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State of Massachusetts HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic II in Chelsea, Massachusetts

Chelsea Veterans' Home is inviting applications for the position of HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic II. This crucial role requires someone adept in the installation, maintenance, and supervision of a variety of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. With the power to coordinate all departmental work, your expertise will directly contribute to maintaining a comfortable and safe environment for our resident veterans. If you're seeking a challenging role that offers both technical complexity and the chance to make a meaningful difference, this opportunity is for you. Duties and Responsibilities:(these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive) • Supervise and assign tasks to employees, monitoring their performance. • Manage all duties related to the planning, design, installation, modification, and repair of HVAC-related equipment. • Install, maintain, and repair a variety of HVAC and refrigeration equipment. • Monitor equipment for malfunctions, using various testing tools to ensure optimal operation. • Maintain, rebuild, and replace worn or defective parts, and ensure proper levels of gases or fluids in systems. • Calculate heat loads for new installations and treat water systems to prevent bacterial spread. *Preferred Qualifications:* * Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations governing assigned unit activities. * Knowledge of the policies, procedures, specifications and standards and guidelines governing assigned unit activities. _Required Qualifications: _ * Knowledge of the standard preventative maintenance and the safety practices and procedures followed in the installation, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilation, refrigeration, air conditioning and electrical systems. * Knowledge of the methods and techniques of pipe threading. * Knowledge of the types and uses of equipment and materials used in heating, ventilation, refrigeration, air conditioning and electrical systems. * About The Veterans Home of Chelsea:* The Veterans’ Home in Chelsea is a Joint Commission accredited inpatient veterans' facility owned and operated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is an independent State agency that organizationally reports to the Department of Veterans Services. The Veterans' Home addresses the needs and provides support to approximately 350 veterans 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Medical, nursing and clinical supports are given to those residents residing in the Long-Term Care Facility. The residential units support veterans who are living independently but receive services and programs ranging from psychosocial and social work, receive transitional assistance, education, work and outreach programs. The resident population is generally categorized into the following categories: Alzheimer, Long Term Care and Domiciliary. _Pre-Hire Process_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure, and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. Applicants should upload a _cover letter_ and _resume_ for the HVAC Refrigeration MechanicII requisition. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. _Minimum Entrance Requirements:_ Applicants must have at least two years of full-time, or equivalent part- time technical experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of heating, refrigeration, ventilating and air conditioning systems, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. *Substitutions:* I. A certificate or diploma from a recognized institution above the high school level, as evidence of completion of a two year program in refrigeration and heating, may be substituted for one year of the required experience.* Education toward such a certificate or diploma will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. _Special Requirements:_Based on assignment, a current and valid Massachusetts Refrigeration Technician's License may be required. _Comprehensive Benefits_ When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! *COVID Vaccine: As a condition of employment, depending on job assignment and location, employees may be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination and/or other vaccinations, or to have been approved for a vaccination exemption prior to their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. *Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services *Organization: Chelsea Veterans Home *Title: *HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic II Location: Massachusetts-Chelsea-91 Crest Street Requisition ID: 230009MS