The primary function of the Chiller Mechanic is to perform highly skilled maintenance, service, repair and troubleshooting work involved with industrial HVAC systems. HVAC work may be performed in a number of areas including but not limited to; heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and large facility equipment operation. Work involves the technical application of HVAC principals to control systems and a laboratory research environment. Understanding of basic electrical and wiring in a commercial building setting. Possess the skills to safely work with different voltages (24VAC,120VAC, 277VAC, 480VAC, DC voltages) and be able to implement all necessary safety procedures.
• Applicable safety practices and regulations used in HVAC activities;
• Methods, materials, equipment, and tools used in HVAC maintenance and repair functions;
• OSHA, Best Practice Safety Standards, and applicable EPA compliance;
• Duct, VAV boxes, AHU, FEF, Boilers, BAS Control System, Growth Chambers;
• Static pressure, specialized laboratories, clean room environments
• Building drawings and blueprints;
• Computer equipment/systems, i.e., MS Office and online work order systems.
Chiller Mechanic must be able to be on call and work evenings and weekends, if needed. Regular attendance is essential.
• Troubleshoot, diagnose, and perform maintenance and repairs;
• Understand and follow instructions and communicate effectively;
• Manage time and meet deadlines;
• Be creative developing solutions and recommendations;
• Work independently or as part of a team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Must demonstrate excellent work habits, good judgment and exemplary customer service skills. Must be able to apply, understand and carry out oral and written directions in English.
• Maintains a safe work environment by adhering to all safety protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and wearing protective equipment as required;
• Responds to work requests by performing and completing general facilities repairs in a timely manner.
• Provide maintenance, service repairs and technical operations of heating, air conditioning and ventilating systems (large chillers, CW pumps, boilers, piping and valves, growth chambers, and lab equipment) in an effective and efficient manner;
• Respond to service requests for HVAC repairs in tenant spaces;
• Provide hands-on service and maintenance of the building HVAC systems;
• Perform preventive maintenance and routine repairs as per the manufacturer’s maintenance instruction manual; annual, semi-annual, quarterly, monthly, weekly and daily;
• Interact and cooperate effectively with tenants, contracted services personnel, and building staff;
• Assist in maintaining up-to-date files, equipment specifications, and maintenance logs as they pertain to HVAC and Mechanical equipment.
• Inspect buildings, equipment, and grounds to determine HVAC conditions needing maintenance and repair work;
• Manually update building drawings when modifications have been made and coordinate electronic updates with CAD tech;
• Estimate and record time and material needed and used for work assignments;
• Request for needed tools, equipment, supplies and materials to perform assigned tasks;
• Monitor expenditure of supplies and control inventory of equipment and tools;
• Respond to emergency repair requests;
• Any duty assigned by your supervisor within your expertise and scope of job duties.
Routinely required to lift or move twenty five (25) to one hundred (100) pounds, constantly stoop bend, crouch, and crawl; work with hands and arms raised above the head, grasp materials and equipment with both hands, and climb ladders and stairs, work in lifts up to 100 feet from the ground.
CSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer who provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, CSS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.