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Commercial Chiller Service Tech

Blount Partnership

Blount Partnership

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 6, 2023

SKMES Comfort Systems USA - Knoxville, the region's leader in HVAC/R, Electrical, and Plumbing services. We have a well-established reputation for quality work done by quality people and are one of the top 3 largest mechanical contractors in the nation and the value leader in the market.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Commercial Chiller Service Technician with demonstrated extensive experience servicing, maintaining, and repairing chilled water equipment and the systems and controls associated with them. They must be a self-starter with the motivation to work with and mentor other team members. The ideal candidate has the desire to use their advanced skills in a stable, growth-oriented, market-leading company.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Using necessary service literature, can service, perform maintenance on, and repair all commercial / industrial chillers.
  • Performs new system start-ups and repairs on air conditioning and industrial chiller and refrigeration equipment.
  • Low voltage temperature-control systems that are generally associated with HVAC equipment.
  • Direct expansion constant volume, multiple circuited/compressor air conditioning equipment.
  • Water-cooled AC units up to 100 tons.
  • Water source heat pumps and associated equipment.
  • Atmospheric gas fired hot water boilers.
  • Most gas fired and electric heating systems typically found in commercial equipment up to 100 tons.
  • Chilled and hot water piping and pumping systems and associated equipment.
  • Computer room type units with self-contained humidifiers and controls.
  • Non-BAS, pneumatic, electronic, and modular DDC temperature controls generally associated with commercial HVAC equipment.
  • Boilers with forced air burners under 200 HP.
  • Air handling equipment typically found in larger commercial systems.
  • Air-cooled water chillers equipped with reciprocating, scroll and screw compressors.
  • Electronic controls incorporated with most packaged water chillers.
  • Electronic Variable Speed Drives typically connected to VAV air handlers, pumps, towers, etc.
  • VAV systems.
  • Water-cooled DX water chillers equipped with reciprocating, centrifugal, scroll or screw compressors.
  • Electro-mechanical motor starters, up to 480 volts, and associated controls.
  • Chilled and hot water piping and pumping systems equipped with variable speed drives.
  • Most gas fired and electric hot water/steam heating systems typically found in commercial boilers 200 HP and above.
  • Electronic/variable speed starters.
  • Specialty equipment providing constant temperature and humidity control.
  • Electronic and computer controlled digital temperature controls systems typically found in commercial systems; utilize the BAS system to diagnose and repair system problems and components.

Experience, Training, and/or Certification:

  • 3 or more years of Chiller Service and/or refrigeration within a commercial or industrial setting.
  • EPA universal certification preferred.
  • Experience with RTU, air handlers, split systems, and chilled water systems is preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Maintain a positive, cooperative, and teachable attitude.
  • Requires mechanical aptitude, mathematical, and English language skills.
  • Complies and promotes company Safety Policy.
  • Initiative; self-motivated (driven), self-starter.
  • Excellent communication and customer services skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Professional demeanor and positive, caring attitude.
  • Must be able to work independently and without supervision.
  • Ability to stand, squat, bend, stoop, and comfortably lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Proficiency in electrical and mechanical diagnostics.
  • Familiarity with blueprint, schematic, drawings, and other equipment layout materials.
  • Ability to pass a full background screening and drug screening.
  • Ability to pass a physical ability test.
  • Ability to travel, as needed, for projects.

Benefits:

  • Two Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical Plans (non-tobacco) offered at no premium cost to all employees.
  • Company paid short-term disability and voluntary long-term disability.
  • Full array of other benefits including Vision, Dental and optional insurance coverage.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Paid time off (PTO) program - begin accruing hours as of Day 1.
  • 401(k) Plan with multiple investment options.
  • Company provided Employee Assistance Program.
  • Employee discount programs.
  • Company-paid and voluntary life insurance.

Job Requirements

  • 4 or more years of Chiller Service and/or refrigeration within a commercial or industrial setting.
  • EPA universal certification preferred.
  • Experience with RTU, air handlers, split systems, and chilled water systems is preferred.

Company Benefits

  • Two Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical Plans (non-tobacco) offered at no premium cost to all employees.
  • Company paid short-term disability and voluntary long-term disability.
  • Full array of other benefits including Vision, Dental and optional insurance coverage.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Paid time off (PTO) program - begin accruing hours as of Day 1.
  • 401(k) Plan with multiple investment options.
  • Company provided Employee Assistance Program.
  • Employee discount programs.
  • Company-paid and voluntary life insurance.