Website Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation




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Job Title:

HVAC Technician

Job Location:

Kodiak, AK

Labor Category:

Non-Exempt / CBA (Union)

Clearance Requirement:


Travel Requirement:



Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation (THTBC) is a family of 8(a), HUBZone, SDB, and other companies wholly- owned by the largest tribe in Alaska. Each of its wholly-owned 30+ subsidiaries are uniquely qualified to deliver value to its customers and teaming partners. For over 30 years, THTBC has operated as a trusted US Federal contractor throughout the US and worldwide. THTBC delivers outstanding service with innovative, low-cost contract solutions to all its public and private sector customers worldwide.  


Scope of Work:  The primary purpose of this position is to provide priority service to facilities and systems. Conducts periodic inspections, identifies problem areas, and coordinates repair methods.


  • Maintains, repairs and manages the heat generator boilers.
  • Operates, maintains and repairs HVAC equipment.
  • Treats air by controlling temperature, humidity, cleanliness, and distribution of specific areas by means of an integrated system of air conditions and ventilation equipment, accessories, and control devices.
  • Works with chilled and heated water systems, boilers, hydronic hot/cold water distribution systems, cooling towers; packaged, split systems; and air delivery systems and their controls and components.
  • Solders, brazes, and performs minor electrical work and troubleshoots equipment to a replaceable component level.
  • Reads and interprets WOs, parts requests, drawings/schematics/blueprints, and manuals in accomplishing operation or and maintenance.
  • Maintain regular attendance. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Successfully completed trade school in refrigeration, heating and cooling.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ related experience in HVAC repair and maintenance.
  • Must hold a valid EPA refrigeration handling certification.
  • Must possess a valid and current Universal 608 certification.  
  • Possess a NATE (North American Technician Excellence) Core certification preferred.
  • All HVAC technicians shall have at minimum a Read-to-Start Cert from NATE, but must be supervised by a NATE Core certified technician when performing work.
  • HVAC Technicians who perform work on trade-specific equipment, such as oil-fire boilers, air handling units, heat pumps, light commercial refrigeration, etc., shall additionally possess a service specialty certification from NATE. As an example, a technician who performs repairs on oil-fired boilers shall possess in addition to a NATE Core certification, a NATE Oil Hydronic service certification.
  • General knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in the HVAC trade.
  • Able to read and interpret Work Orders, parts requests, drawings/schematics/blueprints, and manuals to accomplish assigned duties.
  • Proven hands-on experience in the use and care of hand tools.
  • Must possess the ability to work in a team, or alone, and be able to change jobs on short notice.  
  • Possess and demonstrate a courteous and positive attitude toward customers. 
  • Ability to follow policies, procedures, and operating instructions. 
  • Knowledge of proper methods of storing equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Ability to prioritize, schedule, assign, and review work.
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, shop drawings, sketches, and work orders to others.
  • Ability to work independently with little direction and meet schedules and timelines.
  • Ability to maintain routine records.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for successful completion of assigned tasks. 
  • Must be able to work alternate shift schedules when necessary to meet the mission requirements of the customer, including weekends and holidays.   
  • Work is performed while standing, sitting, and/or walking. 
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision, and hearing. 
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations. 
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching. 
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push, or pull medium weights, up to 75 pounds. 
  • Requires activities involving being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and exposure to dust, fumes, and gases.
  • Must have and maintain a valid state driver’s license. 
  • Must be able to successfully complete a drug/alcohol test and a criminal record check.  Must have a safe driving record, as defined by Company policy, to operate a company vehicle.  
  • Must have practical knowledge of worksite safety, occupational hazards, and standard safety practices.  
  • Must possess the ability to work in a team or alone and be able to change jobs on short notice. 


THTBC offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes:


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Hospital Indemnity Plan
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability, Basic Life, & AD&D
  • Employee Paid Long Term Disability, Voluntary Life, and AD&D for Dependents
  • Accrued Vacation and Sick Time
  • Paid holidays 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all the essential duties of the position satisfactorily.  The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance, including successfully completing a thorough background investigation.


THTBC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us and let us know the nature of your request. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.     


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