• IAP Worldwide Services
  • $100,850.00 -161,180.00/year*
  • Vinton , VA
  • Construction
  • Full-Time

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Job Description

As a leading international services company for more than 65 years, IAP provides a broad spectrum of services and solutions to U.S. and international government agencies, and organizations. A world-class leader in providing seasoned program management, IAP leverages and integrates its capabilities IT & Communications, Aviation & Engineering Solutions, Power Solutions, Infrastructure & Logistics - to provide safe, innovative, and reliable solutions to meet customers' diverse and complex challenges. With 2,500 team members, IAP operates in more than 110 locations in 27 countries worldwide and maintains offices in the Washington D.C. area, Florida, Maryland, Oklahoma, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East. Learn more at .

Members of this team will travel globally, but will also support CONUS sites in Northern, Va. 60% of the time.


The Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning Mechanic installs, services and repairs environmental-control systems in residences, department stores, office buildings, and other commercial establishments, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting and structural layout, mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor, using hand tools, following blueprints or engineering specifications, fabricates, assembles and installs ductwork and chassis parts, using portable metalworking tools and welding equipment, and installs evaporator unit in chassis or in air-duct system, using hand tools. This mechanic also cuts and bends tubing to correct length and shape, using cutting and bending equipment and tools, cuts and threads pipe, using machine-threading or hand-threading equipment, joins tubing or pipes to various refrigerating units by means of sleeves, couplings or unions, and solders joints, using torch, forming complete circuit for refrigerant, installs expansion and discharge valves in circuit. The HVAC mechanic connects motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls, and circulating ventilation fans to control panels and connects control panels to power source; installs air and water filters in completed installation, injects small amount of refrigerant into compressor to test systems and adds Freon gas to build up prescribed operating pressure. Mechanic observes pressure and vacuum gauges and adjusts controls to insure proper operation, tests joints and connections for gas leaks, using gauges or soap-and-water solution, wraps pipes in insulation batting and secures them in place with cement or wire bands, replaces defective breaker controls, thermostats, switches, fuses and electrical wiring to repair installed units, may install, repair and service air conditioners, ranging from fifteen to one hundred and fifty tons cooling capacity in warehouses and other large buildings.


Extensive knowledge in specialized functions. A wide and comprehensive acquaintance with, and understanding of, both general and specific aspects of the job and their practical application to complex problems and situations ordinarily encountered. hand and power tools common to trade. Ability to interpret and apply codes, blueprints, wiring diagrams and engineering drawings. Knowledge of ISO 9002 and JCAHO standards, pneumatic and electronic controls, proficient in Trane Tracer Summit, Honeywell, and Johnson Controls computer software. Experience with mechanical industrial water treatment, quality assurance and inspection. Ability to operate and adjust boilers, service up to 150 ton chillers and all related HVAC equipment to safely obtain and maintain optimum efficiency for energy management program. Maintain, operate, and repair refrigerated walk-ins, reach-ins, cold storage plants, air conditioning and environmental air conditioning systems up to 580 tons. Knowledgeable in the operation, troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing HVAC equipment, including heating and ventilation equipment, air conditioners, and refrigerators. .Experience w/ Chiller Systems up to 600 Tons.


High School diploma or equivalent

5 to 7 years journey-level HVAC

Completion of HVAC apprenticeship, FREON recovery certificate

Consideration will be given to relevant professional experience commensurate with assignment.


Must have a Top Secret Security Clearance

Position Type Full-Time/Regular
Associated topics: air conditioning, cooling, duct, ductwork, hvac, hvac mechanic, hvacr, mechanical, refrigeration, ventilation

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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