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HVAC Laboratory Technician

Job Description

What will you be doing in this position?

In support of HVAC products development programs, the technician will install and test various air conditioning equipment, calibrate electromechanical and electronic measuring, recording, and indicating instruments and equipment for conformance to established standards.

  • Conduct testing procedures on components, subsystems, prototypes and finished production equipment per company standards in support of HVAC products development cycle
  • Prepare equipment for tests, including complete installation of air conditioners with execution of refrigerant, mechanical and electrical works in company’s internal labs as well as in external laboratories
  • Build setup for various standard tests and adapt setup and test equipment to new situations, based on test request documents, instructions and standards
  • Sets up standard and special purpose laboratory instrumentation for the tests 
  • Record observed data on appropriate forms and prepare test reports
  • Perform routine maintenance of designated test equipment, instruments and laboratory area
  • Maintain effective communication with project team to assure performance of duties
  • Integrate continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job

Professional Requirements:

  • Technical cooling and air conditioning degree/certification (Technician, Practical Engineer), at least five years’ experience as a laboratory technician
  • Technical electricity certification (low voltage) 
  • Knowledge and experience in refrigeration systems, electrical systems, and controls
  • Experience in psychrometrics and calorimetric laboratories 
  • Use of various laboratory instruments and equipment
  • Computer skills: MS Office, test control and data monitoring & logging (LabVIEW or other), HVAC lab software
  • Minimum five years of experience with HVAC equipment function and operation, working knowledge of air conditioners operation and ability to troubleshoot
  • Proven technical skills: electrical works, instrumentation, refrigerant charging and recovery procedures, cooper pipework working with brazing tools, wiring, soldering

Additional skills:

  • Independence, rapid learning ability and decision-making ability
  • Team player, excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to withstand pressure and perform well in multiply tasks environment
  • Organizational skills, accuracy and an eye for details
  • Service orientation