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Heywood Hospital HVAC Mechanic in Gardner, Massachusetts

*Job Requirements *

Minimum Education:

  • Certification or Associate’s degree from and HVAC program at a technical school required.

Minimum Work Experience:

  • Three-Five years apprenticeship under a journey person preferred

Minimum Licenses and Certifications:

  • Certification through the Environmental Protection Agency to handle refrigerants required.
  • Plumbing license preferred
  • Driver’s license required.

Required Skills:

  • Strong background in mechanical systems including plumbing, HVAC, welding
  • Good numerical ability, spatial ability, and form perception is necessary

Functional Demands

Physical Requirements:

Exerts 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Frequently reaches (extending hands and arms in any direction), handles (seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or working with hands), and identifies and distinguishes colors. Occasionally climbs (ascends or descends ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, and the like), balances (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching, or running on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces). Occasionally stoops (bending the body downward and forward by bending at the waist, legs and spine), and kneels (bending the legs at knee to come to rest on knee or knees).

Organizational Expectations:

The following behavioral attributes are required: achievement motivation, flexibility, concern for order, initiative, self-confidence, self control, customer service orientation, interpersonal effectiveness, teamwork and information seeking.

* Essential Functions:*

  • Conducts interactions with everyone in a friendly, courteous and respectful manner.
  • Goes out of his/her way to offer assistance to others. If he/she cannot offer assistance, then finds someone who can.
  • Advocates to ensure privacy and confidentiality while helping others to maintain awareness.
  • Maintains a clean and safe hospital.
  • Responds appropriately and immediately in emergency situations.
  • Maintains a safe and healthy environment for patients, visitors, and/or staff to provide the highest level of physical comfort, and minimize risk and injury.
  • Ensures compliance with regulations to maintain accreditation and licensure.
  • Complies with the Hospital Attendance and Tardiness Policy.
  • Completed all Hospital and Department Specific Mandatory requirements in the prior calendar year.
  • Reports Incidents in a timely and effective manner.
  • All employees with direct patient contact are responsible for actively engaging in the practice of, monitoring and enforcing compliance to hand hygiene.
  • Shares knowledge and expertise to help others improve performance.
  • Keeps customers, staff, manager, and other departments informed of deadlines and changes.
  • Completes 98% of corrective work when it comes to troubleshooting or repairing damaged HVAC systems.
  • Maintains a less than 5% call back rate on all work orders.
  • Correctly completes all minor construction as assigned.
  • Completes and submits requisitions, including costs of supplies, to the supervisor.
  • Performs work in a professional manner, with attention to quality and not cutting corners.
  • Picks up debris or notifies Environmental Services if clean up is needed.
  • Maintains a clean and safe working environment.
  • Responds appropriately to utility failures.
  • Performs snow removal duties to ensure HVAC systems are working appropriately.
  • May be required to perform duties at out buildings off the main campus.

Statement of Other Duties:

This document describes the major duties and responsibilities for this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that employees may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.

Facility: Heywood Hospital - Support Services

Department: HH. PLANT MAINT.-,6880

Regular or Temporary Position: Regular

Position Control #: 688071200101

Position Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Job Title: HVAC Mechanic

Location: Gardner, Massachusetts

Posted Date: 07/14/2020

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