Facilities HVAC Technician

Website Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation


KIRA Aerospace

Job Title

Facilities HVAC Technician

Job Location

White Sands Complex, NM

Labor Category

Non-Exempt l CBA

Clearance Requirement


Travel Requirement





Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation (THTBC) is a family of 8(a), HUBZone, SDB, and other companies wholly- owned by the largest tribe in Alaska. Each of its wholly- owned 30+ subsidiaries are uniquely qualified to deliver value to its customers and teaming partners. For over 30 years, THTBC has operated as a trusted US Federal contractor throughout the US and worldwide. THTBC delivers outstanding service with innovative, low-cost contract solutions to all its public and private sector customers worldwide.  

Scope of Work:

KIRA Aerospace is currently looking for a Facilities HVAC Technician to join our team at the White Sands Complex (WSC) located in Las Cruces, NM. The White Sands Complex is comprised of two large satellite communications buildings with several ancillary support structures. This position is assigned to the Facilities M&O Department.


  • Operate, maintain, repair, install, adjust and troubleshoot all types of air conditioning equipment including controls, SCADA systems and electrical power to such equipment.
  • Develop a working knowledge of the functions and operations of the operational equipment, systems and controls at WSC.
  • Perform duties consistent with this classification as assigned by management with limited supervision and provide technical guidance to lower-level classifications as required.
  • Perform maintenance and repair of chillers, pumps, air handling equipment, package units, cooling towers, VAV systems, and humidification systems.
  • Install small refrigeration systems
  • Replace compressors, fans, coils etc. on systems up to 150 tons.
  • This position may perform tasks working as a member of a team with other classifications providing help and assistance as required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma (or equivalent)
  • 2 years of applicable experience in the HVAC construction or maintenance field and related civilian or military trade school training or equivalent, or a minimum of 5 years of experience in lieu of a trade school.
  • The ability to pass an initial and periodic physical examination as determined by the physical examination requirements for the Job Classification as follows:
  • Mobile Aerial Platform operation (MAP)
  • Powered Industrial Truck operation (PIT)
  • Respirator and other PPE use
  • Can lift up to 35 lbs.
  • The manual dexterity and mobility to climb ladders, scaffolds, antennas, and rooftops.
  • A current EPA Refrigerant Recovery Card, Class II or higher.
  • Possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license
  • You may also be required to possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License for specific task(s)
  • This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.  As a federal enclave, membership in the union is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Licensed in Refrigeration or other HVAC based field.
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, email, and electronic time recording.
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems, such as Maximo.
  • Experience operating and maintaining mobile aerial platforms and powered industrial trucks. 
  • Experience in general maintenance and construction.


THTBC offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Hospital Indemnity Plan
  • Company paid disability, basic life & AD&D
  • Employee paid voluntary life and AD&D for dependents
  • 401(k) retirement plan

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all the essential duties of the position satisfactorily.   The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance, including successfully completing a thorough background investigation.

THTBC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us and let us know the nature of your request. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 



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