HVAC Technician

Malibu, CA
Operations – Facilities /
Union /
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

Installs, repairs, and maintains heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems in order to improve the climate and air quality of an office, laboratory, or similar environment in a commercial and industrial properties.  Services can include work orders, preventative maintenance checks, troubleshooting, new installations, emergency repairs, as well as answering customer’s questions and providing status on HVAC systems.

Essential Duties:
Work under HVAC A lead site technician(s) to Maintain, repair, calibrate, troubleshoot HVAC systems including pumps, motors, valves, chillers, cooling towers, air handlers, exhaust fans, air compressors, ducting, cold/hot coils, pneumatic actuated TCV’s. Test and recharge refrigeration systems. Operate and maintain process water treatment in HVAC related piping.

Required Skills:
Journey level with a minimum of 5 – 10 years related experience. Operation and repair of centrifugal chillers up to 500 tons, reciprocating chillers, modular systems, gas-fired boilers, DX units, exhaust fans, cooling towers, water pumps, air compressors, pneumatic controls. Water treatment methods (PH control, testing and adjusting chemical balances).

Desired Skills:
Data/spreadsheet tracking of equipment & parts, familiarity of CMMS (computer maintenance management systems). Clean room and laboratory environment HVAC requirements. Industrial safety practices.

Required Education:
High School Diploma, HVAC certification, Water treatment, and/or other related certifications or training. Candidate who has completed a formalized HVAC apprenticeship program is preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Job requires ascending/descending ladders & stairs, bending, squatting, stooping, twisting, carrying, and lifting up to 50 pounds and other essential motor skills. Working in confined spaces. Desire to learn new skills. Ability to work in a team environment.

Special Requirements:
Valid Driver’s license, Section 608 certification as required by (40 CFR part 82, subpart F), under the EPA Clean Air Act requirements

Must be available to work swing or second shift, weekends, and holidays when required.

The pay range for this position is $44.5 - $51.08 per hour + bonus + benefits. 

Our pay ranges are determined by role and level. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hires for the position. Within the range, individual pay is determined by additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific range during the hiring process. Please note that the compensation details listed reflect the base pay only, and do not include potential bonus or benefits.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At HRL, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, age, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.