HVAC/VRF Start-Up & Service Tech

Location Orange
Contact name: Eric Dickerson

Contact email: eric@gulfstreamsp.com
Job ref: 5967
Published: 11 months ago

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

Location: Orange County, CA

Company: [Company Name]

Summary: We are in search of a highly experienced and skilled Commercial HVAC/VRF Start-Up & Service Technician to join our dynamic team in Orange County, CA. The ideal candidate will possess a rich background in the start-up, service, and commissioning of commercial HVAC systems, with specialized expertise in VRF systems. With an emphasis on quality work and customer satisfaction, the role also values proficiency in chillers and boilers.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. HVAC/VRF Start-Up: Execute start-up processes for new installations, ensuring systems run efficiently from the outset.
  2. Diagnostics & Troubleshooting: Accurately diagnose and troubleshoot commercial HVAC and VRF systems to detect faults and issues.
  3. Commissioning: Lead the commissioning process for HVAC systems, guaranteeing optimal functionality and efficiency.
  4. Repairs & Maintenance: Provide timely service, maintenance, and repairs on HVAC systems, with a focus on VRFs, chillers, and boilers.
  5. Documentation: Maintain comprehensive records of all service visits, including details of diagnostics, repairs, and parts used.
  6. Safety Compliance: Adhere to all company and industry safety standards and regulations to ensure a secure working environment.
  7. Customer Service: Offer unparalleled service to clients by explaining the nature of work, providing maintenance advice, and ensuring client satisfaction post-service.


  1. Minimum of 9 years of commercial HVAC service, start-up, and commissioning experience.
  2. Proven expertise in VRF system start-up.
  3. Preferred experience with chillers and boilers.
  4. EPA certification required.
  5. Clean driving record.
  6. Strong knowledge of safety regulations and industry best practices.
  7. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

Personal Attributes:

  1. Detail-oriented with an emphasis on precision and quality.
  2. Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  3. Ability to manage time effectively and work autonomously.
  4. Team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

Working Conditions:

  • Often required to stand, walk, kneel, or crouch during service operations.
  • Exposure to varying temperature conditions, both hot and cold.
  • Must regularly lift and/or move heavy equipment and tools.