Lead HVAC Install Technician

Portland, OR 97224

Posted: 07/05/2024 Industry: HVAC Job Number: SHC97223-ITL-202407-2 Pay Rate: $25.00 - $40.00/hr Company: Specialty Heating & Cooling Resume Required:

Job Description

Position: Lead HVAC Install Technician
Job Type: Full-Time; Monday - Friday
Pay Range: $25.00 - $40.00 per hour

Specialty Heating and Cooling is looking for a Lead HVAC Install Technician to add to the team. The Lead HVAC Install Tech is responsible for installing heating and air conditioning equipment into residential customers homes. This includes equipment such as furnaces, air conditioners, heat pumps, air handlers, and other related components. The Lead Installer will also lead the work of junior installers to maintain our high quality and timely job performance.


  • Provide guidance and training on technical procedures, safety protocols, and best practices to junior service technicians
  • Act as the primary escalation point for complex technical issues.
  • Ensure adherence to health and safety protocols by all team members. Install HVAC systems,including furnaces, air conditioners, heat pumps, ductwork, and related components in accordance with blueprints, specifications, and local codes.
  • Conduct testing of HVAC systems to ensure proper operation, efficiency, and compliance with safety standards.
  • Diagnose and repair malfunctions in HVAC systems, identifying and resolving issues with equipment, controls, or wiring.
  • Collaborate with team members to improve overall system performance and efficiency
  • Maintain accurate records of installation activities
  • Ensure all parts are loaded and accounted for per each job
  • Check work for errors and correct them if necessary
  • Maintain professional appearance with clients and customers
  • Abide by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental agencies
  • Ensure that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected
  • Stay updated on industry advancements and new HVAC technologies
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Required Experience and Certifications

• 5+ years of HVAC installation or experience
• EPA Certification
• Valid driver’s license

Preferred Certifications – We will help you obtain these! If you already have these, they will give you higher priority in the hiring rubric. However, if you don’t that is ok too; if hired, we will help you get these certifications while working with us!

• NATE Certification

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Ability to use power tools, hand tools, and equipment safely and efficiently
• Ability to lift 100lbs or more
• Must have strong time management skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision
• Must be able to maintain a high level of professionalism and customer service standards
• The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written
• Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions (rain, snow, ice, sun)
• Able to navigate stairs and other uneven surfaces, sometimes while carrying heavy items
• Ability to work on a ladder, roof, in attics and crawl spaces

Additional Information

In business since 1985, Specialty Heating & Cooling HVAC represents hundreds of years of experience in various fields of the HVAC industry. We proudly service the Beaverton, Clackamas, Gladstone, Happy Valley, Hillsboro, King City, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Newberg, Oregon City, Portland, Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin, West Linn, and Wilsonville areas for all of their HVAC needs.

By becoming a valued member of the Specialty Heating & Cooling team, you will receive competitive knowledge-based compensation along with a full benefits package. Become part of our team anywhere along your HVAC career by joining as an experienced HVAC professional or as an apprentice.

Specialty Heating & Cooling is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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