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Highway Night Light

HVAC Maintenance Mechanic




Mechanicsburg, PA, United States


February 5, 2024

Job type: Hourly / full time


Benefits: Full benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, jury duty, bereavement in accordance with the CBA


Preferred Work Auth: USC


Job Description & Primary Purpose:

The Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Mechanic installs, services, and repairs environmental-control systems in office buildings and other industrial areas.


Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Replace air and water filters
  • Clean condenser and evaporator coils
  • Clear drain pans and drain lines to avoid overflows.
  • Replace worn pulleys and belts.
  • Inspect ducts for mold, dust, and debris.
  • Check and adjust humidity levels.
  • Check refrigerant charge and repair leaks.
  • Test thermostats and controls to make sure temperatures and timer functions are set correctly.
  • Replace defective breaker controls, thermostats, switches, fuses, and electrical wiring.
  • Check electrical system and connections with IR camera.
  • Check blowers and blades for proper airflow and for vibration.
  • Lubricate motors, bearings, and moving parts; replace as needed.
  • Test for and repair gas leaks.
  • Troubleshoot and correct all equipment failures.
  • Track all failures and PM records in CMMS and on paper logs.
  • Other general maintenance, housekeeping, plumbing, and electrical duties as required.
  • Any and all other duties assigned by your Supervisor/Manager/Lead

Job Specific Competencies

Three to five years' experience in HVAC equipment and controls maintenance. Repair in an industrial/commercial environment is preferred.



  • Must have good communication skills, have the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Ability to read blueprints, building plans and schematics as required.
  • Must be able to read and comply with work orders concerning service, modification, or installation of equipment.
  • The ability to use a variety of power tools, hand tools, and meters safely.
  • Hands-on ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Required to work independently and with limited supervision.
  • Comply with all policies, safety guidelines, and procedures; follow all contract specifications and maintain compliance.
  • Must be able to maintain regular and acceptable attendance, follow directions, interact well with co-workers, understand, and follow posted work rules/procedures.
  • Must have a government security clearance or the ability to obtain upon hire.

Education And Certification:

  • HS Diploma or GED required, associate or bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field desired.
  • Universal HVAC Certification required.

Physical Requirements

  • The work environment, while generally hazard-free, may include some exposure to dust and varying temperatures.
  • This position may require lifting to 75 pounds with or without assistance.
  • Constant walking and standing for extended periods of time may be required. Reaching, bending, pushing, pulling, climbing, and balancing may be needed. Significant hand and finger dexterity is required.

Work Hour Requirement

  • This position is full-time (40 hours per week) and may include some shift work including Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

Essential Personnel

  • This position is designated as essential. This means that when the facility is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in this position may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the facility.




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