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The achievement of our goals and prosperity, as with any company, depends on our employees. As the employer, we feel it is our responsibility to provide a working environment that encourages the attitude and performance necessary to succeed. To do this we have set up a multi-pronged program.

Current Openings

Position:
   HVAC/R Service Technician

Job Description:
   Our Tidewater, VA Office has an opening for an HVAC/R Service Technician.

Job Description: The Journeyman HVAC/R Service Technician will trouble shooting, install, repair and maintain HVAC and related systems and fixtures in commercial or residential buildings.

Responsibilities and Duties
•Maintaining HVAC systems (Hydronic, Steam, Chilled Water, DX, Forced Air, Heat Pump, VAV, Constant Volume, Exhaust, and Heat Recovery
•Read drawings and schematics
•Diagnosing and troubleshooting HVACR equipment
•Maintaining a high standard of mechanical installation practices
•Performing preventive maintenance on equipment


Qualifications:
   •Minimum 5 years of HVAC experience in Commercial HVAC/R service and repair.
•Must have experience servicing, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and installing HVAC and related equipment.
•HVAC Journeyman & CFC Certification.
•Must be able to work independently and as a team member.
•Strong communication and documentation skills.
•Overtime may be necessary, must be willing to be on call, must be able to pass a drug screen, background check, and have a clean driving record with valid VA license.

Benefits:
•Health Plan – Starts on 1st day of employment
•Dental Plan
•ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan)
•Vision Plan
•Short Term & Long Term Disability
•Supplemental & Dependent Life Insurance
•Life Insurance & Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
•401-K Plan Company Match
•PTO (Paid Time Off) for vacation
•Employee Assistance Plan

Apply at:
https://apply.southern-air.com
Southern Air, Inc. 4807 Market Drive Newport News, VA 23607
Attention: Sierria Lopez Email resume to sierria.lopez@southern-air.com Fax: 434- 385-6409

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.


Position:
   Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Description:
   Our engineering department is currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer with minimum 10 years’ experience designing HVAC, Industrial, Process and Piping systems.

The ideal candidate shall have the following qualifications:

Prerequisites
• Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
• Understanding of construction methods, means, and costs.
• Professional Engineer License
• Strong understanding of the International Mechanical Code and ASHRAE Standards
• LEED Accreditation is a plus



Qualifications:
   • Minimum of 10 years design experience with HVAC, Industrial, Process and Piping systems including:
• Ability to efficiently manage multiple projects and meet client deadlines
• Ability to assess building mechanical requirements and deficiencies, and recommend efficient, cost effective approaches to satisfy the design requirements and/or corrective actions to fix problems.
• Experience performing field survey work in support of project proposal development, design drawings, contract administration, and as-built drawing development
• Experience performing analysis for building loads and piping systems. Building energy modeling is a plus.
• Experience preparing Controls Sequences and assisting in functional testing
• Must have experience in developing contract drawings and specifications.

• Enjoy working in a positive team environment and who feels confident when speaking to clients.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Office and AutoCAD MEP or Revit.
• Ability to influence and guide engineering projects to cost efficiency and customer goals.
• Experience Preparing Conceptual Design Proposals and System Descriptions. Routinely work with proposal teams to develop winning designs and estimates including making presentations to customers.

Online: https://apply.southern-air.com
Fax: 434-385-6409 Phone: 434-385-6200
E-mail: sierria.lopez@southern-air.com
Attention: Sierria Lopez - Director of Personnel Development


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.



Position:
   Electricans

Job Description:
   The following Branch locations are hiring: Lynchburg, VA; Charlottesville, VA; and Richmond, VA

(Mechanic, Lead Mechanic & Foremen)
Candidates must have 2 years’ minimum experience in commercial electrical, and willing to work in a team atmosphere.

Benefits:
Exc. pay & benefits, 401K, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Drug Free, Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)





Qualifications:
   Qualifications:
All positions require you pass a drug test, background check and have reliable transportation.

Apply at:
https://apply.southern-air.com
Southern Air, Inc. 2655 Lakeside Drive Lynchburg, VA 24501 Attention: Sierria Lopez Email resume to sierria.Lopez@southern-air.com Fax: 434- 385-6409


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.


Position:
   Plumber / Pipe-fitters

Job Description:
   The following Branch locations are hiring: Lynchburg, VA; Charlottesville, VA; Richmond, VA and Roanoke, VA

(Mechanic, Lead Mechanic & Foremen)
Candidates must have 4 years’ minimum experience in plumbing /
pipe-fitting and willing to work in a team atmosphere.

Benefits:
Exc. pay & benefits, 401K, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Drug Free, Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)


Qualifications:
   Requirements:
All positions require you pass a drug test, background check and have reliable transportation.

