to ensure they are completely satisfied with the work required.

​Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Maintain and service chillers, heat pumps, steam boilers, air handling units, fans, humidifiers, pumps, VAV boxes, motors, refrigerators and freezers
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, replace, calibrate and program HVAC control
  • Replace filters and belts
  • Update documentation (drawings, specifications, O&M manuals, etc.) related to HVAC services.
  • Install new services in renovation or building changes as determined by the Manager.
  • Recommends the ordering of HVAC supplies.
  • Respond to environment comfort complaints.
  • Perform log readings.
  • Installation of wall and ceiling mounted accessories.
  • Complete preventive and demand maintenance tasks; enter maintenance records on work orders
Desired Skills & Experience

Competency Requirements

  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others
  • Ability to learn quickly and steadily

Education & Skill Requirements

  • ​Successful completion of a recognized HVAC and/or refrigeration certificate. Must be a Journeyperson.
  • Must have a valid G1 gas license
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail with ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans, and manuals.
  • Excellent customer service skills with desire to exceed customer expectations.
  • Working knowledge of building services including air conditioning, refrigeration and electrical and mechanical equipment controls and systems.
  • Full understanding of the building automation system HVAC control strategies.
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations including but not limited to: use or wear of equipment or protective devices or clothing for safety purposes, report any known contravention of this Act or regulations or the existence of any hazards.
  • A team player, committed to working in a quality environment.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and adhere to company standards.
  • Bending and Lifting Required; Lifting under 30 kgs.
  • Must be able to work on ladder or scaffold at various heights.

Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada, US and Bermuda. ​The company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 201827530