HVAC Technician

US-KS-Kansas City
4 months ago
# of Openings
Skilled Trade


We have an outstanding opportunity for an HVAC Technician to join our organization!  The HVAC Technician will maintain, repair, and install Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration, also known as HVAC/R, equipment in all WaterOne facilities.


  • Maintains HVAC/R equipment and controls at all WaterOne facilities.*
  • Tests, repairs and replaces associated equipment such as such as boilers, chillers, air handling units, pneumatic control systems, electronic control systems, cooling towers, motor starters, pump motors, etc.*
  • Repairs and maintains chemical feed systems necessary to maintain cooling tower and boiler water quality.*
  • Performs vibration monitoring and dynamic balancing on cooling fans and blowers.*
  • Performs preventive maintenance to all HVAC/R equipment including inspections, adjustments, cleaning, and calibrations to ensure proper operation of equipment.*
  • Works with outside contractors as needed.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on all district HVAC/R equipment.*
  • Maintains an inventory of equipment and materials on trucks by periodic checking and restocking.*
  • Performs all duties pertaining to hazardous waste operations in accordance with all applicable requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Must be familiar with and be able to perform Lockout and Tagout procedures.


  • Must be a high school graduate or have a GED. Vocational training in the HVAC/R field preferred.
  • Requires five years of experience installing, maintaining, and repairing HVAC/R equipment in an industrial setting. Note:  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in meeting the requirements of Items 1 and 2.
  • Experience in the installation and repair of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, including chillers, boilers, and heat pumps preferred.
  • Ability to troubleshoot malfunctioning heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.
  • Experience with BAS (Building Automation Systems) controls such as STAEFA and METASYS preferred.
  • Experience in low temperature refrigeration repairs and troubleshooting preferred.
  • Experience in replacing expansion valves, compressors, motors, coil units, and other components of HVAC/R equipment.
  • Must have CFC certification or be able to attain it within 6 months. Experience in handling refrigerants required.
  • Must have troubleshooting and repair experience in 3 phase voltages up to and including 480 volts.
  • Experience in troubleshooting equipment configured with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) preferred.
  • Experience in cooling tower and boiler water treatment systems and chemical feeds.
  • Must be familiar with proper nomenclature of all tools, equipment and materials used in the construction and maintenance of HVAC/R equipment.
  • Must have the ability to learn and retain knowledge to maintain system control equipment and electric motors, starters, primary pumping units, HVA/C units, and structural circuits.
  • Requires ability to interpret and work from specifications, drawings, blueprints, sketches and verbal orders.
  • Requires good basic math skills.
  • Must have a working knowledge of computers and basic computer applications.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and continuously meet WaterOne driving standards.
  • Must communicate well in English both orally and in writing. Must be a good listener.
  • Requires ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with other WaterOne employees.
  • Must be knowledgeable in proper confined space entry, the safe handling of hazardous chemicals, and all other applicable safety requirements.
  • Must have experience with or have the ability to learn and apply all applicable requirements pertaining to hazardous work operations.
  • Must be available for emergency call-out.
  • Must pass post offer medical exam, including background investigation and drug screen.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to move or transport items weighing up to 100 lbs. occasionally; up to 50 lbs. frequently.*
  • Must be able to frequently position self to install, inspect, repair, or remove various items.*
  • Must be able to move from one location to another frequently.*
  • Must be able to operate a vehicle.*
  • Must be able to distinguish colors.*
  • Must be able to ascend and descend ladders to work on equipment.*
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for up to several hours a day.*

WaterOne provides a quality total compensation package that includes:

  • Competitive base pay
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, and LTD insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Voluntary deferred compensation savings account
  • Mandatory cash balance plan
  • Comprehensive wellness program
  • Educational assistance program
  • A variety of other benefit programs and activities


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