HVAC Mechanic

Website Amentum

Job Highlights

Title HVAC Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Kennedy Space Center, FL, United States
Company Amentum

Company Profile

Amentum is a premier global leader in designing, engineering, managing, and modernizing critical systems and programs of national significance across defense, security, intelligence, energy, and the environment.

Job Profile

The company is looking for an HVAC Mechanic who will independently maintain, modify, troubleshoot, repair, adjust, calibrate, validate, certify, test, and operate domestic and industrial year-round air conditioning and heating units.

Remove and replace compressors, condensing units, water pumps, fans, and other system components.

Maintain all internal electrical circuitry.

Replenish lubricants and refrigerants.

Connect vacuum and pressure gauges, electro/mechanical controls, and other accessories.

Test units and adjust all components to specifications.

Perform any work assigned to the employees in the classification.

Perform work in other classifications when incidental but necessary to accomplish work assignments.

Performs duties in compliance with Federal, State, local, NASA, and Air Force laws and regulations and requirements and KSC/CCAFS energy management conservation regulations, collective bargaining agreements, security, safety, hurricane, and other specialized programs or contractual requirements relating to the business of the section, working within the limits of established policy.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • 5 years of experience in the commercial or industrial HVAC field.
  • Universal EPA Certification for Refrigerant Handling is preferred.
  • A recognized apprenticeship training program plus 2 years of experience
  • Military or Civilian vocational training plus 2 years of experience
  • 5 years of direct work-related skills, knowledge, and experience


  • Ability to interface with various levels of personnel in a multi-cultural, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to operate and service various rotating equipment
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently but follow specific detailed instructions
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational and planning skills
  • Maintain logs, records, charts, etc., as required.
  • May operate gas welding equipment to perform cutting, burning, and soldering as necessary to accomplish work assignments.
  • Must maintain a security clearance, area permit(s), licenses, certifications, etc. required for the performance of assigned tasks.
  • Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License.
  • Perform minor insulation with prefabricated mineral insulating material, bindings, plastic, cement, etc. as required.
  • Read and make control adjustments using such typical testing equipment as freon leak tester, thermometer (wet and dry bulbs) sling, motorized psychrometer, monometer, velometer, hydrometer, humidistat, etc.
  • This classification may include managing hazardous materials or other environmental responsibilities.
  • Work from verbal information, blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematics, and applicable national, state, and municipal specifications, codes, and ordinances.
  • Work with computers
  • Performs other related or associated duties as required.


  • Able to interact with customers and coworkers in a courteous, professional, and effective manner.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain job-related Licenses, Certifications, etc. required by Federal, State, local, NASA, and Air Force standards, rules, and regulations
  • Must have working knowledge of computers and work-related computer programs associated with the position
  • Work independently and as part of a team

Work Environment

  • Lift, push, pull, and carry heavy objects exceeding 30 pounds
  • Walk, stand, kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl, and bend/twist your body for extended periods
  • Work at heights-
  • Walk up/down stairs frequently
  • Climb ladders and scaffolding
  • Use hands to handle, control, and feel objects, and tools and make adjustments to equipment controls
  • Frequently perform repetitive movements
  • Ability to correctly perform with corrective devices, tasks that require close visual acuity, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus
  • Wear job/task related/required PPE: i.e. safety shoes, hearing/eye protection, hard hat, respirators, gloves, fall protection, etc.
  • Tolerate in and outdoor extreme cold, heat, and humid conditions for extended periods
  • May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail.
  • May be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards.
  • May be required to work a flexible work schedule and on alternating work days to meet mission and customer requirements.

Employer’s Statement

Amentum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company provides equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

To apply for this job please visit www.amentumcareers.com.

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