HVAC/R Service & Start-Up Technician

Location Orange
Discipline: Service Technician
Contact name: Eric Dickerson

Contact email: eric@gulfstreamsp.com
Job ref: 5891
Published: 9 months ago

Job Title: Lead Commercial HVAC/R Service & Start-Up Technician

Location: Orange County, CA

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a highly skilled, reliable, and self-motivated Lead Commercial HVAC/R Service & Start-Up Technician to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in installing, commissioning, starting up, diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing a wide range of large commercial HVAC and refrigeration equipment within various sectors including pharmaceutical, healthcare, restaurants, office spaces, and industrial buildings.


  • Lead the installation, commissioning, and start-up of various commercial HVAC and refrigeration equipment according to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair mechanical equipment such as air handlers, tube coils, heat exchangers, humidifiers, valves, cooling towers, controls, chillers, heat pumps, fans, boilers, fan coils, and exhaust fans.
  • Ensure installations are correct and resolve any warranty claim issues.
  • Provide high-quality customer service and foster relationships with clients, vendors, and internal teams.
  • Comply with all safety protocols and procedures while performing work duties.
  • Collaborate with the project team to ensure work is done according to schedule and to the highest standard.
  • Document all service and installation actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records in a timely manner.
  • Provide on-call support as needed.


  • EPA certification is required.
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record.
  • Proven advanced service, start-up, and commissioning experience with large commercial HVAC and refrigeration equipment.
  • Solid understanding of various HVAC systems, controls, and related equipment.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team or independently as needed.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to quality workmanship.
  • Able to lift heavy equipment and work in various weather conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A stable work history in the HVAC industry.
  • Knowledge of the Orange County, CA area and its building codes.