AECOM Inspector – Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) in Mannheim, Germany

Germany - Baden-Württemberg, Mannheim

Job Summary

This position is located in Mannheim and Dülmen Germany.

Works from technical manuals, work orders, inspection reports, inspects, installs, repairs and maintains all types of refrigeration, dehumidification and air conditioning systems and equipment by testing, locating and diagnosing causes of malfunctions of systems. Performs inspections, maintenance, and repairs on the following types of equipment and systems: armored HUMMVs, LMTVs, FMTVs, M270A1s, M142A1s, Buffalo, ECUs, and Reefers (Refrigerator).

The person must also have a valid driver's license to be able to get a military license. He/ she must also have knowledge about the Freon recycling machine to add or remove Freon from the vehicles systems. Duties will be varied.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Inspects, installs, services and repairs HVAC systems in APS-2 military equipment.

  2. Performs routine maintenance/repair of interior and exterior facilities including refrigerators, air conditioners, water coolers, and air filtering and dehumidification equipment.

  3. Disconnects/re-installs water coolers where connections are non-rigid.

  4. Performs preventative adjustment of belts and pulleys, cleaning and lubricating equipment.

  5. Dismantles refrigeration, dehumidification and air conditioning units, cleans component parts, examines for wear or damage, repairs and replaces compressors, condensers, receivers, evaporators, and expansion or pressure valves.

  6. Repairs/replaces worn/defective parts such as piston rings, valves, bearings, connecting rods, crankshafts, seals and gaskets in refrigeration and air compressors. Measures/cuts flexible tubing to desired lengths and shapes tubing using bending springs and hand-type being jigs.

  7. Installs tubing and fittings by welding, brazing, soldering and flaring.

  8. Installs, maintains and repairs mechanical portions of dehumidification units and electronic dust precipitators.

  9. Utilizes knowledge of the overall purpose and functions of the systems in the diagnosis of causes of malfunctions.

  10. Performs a variety of electrical and related work needed to diagnose and repair electrical components within the system including, inspecting electrical motors for malfunctions such as bearings leaking oil, improperly operating oil rings, hand test for hot bearings and tightening electrical connections.

  11. Use creativity and accumulated knowledge to suggest repairs in non-routine situations.

  12. Operates motor vehicle up to ¾ tons to carry tools and equipment.

  13. Performs normal operator preventative maintenance.

  14. Fills out trip tickets and accident reports.

  15. Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions in support of the AECOM/URS Quality Management System.

  16. Instills a safety first mentality within respective work areas and a culture that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost-time injuries.

  17. Maintain a daily timesheet and daily manning report and ensuring times are accurate.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions. The employee may be exposed to situations where risk of electrical shock and vibration exist. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

Qualification & Experience Requirements:

All applicants must possess an EPA 609 and EPA 608 certification prior to hiring. The requirement for the EPA 608 certification depending on the type of equipment being worked on.

All applicants must possess a Universal Certification which includes:

  • Types I, II, and III certifications.

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

  • 1 to 2 years of HVAC maintenance required.

  • 1 to 2 years’ experience as an HVAC inspector is preferred.

  • Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements and/or educational achievements may be substituted for years of experience. Example: Two (2) years of experience is equivalent to (2) years of college and vice versa.

  • Must be able to meet and maintain all base access security requirements.

  • Must be able to meet and maintain all Logistics Information System (LIS) access requirements (Common Access Card).

Specialized knowledge and skills:

  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English.

  • Must have knowledge of diagnostics tools and forms used at the unit level.

  • Must be able to read vehicle/equipment schematics.

  • Must have the ability to analyze and interpret U.S. Army Technical Manuals with relation to vehicle maintenance and repair.

  • Valid driver’s license is required.

Position may require travel.

Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a U.S. Government background security check.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC).

Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Germany

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 192712BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.