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HVAC Lead Installer


AB, Edmonton

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Job Description

Direct Energy Home Services is currently looking for an HVAC Lead Installer in the Edmonton, AB area!

Direct Energy is a leading energy and energy-related services provider with nearly five million residential and commercial customers in North America. Direct Energy provides customers with choice and support in managing their energy costs through a portfolio of innovative products and services. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies, Direct Energy operates in 50 U.S. states and within Alberta. To learn more about Direct Energy, please visit www.directenergy.com.



HVAC installer for Direct Energy Home Services will be required to do the following, but not limited to:

  • Heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems.
  • Indoor air quality products.
  • Air to air exchangers.
  • Hot water tanks.
  • Tankless water heaters.
  • Custom or small fabrication runs of sheet metal items.

In general, HVAC installer:

  • Lay out, measure and mark dimensions and reference lines on sheet metal according to drawings or templates or as builds on the job lay outs.
  • Install and repair HVAC products and ensure installations conform to specifications and building codes and Direct Energy HS&E procedures.
  • Supply, install, service and repair air handling equipment, furnaces, fans and air terminal devices.
  • HVAC installers may work from verbal instructions or blueprints, or design small jobs themselves.


Working Conditions

HVAC installer  work indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. They may make some products in a shop and install them on sites. Other products such as plenum adapters, return air ducts, etc. Have to be measured and cut at the construction site.

A 40 hour work week is normal but overtime may be required to meet deadlines.

Considerable bending, reaching, working at heights or in cramped spaces may be required. Lifting and moving items that weigh over 20 kilograms also may be required.


Personal Characteristics

HVAC installers need the following characteristics:

  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Eye-hand coordination, spatial and form perception, good eyesight and manual dexterity
  • The ability to visualize a finished product from a drawing
  • The ability to stand for long periods, do some heavy lifting and carrying, and work in high, awkward and noisy places
  • Patience, dependability and accuracy.
  • Current driver’s license.
  • Positive attitude.

Educational Requirements

To work in Alberta, a sheet metal workers must be ONE of the following:

  • A registered apprentice
  • An Alberta-certified journeyperson
  • Someone who holds a recognized related trade certificate.


The IndividualDirect Energy and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability