IDT - Coralville Operations (1710 Commercial Park)

  • Facilities HVAC Technician

    Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/15/2019 4:08 PM)
    # of Openings
    M-F 8:00A-5:00P
  • Overview

    The HVAC Technician installs, maintains, repairs and inspects mechanical equipment and electrical systems associated with HVAC and industrial humidification equipment. This position also participates in general facility related work. 


    Essential Functions:

    • Maintains central HVAC distribution systems, as well as other systems.
    • Inspects work to assure proper installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment.
    • Requisitions and/or purchases supplies, materials, tools, machine parts, and other necessary equipment.
    • Ensures the proper use, care and storage of tools and equipment.
    • Changes all varieties of filters/belts on HVAC equipment.
    • Performs general facility related work, including laboratory fit out, after hour’s snow removal and project clean up.
    • Reports to work punctually, works all scheduled hours and on-call hours, and works overtime as necessitated by business demand.
    • Performs maintenance tasks on refrigeration systems.
    • Records and updates maintenance management system upon completion of work.
    • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Universal license for refrigeration required.
    • Valid driver’s license required.

    Professional Experience:

    • Minimum of two years of experience in an HVAC service field required; additional years preferred. 

    Other Job Qualifications

    • Ability to work effectively with others and to clearly communicate ideas and directions both verbally and in writing. Must be able to work with minimum supervision
    • Knowledge of the accepted practices, processes, materials, and tools of the maintenance trades.
    • Knowledge of electric motors, generators, pumps, pressure systems, water systems and other equipment and systems found in buildings and manufacturing facilities.
    • Knowledge of the maintenance and repair of air handling equipment, fans, belts, drives, and drives.
    • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the building maintenance trades.
    • Knowledge of the proper use of chemicals used in the facility.
    • Ability to do routine mechanical or electrical maintenance and care for tools and equipment.
    • Ability to work from sketches, drawings, and blueprints.
    • Ability to maintain records in a CMMS program, regarding material, equipment, and repairs.
    • Adaptability to perform under stress when confronted with critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.
    • Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
    • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
    • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.

    Physical Requirements:

    Exert 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25-50 lbs. of force frequently

    Frequent (34-66% of work day)

    • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.
    • Standing: maintaining an upright position.
    • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
    • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
    • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch.
    • Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work- those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    • Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing.
    • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
    • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.
    • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
    • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.

    Visual Acuity:

    • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.
    • Ability to accurately read measurements on equipment.
    • Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.


    Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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