HVAC Specialist

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Date: Jun 2, 2023

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

Job Summary:

The HVAC Technician position covers the repair and maintenance of HVAC equipment in processing, industrial and commercial environments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain various HVAC and electrical equipment
  • Use various vendor supplied software interface systems to check, adjust, troubleshoot, repair multiple types of heating and cooling systems
  • Clean condensers for air- and water-cooled systems using appropriate equipment
  • Check, adjust, troubleshoot, repair constant volume and variable air volume systems, dampers and various types of air duct reheat systems
  • Ability to install and to recognize proper piping configurations, techniques and processes, sizing, distances, trapping, and filtering
  • Replace and repair multiple types of semi hermetic refrigeration compressors and capacity control components
  • Check, adjust, troubleshoot, repair variable speed and electronically controlled compressors, electric motors, speed controllers, variable frequency drives, power distribution components
  • Use HVAC graphical interface to perform preventative maintenance work, monitor building systems for failed or malfunctioning equipment, adjust settings for occupants’ comfort
  • Remain up to date with latest technology, codes and standards
    • This could include off-site/out of town training
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Education, Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:                         

  • High School Diploma
  • Trade school certificication or Military equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in HVAC
  • Trained in NEC NFPA 70 and NFPA 70E
  • Commerical / Industrial experience required
  • Knowledge in motor theory and repair
  • Experience with
    • HVAC specialty systems and equipment
    • Frequency drives
    • Variable air volume
  • EPA license to handle and work with refrigerants
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and prints including Mechanical, P&ID’s, Wiring diagrams
  • Experience with Building Automation Systems
  • Experience with centrifugal chillers
  • Experience with hot water boilers
  • Experience with refrigerant systems
  • Solid computer and electronics skills

Considered a Plus:

  • Experience with Siemens Building Automation System
  • Experience with cascade refrigerant systems
  • Experience with SAP

Working Conditions:

  • Safety is #1
    • Be aware of surroundings and point out any safety issues
  • Physically strenuous routines
    • Climbing, pushing, pulling
    • Lifting up to 80lbs
  • Confined spaces, which will necessitate extended occurrences of kneeling, stooping, lying down, as well as other physically awkward positions Elevations up to 100 feet
  • High noise levels
  • Exposure to outdoor elements
  • Work selected holidays as well as overtime and weekends as part of a regular preventative maintenance (PM) program
  • Must be willing to be on a 24/7/365 rotational on-call program for emergencies outside of 1st shift hours



While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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