HVAC/Refrigeration Mechanic
Salve Regina University - Newport, RI

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The HVAC/Refrigeration Mechanic:

Performs journeyman level heating, ventilation and air conditioning HVAC/R work in the installation, operation, maintenance, modification, service and repair of high and low pressure refrigerant systems, including lithium bromide absorption systems, by inspecting and testing those systems to locate and diagnose faults and malfunctions, performing required repairs through replacement of inoperative parts or adjustment of thermostatic controls and blowers, and providing an estimate of repair and/or replacement costs beyond the capability to perform.

Complies with federal regulations governing environmental protection, hazardous waste disposal and the use of chemical substances and materials, utilizing specialized equipment in the recovery and recycling of regulated refrigerants, and maintaining records of refrigerant recovery-recycling activities as required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Assists with documenting the cost of heating, ventilation and air conditioning maintenance repairs and services.

Along with others, ensuring that contract heating, ventilation and air conditioning services meet specified results.

Promotes preventive maintenance as a strategy in maintaining electronic test equipment and mechanical tools by keeping accurate records on each piece of equipment.

* RI Journeyman's HVAC/Refrigeration License required.

* Valid driver's license required. CDL helpful but not required.

* Must have verifiable certification by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for handling all types of refrigerants.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

At least six years of progressively responsible experience in the repair, maintenance, installation and modification of commercial and industrial heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems is required. Work experience must include a thorough knowledge of high and low pressure HVAC/R systems.

Ability to interpret wiring diagrams, blueprints, and electrical schematics is required. Ability to use test equipment and small hand and power tools, such as drills, oxygen-acetylene torches, volt-ohmmeters, circuit testers, and manifold gauges, is required.

Must be able to lift and transport materials and equipment weighing up to 80 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis.

Additional Information:
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including: health and dental coverage, life insurance, long-term disability, 403B plan, tuition benefits and more.

Salve Regina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Application Instructions:
Candidates must apply on-line only.

Full job description available upon request.

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