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The Methodist Hospitals HVAC & REFRIGERATION TECHNICIAN in Gary, Indiana

Under general supervision of the Manager, Plant Operations, this position runs and maintains heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration systems (HVAC & R), ice machines, water coolers, towers, chillers, pumps, compressors, controls, building automation systems (BAS), PM's and performs repairs, modifications, and installations.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES(*Essential Functions)

  • Conducts daily rounds and compiles logs noting all discrepancies and effecting minor repairs.

  • Informs Manager, Plant Operations of major discrepancies and assists with scheduling repair.

  • Inspects and performs necessary repairs to all piping systems relating to the water coolers and cooling systems.

  • Performs all preventive maintenance procedures to cooling systems and equipment as assigned.

  • Prioritizes, schedules and repairs as requested through work order system and assigned by Director of Facilities in a timely and professional manner, and in accordance with policies and procedures outlined in the Plant Operations Department's Manual.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS(Minimum Requirements)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Unrestricted and a federal EPA #608 Universal Refrigerant Certification card per 40 CFR part 82 subpart F.

  • Abilty to use trade related hand tools, power equipment, chillers and associated equipment, pumps and condensers, vacuum pumps and refrigeration gauges.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Abilty to provide compassionate, quality health services for employees, physicians and customers.

  • Demonstrated ability to use communication devices, i.e., radios, beepers, telephones and computer devices and responds within an appropriate time period.

  • Apprenticeship and journeyman level training or trade school training.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma/GED Equivalent Required

  • HVAC & Refrigeration Journeyman or Associates Degree required

  • At least 4 years of direct HVAC and Refrigeration experience required

  • Will consider 4 years of military or commercial HVAC and Refrigeration experience in lieu of degree or Journeyman classification

  • Must have Refrigerant/EPA Certification

STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR

Meets the Standards of Behavior as outlined in Personnel Policy and Procedure #1, Employee Relations Code.

CONFIDENTIALITY/HIPAA/CORPORATE COMPLIANCE

Demonstrates knowledge of procedures for protecting and maintaining security, confidentiality and integrity of employee, patient, family, organizational and other medical information. Understands and supports the commitment of Methodist Hospitals in adhering to federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing ethical business practices for healthcare providers.

DISCLAIMER - The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

ID: 2020-6346

Street: 600 Grant St

FTE: 1.0

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