HVAC Technician

23 Sep 2022

Stampede Ventures, Inc, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation, is currently seeking a qualified HVAC Technician for the Pittsburgh, PA area. This is a position for a seasoned HVAC technician who will be responsible for executing Preventive and Corrective Maintenance at multiple locations as well as coordinating with points of contact with the customer for access to the facilities.

The HVAC Technician will travel to the various sites serviced by the SVI Region 4B contract (PA, MD, WV). Findings and reports will be submitted to the Project Manager and Quality Manager. This position may also be tasked with assisting in coordination of activities in the region.


Travel daily to perform needed preventive maintenance on the HVAC and other equipment as needed.

Complete PM checklists and close out the work order in Maximo. Uploading documents and photos as needed to document work performed.

Perform minor repairs on building equipment as needed during visits. (Faucets, flushometers, change light bulbs)

Work with subcontractors for services we do not have capability to offer.

Maintain excellent customer relations during job performance Interacting with all levels of management

Carry out repair, maintenance, or installation of equipment for the generation, utilization, or distribution of commercial systems

Perform inspection, maintenance, adjustment, and repair of equipment to ensure constant and reliable indoor air comfort, as well as laboratory or critical environments

Handle and repair test equipment, complex centrifugal chillers, direct expansion and chilled water-based cooling systems, large air handlers, electronic and pneumatic direct digital control systems, and air distribution systems

Operate, procure, introduce, and get back HFC, HCFC, and CFC refrigerants

Perform repairs and maintenance of reach in, walk-in, stand-alone ice machines, central plan chillers, pumps, free standing A/C units, refrigerators, roof top cooling units, and guest rooms A/C units

Maintain inventory of parts and supplies of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment

Design an effective preventive maintenance program to ensure maintenance of equipment is scheduled and carried out regularly as at when due

Carry out chemical test on cooling tower and chilled water loop as required

Ensure proper air circulation on the air handler by balancing airflow

Assess vendor specifications and proposals and give recommendations to the customer; supervise material purchase following customer’s ordering procedures

Perform low voltage wiring; handle BAS system Direct Digital Controllers (DDC)

Diagnose and effect mechanical, plumbing, and electrical repairs to HVAC equipment

Carry out regular periodic plumbing and maintenance tasks as needed

And all other duties assigned


Required (Minimum Necessary) Qualifications (applies to both this section and KSAO’s)

Must be able to pass an extensive background check

Must have a valid driver’s license and transportation

Should own the basic tools needed to perform maintenance on the equipment

High school education or equivalent

Must be able to pass drug screening

5-10 years of experience maintaining and repairing HVAC equipment.

EPA 608 Certification for refrigerant (Type 1 and Type 2).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

Knowledge of multiple types of HVAC systems. (Mini-Splits, Rooftop Units, Chillers-Air Cooled, etc.)

Good mechanical/electrical/plumbing skills as related to HVAC equipment.

Ability to lift and carry weights up to 75 lbs.

Ability to work with little supervision.

Ability to travel daily within the Designated area. Our company has locations in 3 states with multiple locations


10-15 years of experience maintaining and repairing HVAC equipment.

Experience with maintaining multiple locations.

EPA 608 Certification for refrigerant (Universal).

Controls Knowledge a plus.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must always maintain a constant state of mental alertness. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Technicians may be required to walk/stand/sit for extended periods as needed. Travel to and from work sites is accomplished via company owned vehicle (van/truck). Work at customer locations includes the need to bring tools to and from the work vehicle to multifloored buildings


This position is not currently subject to federal or company requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccination or regular testing; but this is subject to change at any time. Employees are expected to comply with all current and future federal and company requirements.


This position is not subject to federal requirements regarding Department of Transportation “safety-sensitive” functions.


Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Stampede will maintain a small office in Baltimore, MD area out of which we base our operations. Technicians will report to this office daily for assignments unless scheduled for deployment to a job site.


No supervisory responsibilities.


As a condition of employment, you will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and have acceptable background check results. If applicable to the contract, you must also obtain the appropriate clearance levels required and be able to obtain access to military installations.

Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training, and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.