Air-conditioning Technician

Posted 2 weeks ago

JOB SUMMARY

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

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

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • 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

COMPETENCIES

  • 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

CLOSING DATE

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.

To : SA.recruitment@khatocivils.com or careers@southzambezi.com

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.

Job Features

Occupational levelSkilled
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Work TypePermanent

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