Mechanical Technician (Entry Level)
SmartEdge - Falconer, NY

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SmartEdge is privately owned and operated since 1988, with corporate headquarters near Buffalo, New York. We have locations in New York State and Pennsylvania.

Locations: Buffalo, Jamestown, Rochester, New York & Erie, Pennsylvania. We employ specialists in Engineering, Design, HVAC, and Security systems, IT/Data Networking, Sales, Administration, Service/Installation and Electrical/Mechanical Support.

SmartEdge clients are anything from manufacturing to service industries including: Research, Heath care, School Districts/Universities, Transportation, Government Agencies, and Commercial Building Management clients.

Benefits of joining our team:
  • Team Atmosphere
  • Ongoing Company Events
  • Paid Training
  • Continuing Education assistance
  • Company Provided Vehicle (if applicable)
  • Company Provided Cell Phone (if applicable)
  • Company Provided Uniforms (if applicable)
  • Company Provided Laptop (if applicable)
  • Discount Programs for Employees
  • We promote from within
  • Opportunities for advancement - We are GROWING!
Job Statement:
Assists with installation, routine maintenance and troubleshooting, repair of mechanical and electrical HVAC systems.

Essential/Critical Functions and Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain excellent Customer Satisfaction

Provide necessary administrative information in a timely and accurate fashion.

Understand the scope of work to be provided under the contract.

Schedule (with Coordinator) and provide labor to perform work within the sold hours.

Keep Customers (internal & external) satisfied and informed of all activities.

Provide Check/Test/Start and routine preventative maintenance on mechanical/electrical HVAC systems. The typical equipment serviced is:

Heating Systems - Boilers (hot water and steam), steam traps, condensate return systems, pumps, heating coils and associated piping.

Cooling Systems Compressors (reciprocating, screw, and centrifugal), condensers, cooling towers, expansion valves, hot gas bypass, cooling coils, and associated piping.

Fan Systems Dampers, control valves, blowers, bearings, motors, starters, and VFDs.

Proficient at utilizing building plans (bluelines) and specifications to accomplish our work.

Use of industry specific Mathematics.

Provide technical support to customer’s onsite and over the telephone.

Respond to emergency service calls (on and after hours).

Write detailed service reports at completion of visit, tracking hours and materials used.

Assists senior technicians in troubleshooting and repairing system problems.

Attend required training at SmartEdge.

Follow company safety procedures.

Maintain a positive SmartEdge image.

Understanding of basic electricity up to 480v.

Ability to perform pipefitting and sheet metal install.

Must acquire basic knowledge of HVAC equipment and systems (Required Knowledge Base) via interactive CD Rom Training within 6 months.

Education and Experience:
Team player within the complete organization. Honesty, requesting and providing support as necessary.

Basic understanding of building environmental systems

Minimum High School diploma of GED and knowledge of Roof Top Units & atmospheric boilers.

Preferred 2 year AAS degree in mechanical or electrical field

Minimum 2 years previous mechanical experience or AAS degree in mechanical engineering.

Preferred 3 years in HVAC field & working knowledge of Air Handling Units & Boiler Operation.

Personal Characteristics:
Ability to work independently without day to day supervision

Be creative and open-minded

Possess superior communication skills; both written and verbal

Possess superior organizational skills

Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Ability to coordinate detailed field surveys in a team environment

Ability to produce effectively under deadline pressure

Ability to direct efforts of other personnel

Take responsibility for accuracy of work and project performance

Ability to work on several projects concurrently with deadlines that may conflict

Ability to write in a clear, concise manner, conveying facts in an organized manner

Ability to participate in client meetings and presentations, clearly conveying technical aspects of proposals and audits.

Commitment to follow all safety requirements

Commitment to accomplish training goals

Company Benefits:
Compensation based on experience

Medical benefits - health and dental (Employer/employee contribution) insurance

Flex Plan and Health Savings Accounts

401k Pension Plan with employer contribution

8-1/2 Holidays

Vacation dependent on years of service

5 Personal Days (compensated for if not used where applicable)

Life Insurance (2 times salary)

Long Term Disability Plan

Tuition assistance program

Long Term Care

Voluntary Disability Programs

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New Hires must provide verification to work in the United States. The company performs background checks on all new hires.

About this company
SmartEdge, with corporate headquarters near Buffalo, New York, and regional offices in Jamestown and Rochester, New York, and Erie,...