HVAC Startup Technician


HVAC Startup Technician

Grand Rapids MI

Sector: Construction/Engineering

Category: HVAC, Construction, Services

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HVAC Startup Technician

We are searching for a qualified HVAC Controls specialist to join our team. We provide training and support. Our professionals work in a team environment where cooperation and collaboration create a winning culture. No after normal business hours “on call”- work life balance. Challenging and latest technology

The appropriate candidate must:

  • Must be able to carry out all related HVAC diagnostic, startup, and commissioning work as required 
  • Construct refrigeration piping systems and complete refrigeration system start up.
  • New boiler commissioning and start up
  • Startup and troubleshooting on commercial and industrial rooftop units
  • Total system commissioning (water and air balancing, controls, etc.)
  • Startup and commissioning of air to air and water to air heat pumps
  • Snow melt system startup
  • Keep the customer informed on the nature of service provided, outstanding issues, and recommend system enhancements, upgrades, and or repairs
  • Adhere to all Quality Air, jobsite, and customer safety standard
  • Provide support to engineering, construction, and other skilled trades on projects as needed
  • Provide support to the mechanical staff on non-complex, non-critical equipment
  • Compile job documentation (e.g. certificate of completion, customer training forms, training certificates, punch lists, etc.)


  • Experience in and understanding of commercial HVAC mechanical equipment and controls
  • Ability to troubleshoot DDC controls system components, field devices, control panels, and networking issues
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills
  • Read and understand blueprints and wiring schematics
  • Computer skills and ability to learn software programs and applications
  • Professional appearance and interpersonal skills to properly represent Quality Air in an ethical and professional manner
  • Clean driving record and valid driver’s license
  • Have or the ability to obtain a Refrigeration Safe Handling Certification


  • Vocational school or Associate degree in HVAC
  • 5-7 years of HVAC service experience
  • Generally required knowledge includes HVAC controls systems, facilities management systems, peripheral equipment installation, and servicing techniques
  • Effective interpersonal skills to properly represent Quality Air to customers and other outside contacts in an ethical and professional manner
  • Ability to explain information in technical and non-technical language
  • Leadership skills to support the activities of Mechanics working on non-complex, non-critical Building Automation equipment on a job site


Controls experience

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