The Getty

HVAC Technician

Posted Date 1 year ago(10/28/2016 8:46 AM)
Requisition Number
Position Status
Regular Full-Time
Facilities Maintenance
Getty Location
Getty Center
Trust - 1468-HVAC

Job Summary

Maintains HVAC equipment, refrigeration equipment, specialty HVAC vaults, ice machines and kitchen equipment.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Repairs, inspects, overhauls and performs scheduled maintenance of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems, refrigeration and food service equipment
  • Maintains tight climate conditions in collection areas to ensure that environmental systems are functioning properly
  • Installs, replaces, adjusts, and calibrates major components of refrigeration systems such as compressors, condensers, expansion valves, service valves, thermostats, coils, and drive assemblies
  • Uses direct digital control (DDC) systems to monitor HVAC systems and operations from remote locations
  • Checks, repairs and and/or replaces valves, motors, controls, switches, gauges, wiring, fans, pumps, compressors, condensers, cores, pipes and other functional components of the system
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures and schedules


  • High School/GED
  • College or trade related courses preferred
  • 5+ years related experience servicing refrigeration equipment, preferably in the service trade
  • EPA 608 refrigeration license
  • California drivers license with less than three DMV points

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of specialty systems such as low temperature and humidity vaults with tight temperature and humidity parameters
  • Ability to read control drawings, wiring diagrams, blue prints, and psychometric charts
  • Strong understanding of micro processing controls and building management systems
  • Ability to use computers or other electronic tools for trouble shooting and servicing HVAC systems, including air balancing and refrigeration equipment
  • Familiarity with electronic work order and maintenance software
  • Strong knowledge of refrigeration tools and equipment, including but not limited to refrigeration gauges, vacuum pumps, torches, leak detector equipment, and velocity and cfm meters
  • Demonstrated proficiency in troubleshooting HVAC controls and motor starters Proficient understanding of the relationship of temperature, dew point, and relative humidity
  • Demonstrated understanding of VAV, constant volume air systems, and VFD controls

We offer a starting pay rate of $37.25 per hour, and an excellent benefits package. Steady work year round.