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PPL Corporation Systemwide Facilities HVAC Tech in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania



Systemwide Facilities HVAC Tech

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Performs work planning and coordination with contractors, Facilities Technicians and building occupants on HVAC equipment.

  2. Performs skilled work requiring a thorough knowledge of all aspects of building-related HVAC systems and skilled preventive maintenance on HVAC systems and associated systems. Also performs skilled plumbing and pipe fitting as they apply to HVAC systems in accordance with recognized codes and regulations.

  3. Installs and commissions HVAC systems and components.

  4. Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on electric commercial chillers and cooling towers.

  5. Provides on-the-job training to like or lower classification employees including Facility Technicians in the operations and maintenance of HVAC systems.

  6. Reads and interprets sketches, diagrams, blueprints, mechanical drawings, wiring diagrams, ladder logic and complex specifications.

  7. Records and tracks refrigerants.

  8. Takes and records readings of equipment.

  9. Uses Building Automation Systems to troubleshoot HVAC equipment.

  10. Performs complex diagnostic testing and troubleshooting and utilizes test equipment to analyze and interpret results on HVAC systems.

  11. Performs all work in accordance with all applicable NEC, building codes and OSHA requirements.

  12. Works aloft up to 80 feet using personnel lifts, scaffolds or ladders.

  13. Uses hand and power driven tools and equipment for performance of above task.

  14. Performs other duties as assigned or necessary.

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Position Summary:

We've got an electric future. The energy industry is an exciting place, full of developing technology and new customer service possibilities. PPL Electric Utilities is looking for employees who can help us provide strong, reliable, affordable electric service to more than a million customers in Pennsylvania, while adapting to new opportunities that are changing our industry. People depend on us and we deliver. We'd love to have you on board as we tackle that challenge, in new ways, everyday.

The HVAC Technician will either work a five 8-hour day schedule Monday through Friday or a four 10-hour day schedule Monday through Thursday. The HVAC Technician may be assigned a company vehicle with take-home privileges at the supervisor's discretion.

Under limited supervision, the HVAC Technician will troubleshoot and perform skilled work in the operation, maintenance and renovation of HVAC equipment and systems.

Candidate Qualifications:

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

Experience Level:

Skilled Worker

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Completed an accredited HVAC training program (2 year degree or certification) in HVAC technology.

  • Ability to obtain EPA Section 608 certification.

  • Five (5) years of experience in commercial or industrial HVAC field OR five (5) years of experience in PPL facilities management.

  • Must have training and experience working on electric commercial chillers and cooling towers.

  • High school education or equivalent.

  • Completed OSHA 30 training or ability to complete.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications.

  • Ability to use Building Automation Systems to troubleshoot and resolve issues.

  • Knowledgeable of computer-based applications pertaining to the job.

  • Satisfactory physical condition to perform job duties indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.

  • Valid driver's license. Must be able to operate all non-CDL vehicles.

  • Ability to obtain Forklift Truck Operator permit.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

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Corporate Summary:

As one of the largest investor-owned companies in the U.S. utility sector, PPL Corporation delivers on its promises to customers, investors, employees and the communities we serve. Our utilities – Western Power Distribution, Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 10 million customers in the U.S. and the U.K. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees around the U.S. and abroad. Follow PPL Corporation on social mediaTwitter: @PPLCorporation (https://twitter.com/PPLCorporation)LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/ppl-corporation)Follow PPL Electric Utilities on social mediaTwitter: @PPLElectric (https://twitter.com/PPLElectric)Facebook (www.facebook.com/PPLElectric)