Plumbing/HVAC Mechanic

Mount Crawford, VA posted on September 29

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General Info
Job Type: Full-Time
Minimum Years of Education Required: High School/GED
Willing to Travel (occasionally overnight)
Must be available to work flexible schedule (including weekend projects)
Specialty: Commercial, Industrial, Institutional
Must be Authorized to Work in the US

Company Info

Riddleberger Brothers, Inc. has over seven decades of service to our customers; we are an established leader in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing and piping. Our extensive range of services combined with our experience ensures that we meet our customers’ every need and enables us to offer a broad range of career opportunities.

Some Key Facts:

• Corporate offices in Mt. Crawford, VA

• Full service plumbing, mechanical, HVAC service, controls and design-build company

• Over 1,400 successfully completed major projects

• Member of Associated General Contractors (AGC), American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE), American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE), Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association (PHCC), Association for Faculties Engineering (AFE), Refriger

Job Description


Essential Job Functions


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Plumbing/Refrigeration Mechanic

Primary Purpose:

Assembles, installs and repairs pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, medical gas, refrigeration and drainage systems.

 Specific Job Duties:

  • Comply with all safety standards, policies and procedures
  • Assemble pipe sections using appropriate fittings
  • Install pipe assemblies, fittings and valves
  • Rough-in installation of piping
  • Measure pipe sections prior to installation
  • Join pipe by soldering, banding, cementing, clamping and brazing
  • Attach pipes to walls, structures and fixtures
  • Cut pipe
  • Fit valves, couplings, or assemblies to tanks, pumps or systems using hand tools
  • Locate leaks, using soap and water solutions or pressure gauges, and repair broken pipes
  • Measure, cut, thread and bend pipe using hand and power tools
  • Cut and bore holes in structures such as bulkheads, decks, walls and mains prior to appliance or pipe installation
  • Fill pipes or fixtures with proper test medium such as water, air nitrogen, argon, etc.
  • Join pipes or tubing to equipment and to fuel, water or refrigerant source to form a complete circuit
  • Repair or replace fixtures
  • Disassemble and removed damaged or worn pipe

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs. and frequently carry 40 lbs. unassisted
  • Ability to lift tools, pipe and fixtures overhead
  • Ability to work at heights including climbing on ladders, scaffolding and stair cases
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time as well as bend, crouch, kneel and work in small spaces
  • Must be able to use hands to reach for, grasp and manipulate objects

Other Requirements:

  • Punctual and regular attendance
  • Ability to work on a team and interact with people
  • Ability to accurately read a ruler or tape measure
  • Universal Refrigerant Card and Gas Fitters Card (Type I and Universal)
  • Medical Gas Installer certification or ability to obtain
  • Must have the ability to travel to job sites and occasionally have overnight stays
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • Valid driver's license and ability to meet company driver qualification policy
  • Ability to work 10 hour days, flexible schedule, overtime when necessary 

Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Health Care and Dependent Day Care FSA's, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 401(k) Plan, Vacation, Sick Time, Holidays