HVAC Mechanic

Purpose and Scope: 
   Assist in the installation of new or repaired components and performs complex modifications of systems and components in accordance with applicable electrical publications and directives to include maintaining and repairing specialized laboratory equipment such as fume hoods, de-ionized water systems, bio-clean systems, vacuum systems, cascade refrigeration systems, and laboratory sinks. Assist in performing complex repair of systems component such as compressors, condensers, heat pumps regulators, fluid and refrigerant gas lines valves, meters, gages, thermostats, pumps, mechanical linkage, and electrical sensing, switching and controlling devices including pneumatic controls, variable speed drives, digital controlled devices, electronic, hydraulic heating and cooling and economizer systems.

Other duties as assigned to insure timely project execution.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: 
·         Must currently hold and maintain HVACR electrician card and refrigerant handling license in accordance with State or union rules.
Preferred Responsibilities/Requirements: 
·         High school diploma or GED/TASC/ HiSET and specific training and thorough knowledge in the particular area of HVACR maintenance and installation

·         Broad knowledge of other disciplines such as energy management control systems, general math, geometry, trigonometry, chemistry, biology, etc.

·         Knowledge of applicable State and Federal laws.

Physical and Mental Demands: 
·         Such positions may involve routine lifting up to 50 pounds, regular handling, grasping, kneeling, and carrying.

·         Constant use of vision and mental alertness is required.

Work Environment:
·         Most positions involve work in environments (e.g., projects, labs, outside locations, etc. where mechanical equipment, is being installed, tested, analyzed, monitored, or operated and / or maintained. Equipment may be loud and noisy and or have exposed moving components.
Integrated Safety Management: 
·         Know and follow environment, safety, and health (ES&H) policies and procedures that apply to their job assignments.

·         Become knowledgeable of and maintain awareness of the ES&H hazards associated with their work.  Perform work safely in accordance with hazard controls.

·         Report all unsafe operations, and, if necessary, exercise stop-work authority in cases of imminent danger.

·         Work only on those tasks in which they have the required competence, training, skills, and abilities so as to prevent injury to one’s self, employees, the public, or the environment.

·         Maintain active involvement in the introduction, revision, and/or promotion of ES&H/ISM program activities.

Hours of Work:
This is typically an 8 hour per day daylight schedule.