HVAC Specialist II

Date: Aug 21, 2019

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Job requisition: 14210
Share this Job

Division or Field Office:

Corporate Services Division

Department of Position: Environmental Mgt & Enrgy Dept 

Work from:

Corporate Office in Erie, PA


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.


  • The hours for this position may vary based on organizational need
  • The selected candidate will work from our Corporate Office in Erie, PA
  • Minimal travel 
  • Knowledge of Central Plant Operations preferable but not required
  • 24 hour availability for emergency call-in service on a rotating basis
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.

Developing And Maintaining Relationships
Interpersonal Communication
Job-Specific Knowledge
Service Orientation

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

Find similar jobs: