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HVAC - Commercial/Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Battelle
Location: West Jefferson
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Battelle delivers when others cant. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clientswhether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.Job SummaryServices, maintains, and repairs machinery or mechanical equipment associated with laboratory and office facility heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration systems, plumbing, and related electric or pneumatic control systems.ResponsibilitiesReviews and updates all equipment records for history of preventive/predictive maintenance and service activities to ensure adequate maintenance schedule is in place; logs all mechanical functions.Ensures that the operation of systems and components remains in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations as well as client-driven requirements for specific kinds of equipment.Monitors equipment to ensure operation is within specified parameters, especially to meet the requirements of conducting project work for clients; makes adjustments and repairs as necessary; conducts necessary tests and inspects system equipment and components to detect actual and potential mechanical problems that would affect project work, and takes corrective action.Performs repairs using hand tools associated with heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems maintenance work; replaces broken or defective parts; orders production of replacement parts or machine shop services; reassembles machines and makes adjustments. Work may be performed indoors or outdoors.Reports on status of assigned equipment maintenance and repair activities to supervisor; advises on mechanical system capacity and efficiency; makes purchases of mechanical equipment related to facility heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems; instructs and advises equipment users on capacity and proper operation of equipment.Responds and assists in performing emergency repairs on the facility's heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration systems, and related electric or pneumatic control systems. May be required to work overtime and outside of normal working hours (including holidays and weekends).Performs self-development activities sufficient to maintain craft specialty skills and certifications required to perform assigned tasks.Performs special assignments, as directed, requiring skills related to facility heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.Key QualificationsRequires a high school education, trade or vocational school certification, and approved apprenticeship or equivalent with 2 to 5 years experience as a heating, ventilating, and air conditioning mechanicMust have demonstrated knowledge of heating, ventilating, air condition, or refrigeration systems and related pneumatic and electrical control systems as applicable to work specialtyMust also have a knowledge of tools, materials, procedures, and hazards of the trade, and ability to perform delicate repairs and adjustmentsRequires the physical ability to perform medium difficulty work, including lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling work materials and tools; ability to climb ladders, maintain balance, stoop, kneel and crouch to gain access to equipment components; ability to read meters and use tool accessories; acuity of vision for close work; depth of perception, field of vision, and color visionMay be required to obtain certain government clearances; inoculations against certain diseases; asbestos awareness training and certification; universal refrigeration certification; licenses to operate a forklift, overhead crane, aerial lifts and power tools; and radiation worker's trainingMust have good oral and written communication skills, and ability to follow through and carry out assignmentsMay require using a communication device such as a pager, cellular phone, or two-way radio during and after normal business hours including weekends and responding to emergency situations such as power outages, equipment failures, and natural disasters.Benefits: Live an Extraordinary LifeWe care about your well-being, not just on the job. Battelle offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to help you live your best life.Balance life through a compressed work schedule: Most of our team follows a flexible, compressed work schedule that allows for every other Friday offgiving you a dedicated day to accomplish things in your personal life without using vacation time.Take time to recharge: You get paid time off to support work-life balance and keep motivated.Prioritize wellness: Stay healthy with medical, dental, and vision coverage with wellness incentives and benefits plus a variety of optional supplemental benefits.Better together: Coverage for partners, gender-affirming care and health support, and family formation support.Build your financial future: Build financial stability with an industry-leading 401(k) retirement savings plan. For most employees, we put in 5 percent whether you contribute or not, and match your contributions on top of that.Advance your education: Tuition assistance is available to pursue higher education.Flexible work arrangements: You have options for where you work and when you work.A Work Environment Where You SucceedFor brilliant minds in science, technology, engineering and business operations, Battelle is the place to do the greatest good by solving humanitys most pressing challenges and creating a safer, healthier and more secure world.You will have the opportunity to thrive in a culture that inspires you to:Apply your talent to challenging and meaningful projectsReceive select funding to pursue ideas in scientific and technological discoveryCollaborate with world-class experts in an inclusive environmentNurture and develop the next generation of scientific leadersGive back to and improve our communitiesVaccinations & Safety ProtocolsBattelle may require employees, based on job duties, work location, and/or its clients requirements to follow certain safety protocols and to be vaccinated against a variety of viruses, bacteria, and diseases as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated. If applicable, Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws).Battelle is an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careersby Jobble

Keywords: Battelle, Columbus , HVAC - Commercial/Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Professions , West Jefferson, Ohio

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