HVAC Mechanic I performs maintenance and service repairs on heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. Installs new units or replacement parts for existing units according to specifications and established safety guidelines. Being a HVAC Mechanic I maintains and secures a spare parts inventory, recommends purchasing of maintenance equipment and supplies as required to improve processes and efficiencies. May be required to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Additionally, HVAC Mechanic I requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The HVAC Mechanic I gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a HVAC Mechanic I typically requires 1-3 years of related experience or may have 0 years of experience plus an associates degree, or additional training, or certification.