University of Utah Health Care

  • Refrigeration and AC Mechanic

    Requisition Number
    33820
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    M-F 7:00a - 3:30p
    Location Name
    University of Utah Hospital
    Patient Care?
    No
    City
    SALT LAKE CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    UUH CST 16F F&E MECHAN MAINT
    Category
    Support Services (Facilities / Trades)
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

    This position is responsible for maintaining, operating and repairing air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.

    This position is not responsible for providing patient care.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintains and rebuilds hermetically and semi-hermetically sealed compressor systems by using a hermetic compressor analyzer and electrical tester to isolate the malfunctioning parts.
    • Recharges a variety of air conditioning and refrigeration systems by selecting the appropriate refrigerant and ensuring that all foreign matter is eliminated to provide optimum cooling capacity.
    • Trouble shoots and repairs refrigeration-related electrical components.
    • May service and maintain centrifugal and absorption chillers by removing and replacing motors, adjusting and inspecting motor coolants, replacing tube bundles and performing electrical repairs.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
    • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of refrigerants used in commercial and residential applications.
    • Ability to determine solutions to basic problems.
    • Ability to work unsupervised.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    Required

    • Three years of experience in refrigeration repair, or the equivalency.
    • Current Environmental Protection Agency license.
    • Experience in silver-soldering.

    Qualifications (Preferred)

    Preferred

    • Certification from an accredited HVAC & R college.
    • Technical training in refrigeration and electrical controls.
    • Valid, current Utah driver's license may be required.

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

    Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

    • This position involves very physical work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects. The position may involve moving heavy equipment and/or supplies. This position involves a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.
    • We are University of Utah Health. healthcare.utah.edu

    Physical Requirements

    Carrying, Climbing, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

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