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HVAC Specialist II

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16503

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Corporate Services Division

Department of Position: Environmental Mgt & Enrgy Dept 

Work from:

Erie Home Office


At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.


Position Summary

Under minimal supervision, performs general maintenance and repairs of HVAC equipment, adhering to all safety rules.

Duties and Responsibilities

Inspects, repairs and maintains HVAC equipment to prevent breakdowns and/or major overhauls. Recommends equipment shutdowns, schedules work and recommends methods of repair according to trade practice and manufacturer's specifications.


Maintains and operates boilers and pressure vessels according to governing codes.


Checks and calibrates HVAC system after installation and makes necessary changes, adjustments and modifications using blueprints, schematics and manufacturers' specifications and manuals as required.


Maintains, recovers, recharges and repairs systems containing freon.


Maintains reports and troubleshoots HVAC equipment. Replaces, fits and installs parts as necessary. Checks, tests, starts and adjusts controls and regulators. Checks operation after repairs.


Operates and adjusts HVAC systems as specified to maintain proper temperature and humidity. Maintains logs or records of gauge readings and other operating data. Takes periodic temperature and humidity readings as required.


Maintains proper pH levels for all chemical treated systems. Treats and tests water and performs water analysis.


Learns the operation of the Johnson Controls Metasys System and various other building automation systems related to the HVAC Control.


Repairs and checks equipment, including boilers, air handlers, fan coil units, pumps, heaters, coolers, compressors and condensers as required.


Must be willing to respond to emergencies or situations needing immediate attention that may occur outside of regular schedule.


The first six duties listed are the functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished.


This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested by their supervisor, or as become evident.


Values Diversity
Nimble Learning
Job-Specific Knowledge
Customer Focus
Cultivates Innovation
Optimizes Work Processes
Instills Trust
Ensures Accountability
Decision Quality


High school diploma or equivalent required. One year of trade school courses in HVAC theory and four years experience or five years experience as an HVAC mechanic required. "Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification" required. The position requires the incumbent to carry a beeper and provide 24 hour availability for emergency call-in service.

Physical Requirements

Lifting 0-20 lbs; Often (20-50%)
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting Over 50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Driving; Occasional (<20%)
Pushing/Pulling; Often (20-50%)
Manual Keying/Data Entry; Occasional (<20%)
Climbing; Rarely

Nearest Major Market: Erie