This position maintains and repairs, modifies, troubleshoots, installs and operates all heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems for the Northport VAMC. This includes all air handling units, air conditioning compressors, chill water pumps, condensing water pumps, heating water pumps, cooling towers, ice machines, heat convertors, fume hoods, variable frequency drives, and associated pneumatic and electric control systems.
Major Duties include but are not limited to:
The work involves installing, recognizing the cause of faulty equipment, and making repairs on a variety of domestic and commercial refrigeration and air conditioning units and systems such as walk-in and reach-in coolers, refrigerators, ice cream cabinets, deep freezers, attic and evaporative fans, and other equipment of comparable complexity including large systems for heating, cooling, humidifying and dehumidifying.
Installs and repairs systems to condition the air for different kinds of structures including those areas that have special requirements such as communication centers, data processing centers, operating rooms, laboratories, intensive care units and other areas with sensitive equipment
.The systems use a variety of methods of air conditioning and refrigeration such as mechanical compression, vapor compression, absorption and multiple compressor systems.
Performs all mechanical and electrical work required to maintain, repair, service and recognize the cause of faulty equipment relating to refrigeration and air handling equipment.
lWork Schedule: Rotating Schedule.
Position Description Title/PD#: Air Cond Equip Operator/PD02175A