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Position: HVAC SPECIALIST
St. Mary's Health System, a member of Covenant Health, is seeking a full-time HVAC technician to join our Plant Operations team! This position's function is to install, service, inspect, operate, and repair all environmental-control systems and refrigeration systems located throughout this facility, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting, and structural layout.
Perform all preventative and routine maintenance on all HVAC systems on the SOCHS campus and associated buildings
Perform seasonal start-up and shutdown of central chiller plants including Air Cooled, Centrifugal, and associated cooling towers up to 600 tons
Oversees HVAC planning and new construction to ensure compatibility with existing systems
Understand and administer chemical protection of systems both open and closed, heating and cooling
Contact vendors for equipment pricing and competitive bids on projects. Assist Director in the evaluation of bids and choosing successful bidder
Perform Preventative and Routine maintenance on all commercial and noncommercial refrigeration systems
Perform Preventative and Routine maintenance on all Oxygen, Vacuum, and Medical Gas systems
Connects motor, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls, and circulating ventilation fans to control panels & connect control panels to a power source
Replaces defective breaker controls, thermostats, switches, fuses, and elect. wiring to repair units using an electrician’s hand tools and test equipment
Installs, repairs, and services air conditioners, ranging from small window units to twenty-ton units
Installs ductwork and chassis parts, using portable metalworking tools and welding equipment
Performs related pipe-fitting functions:
Cuts & bends tubing to correct length & shape, using cutting & bending equipment & tools
Cuts & threads pipe, using machine threading or hand threading equipment
Joins tubing or pipes to various refrigeration units by means of sleeves, couplings, or unions and solders joints, using a torch
Manipulates computer Energy Management System to achieve maximum comfort level at the lowest energy cost
Observe pressure, vacuum, temp gauges and adjusts controls to ensure proper operation
Dismantles malfunctioning systems and tests components, using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic testing equipment
Attaches thermocouples to various points or refrigeration system and test-operates equipment to evaluate the functioning and cooling capacity of the system
Performs other related duties and activities as may be requested by his/her immediate supervisor
A high school diploma or GED required
Completion of trade school, with an apprenticeship or the equivalent with special training in HVAC
EPA Certification preferred
Medgas 6040 Certification preferred
5+ years of experience preferred
Experience with Siemens and Trane Building Management Systems preferred
Ability to read blueprints and understand specifications
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
A minimum of 6 years of on-the-job training may be considered equivalent to the formal educational training program.
Must possess a working knowledge of the following trades & theories (ratio between heat, temp., volume (press) - pneumatic control systems - electronic control systems - pipe-fitting applications - steam heating, humidification system - Medical air systems - vacuum and oxygen delivery systems) Numerical skills are necessary to read blueprints and understanding specifications.
Covenant Health System Values
ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
COMPASSION-We show respect, caring, and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable, and suffering.
INTEGRITY-We promote justice and ethical behavior and responsibly steward our human, financial and environmental resources.
COLLABORATION-We work in partnership, dialogue, and shared purpose to create healthy communities.
EXCELLENCE-We deliver all services with the highest level of quality while seeking creative innovation.
It is an expectation that all staff at Covenant Health will comply with and encourage others to adhere to all applicable laws, regulations, and standards including but not limited to State licensing, HIPAA, DNV, and the standards of conduct that are part of our corporate “Organizational Integrity” program.
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