Apply at:
https://apply.southern-air.com
Southern Air, Inc. 2655 Lakeside Drive Lynchburg, VA 24501 Attention: Sierria Lopez Email resume to sierria.lopez@southern-air.com Fax: 434- 385-6409


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.


Position:
   HVAC Duct installers

Job Description:
   The following Branch locations are hiring: Lynchburg, VA; Charlottesville, VA; Richmond, VA and Roanoke, VA

(Apprentices, Mechanic, Lead Mechanic & Foremen)
Candidates must have 2 years’ minimum experience in commercial sheet-metal installation, and willing to work in a team atmosphere.

Benefits:
Exc. pay & benefits, 401K, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Drug Free, Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)




Qualifications:
   Requirements:
All positions require you pass a drug test, background check and have reliable transportation.

Apply at:
https://apply.southern-air.com
Southern Air, Inc. 2655 Lakeside Drive Lynchburg, VA 24501 Attention: Sierria Carvajal Email resume to sierria.lopez@southern-air.com Fax: 434- 385-6409


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.


Position:
   Mechanical Project Manager

Job Description:
   Our Charlottesville Office has an opening for an experienced Mechanical Project Manager.

> Manage projects to completion to ensure quality and cost effectiveness
> Review submittal data
> Purchase equipment and materials for various projects
> Price change orders for projects
> Review contract and estimate for projects
> Prepare billing
> Review mechanical designs
> Make periodic job site visits
> Pursue leads on mechanical projects
> Assist with estimates for design/build, as well as plan/spec bid mechanical projects
> Present design and/or estimate to the customer and sell the project
> Develop a customer base that will provide profitable work for the company
> Recruit a local employee base for skilled tradesmen
> Capable of performing other duties as required


Qualifications:
   1. Must have college degree or high school education; apprenticeship classes a plus.
2. Eight to ten years field experience
3. Knowledge of design, installation and operation of mechanical systems
4. Knowledge of code requirements.
5. Good math skills.
6. Good oral and written communication skills.
7. Ability to read blueprints.
8. Ability to read and follow directions.
9. Willingness to accept change
10. Must have computer skills.

Online: https://apply.southern-air.com
Fax: 434-385-6409 Phone: 434-385-6200
E-mail: sierria.lopez@southern-air.com
Attention: Sierria Lopez - Director of Personnel Development


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.




Position:
   Journeyman Commercial Service Plumber

Job Description:
   Our Richmond, VA Office has an opening for an Journeyman Commercial Service Plumber.

Job Description: The Licensed Apprentice or Journeyman Commercial Service Plumber will install, repair and maintain plumbing systems and fixtures in commercial or public buildings.

Job Duties:
The Plumber reads blueprints, drawings. The Plumber installs and service plumbing systems, fixtures, piping equipment and controls. These piping systems may be used to transport water, waste, gases or hot liquids. Plumbers work with other trades and laborers to ensure that all specifications, legislation and policies are met, and to ensure efficient completion of any project. Providing adequate services will ensure that all water supply networks and waste and drainage systems are installed, repaired and maintained to meet all standards of building codes and safety.


Qualifications:
   •Minimum 5 years of plumbing service experience in Commercial plumbing service and repair.
•Must have a valid drivers license and good communications skills are required.
•Must have experience servicing, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and installing water heaters, toilets, sinks, faucets, various valves, pipes, drains, water softeners, etc.
•Plumbing Journeyman & Backflow Certification a plus.
•Overtime may be necessary, must be willing to be on call, must be able to pass a drug screen, background check, and have a clean driving record.

Benefits:
•Health Plan – Starts on 1st day of employment
•Dental Plan
•ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan)
•Vision Plan
•Short Term & Long Term Disability
•Supplemental & Dependent Life Insurance
•Life Insurance & Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
•401-K Plan Company Match
•PTO (Paid Time Off) for vacation
•Employee Assistance Plan

Apply at:
https://apply.southern-air.com
Southern Air, Inc. 8428 Old Richfood Road Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Attention: Sierria Lopez Email resume to sierria.lopez@southern-air.com Fax: 434- 385-6409

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.

Employee Programs

  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Safety Programs
  • Drug-Free Workplace Policy
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Training Programs Including In-house Apprenticeship
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Group Health, Life & Dental Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Short & Long Term Disability Protection
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Open Door Communication Policy
  • Tuition Refund Program
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Safety Bonus Program
  • Credit Union
For a career in any of the following fields, apply here.

  • Sheet Metal
  • Plumbing and Piping
  • Electrical
  • HVAC Service
  • Millwright and Rigging
  • HVAC Controls
  • Indoor Air Quality