Air-conditioning Technician

Posted 2 weeks ago


The purpose of this position is to perform installation, inspection, repairs  and maintenance of air-conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems.


Installation, Maintenance and Repairs

  • Install, inspect, maintain, and repair air conditioner.
  • Ventilate equipment and controls making sure they operate efficiently and continuously.
  • Perform regular maintenance work on cooling units.
  • Diagnose electrical and mechanical defects and malfunctions.
  • Install, replace, or repair equipment that has been damaged.
  • Make adjustment and do calibrations of thermostatic controls.
  • Install new air-conditioning systems and equipment.
  • Perform regular cleaning of the equipment
  • Carries out routine checks and logs of the status of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning equipment
  • Clean blowers and coils, check tensions of belts and motors.
  • Ensure that the Air Conditioning system is ON at the right time
  • Make recommendations to replace equipment if expected cost to repair exceeds possible replacement cost.
  • Make minor installation decisions
  • Plans and designs of new air-conditioning systems including their installation and maintenance.
  • Collect data for reports


  • Matric
  • National (N4) certificate in HVAC
  • Licenced certification
  • Air-Conditioning Trade Test
  • Code B or EB driver’s licence
  • Safety Training
  • First Aid Training
  • Electrical and controls
  • Safe Handling Certification
  • Minimum 3 years air-condition and refrigeration experience
  •  Able to work in places where they are exposed to dust, fumes, noise, toxic materials, and high voltage equipment
  • Should also be able to work in confined and hot spaces like roofs
  • Work in adverse weather and may be required to lift heavy objects, bend, stoop, kneel or stand for long stretches of time
  • Should know the principles of air-conditioning unit repair and maintenance, including controls, MSDS sheets, safety practices and procedures and tools used.
  • Able to read and interpret building regulations and codes
  • Valid Driver’s license is essential


  • Problem solving ability
  • Communication skills
  • High degree of customer focus and care
  • Ability to meet demanding deadlines
  • Mature, energetic, and quick-witted
  • Ability to work independently and for long hours
  • Computer skills in MS word and excel
  • Flexibility
  • Integrity
  • Responsibility
  • Attention to Detail
  • Innovation
  • Planning and Organising
  • Time management
  • Mechanical
  • Attention to detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Be willing to travel


If you are not contacted as a short-listed candidate within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful. 

Candidates are invited to submit a CV together with copies of certificates/driver’s licence (no original certificates/documents). Applications that are received without copies of required documentation will not be considered. 

Closing Date: 24th May 2024.

Advert Reference No: KC- AT

Completed applications or e-mailed to the recruitment email address below by the indicated closing date.

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Khato Civils is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability.

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