JOB DESCRIPTION

HVAC COMMISSIONING TECHNICIAN 
(HARRISONBURG)

Job Description:

The Commissioning Technician provides comprehensive commissioning, start-up, service and repair to industrial and commercial customers throughout west central Virginia. The Commissioning Technician not only provides outstanding quality service and repair, but also serves as a communication link between the customer and the company. The Commissioning Technician performs a wide variety of activities that require an equally wide range of skills. The Commissioning Technician must be able install and service a wide variety of commercial systems (Chillers, boilers, VRF, etc.) and perform both simple and complex installations and repairs. Additionally, technicians must be able to develop customers’ trust through the credible communication of technical knowledge, offering decisive solutions to meet customer needs, and demonstrating empathy and concern. The Commissioning Technician is the face of the company to the public. Lastly, the Commissioning Tech will assist in other tasks as assigned by your supervisor.

Normal Work Schedule

The hours and days of work are as needed and at the direction of Blauch Brothers, Inc. Small Projects Supervisor. Hours may be changed (increased or decreased) by Blauch Brother’s Inc. Small Projects supervisor as required. Typically, this position will require between 40-45 hours a week.

This will typically be a Monday through Thursday role, working four 10-11 hour days.

Responsibilities

   Daily

  • Arrive at the scheduled job site on time and leave at the end of the designated work day.

  • Follow company policies as outlined in the employee handbook and through performance and appearance reflect positively on your profession and the company.

  • Wear company uniform provided and maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance.

  • Complete timesheets and service tickets (including a thorough log of work performed) immediately upon completion of each service call and at the end of your work day and get customer signature.

  • Plan and organize the work site to meet priorities, goals and man hour allocation.

  • Perform all work correctly and accurately according to BBI standards.

  • Maintain safety standards and follow safety policies including safe and appropriate use of tools required for the job.

  • Communicate effectively with customers (Business owners, property manager, maintenance managers, project managers, foreman, etc.)

   Weekly

  • Properly care for and maintain company owned property, i.e., vehicle, tools, equipment and materials are properly secured and locked in truck or on job site at the end of each day, etc.

  • Participate in weekly Thursday morning manpower meeting

   Monthly

  • Participate in department Safety Meeting

  • Coordinate with the PM, sheet metal foreman, plumbing foreman, and Field Supervisors on the status of HVAC equipment install and project schedule

  • Perform start up on equipment once it has been installed correctly by construction crews and is ready to be started up

  • Troubleshoot issues with HVAC/plumbing equipment as they arise

  • Run warranty calls on equipment that has been started up

   Annually

  • Participate in annual review of self

   General

  • Attend start-up meeting

  • Attend close out meeting

  • Responsible for stopping in at projects that require start-up to verify proper installation of equipment

  • Review blue prints, submittals, and O&M’s of all equipment being started up

  • Fill out start up reports

  • Take detailed notes on all work performed while in the process of commissioning and starting up equipment

  • Help generate any RFI’s/change orders as needed

  • Coordinate and assist with manufacturer rep when the manufacturer is required to perform start up

  • Coordinate with subcontractors as needed

  • Provide comprehensive list of equipment with model, serial, and filter sizes to Preventative Maintenance salesman in order to generate a PM quote

  • Supports and participates in The Unified Group, trade and peer groups, through attendance at training events, communication via email and responding to other members

  • Willing to attend manufacturer specific training

  • Flexibility: Open to change and new information; rapidly adapt to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles

Competencies

   Managerial

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment

  • Excellent ability to self-manage (knowing when and where to be and for how long) without much direction from your supervisor

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

  • Integrity and Honesty

  • Ability to identify top talent to join and improve your team.

  • Ability to accept responsibility for mistakes.

  • Strive to engage in every activity in such a way that aligns with Blauch Brothers mission to “Enrich Lives”

  • Ability to give constructive feedback to aid in process improvement

   Operational

  • Must know company mission, vision, and core values

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. (Identify, analyze, and generate solutions)

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

   People

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Ability to timely and accurately communicate across teams, with customers, and outside entities, with Blauch Brothers standards for professionalism and courtesy.

  • Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results.

  • Positive relationship and conflict management

  • Skilled listener

   Financial

  • Understands how the BBI construction gain share program works

  • Understands how to work within budget parameters

   Technical

  • Must have EPA certification

Additional Requirements

Valid Virginia Driver’s License required along with an acceptable driving record as defined by our insurer

Experience

4-5 years of HVAC service or HVAC commissioning and start-up experience preferred. Prior construction experience preferred.