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Posted September 22nd

HVAC Technician - Reese


The Hershey Company



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Posted September 22nd

HVAC Technician - Reese

Job Location: Hershey, PA

Position Type: Hourly


The Hershey Company Reese Plant has immediate openings for HVAC Technicians to work in our manufacturing facility. Duties include the installation, maintenance, and repair of various utility systems including, but not limited to: domestic water systems, sewer systems, process refrigeration systems, compressed air systems, fire protection and plant heating and air conditioning systems.

Applicants will be evaluated and selected according to their demonstrated knowledge and skill in HVAC systems/controls, and will be required to pass HVAC assessment.

Minimum Education and Experience:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must have 5 years' experience with maintenance of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment with universal EPA license
  • Knowledge of handling of refrigerants and associated equipment
  • Knowledge of the refrigeration cycle
  • Knowledge of HVAC control systems
  • Knowledge of electrical systems
  • Ability to read construction and electrical control blueprints
  • Knowledge of various piping systems and ability to cut, thread, and solder pipe and tubing
  • Capability to work safely from ladders and scaffolds at various heights

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:
  • Proficiency of the English language
  • Works safely and follow all established plant policies and procedures
  • Basic computer skills
  • Understand and use SDS (Safety Data Sheets)
  • LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out) procedures
  • Must be able to perform basic math calculations
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Must be available to work weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, kneel, climb, bend, crawl, and work from high elevations

Preferred Qualifications:
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Food manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement methodology is preferred

Working Conditions:
  • Work will be performed inside and outside
  • The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required to include but not limited to safety toe shoes, ear plugs, safety glasses/googles, bump caps, hair and beard nets, and gloves
  • Wearing Company-issued uniforms is a requirement

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans
, Pennsylvania