AC & Heat Mechanic - HVAC
Company: METRO Transit Authority
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Transportation, Skilled & Trades, Mechanics
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $26.10 / Hour
Posted: 5/27/2020
Basic Function

The A/C and Heat Mechanic “A” must have a thorough knowledge of all air conditioning and heating components (HVAC) installed on Authority operated vehicles. Must show a proficient knowledge and use of test equipment and specialized tools related to classification requirements. Must independently diagnose and repair all defects to completion. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties
  • Performs Preventive Maintenance Inspections (PMI) on vehicle HVAC systems installed on METRO’s revenue fleet.
  • Independently diagnoses and repairs all air conditioning and heat defects on Authority vehicles under the supervision of a Mechanical Foreman.
  • Proper use and interpretation of laptop computer and related HVAC system software.
  • Performs inspections and uses approved test equipment and specialized tools, gauges, and diagnostic equipment associated with air conditioning and heat repair work.
  • Road test vehicles when necessary to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.
  • Assists in work direction with mechanics as assigned.
  • Perform the duties of a Transit Bus Repair “A” as assigned.
  • Participates in on-going training in accordance with METRO’s Maintenance Training Program.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Completes all required reports and records in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Promotes safety awareness and follows safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.



Education Requirement

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Graduation from a related technical school preferred.


Years & Experience Required
Three (3) years of mechanical repair experience on heating, electrical and air conditioning systems, or five (5) years general heavy-duty mechanical experience, with at least one (1) year of heating, electrical or air conditioning.

Knowledge & Skills Required

  • Must be able to obtain EPA 608 & EPA 609 MVAC Handling Certification within 90 days of employment.
  • A valid Commercial Texas Driver’s License (CDL) with “P” endorsement is required and must meet METRO’s Requirements regarding motor vehicle records. 
  • Must obtain Texas Commercial Driver’s License within 90 days of employment. 
  • The ability to drive any Authority owned vehicle. 
  • Able to maintain or obtain additional certification/licenses as required. 
  • Possess complete knowledge of all tools and equipment in shop related to job classification. 
  • Must maintain a basic set of personal hand tools to perform repairs related to job classification with exception of specialized tools provided by METRO. 
  • Ability to complete written reports, records and forms.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.

Houston, TX
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