• HVAC Mechanic

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 4 days ago(3/22/2019 12:05 PM)
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    ArchCare at Terence Cardinal Cooke
    Plant Operations
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  • Overview

    Perform maintenance and repair on HVAC equipment and systems. Perform duties assigned to lower level positions in the HVACR series as needed.



    1.Read and interpret block diagram blueprints and ladder diagram electrical schematics. Maintain, troubleshoot and repair pneumatic components as well as air compressors, air dryers, PRV, supply and branch air.

    2.Performs preventative maintenance procedures on all units and systems.

    3.Participates in the installation of new air conditioning units.

    4.Align, replace and repair motors, bearings, couplings, sheaves, starters and pumps.

    5.Soft solder refrigerant, pneumatic and water lines.

    6.Screw, bolt, rivet, weld and braze parts to assemble structural and functional components such as motors, pneumatic and electronic controls, switches, gauges, wiring harnesses, valves, pumps, compressors, condensers and pipes.

    7.Pump specified gas or fluid into system; start system, observe operation, read gauges and instruments, and adjust mechanism such as valves, controls and pumps to control level of fluid, pressure and temperature.

    8.Dismantle malfunctioning systems and test components; replace or adjust defective or worn parts to repair systems; test and treat condenser and chilled water systems and add appropriate chemicals to adjust to proper concentration level.

    9.Install wiring to connect components to electrical power source. Use Facilities Automated Control system to locate system problems and take corrective action; troubleshoot and repair all air conditioning units, water coolers, split systems, heat pumps and mixing boxes; troubleshoot and repair pneumatic, electronic and line voltage controls.

    10.Maintain and repair air handlers to include adjusting airflows and temperature to achieve energy savings and comfort level.

    11.Perform duties assigned to lower level positions in HVACR series as needed, to include performing preventive maintenance on air side and water side equipment, identifying, installing, maintaining and disposing of all types of filters, cleaning mechanical room, picking up and delivering parts, and assisting higher level heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) mechanics.


    1. Education Required – Associate Degree in HVACR or higher. Three (3) years Air Conditioning Refrigeration Trade School or five (5) on-the-job repairing commercial A/C equipment.
    2. License(s) Required – CFC Universal, COF FDNY – Q01, G-60, F-60, F01
    3. Experience/Skills Required – Ability to evacuate and charge A/C and Refrigeration units according to E.P.A. Clean Air Act.
    4. WORKING CONDITIONS AND JOB HAZARDS:Some of the physical activities performed by HVAC Mechanic and environmental conditions experienced are: working in confined areas in a physical plant, including the boiler room, heating and ventilating room; walking up and down stairs; climbing up and down ladders; spraying chemicals; and being around bio-hazard materials, such as asbestos and infectious waste. 


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