HVAC Technician in Fort Huachuca, Arizona, United States

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Research assistant / technician, administration

HVAC Technician


Jacobs is seeking an HVAC Mechanic to support the Electronic Proving Ground (EPG) at Ft. Huachuca, A

Candidate shall support maintenance and repair of residential and commercial level HVAC systems, water-cooled chiller systems, package units, split-systems, and other mechanical systems at a variety of facilities and test fixtures throughout the Electronic Proving Ground (EPG). Candidate should have a broad range of HVAC skills, along with working knowledge of other trades such as electrical, plumbing, and structural and fabrication. Candidate shall work closely with other craftsman in different disciplines in order to accomplish the task at hand.

Ideal candidate shall not only have HVAC skills and experience, but have basic fabrication skills to grinding, brazing, soldering, drilling, etc. Preferred candidate shall have experience in low voltage and control voltage electrical systems, as well as mechanical systems other than HVAC


Education and Experience:

High School Diploma and 3 years experience, or any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

Familiarity with the installation, servicing and repairing of environmental-control systems in residences, department stores, office buildings, and other commercial establishments. Ability to utilize knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting and structural layout, mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor. Will need to know how to use hand tools, follow blueprints or engineering specifications, fabricate, assemble and install ductwork and chassis parts, use portable metalworking tools and welding equipment, and install evaporator unit in chassis or in air-duct system.

Be familiar with cutting and bending tubing to correct length and shape, using cutting and bending equipment and tools, cuts and threads pipe, using machine-threading or hand-threading equipment, joins tubing or pipes to various refrigerating units by means of sleeves, couplings or unions, and solders joints, using torch, forming complete circuit for refrigerant, installs expansion and discharge valves in circuit.

Jacobs is aglobal technology company, delivering solutions for a more connected,sustainable world. We test, operate, sustain, and secure criticalinfrastructures and weapons systems using unique technology application andagile software development capabilities to improve mission capability andoperational readiness. Jacobs’ deep experience with advanced technology systemsand our wide-ranging program support capabilities work together to make us apremier partner to aerospace and defense clients at locations around the world.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Generally an industrial shop environment, which can involve inside or outside work depending on task. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting). Outside work may include various environmental conditions including warm and cold climates, loud noises, and light industrial hazards. Needs to be able to work well with co-workers, customer, and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions. Work site is located in Ft Huachuca, AZ.

Physical Requirements

Exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate and repair HVAC equipment, including chillers, pumps, condensers, valves, etc., as well as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.


Regular hours will be approximately 5 days a week, Monday - Friday 7am-4pm, with work schedule being dictated by the maintenance and repair needs of the Electronic Proving Grounds. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written.

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others.

Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner.

When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.

Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required.

Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects.

This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary.

Must pass drug testing.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.

Primary Location United States-Arizona-Fort Huachuca

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: ATE0003GE

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