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Southwest Research Institute San Antonio, TX Full-Time

Who We Are:

The HVAC shop and team maintain and repair the A/C and refrigeration systems on campus. By joining our team, you will received an additional $500.00 in your first paycheck (minus applicable taxes)!

Objectives of this Role:

  • Repair electronic components.
  • Replace expansion valves, compressors, motors, and other chiller components.
  • Clean refrigerant systems from hermetic burnouts, evacuates, and charges systems.
  • Provide technical assistance with installations and modifications to existing systems.
  • Review safety procedures before beginning each job with known hazards.
  • Maintain a clean and organized service vehicle.
  • Keep vehicle up to date on maintenance requirements.
  • Maintain an accurate part and tool inventory.

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily, monthly, and yearly routine maintenance on all campus chillers and water systems.
  • Receive service calls from dispatch to make repairs on nonfunctioning machines.
  • Complete and maintain all necessary records. Work with and train junior technicians.
  • Routine maintenance per the direction of the supervisor and/or assistant supervisor.
  • Service and repair commercial and industrial air conditioning systems according to engineering specifications, using demonstrated knowledge of hydronic, airside and refrigeration theory.
  • Troubleshoot malfunctioning chillers to determine the cause of the malfunction.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance inspections, and adjusts, cleans and calibrates various chilled water systems to assure proper system operations.


  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent
  • HVAC classes or certifications or Trade school or manufactures training is desired
  • EPA 608 universal certification required
  • Shift work required
  • 10 years: Working on water- and air-cooled chillers
  • A valid/clear driver's license is required

Special Requirements:

Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas

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