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HVAC Specialist 1st Shift

Date: Dec 21, 2018

Location: Lawrence, KS, US, 66044

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 24734 


Do you want to work for a one of the world's most trusted and recognized brands? Hallmark is a company rooted in connecting people. We care for our employees, our communities, and our world. A career at Hallmark means you get to make a big impact and create something that can make a genuine difference. We’re looking for people who want to continue to carry our vision forward.


People rely on us to help them connect and express their emotions through products and services that enrich lives every day. They trust that we know their needs and that we are focused on innovations that will allow them to enhance their relationships. We have a competitive mindset and “play to win” with our retailers and consumers. We work with courage and conviction, always seeking to adapt and learn. It is an exciting time to be in the Greetings business at Hallmark! 


The HVAC Specialist positions in Lawrence is on 1st shift (7:30am  to 4:00pm), Monday through Friday.

The HVAC Specialist performs various duties related to the operation and maintenance of equipment used for heating, cooling, refrigeration, compressed air, vacuum (pumps) and chemical treatment systems within the Lawrence Production Center and designated outside buildings. The primary objective in these efforts is to maintain the building's heating and cooling systems in a high state of readiness to provide occupants with a comfortable ambient air temperature for their work environment. Work overtime as required and respond to facility emergency HVAC calls during off hours (will be compensated).

In this position you will:

  • Effectively trouble shoot, repair and maintain commercial sized heating and cooling equipment within the Lawrence Production Center and local properties
  • To utilize the HVAC Windows based building automation system to monitor/operate linked equipment to efficiently provide environmental control to the complex.
  • Effectively troubleshoot, repair and maintain commercial grade/sized refrigeration equipment.
  • To repair, maintain and install facility plumbing/electrical components and systems directly related to HVAC and facility operations.
  • The installation, troubleshooting and repair of electronic/pneumatic components and systems that are utilized for operational control and visibility.
  • To accurately and effectively utilize chemical applications in the variety of heating/cooling systems to inhibit scale, biologicals and corrosion


You must show how you meet basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • A formal training program in a specialized field/trade after high school
  • 2+ years' experience in the installation, diagnostic and repair of commercial size/grade heating and cooling equipment. This experience must include competencies in operating low pressure boilers, chillers and large fan units. In conjunction, must possess proficiencies in basic plumbing, soldering, welding, electrical, and mechanical equipment (pumps, motors, etc.) operation and repair.
  • Experience with a building automation system.
  • Experience in commercial HVAC including: HVAC, Electricity for HVAC Technician, Principles of Heating, Vent, & A/C, Fundamentals of Refrigeration, Stationary Engineering, Commercial Heating and Cooling, Commercial Refrigeration, and/or Industrial Electrical principles.
  • Must possess a Universal E. P. A. refrigerant certification.
  • Experience with interpreting blueprints, electrical schematics and technical manuals.
  • Ability to push, pull, grasp, lift and carry items weighing up to 30 lbs frequently and 60 lbs occasionally
  • Ability to constantly stand, walk, twist, bend, and reach at/above shoulder level
  • Ability to frequently work in awkward positions and occasionally work from ladders
  • Ability to pass a color vision test and be able to distinguish between electrical wire colors


  • Proficient with Window environment.
  • Demonstrable aptitude in the installation, programming and troubleshooting of building automation control DDC components and software.
  • Basic math, written and oral communication skills, as well as basic computer skills
  • Ability to set up area and work under pressure to meet production targets
  • Ability to understand and follow established safety procedures for wearing PPE, lock/and tagout, and handling hazardous chemicals
  • Ability to accept other duties as assigned
  • Ability to learn and retain knowledge
  • Ability to work as a team member


  • Work overtime as required during peak seasons.
  • This is a maintenance environment that requires wearing appropriate PPE and following operating procedures when working with hazardous chemicals, hazardous energies, and in harsh operating environments without climate controls.
  • PPE for Arc Flash protection, as well as other PPE such as safety glasses and safety shoes are required.      
  • Required to operate hand powered tools and industrial shop machinery.
  • There is some noise and hearing protection is required by Hallmark.

This position is located in Lawrence, Kansas.  Relocation is not provided.


Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


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