Hershey Hazleton: HVAC Specialist

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The Hershey Company
Job Overview


Install, maintain, diagnose, troubleshoot, repair, remove, balance, calibrate and adjust heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and units throughout the plant and office facilities as well as possess electrical and HVAC theory.  Qualified HVAC technicians are eligible for a $6,000 sign-on bonus.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interpret and understand blueprints, P&ID’s, piping schematics, electrical schematics, engineering sketches, standards & specifications, gauges, meters, graphs, charts and reference tables.
  • Document accurate information of equipment repairs, troubleshooting steps, parts used and time spent in SAP work order system.
  • Check equipment located external to the plant, which requires walking, climbing, bending, etc. in all weather conditions.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a High School diploma/ GED
  • Must be flexible to work any shift
  • Must be available to work weekends, holidays, and overtime, which at times may be short notice
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must possess a minimum of five years relevant experience in HVAC to include electrical, plumbing, sheet metal and industrial refrigeration.
  • Must possess working knowledge of DDC controls and pneumatic controls.
  • Completion of Universal certification for refrigerant recovery and usage.
  • Basic computer skills.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • SAP experience preferred
  • Food manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement methodology is preferred
  • Good attendance is very important


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Regularly required to stand, reach, squat, climb step, and move around machinery


Working Conditions:

  • Work will be performed inside and outside
  • The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required to include but not limited to safety toe shoes, ear plugs, safety glasses/googles, bump caps, hair and beard nets, and gloves
  • Wearing company issued uniforms is a requirement


Any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background check results consistent with The Hershey Company’s employment policies.  Background checks may include, but are not limited to the following: education verification, employment verification, criminal check, social security number verification, and/or drug test.



The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


Job Detail
  • Compensation TypeFull Time - Hourly
  • QualificationHigh School Diploma
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