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State of Massachusetts HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic I in Boston, Massachusetts

The Lemuel Shattuck Hospital (LSH) is seeking an experienced and dedicated Hvac Refrig Mechanic I *for the hospital campus in Jamaica Plain. This position will install heating, ventilating and refrigeration equipment, including related fixtures; check heating, ventilation air conditioning and refrigeration equipment for malfunctions; maintain and repair heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; perform related work as required by supervisor. *_Please Note_: This position is 40 hours per week, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Days off are Saturday and Sunday. _Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_ * Installs heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, including controls and related fixtures such as air and water filters and piping by using refrigeration, pipe fitting and structural layout techniques, blueprints, appropriate machines, tools, and work aids to join tubing and/or compressor and condenser units; and to connect motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls and circulating ventilation fans to electrical power. * Checks equipment for malfunctioning by observing pressure and vacuum gauges and other indicators; by adjusting controls in testing joints and connections for gas leaks; by injecting refrigerant and adjustment valves, controls, and pumps; and by using testing equipment such as voltmeters, amprobes, etc. to ensure proper operation. * Maintains, rebuilds, and repairs by replacing worn or defective parts-such as switches, fuses, thermostats, and electrical wiring, by pumping specified gas or fluids into systems; by adding necessary liquids; by lubricating motors and bearings; and by changing filters. * Calculates heat loads for new installations; analyzes and treats both open and closed water systems such as cooling towers by adding algicides to prevent the spread of airborne bacteria. * Performs related work such as making and assembling metal ducts and chassis parts for heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems; drilling holes for mounting brackets; screwing, boring, riveting and welding parts to assemble structural and functional components such as motors, controls switches and gauges; and installing shells and cabinets of systems. * Maintain equipment for distribution of heat and air conditioning throughout entire facility. * Maintain ice machine in wards throughout hospital, also in Operating room, Outpatient department, and kitchen. * Maintain ventilating and exhaust equipment throughout facility. * Order supplies, filters, steam traps, pneumatic controls, steam valves, thermostats, and refrigerant gases. * Repair of steam traps throughout facility. _Required Qualifications:_ * Current and Valid Refrigeration Technician's License * Mechanical aptitude * Manual dexterity _About the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital:_ Lemuel Shattuck Hospital is a fully Joint Commission accredited teaching facility that provides acute, subacute, and ambulatory care to patients referred by public agencies and private sector providers. Shattuck Hospital’s services help economically and socially disadvantaged patients to get high quality, cost-effective care from a staff that respects their dignity. Located in the heart of Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood, the Shattuck Hospital includes 260 inpatient beds including 115 Psychiatric beds and 28 Correctional Health beds. In addition, the Shattuck has a full outpatient clinic with many specialties that offers treatment to patients of the Department of Mental Health as well as Department of Correction inmates and community patients. The Shattuck hospital is on the forefront of substance use disorder treatment including a Suboxone clinic serving 200 patients. In addition to direct medical services LSH hosts and supports an array of services located on the campus, serving patients struggling with addictions and homelessness. _Pre-Hire Process:_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #2 First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least one year of full-time, or equivalent part- time technical experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of heating, refrigeration, ventilating and air conditioning systems, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A certificate or diploma from a recognized institution above the high school level, as evidence of completion of a two year program in refrigeration and heating, may be substituted for the required experience.* Education toward such a certificate or diploma will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. Special Requirements: Based on assignment, a current and valid Massachusetts Refrigeration Technician's License may be required. _Comprehensive Benefits_ When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! *Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Public Health *Title: *HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic I Location: Massachusetts-Boston-170 Morton Street Requisition ID: 230003PS