Commercial HVAC Lead Installers - Fullerton, California

Fullerton, CA posted on May 4

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Company Information:

Be part of a growing Employee Owned Company!  American Mechanical Services (AMS) is a dynamic organization focused on serving commercial, industrial and institutional property owners and managers through a strategic partnership.


American Mechanical Services facilitates the long-term management of HVACR, and Plumbing systems. We have locations in Denver, Colorado Springs, Dallas, Houston, San Diego, Washington DC/Baltimore, Los Angeles, and Indianapolis. We are a company dedicated to growth of our employees and customer base.  We are a drug-free environment and require a valid driving license.  This opportunity is in Fullerton, CA


AMS rewards your commitment with great wages, benefits including participation in ESOP, PTO (paid time off) ,medical, 401-k, and career opportunities. Join our team and enjoy the rewards.


Job Description:

Commercial HVAC Installers will work with numerous system parts and mechanisms.Must be able to work on retrofit and new construction projects with a good working knowledge of ductwork, electrical, controls, soldering, brazing and equipment start-up. Must be able to complete a given project within specific time frames and be able to communicate well with our customers.

Job Duties:         

  • Work on  heating, air conditioning, or refrigeration equipment.
  • Install all type of duct systems from small TI's to complete buildings.
  • Knowledge of high an low electrical wiring practices.
  • Know piping to include gas, water, condensate, and refrigeration.    
  • Lay out and connect electrical wiring between the controls and equipment according to the wiring diagram. Be able to understand wiring schematic high and low voltage     
  • Obtain and maintain required certifications.
  • Comply with all applicable standards, policies, and procedures, including safety procedures.
  • Inspect and test systems to verify compliance with plans and specifications and to detect and locate malfunctions.
  • Understanding of the following:
  • Rooftop Units
  • Split systems
  • Boilers 
  • Chillers (reciprocating and screw)
    Build strong customer relationships and build knowledge and understanding of new and existing customer needs/expectations



  • Minimum 5 yrs experience specific to the commercial HVAC industry
  • Knowledge of the theory, methods, practices, tools, and equipment of the trade.
  • Possess own basic hand tools
  • Knowledge of the operating principles and characteristics of the various types of refrigeration, pneumatic/ddc control, and air conditioning systems.
  • Knowledge of basic electricity and control systems.
  • Ability to apply the theory, technique, principles, and processes of the HVAC mechanic's trade.
  • Ability to read, understand, and work from blueprints, specifications, and schematics.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, reach, or stand, lift and move heavy objects.


Additional Skills Desired:

  • Trade school education is preferred

We use de-centralized dispatch via company-supplied vehicle with cell  phone/company radio.


  • Health Plan- Multiple PPO and HMO's Available
  • Dental Plan
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Plan
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Blanket Travel Accident
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • 401-K Plan Company Match
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) for vacation, sick days, and personal business 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts-Health Care & Dependent Care Reimbursements
  • Employee Assistance Plan-Offers resources at no costs for many of life’s issues /concerns
  • Legal Services-Limited services at no costs for some legal needs

Note: Listed benefits are brief and general in nature and not complete. Summary Plan Descriptions should be consulted for full details.