Data Center HVAC Technician II - Virgina

Location: 

Lexington, VA, US, 24450

Date:  Jul 23, 2024
Req Id:  1048
Travel:  0 - 80%
Remote, Onsite or Hybrid:  Onsite

At Modine, we are engineering a cleaner, healthier world.  Building on more than 100 years of excellence in thermal management, we provide trusted systems and solutions that improve air quality and conserve natural resources.  More than 13,000 employees are at work in every corner of the globe, delivering the solutions our customers need, where they need them.  Our Climate Solutions and Performance Technologies segments support our purpose by improving air quality, reducing energy and water consumption, lowering harmful emissions and enabling cleaner running vehicles and environmentally-friendly refrigerants. Modine is a global company headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin (USA), with operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. For more information about Modine, visit www.modine.com.

Position Description

Part of the Modine group of companies, Airedale International Air Conditioning is proud to be a British manufacturer with over 40 years of experience. Airedale is a world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative, high efficiency cooling solutions with a total customer focused attitude Our products are designed and built in Britain and the US but used throughout the World.  Our vision is to provide integrated thermal management solutions, differentiated through innovation and service.
Today our customers benefit from our extensive experience in Precision A/C, Chillers, IT Cooling, Condensers, Condensing units, Comfort cooling and air conditioning controls software design and optimization. We are specialists in the design of super-efficient, integrated cooling solutions that provide real end user benefits in reducing power consumption and operational costs. Applications include data centers, clean rooms, hospitals, universities and other business critical environments. 
We offer individually tailored service and maintenance contracts maximizing resilience, uptime and system efficiency with 24/7 365-day support by qualified, highly skilled air conditioning engineers.
Due to continued growth, we have opportunities for Service Technicians based in the Northern Virginia Area to repair and maintain Airedale equipment. While this is a remote position, the expectation of the position is 85% travel to different sites to service Modine's Data Center products. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out all repair and maintenance work to Airedale and other manufacturers’ refrigeration and air conditioning equipment to a high standard of accuracy
  • Project Work – from time to time the role will require the on site assembly of units delivered in a modular formats. This will require mechanical, electrical and refrigeration knowledge. 
  • Work and liaise closely with customers
  • Submit paperwork in a prompt and efficient manner
  • Report day to day activity to the Service Team Leader to ensure availability and productivity
  • Liaison with other Service Support Engineers to ensure works are completed on time. 
  • Submit site reports within prescribed timeframe
  • Submit expenses paperwork and timesheets within prescribed timeframe
  • Act in a professional manner towards customers to promote company image at all times.
  • Follow health and safety policies and procedures at Airedale and at customer sites
  • Maintain an excellent attendance record 
  • Able to work outside of normal office hours on a regular basis including weekends

Required Education & Qualifications

  • A two-year technical degree in HVAC or related discipline preferred (Substantial technical experience may substitute for a degree)
  • Minimum 3-5 years of product reliability or service experience required
  • Must have the ability to diplomatically resolve problems and project the appropriate company image while interacting with customers
  • EPA Type II Certification required (Universal EPA preferred)
  • Applicable HVAC license preferred
  • Chillers – experience of service, maintenance and repair of chillers and chiller systems
  • Close Controls system – Ability to work through controls systems for Diagnosis of faults, service and repairs
  • Experience of working within data centers/business critical environments.
  • Strong electrical experience with the ability to read detailed electrical schematics to diagnose faults accurately. 
  • A/C Refrigeration knowledge – be able to measure and understand superheats/sub-cooling/pressures and temperatures.  
  • Knowledge of different compressor technologies would be an advantage – Screw, Scroll, Turbocor.
  • Experience with different refrigerants would be an advantage – R410A, R134a, R32, R1234ze. 
  • Controls navigation knowledge – Carel 
  • Practical Skills – Mechanical Assembly/ Brazing Experience
  • Organized, with a proactive positive personality, and an ability to self-manage.
  • Good communication and report writing skills
  • Computer literate PC knowledge – general skills in Microsoft office 
  • Excellent customer service/facing skills
  • Problem solving skills

Modine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Modine provides a competitive benefit package, which could include paid vacation, short term disability, 401(k), health, dental, vision, life insurance, flex spending benefits, tuition reimbursement, Health Savings Account and much more. Human Resources will provide more detail upon your hiring.

 

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