HVAC Technician

Website Eaton

HVAC Technician Job Highlights

Title HVAC Technician
Type Full Time (1st shift)
Experience Required
Function Quality Assurance/Manufacturing
Location Rumford, RI, United States
Company Eaton

Company Profile

Eaton is a power management company that provides energy-efficient products and services. It helps customers to manage electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical power.

Job Profile

The company is looking for an HVAC Technician who will plan, layout, and perform all required operations in the installation, repair, and maintenance of a wide variety of heating, ventilating, and refrigeration equipment including all associated electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and mechanical controls.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Must have a Rhode Island Journeyman Class 1 registration
  • Must have a Rhode Island Pipefitters Journeyman Class 1 registration

Work Experience

  • Possess 1 year or more of HVAC experience (preferred)
  • Forklift license/Certification (preferred)


  • Assist in or build porotype machinery, or experimental equipment, including preparation of prints, fabricating parts, assembly, and testing. Work with outside technicians when required. Assume normal duties of maintenance repair person including plumbing, carpentry, driving, painting, moving, and installing equipment and furniture, snow removal and sanding, (manually and mechanically) cement work, welding, roof repair, and overall maintenance of building and grounds. Responsible for own and work of others.
  • Install or replace and connect motors. Measure the pressures, flows, and temperatures of refrigerants with an appropriate test. Measure air flows, temperatures, and pressure with appropriate test equipment. Prepare drawings of the HVAC systems existing or proposed. Calculate heat pumping requirements and capabilities for new and existing systems. Specify systems for new installations. Specify or fabricate ductwork. Install complete new or replacement systems including ductwork. Instruct and direct a crew of 3 or more persons. Perform pipefitting. Specify and order support supplies and equipment. Specify test equipment
  • Perform machine maintenance work. Direct and instruct helpers when appropriate. Perform firefighting and assist in emergency situations as directed, inspect hazardous waste storage facilities, correct deficiencies, and dispose of waste material in a way consistent with State and Federal regulations.
  • Report difficulties, hazards, or unusual conditions to supervision. Maintain work area, equipment, supplies, and tools in a clean, orderly, and safe condition. Observe prescribed safety precautions, company rules, and regulations.
  • Work involves a wide range of difficult operations requiring skill and thorough knowledge of the trade to install and maintain all types of heating, ventilation, air conditioning equipment, and other refrigeration equipment with proper regard to the safe operation of such equipment.

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and in the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.
  • Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Rumford, RI will be considered.
  • Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
  • Requires use of information or access to hardware that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
  • All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Wellness programs
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development

Employer’s Statement

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.eaton.com.

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