HVAC Technician Level 1

Franklin, TN posted on May 5

Lee Company, a $150 million mechanical contracting, facilities, and home services company, was founded in 1944 and is the largest mechanical contractor in Tennessee with over 800 employees. Among its many recognitions, Lee Company was recently honored by the Associated General Contractors of America with the 2014 Subcontractor of the Year award in the $1 million – $2 million category and by the Tennessean newspaper as one of Tennessee’s Top Work Places.

 What we are proud to offer you

  • Healthcare Coverage
  • FSA (Flexible Spending Account)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-term Disability
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Vacation/Sick Time
  • Holiday Pay

 Lee Company is driven by family values and strives to create an environment where employees can thrive.  We are looking to add to our family through the following position:

HVAC Service Technician 1 - Facility Solutions


This position is responsible to perform maintenance and service for our commercial HVAC customers. Utilize our technology, technical capability, and customer service to provide a great experience to our customer. Primarily responsible for performing installs, repairs and maintenance to a variety of equipment including: refrigeration, air conditioning, electric motors, heating units, heat pumps, hermetic compressors, light commercial furnaces, boilers, burners, intake and exhaust fans, economizers and humidifiers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to)

  • Understands basic refrigeration cycle to include: identifying components in refrigeration circuit, understanding how each component works, diagnosing problems in the refrigeration circuit, using manifold gauge set, pressure/temperature chart and temperature measuring devices for routine maintenance and to troubleshoot.
  • Understands refrigeration recovery, evacuation and charging.
  • Understands basic electrical theory, how electricity travels, AC and DC currents, single phase and three phase circuits, and series and parallel circuits. Ability to read basic wiring diagrams. Understanding of Ohms Law. Ability to use multi-meters to read voltage, current and resistance values. Must be able to troubleshoot basic electrical circuits.
  • Understands the process of treating air so as to simultaneously control its temperature, humidity, and distribution. Must be able to read and understand mechanical drawings.
  • Understands basic heating cycle to include: identifying components in heating system, understanding how each component works, diagnosing problems in the heating system using a gas pressure test and other devices for routine maintenance and to troubleshoot. Understands the theory of combustion and how it relates to combustible fuels such as gas and oil.
  • A Technician I must be able to install, repair, adjust, maintain and troubleshoot the following equipment:
    • Refrigerant controls (metering devices)
    • Hermetic compressors
    • Heat Pumps to 20-ton
    • Split systems to 20-ton
    • Packaged units to 20-ton
    • Ductless splits
    • Electric Motors (3-phase and 1-phase)
    • Electric motor controls (contractors, starters, relays, disconnect, thermostats, etc.)
    • Light commercial furnaces, boilers, burners and related controls (oil and gas)
    • Intake and exhaust fans
    • Unit heaters (hot water and electric)
    • Economizers
    • Humidifiers

    A Technician I must be able to proficiently perform the following tasks:

    • Soldering
    • Brazing
    • Basic heat load calculations
    • Basic heat loss calculations

Education and/or Experience

3 years of Commercial HVAC Service or 4 years combination HVAC Service and Maintenance Experience.

Universal EPA Certification

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent GED certificate.