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    The VA Black Hills Health Care System (VA BHHCS) is located in the beautiful Black Hills of
    Western South Dakota. South Dakota has No State Income Tax, has been named one of the
    Happiest and Safest States in the nation, is home to Top Ten Scenic Drives and Top Ten
    National Forests, features an Outdoor Life's Top City for Outdoor Enthusiasts and hosts the
    legendary annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

    VA BHHCS is where we live and work in rural small town settings, only minutes from Rapid City's shopping, dining, cultural, and entertainment venues. We offer rich history, including Mammoths and Prehistoric Civilizations, the 7th Cavalry, Deadwood, and Mount Rushmore.

    VA BHHCS is a multi-campus health care system, with approximately 1300 employees, providing primary care, acute medicine, surgery, behavioral health, nursing home and domiciliary care from medical centers located at Fort Meade and Hot Springs, South Dakota as well as a staffed Community Based Outreach Clinic in Rapid City and numerous contracted and staffed clinics in Western South Dakota, Northern Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming. The VA BHHCS is part of VA Midwest Healthcare System (VISN 23), which included facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota.

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    The incumbent accomplishes installation, repair, and maintenance both major and minor to all station refrigeration and air conditioning systems. These include domestic type refrigerators, walk-in coolers, deep freeze units, ice making machines, water chiller systems and central air conditioning systems of varied size and complexity in different areas as
    surgical suite, ICU, RCU, etc. These systems vary greatly in types of controls and other components. The central air conditioning system include individual major component sections that require regular surveillance and maintenance including air moving equipment (fans, baffles, ducts etc.), heating devices (coils, valves, traps, etc.), cooling devices (compressors, condensers, coils, expansion valves, etc.), air filtering sections, humidification systems,and pneumatic and electronic control systems. Complete annual overhauls are required on all of these systems including dismantling, repairing and reassembling units such as compressors, pumps, chillers, receivers, etc. This includes complex repairs as installing and fitting bearings, bushings, connecting rods, piston rings, overhauling valves, and aligning motors and flywheel drives.

    Work Schedule: 40 Hours per week - 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Monday-Friday. May be required to work occasional overtime and weekends.
    Position Description Title/PD#: /20089-A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


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