HVAC Technician – Kodiak, AK, US


HVAC Technician – Kodiak, AK, US

HVAC Technician

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Kodiak, AK, US

NIKA is hiring for a HVAC Technician for a base operations support services contract at the US Coast Guard Base in Kodiak, AK!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to operate and manage their real property. Our operations management, engineering, and project management services provide our customers with the value and expertise to ensure operational readiness for complex and mission-critical facilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform maintenance and repair of HVAC systems.
  • Installation, service, troubleshooting, and repairs including but not limited to; chillers, air handling units, controls, package units, split systems, exhaust fans, refrigerators, freezers, hot/chilled water pumps.
  • Tasks ranging from operation of systems to the examination and evaluation of equipment to determine needed repairs.
  • Installs refrigeration and air conditioning systems by positioning compressors, motors, condensers, humidifiers, evaporators, heaters, and other components in accordance with design specifications.
  • Charges refrigeration systems with refrigerant gas tests for leaks
  • Starts unit and adjusts it for proper cut-in and cut-out of refrigeration units, humidifiers, heaters, air cleaners, and circulating pumps.
  • Adjust systems for optimal performance.
  • Maintains refrigeration and air conditioning systems by checking performance and determining problems.
  • Installs, maintains and repairs the electrical and pneumatic systems associated with refrigeration and air conditioning equipment from the safety switch throughout the equipment.
  • Installs, maintains, repairs, operates all types centrifugal and reciprocating refrigeration/air-conditioning systems; also, all types of pneumatic/electro-mechanical temperature controls, chillers and boilers.
  • Performs necessary plumbing procedures to ensure operation of systems and equipment.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of two years of experience highly desired.
  • Must possess a NATE (North American Technician Excellence) Core certification.
  • Requires broad trade knowledge of mechanical principals on standard shop methods of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Trade.
  • Able to operate testing equipment for the systems; to use all tools and equipment necessary to this trade; to follow standard methods and procedures for the most part, but on occasion to have the ability and knowledge to perform the unusual and difficult operations.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office productivity suite
  • Ability to pass a background and drug screening.

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.