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Tufts Medicine HVAC Technician III in Melrose, Massachusetts

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Job Profile Summary

​This role focuses on activities related to the support services functions, such as dietary and food services, environmental services, general facilities, repair and maintenance, parking, sterilization and transportation to ensure all required support activities are completed in a timely manner and meet the organization's quality standards and expectations. In addition, this role focuses on performing the following General Facilities, Repair & Maintenance duties: Operates, monitors and maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and replaces facilities mechanical components and systems such as electrical equipment, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) and plumbing. A technical role that accomplishes work through a specialized knowledge or skills gained through a combination of vocational education, training, apprenticeship (craft, skilled and semi-skilled), and experience. A senior level role that requires broad knowledge of operational procedures and tools obtained through extensive work experience and requires vocational or technical education. Works under limited supervision for routine situations, problems typically are not routine and require analysis to understand, provides assistance and/or may lead and train lower level employees and may lead daily operation activities.

Job Overview

Inspects, maintains, repairs, modifies, improves, and operates central heating, ventilating, refrigeration and air conditioning systems to insure proper functioning at all times.

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.

  2. Current HVAC/Refrigeration License.

  3. Three (3) years of experience as an HVAC Technician.

Duties and Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of work and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  1. Performs installation, preventative and corrective maintenance on a variety of HVAC and refrigeration systems.

  2. Responds to, evaluates, and rectifies problems with HVAC equipment and systems, pneumatic and digital controls, refrigerators, freezers, ice machines, and other miscellaneous HVAC and refrigeration equipment

  3. Follows work orders, drawings, diagrams, other specifications and/or verbal instructions.

  4. Plan, install, inspect, test, and maintain/repair systems and/or equipment.

  5. Check completed work to ensure system/equipment is properly functioning.

  6. Develop and follow preventative maintenance schedule.

  7. Responds to repair calls, analyzes problems and makes recommendation for and/or repairs.

  8. Maintain necessary records and reports. Requisition necessary equipment and supplies. Move materials as necessary in the performance of duties or as directed. Detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials and unusual conditions to proper supervision

  9. Maintain work area in a clean and orderly condition.

  10. Follow safety rules and regulations.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Physical ability to lift heavy equipment and tools, climb ladders, carry supplies, moderate to strenuous.

  2. Frequent exposure to dust, hot and cold temperatures.

  3. Repeated bending, squatting, stooping. Prolonged standing and walking. May be exposed to hazards from use of electrical, electronic, mechanical equipment and power equipment..

Skills & Abilities:

  1. Ability to read and comprehend blueprints.

  2. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

  3. Ability to read and comprehend written instructions.

  4. Technical knowledge of mathematics and measurements.

  5. Ability to read and write English.

  6. Ability to solve complex problems.

  7. Ability to operate hand and stationary power tools in a safe manner.

  8. Ability to concentrate and comprehend details.

Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at .