The HVAC Trade Specialist will be responsible for checking all HVAC and refrigeration repair and replacement proposals and quotes submitted by vendors, to ensure pricing and duration of repairs are within industry standards to achieve best possible ROI on all repairs.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Review and evaluate all repair and replacement proposals and quotes through fmPilot (software application) specific to commercial settings
Utilize trade/field experience to identify pricing errors, overcharges, and proper breakout to help control/monitor repair costs
Review refrigeration installation and design specifications and make recommendations to ensure optimal performance
Communicate with service providers, account managers, energy management technicians, and clients
Review and respond to work orders in a set time frame
Responsible for pricing and mark up of quote to insure profit margin is appropriate
Review work order history of location for prior system providers
Develop internal and external partnerships and utilize influencing skills to secure best service at best cost to the client
Foster both client and service provider relationships while achieving the desired results of controlling expense
Maintain detailed records of activities, completed work orders, and track financial savings
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Advanced engineering principles and practices
Ability to improve job costs through negotiation with vendors
Ability to conduct research to ensure accuracy of all estimates
Ability to recognize cost-saving opportunities and provide alternate options when needed
Proficiency in preparing work orders, trade documents, e-mail communications
Well-developed problem solving skills
Self-motivated and detail oriented
High sense of urgency with ability to meet deadlines
Adaptable to an ever changing environment
Strong multi-tasking ability
Strong computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office products
Listens and communicates effectively with a diverse group of people
Candidates must be willing to work schedules based on the client operating hours, which may include evenings, holidays, and weekends. Specific information will be provided by the recruiter
May require occasional overnight travel to visit customer locations
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
High School education or GED equivalent required. Bachelors' degree preferred. (Facility Management, Construction, Engineering)
5-10 years commercial HVAC estimating, design, and layout review
Understanding of HVAC cycle, superheat and sub-cooling
Energy Management Systems (EMS) and/or automation systems experience
Trade experience, preferably in:
The principles, methods, materials, and tools used in the HVAC/R trade, the hazards and precautionary methods, the theory and practical applications of commercial and solid state electronic control systems, the functions and mechanics of HVAC/R systems
Internal Number: 18035650
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