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HVAC Journeyman - 3rd Shift in Chicago, IL at JLL

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

General Summary:  The HVAC/Refrigeration Grade 1 must posses and actively apply the knowledge of HVAC systems in large facilities; will investigate, diagnose and remedy problems and malfunctions.  Is proficient in problem solving skills and is capable of independently performing troubleshooting functions regarding maintenance, repair, and construction. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Troubleshoot and repair all pneumatic, electric, and electronic controls and equipment to specifications using proper testing equipment while working from drawings or manuals. When assigned to install new/used equipment, must be able to operate appropriate construction tools and equipment. Completely charge and start-up large chiller systems. Troubleshoot and diagnose all HVAC electrical components on chillers, rooftops, fan units, etc. Repair and rebuild pumps and compressors.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

The HVAC/Refrigeration Grade 1 must meet or exceed the requirements as described.


  • Basic Elementary School
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must have completed a 4 year apprenticeship program and/or have equal experience.
  • CFC certified
  • Knowledge of  pneumatic controls, instruments, and automatic dampers.
  • Knowledge of air flows and air balancing in large institutions.
  • Knowledge of the principles of operation of large compressors and the relation between pressure and temperature variances.
  • Knowledge of water and steam systems.
  • Knowledge of air compressor functions and repairs.
  • Refrigeration background able to recover refrigerant systems, charge systems and diagnose problems within a refrigerant system.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair roof top AC units.
  • Knowledge of building automation systems and the ability to diagnose BAS issues.


  • Able to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, service manuals, and instructions as necessary to complete all work assignments.
  • Has a working knowledge of the federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations applicable to this trade.
  • Has a working knowledge of computer and DDC controls


  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in performance of a job assignment as well possesses the physical strength and dexterity to effectively perform work assignments


  • Owns a complete set of hand tools necessary for the trade.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.

It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce.  JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.  The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.

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