AECOM Tradesperson A - Refrigeration / HVAC in Alice Springs, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147802BR

Position Title Tradesperson A - Refrigeration / HVAC

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Australian Capital Territory

City Alice Springs

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

AECOM has an excellent opportunity for Refrigeration/HVAC professional on our program in Australia. The selected candidate performs the maintenance and repair to equipment associated with the HVAC infrastructure at the Joint Defense Facility at Pine Gap (JDFPG) and the air-conditioning of its vehicle fleet. This includes, but is not limited to, maintenance of large chillers, DX refrigeration equipment, chilled water cooling systems and residential air conditioning systems. Scope of work will range from minor and major repairs, servicing and where necessary replacement of equipment. Overtime and callouts may be required. Additional responsibilities include performing maintenance tasks as required; either programmed (planned) maintenance or repairs; performing tasks for project type work as required on an ad hoc basis; performing planning of tools, equipment, assistance and materials needed to complete tasks; liaising with others to notify and organize tasks to be undertaken as required; ensuring that equipment is maintained to operate in a safe manner; reporting any incidents via chain of command to Management as a priority; use of computer systems to record and plan work tasks; working as part of a multi-disciplined team; assisting in all areas of Facilities Maintenance from time to time as required and as within the individuals capabilities; performing other duties as directed by a Senior Maintenance Technician and respond to call-outs when available.

This is a sourcing requisition for future hiring needs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Active, fully adjudicated TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph.

  • High School or equivalent. work experience.

  • Trade Qualification: Refrigeration Mechanic.

  • Current Driver’s License.

  • Demonstrated 3-5 years experience in new construction and industrial maintenance work.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize tasks.

  • Training and experience in refrigerant recovery.

  • Understanding of EH&S procedures.

  • Knowledge of the environmental impacts and legislative requirements regarding ozone depleting substances.

  • Ability to work professionally with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous relevant experience preferred.

  • Previous military or civilian experience an advantage .

  • Training in appropriate safety procedures (i.e. Confined Space Entry, Working at Heights, Electrical Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, Lockout/Tagout, Working in Trenches etc.).

  • Commitment to self-improvement with the focus on qualifications/skills update and contemporary industry practices.

  • Able to work professionally with minimal supervision.

  • Microsoft Office Suite knowledge.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in maintaining a relevant spare parts supply.

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.