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Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) technologist needed in Canada by 1979086 Ontario Ltd.

An HVAC technician installs, maintains, and repairs heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. HVAC is an abbreviation for “heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.” An alternative but less common abbreviation is HVACR.

Someone who works in this occupation might specialize in installation, or in maintenance and repair. Some technicians concentrate on only one type of system, either heating, air conditioning, or refrigeration, while others offer a broader range of services.

Job details

  •  LocationMississauga, ON
  •  Salary$$37.00HOUR hourly for 30 hours per week
  •  Terms of employmentPermanent employment
    Full time
  •  Start dateStarts as soon as possible
  •  vacancies1 vacancy

HVAC Technician Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee installations.
  • Troubleshoot and repair HVAC/R equipment.
  • Apply local HVAC codes in a practical manner on each job.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Provide technical support in the field.
  • Collaborate with sales and engineering to develop product definitions responsive to customer needs and market opportunities.
  • Layout, design, and install low-voltage wiring.
  • Run after-hours calls as required.

Education, Training, & Certification

You’ll need formal training to work as an HVAC technician.

  • Education: Most employers prefer to hire workers who have received post-secondary instruction at a trade or technical school. The U.S. Armed Forces also offer HVAC training.
  • Apprenticeships: Employers will also hire candidates who have completed a three- to five-year paid apprenticeship. Apprentices acquire their skills both in the classroom and on the job.
  • Licensing: Some states and localities require that HVAC technicians be licensed. This usually means passing a written test.

HVAC Technician Skills & Competencies

In addition to the technical skills you’ll obtain through formal training, certain soft skills and personal qualities can contribute to your success in this occupation.

  • Listening: It’s important that you fully understand what customers are telling you about their problems so you can solve them.
  • Speaking: You’ll have to be able to articulately and clearly share information with your coworkers and customers.
  • Time management: Meeting the demands of a busy schedule means managing your time well.
  • Critical thinking: This will allow you to weigh various solutions to a problem and choose the best one.
  • Physical strength and dexterity: You should be able to easily lift up to 50 pounds and be able to carry and maneuver heavier items, either with help or appropriate devices.

HVAC technicians should also have clean driving records and a valid driver’s license because this job often entails traveling from location to location. You should be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

Job requirements




Other trades certificate or diploma


2 years to less than 3 years

Area of Specialization
Refrigeration; Machinery and components; Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system
Security and Safety
Basic security clearance
Transportation/Travel Information
Own vehicle
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Work under pressure; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Ability to distinguish between colours
Work Location Information
Various locations
Computer and Technology Knowledge
MS Access; MS Excel; MS PowerPoint; MS Word; MS Outlook; MS Project
Personal Suitability
Dependability; Values and ethics; Organized
Mechanical Engineering Technicians Specific Skills
Participate in machinery installation, repair and maintenance; Assist in inspection of mechanical installations and construction
Mechanical Engineering Technologists Specific Skills
Test machines and equipment; Prepare standards and schedules; Supervise, monitor and inspect mechanical installations and construction projects
Screening questions
Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?; Do you have education in this field of employment?

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

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