Maintenance Technician

Posted: February 24, 2020

Company: Ernst Heating & Cooling

Employer Type: Heating and Cooling

Position Type: Full Time

Job Type: HVAC Technician

Experience Level: Mid Level

Certification Required: North American Technician Excellence (NATE)

Education Required: Associates



  • Diagnose and troubleshoot HVAC equipment, indoor comfort, energy efficiency, and related problems on demand emergency service calls.
  • Perform routine maintenance on HVAC equipment and identify (potential) problems affecting current or future performance of equipment and identify sales opportunities
  • Present options, service agreements, and pricing to customers in a clear, polite, and respectful manner
  • Complete approved repairs/improvements in a timely manner, leave a clean and orderly work area, collect payment, fill out paperwork properly, and make our customers delighted so they will always call us for their HVAC needs. The nature of a small business is that most team members will have to perform multiple duties.
  • Average at least 40 hours per week
  • Overtime as required
  • On call evenings and over weekends as required
  • Routinely work outside and in basements. May work in crawlspaces and attics.
  • Effective, consistent, and constant communication with customers, vendors, co-workers, and others is required

To adequately perform the duties of this job the employee is regularly and routinely required to sit; stand, walk, stoop, kneel, handle controls; hear, and talk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Desired Skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly in a friendly, personable way with customers and coworkers.
  • Training as an HVAC installation, maintenance, or service technician or comparable education. NATE certification a plus but not required.
  • EPA certified
  • Valid social security card, driver’s license, and a clean driving record
  • Well groomed, neat appearance. Facial hair is allowed but must be well kept.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to complete the job correctly the first time
  • Understands and willing to follow proper safety techniques
  • Ability to follow controls/wiring schematic
  • Ability to braze/solder/weld
  • On call over weekends and after hours as required
  • Be able to operate a tablet for presenting repair options and completing paperwork
  • Service Technician must provide their own hand tools

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