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Inspector – Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC)

Government and Military

Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic


Mannheim, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Inspector – Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC)

Purpose: Works from technical manuals, work orders, inspection reports, inspects, installs, repairs and maintains all types of refrigeration, dehumidification and air conditioning systems and equipment by testing, locating and diagnosing causes of malfunctions of systems. Performs inspections, maintenance, and repairs on the following types of equipment and systems: armored HUMMVs, LMTVs, FMTVs, M270A1s, M142A1s, Buffalo, ECUs, and Reefers (Refrigerator).

The person must also have a valid driver's license to be able to get a military license. He/ she must also have knowledge about the Freon recycling machine to add or remove Freon from the vehicles systems. Duties will be varied.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to fulfill each of the following essential duties satisfactorily:

  • Inspects, installs, services and repairs HVAC systems in APS-2 military equipment.
  • Performs routine maintenance/repair of interior and exterior facilities including refrigerators, air conditioners, water coolers, and air filtering and dehumidification equipment.
  • Disconnects/re-installs water coolers where connections are non-rigid.
  • Performs preventative adjustment of belts and pulleys, cleaning and lubricating equipment.
  • Dismantles refrigeration, dehumidification and air conditioning units, cleans component parts, examines for wear or damage, repairs and replaces compressors, condensers, receivers, evaporators, and expansion or pressure valves.
  • Repairs/replaces worn/defective parts such as piston rings, valves, bearings, connecting rods, crankshafts, seals and gaskets in refrigeration and air compressors. Measures/cuts flexible tubing to desired lengths and shapes tubing using bending springs and hand-type being jigs.
  • Installs tubing and fittings by welding, brazing, soldering and flaring.
  • Installs, maintains and repairs mechanical portions of dehumidification units and electronic dust precipitators.
  • Utilizes knowledge of the overall purpose and functions of the systems in the diagnosis of causes of malfunctions.
  • Performs a variety of electrical and related work needed to diagnose and repair electrical components within the system including, inspecting electrical motors for malfunctions such as bearings leaking oil, improperly operating oil rings, hand test for hot bearings and tightening electrical connections.
  • Use creativity and accumulated knowledge to suggest repairs in non-routine situations.
  • Operates motor vehicle up to ¾ tons to carry tools and equipment.
  • Performs normal operator preventative maintenance.
  • Fills out trip tickets and accident reports.
  • Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AECOM/URS Quality Management System.
  • Instills a safety first mentality within respective work areas and a culture that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost-time injuries.
  • Maintain a daily timesheet and daily manning report and ensuring times are accurate.

Qualification & Experience Requirements: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • All applicants must possess an EPA 609 and EPA 608 certification prior to hiring. The requirement for the EPA 608 certification depending on the type of equipment being worked on. All applicants must possess a Universal Certification which includes Types I, II, and III certifications.
  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • 1 to 2 years of HVAC maintenance required.
  • 1 to 2 years’ experience as an HVAC inspector is preferred.
  • Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements and/or educational achievements may be substituted for years of experience. Example: Two (2) years of experience is equivalent to (2) years of college and vice versa.
  • Must be able to meet and maintain all base access security requirements.
  • Must be able to meet and maintain all Logistics Information System (LIS) access requirements (Common Access Card).

Specialized knowledge and skills:

  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English.
  • Must have knowledge of diagnostics tools and forms used at the unit level.
  • Must be able to read vehicle/equipment schematics.
  • Must have the ability to analyze and interpret U.S. Army Technical Manuals with relation to vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.

Additional Requirements:



  • Ability to perform job duties efficiently and effectively up to a 48-hour work week.
  • Must be able to endure long hours (overtime as required)


  • May be required to deploy on missions on short notice at the direction of the PMO.


This position description indicates the general nature and level of work expected. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required. Employee may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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