Lee Company HVAC Service Technician Level II in Nashville, Tennessee

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Lee Company, honored as one of Tennessee’s 2017 Top Work Places, is the largest mechanical contractor in Tennessee with over 1,200 employees. Founded in 1944, this $225 million company provides mechanical contracting, facility solutions and home services to customers throughout the region. Along with a 2017 Top Work Place Award from the Tennessean, Lee Company has also been honored as ACCA’s 2017 Residential Contractor of the Year and recognized as the Associate General Contractors 2015 Subcontractor of the Year ($10M+ category).

Lee Company proudly offers:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • FSA, HRA, or HSA
  • Basic Life & AD&D; Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Accident & Critical Illness Coverage
  • Home & Auto Discounts
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Full-Time Work
  • Free NCCER Training and Certification through Lee University

In addition, Lee Company offers an Employee Assistance Program, chaplain services, will preparation services and a wellness and rewards program at no cost.

Lee Company is driven by family values and strives to create an environment where employees can thrive. We are adding to our family with the following position:

HVAC Service Technician 2 - Facility Solutions

*Summary: *This position is responsible to perform maintenance and service for our commercial HVAC customers. Utilize our technology, technical capability, and customer service to provide a great experience to our customer. Primarily responsible for performing installs, repairs and maintenance to a variety of equipment including: refrigeration, air conditioning, electric motors, heating units, heat pumps, hermetic compressors, light commercial furnaces, boilers, burners, intake and exhaust fans, economizers, humidifiers, capacity controls, semi-hermetic compressors, split systems, flame safeguard controls, air compressors, air driers, and packaged units.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to):

  • Fully understands basic refrigeration cycle to include: identifying components in refrigeration circuit, understanding how each component works, diagnosing problems in the refrigeration circuit, using manifold gauge set, pressure/temperature chart and temperature measuring devices for routine maintenance and to troubleshoot. Understands refrigeration recovery, evacuation and charging. Understands the installation and sizing of refrigerant piping.
  • Fully understands basic electrical theory, how electricity travels, AC and DC currents, single phase and three phase circuits, and series and parallel circuits. Ability to read advanced wiring diagrams. Knowledge of Ohms Law. Ability to use multi-meters to read voltage, current and resistance values. Must be able to troubleshoot advanced electrical circuits.
  • Fully understands the fundamentals of temperature and humidity measurement and control in air conditioning units. Understands the process of treating air so as to simultaneously control its temperature, humidity, cleanliness and distribution. Ability to use a psychometric chart to determine the results of mixing air having various properties.
  • Fully understands basic heating cycle to include: identifying components in heating system, understanding how each component works, diagnosing problems in the heating system using a gas pressure test and other devices for routine maintenance and to troubleshoot. Fully understands the theory of combustion and how it relates to combustible fuels such as gas and oil.
  • Fully understands the basics of multiple systems and how each component within the system operates in conjunction with the other components and how that impacts the overall operations of the system as a whole. These systems include air cooled, water cooled, hot water systems, chilled water systems, VAV systems, steam heating systems.
  • Basic knowledge of Windows operating system

A Technician II must be able to repair, adjust, maintain, retrofit and troubleshoot the following equipment:

  • Refrigerant controls (metering devices)
  • Hermetic and semi-hermetic compressors
  • Heat pumps to 20-ton and up
  • Split systems to 20-ton and up
  • Packaged units to 20-ton and up
  • All types and sizes of ductless splits
  • Electric Motors (3-phase and 1-phase)
  • Electric motor controls (contractors, starters, relays, disconnects, thermostats, etc.)
  • Light commercial furnaces, boilers, burners and related controls (oil and gas)
  • All types and sizes of water pumps
  • Intake and exhaust fans
  • Unit heaters (hot water, steam and electric)
  • Economizers
  • Humidifiers
  • Capacity Controls (unloader, hot gas bypass valves, fan cycling controls, motor masters)
  • Flame safeguard controls
  • Air compressors,
  • Air driers
  • VAV’s systems
  • VAV controls
  • VAV terminal boxes
  • Variable frequency drives
  • Various types and sizes of cooling towers
  • Various types and sizes boilers
  • Various types and sizes steam generators
  • Various types of static pressure controls
  • Pneumatic control systems
  • Various types and sizes of computer room systems
  • Various types and sizes glycol cooling systems

A Technician II must be able to proficiently perform the following tasks:

  • Soldering
  • Brazing
  • Combustion analysis
  • Heat load calculations
  • Heat loss calculations
  • Cooling load calculations
  • Basic navigation thru multiple building automation controls systems

Education and/or Experience:

  • Universal EPA Certification
  • Minimum of 5 years of Commercial HVAC Service experience.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent GED certificate
  • Manufacturers equipment certifications
  • Multiple seminar certifications

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The physical activities described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. Individuals may need to ride or drive in a vehicle for 2 or more hours at a time depending on position. Individuals working at an outside job site may be exposed to varying temperatures including very hot (above 90 degrees F) or very cold (below 32 degrees F) and all weather conditions. Individuals may be exposed to: cramped work spaces, contaminants, extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions, exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable. Performing this job requires frequent use of hands to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Must be able to sit, talk, hear, and stand frequently throughout the day. Must be able to climb, reach above shoulder height, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl frequently. The position occasionally may require lifting heavy objects (up to 75 pounds) and performing strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. Individuals may occasionally be exposed to hazardous conditions, high places and /or hazardous equipment. May work with or around chemicals that require knowledge of a safety data sheet.

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