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HVAC Technician in Cheswick, PA at Vitro

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

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Job Description


Welcome to VITRO!

HVAC Technicians, are you looking for an opportunity to bring your talents and expertise to an industry-leading corporation? Join us at Vitro! We are a leader in the design, production, and distribution of glass markets worldwide. Through the Container, Flat Glass, and Automotive business units, Vitro products reach more than 40 countries, with operating and marketing facilities in eight countries on the American continent.

We are seeking a HVAC Technician to join our team! 

The HVAC technician position will be responsible for the Glass Technology Center major heating and cooling building systems operations and maintenance. This includes chillers, cooling towers, boilers, heat exchangers, pumps, water heaters, air compressors, vacuum pumps, AHU, exhaust units and water systems. The HVAC technician will be responsible for daily operations and maintenance as well as off- shift call outs. The HVAC technician will also be responsible for trouble shoot heating and cooling building system issues and building automation alarms.   

  • Preventative maintenance, service, and operation of all HVAC, Chiller, Boiler, Cooling tower, air compressor, water system and vacuum building equipment
  • Perform piping installations and system installations needed for building and R&D customer projects
  • Building automation system operation and upgrades for more efficient operation of heating and cooling of the Glass Technology Center
  • Preventative maintenance, service, and operation of lab heating and cooling units for R&D equipment and office spaces
  • Water treatment for boilers, chillers and cooling towers
  • Preventative maintenance and service of fire suppression system
  • Responsibilities also includes pump rebuilds, motor swaps, control wiring, drive programming and exhaust fan maintenance 



An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 5 years experience as HVAC Technician
  • Knowledge of and ability to work on refrigeration systems
  • Knowledge of commercial Chiller and cooling tower units
  • Building automation system experience
  • Boiler operations and chemical treatment
  • Current EPA Certification 

The working environment is heavy commercial or light industrial setting in a high bay facility along with office area, and research lab. The work also includes exterior work-especially roof.   HVAC units on roof are confined space so ability to do confined space work.

There will be off-shift call outs, overtime, and weekend work for outages. Some travel may apply.