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US Engineering Company Commercial HVAC Service Technician in Manhattan, Kansas

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Build strong customer relationships with new and existing customers.

  • Work as liaison between engineers and owners representatives during commissioning efforts while protecting Company’s interest.

  • Provides preventive maintenance on heating and cooling systems.

  • Troubleshoots units that are not working and replaces parts that are defective.

  • Repairs refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, control systems, and humidity and temperature control systems.

  • Troubleshoot and repair all electrical and mechanical components of HVAC equipment.

  • Provides startups and troubleshooting for a variety of commercial HVAC systems, meets with customers, evaluates their needs and makes recommendations.

  • Troubleshooting, diagnosis, and repairing of commercial/ industrial air conditioning and multi-zone heating and cooling systems.

  • Performs related work as assigned.

  • Performs preventative maintenance, site surveys, replacement, and modifications as needed or requested by customers.

  • Prepares for on-site installation and repairs by examining building layout, anticipating difficulties, gathering materials and coordinating on-site work, as necessary.

  • Maintains vehicles by keeping records of service manuals, scheduling, and completing repairs and maintenance service.

  • Documents work by completing paperwork on each job and maintaining files.

  • Assist in the new construction installation of HVAC equipment and piping.

  • Keeps current all manufacturers’ products concerning installation, operation, maintenance, service, and repair.

  • Apply local HVAC codes in a practical manner on each job.

  • Work with inspectors, suppliers and co-worker technicians to ensure correct project work while abiding by all codes.

  • Provide excellent customer service.


  • Willing to be registered through the local union.

  • 5 years’ service experience specific to Commercial and Industrial HVAC.

  • Experience with chillers and boilers a plus

  • High school diploma/GED.

  • Strong knowledge of HVAC, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of basic electricity and electrical and control systems.

  • Ability to read, understand, and work from blueprints, specifications, and schematics.

  • Ability to work independently, demonstrate initiative in servicing customers and maintaining positive customer relations.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

    Additional Skills Desired:

  • Successful completion of a UA Apprenticeship Program.

  • Chiller experience helpful.

Physical and/or travel demands:

  • Must have the necessary physical stamina; to include, but not limited to, long-term overhead HVAC work.

  • Must be able to work for extended hours or work days.

  • Must be careful during work to avoid injury (get help lifting, steps and ladder safety, etc.).

  • Must be able to work with powered construction tools safely.

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.

  • Must be able to pass drug screen at any given time during employment.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and job specifications required of employees so classified. U.S. Engineering reserves the right to revise as needed. The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.