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Department: Plant Operations & Maintenance FTE: 1.00 Full Time Shift: Rotating
Position Summary: Repair, maintain and install mechanical refrigeration and air conditioning systems and related equipment in accordance with federal and state codes and accrediting, to ensure safe and uninterrupted service to patients and staff. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. No patient care assignment.
Detailed responsibilities: * OPERATION - Inspect and operate refrigeration, cooling, and air conditioning systems and equipment to ensure all are functioning properly; report any malfunctions or discrepancy to Engineering Supervisor * OPERATION - Install, calibrate and maintain manual and automatic pneumatic controls on all equipment; may obtain assistance from the Electronic Technician on other control systems * OPERATION - Maintain equipment and condition to conform with code requirements and ensure best operating conditions; include reclamation procedures in reference to CFC * OPERATION - Install refrigeration machinery, air conditioning equipment, water coolers, and small refrigerators; install packaged units and split units as required * MAINTENANCE - Inspect, maintain and repair the heating / cooling distribution system including the removal and replacement of isolation or control valves * MAINTENANCE - Repair existing air conditioning, refrigeration or related equipment as needed or scheduled * OPERATION - Maintain gas fired furnaces in a clean and safe condition * MAINTENANCE - Perform preventive maintenance as scheduled or required due to adverse conditions; answer trouble calls within the facility * ENVIRONMENT - Maintain clean, orderly and safe work areas * EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES - Ensure proper care in the use of equipment and supplies * EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES - Assure that all hospital owned tools are kept in a safe operating condition and report any unsafe tools needing repair to immediate supervisor * RECORDS - Document and tag all equipment as it is received by University Hospitals and inspect prior to delivery; maintain records on required and completed repair work * REPORT - Report to supervisor any condition rendered unsafe or equipment not repairable and notify department concerned * TRAINING - Participate in cross-training programs that will help carry out duties throughout the department * MAINTENANCE - Report any repairs or maintenance needed throughout the building or grounds dealing with area of specialization or outside area of specialization * ATTENDANCE - Required to keep the supervisor informed of whereabouts at all times * RELATED WORK - Perform related duties and responsibilities as required
Related Education and Experience may be substituted for one another on a year for year basis.
Education: Essential: * High School or GED Equivalent
Experience: Essential: No minimum experience required
Nonessential: 3 years directly related experience
Credentials: Essential: * EPA Universal Recovery Certification * Journeyman Gas Fitter License in New Mexico * Journeyman Refrigeration License in New Mexico * Valid New Mexico Driver's License * UNM Vehicle Operator's Permit w/in 60 days Nonessential: * Automated Logic Corp. Controls Certification * Journeyman Electrician License in New Mexico
Physical Conditions: Heavy Work: Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects or people. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.
Working conditions: Essential: * Sig Hazard: Chemicals, Bio Hazardous Materials req PPE * Subject to random alcohol and substance testing * May be required or is required to perform on-call duties