HVAC Mechanic

Start Date: Feb 2023

Place of performance: Philadelphia Navy Yard (also known as the Philadelphia Naval Business Center, (PNBC).

Hours of Operation: 0700 to 1600, five days per week, Monday through Friday, except observed Federal holidays.



The HVAC Service Technician is responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC systems utilizing their knowledge of refrigeration theory, electrical schematics, pneumatics and electronic control systems, pipe fitting, welding/brazing and mechanical layouts. Testing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems for leaks. Performing routine maintenance. Repairing and replacing components for entire heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Installing, maintaining and repairing equipment. The HVAC Technician, or a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technician, installs and repairs various air quality systems. Main duties include locating and diagnosing maintenance problems on equipment, conducting warranty services and quickly performing emergency repairs on certain equipment items. Responsibilities include monitoring and servicing systems, diagnosing problems and troubleshooting equipment, running tests and completing reports, updating and improving existing systems, and repairing or replacing faulty equipment. Perform life-cycle maintenance and servicing on cooling towers, chill water pumps,

By-pass valves, flow switches, and chemical feed devices. Perform work involved in the repair, overhaul, maintenance, and servicing of heating systems to include gas fired boilers up to 2 million British Thermal Units (BTHUs), forced air furnaces, radiant gas heaters, and electric heating systems. Perform repair, overhaul, maintenance, and service commercial split systems to include fan coil units, mini splits, variable air volume systems, variable refrigerant volume systems, and direct expansion units with up to 200 tons of cooling capacity. Perform work involved in the repair, overhaul, maintenance, and servicing of large industrial air conditioning systems and equipment (i.e., motors, compressors, purge units, expansion valves, solenoid valves, motor cooling systems, transducers, etc.



  • High school or GED diploma. Graduate of an apprenticeship or trade school.
  • Must be a graduate of an apprenticeship program or trade school / must have three (3) years of experience performing this type of work at the journeyman level.
  • Personnel performing work in HAZMAT/HAZWASTE must complete the
  • HAZMAT/HAZWASTE handling course or have a minimum of one year of experience working with HAZMAT/HAZWASTE.
  • Maintain personnel certification, training, and licensing records. Certification, training, and licensing records must be kept current and on file for the duration of the contract.



  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Health and Welfare (H&W)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 401k
  • Bereavement
  • Military leave
  • Jury Duty
  • 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • Vacation/PTO
  • Sick Leave
Job Category: HVAC Mechanic
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Philadelphia

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