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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Overview:  Comfortable room temperatures and adequate air flow are essential for maintaining efficient work environments for personnel as well as computers, servers and heat-generating electronic equipment.  Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) personnel are responsible for maintaining the mechanical systems that make temperature controlled surroundings possible.

Position:  Enlisted


Specific Tasks:

  • Install, operate, maintain and repair HVAC/R systems, combustion equipment and industrial air compressors 
  • Maintain and repair non-electric kitchen equipment 
  • Fabricate, install, repair and test piping and tubing systems


  • Normal color vision 
  • ASVAB score of 28 on Electrical or 47 on Mechanical 
  • Demonstrated weight lift of 90 pounds
  • Qualification to operate government motor vehicles 


  • Candidates without prior military experience are required to attend 8 ½ weeks of Basic Military Training (BMT) at JB San Antonio-Lackland, TX followed by Technical Training 
  • Technical Training - 99 days at Sheppard AFB, TX 
  • College credit earned: Mechanical and Electrical Technology  - 43 credits

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  • Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers