Cooling Tower Service Technician – Commercial HVAC

Reports to: Field Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt                                                                                             

The Company

Mechanical Products Nevada is the largest independent HVAC Equipment and Solutions provider Southern Nevada.  Our company recently celebrated its 25-year anniversary and has grown to approximately 50 employees serving the vibrant Las Vegas market. We represent over 30 manufacturers, offering innovative systems with a flexibility of equipment and solutions to best match each application. We work with industry professionals and end users from the conceptual stage of projects to provide energy efficient, value‐added solutions to their complex problems

Our overall mission is simple: we want to create value and make a difference every day in our journey to be the best HVAC sales and service organization in North America. We believe we can succeed in that mission by being the BEST provider for our clients, the BEST partner for manufacturers, the BEST company for our employees, and the BEST investment for our current and future shareholders.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Cooling Tower Service Technician. This position will be responsible for performing chiller-cooling tower inspections and maintenance.  An ideal candidate will be customer service oriented and work well with others. Position requires a high level of communication and correspondence with Field Supervisor, Service Coordinators and customers.

Responsibilities

  • Complete cooling tower refurbs
  • Replace mechanical components
  • Replace old fill with new PVC fill
  • Work with stainless steel and galvanized steel
  • Build custom PVC sweeper systems for tower basins
  • Patch various holes and leaks inside tower
  • Apply coating to rusted areas to prevent further corrosion
  • Clean pump suction strainers inside towers
  • Clean tower basins and around tower areas
  • Clean tower hot water decks or spray nozzles as necessary
  • Change or adjust float valves
  • Wash tower fill and drift eliminators
  • Install and adjust tower fan belts
  • Check for water leaks in towers
  • Tighten bolts if seams leak
  • Remove debris in tower area
  • Work with site personnel to assist in isolating cooling towers for maintenance or repairs
  • Check for leaks, or other issues
  • Notifies central plant technicians if problems are discovered

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Works with limited supervision.
  • Knowledge of the principles of occupational safety and health practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic principles of the use and care of hand and power tools.
  • Skill in working around and operating hand and power tools and equipment.
  • Skill in performing routine semi-skilled maintenance and repair.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers and customers
  • Skill in operating a company computer utilizing excel and internet explorer

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED, valid driver’s license,one (1) year of relevant construction, facilities maintenance, repair or closely related experience.
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass frequent background checks and drug test
  • Must be able to work 40 plus hrs. a week
  • May be required to work outside normal working hours
  • Must have at the time of application and must maintain a valid driver’s license
  • May be required to lift and/or carry heavy, bulky supplies, materials, equipment, tools and parts weighing up to 60 pounds.
  • May be exposed to dangerous machinery, potential physical harm, extreme weather conditions
  • May have travel and work out of town (rare assurance)

Other Skills & Abilities

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Mental stamina for problem solving and prioritizing multiple tasks.

Environmental Requirements

Will be required to work in a field environment, multiple customer sites on a daily basis.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to operate computer keyboard reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is continually required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.Mechanical Products Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Las Vegas

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