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HVAC Mechanic or HVAC Specialist is generally responsible for the operation, maintenance, and repair of all equipment associated with the HVAC systems, including: low pressure boilers, high pressure boilers, air handlers, fume hoods, filters, water systems, air compressors, dryers, vacuum pumps, water pumps, heat exchangers, fuel oil equipment, automatic control systems, pneumatic equipment, chillers, air and water cooled equipment, package units, and refrigeration systems. Below are a few job interview questions a job seeker may be asked during an interview for a HVAC Specialist .

HVAC Specialist can work within the consulting engineering, manufacturing and processing companies, institutions and government departments.

HVAC Specialist Job Interview Questions:

As a HVAC Specialist, you will be required to evaluate and approve all HVAC engineering designs for company construction and retrofit projects. Tell us about your most recent experience evaluating and approving HVAC designs? What were some of the challenges you faced and how did you resolve the issues?

The HVAC Specialist will conduct ongoing installation inspections of all HVAC systems during construction projects. Describe to us the steps you take when inspecting HVAC system? Did you create your own process checklist? What safety regulations do yu keep in mind prior to inspection?

Tell us about a review you have done for technical features of buildings, HVAC lighting, and other energy consuming systems to ensure that energy efficiency requirements are met (e.g. system designs to ensure proper ventilation as required by S.R.E.F. and Ashrae standards.)?

In your previous experience as a HVAC Specialist, describe a time when you developed and implement a comprehensive preventative maintenance program for a specific clients HVAC equipment? What energy cost reduction opportunities including economic analysis was recommended?

Describe your experience as a HVAC Specialist where you had to monitor and program all energy management systems to ensure proper operation, and calibration? Tell us about some of the issues faces and how you came up with multiple solutions to a single problem?

What do you do to maintain current in HVAC systems? What are you noticing about the industry?

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