Start Up Technician

  • Villara Building Systems
  • McClellan Park, CA, USA
  • Apr 23, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Position Overview  

In this role, the individual will be responsible for performing first time furnace and A/C start up for residential homes.   

Technical Responsibilities of the Job 

  • Maintain, diagnose and correct problems throughout the entire HVAC system. 
  • Perform all of the low voltage wiring for the indoor and outdoor unit 
  • Test electrical circuits and components for continuity, using electrical test equipment 
  • Start up the furnace for the first time to burn all of the manufactures oil off 
  • Add the proper charge to the A/C once started up 
  • Test pipe or tubing joints and connections for leaks, using pressure gauge or soap-and –water solution 
  • Adjust system controls to setting recommended by manufacturer to balance system, using hand tools 
  • Recommend, develop and perform general maintenance procedures such as cleaning, power-washing and vacuuming equipment, oiling parts and changing filters. 
  • Comply with all applicable standards, policies and procedures, including safety procedures and the maintenance of a clean work area 
  • Adjust system controls to settings recommended by manufacturer. 
  • Excellent communication skills with supers an home owners 
  • Lay out and connect electrical wiring between controls and equipment according to wiring diagram, using electrician’s hand tools 
  • Install auxiliary components to heating-cooling equipment, such as expansion and discharge valves and dampers while following blueprints 
  • Generate work orders that address deficiencies in need of correction 
  • Join pipes or tubing to equipment and to fuel, water or refrigerant source, to form complete circuit 
  • Fabricate, assemble and install duct work and chassis parts, using portable metal-working tools and welding equipment 

Behavioral Responsibilities of the Job 

  • Reliable Transportation 
  • Problem solving and quick conflict resolution skills. 
  • Self-motivated, organized with a can-do attitude 
  • Demonstrate initiative to complete assignments and obtain results 
  • Able to work independently and as part of a changing team 
  • Committed to creating and participating in a positive workplace culture 
  • Capable of providing excellent internal and external customer interactions 
  • Able to remain calm  and handle stress well 
  • Committed to arriving on time and ready to work 
  • Committed to follow safety procedures 
  • Appropriate time taken for rest and meal breaks 
  • Use of personal cell phones for emergency or while on rest and meal breaks only 


  • EPA Refrigerant Certification (Universal or Type II) 
  • Previous Start-up experience 
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as on a team 
  • Valid CA Driver’s License and Insurable DMV Record 
  • Must have great analytical and troubleshooting skills 
  • Mechanical knowledge, technical procedures, and government regulations and codes 
  • Problem solving and quick conflict resolution skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to read blueprints and charts and designs 
  • Prior construction experience is a A + 
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs. and work at a fast pace 


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent 
  • Technical school graduate preferred  

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