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HVAC Mechanic

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Req ID R-13603 Title HVAC Mechanic City Indianapolis State / Province Indiana Country United States

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the global by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

HVAC Mechanic


As a HVAC Maintenance Mechanic, you will provide maintenance support for our manufacturing areas. In this position, you will focus on equipment up-time and reliability. You will work closely with Production, Engineering, Quality Control and various other groups to troubleshoot, maintain and perform Corrective and Preventative maintenance on HVAC, HEPA filters and/or refrigerant systems and provide project support on production and utility related equipment. May also perform general maintenance on other systems.

  • Install, repair, and perform preventive maintenance on basic heating and cooling systems (e.g., unit heaters, gas furnaces, humidifiers).

  • Install, repair, and perform preventive maintenance on complex heating and cooling systems (e.g., Multi-zone heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment, pneumatic, electric, and electronic control systems, Cargocaire systems).

  • Balance flow in air handling systems, fume hoods, and specialty applications to bring systems back into design specifications.

  • Install, repair coils for HVAC systems (e.g., brazing, soldering).

  • Recommend and make design changes to improve efficiency or reliability of operation of heating, ventilating and air conditioning.

  • Perform basic sheet metal fabrication, insulation tasks.

  • Install, replace and test filter systems (e.g., HEPA, frame filters).

  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair electronic controls, especially Johnson Controls, (Metasys).

  • Inspect, validate and repair HEPA filters by checking air velocity, checking static pressure readings, performing dioctyl phthalate (DOP smoke test) inspections, inspecting fan systems to check air flow/air balance and to make necessary adjustments to belts, motors and prefilters to maintain efficiency, checking and validating alarms, replacing differential pressure switches, and cleaning blower cabinets in hoods.

  • Provide accurate, complete, and legible Work Order documentation on both paper copy (when required) and in Maximo

  • Repair and perform preventive maintenance on process and comfort chiller systems (e.g., brine, water, and glycol).

  • Do general maintenance in other systems as required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Education: High school diploma or GED

  • Experience: 2 or more years of HVAC in heavy industrial environment

  • Basic computer skills

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam and/or Completion of Work Simulation

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Skills/ Preferences

  • Associates Degree in HVAC maintenance discipline or Journeyman card

  • Demonstrated knowledge of troubleshooting HVAC related equipment failures

  • Good documentation practices and communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Ability to work in team environment

  • Track record of maintaining a neat and orderly work area (good housekeeping)

  • Willingness to work outside of your craft, as required

  • Ability to follow written procedures while performing maintenance activities

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, working safely and accountable for supporting all HSE Corporate and Site Goals

  • Experience within a regulated industry; FDA regulated industries preferred

  • Ability to perform quality work without close supervision

  • Proficiency in CMMS (e.g., Maximo).

  • Experience in providing a high-level of customer service.

Additional Information

  • Working safely is a condition of employment.

  • Individual must be able to comply with all building gowning and SOP requirements.

  • Applicant may perform work in various areas; therefore, must be able to work any shift.

  • Must be willing to work overtime during peak periods. Schedule could change due to business needs for additional coverage during Shutdowns, training, and peak vacation times.

  • The applicant must be willing to respond to off hours call in emergencies when necessary.

  • Applicant may be expected to perform in various areas within the Indy manufacturing sites.

  • The mobility and exposure to allergens should be considered when applying for this position.

  • The probability of working in confined spaces and Aseptic environments.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

To submit resume, visit and apply to Req ID R-13603.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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