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DynCorp International LLC. HVAC Mechanic in OCONAL DHAFRA AIR BASE, United Arab Emirates

Job Summary

The HVAC Mechanic performs installation, maintenance, service, and repairs on various makes and models of heat pumps, electric heat, and A/C units utilizing knowledge of refrigeration, electrical, and mechanical principles.

Principal Accountabilities

(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

  • Maintain, install, repair, and properly charge heat pumps and up to twenty (20) ton air conditioners according to manufacturer specifications

  • Identify, adjust, repair, or replace defective mechanical, electrical, and electronic components

  • Remove, replace, and properly dispose of system refrigerants, compressor, oil, filters, and dryers

  • Estimate and order materials and supplies as needed

  • Complete maintenance and repair records

  • Clearly communicate with the customer

  • Repair and maintain washers, dryers, and small appliances

  • Lead and advise assigned helpers

  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Working knowledge of how to install, repair, and maintain environmental control systems to include package units, split-systems, and through-the-wall units

  • Knowledge and skill in safe operation of power tools, hand tools, oxygen, and acetylene equipment employed in maintenance and repair, including use of volt meter, amp meter, refrigerant charging gauges, vacuum analyzer, vacuum pump, and refrigerant reclaim equipment

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as electrical schematics, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manual

  • Skill in properly analyzing and repairing problems associated with environmental control systems

  • Ability to reclaim refrigerant, cut, bend, braze, solder, and connect functional sealed system components

  • Additional knowledge and skill requirements may vary by assignment or contract

Experience & Education

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience repairing, maintaining, and installing heat pumps, A/C units with electric heat, and fuel-fired heaters

  • Must be certified in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification standards described in 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 82.

  • Refrigerant technicians certified in accordance with alternative, internationally recognized standards are authorized to perform service, repair and maintenance where the certification is substantially equivalent with 40 CFR Part 82, Subpart B.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Expat:

o Trade certification in heating and air conditioning; EPA Section 608 Technician Certification

  • Additional experience and education requirements may vary by assignment or contract

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable

  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions

  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions


  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

Job: *Facilities / Maintenance / Repair

Title: HVAC Mechanic


Requisition ID: 2100114

DynCorp International is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. DynCorp International provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable federal law. The company will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the company’s operations. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation during the employment application process should contact 817-224-7459. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation should call this number.