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    Summary

    The Air Conditioning Mechanic will be working at the VA Medical Center in Big Spring, TX. This position is located in the Engineering Service.

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    Responsibilities

    • Performing maintenance, repair, trouble shooting, and installation of all air conditioning and refrigeration equipment located in the facility;
    • Keeping chillers, cooling towers, controls, air compressors, pneumatic valves and pumps, air fan with cooling and heating coils, air coolers, air handlers, electric controls for surgery suite, air conditioning units, walk-in refrigerators, freezers, ice machines, thermostats, heating and cooling valves, drinking fountains, etc. in operating condition;
    • Troubleshooting the air distribution system and sizing, fabricating, and installing duct work;
    • Monitoring and starting HVAC equipment using the building management computer (Metasys by Johnson Controls) located in the boiler plant;
    • Operating all DX9100s and other controls that interface with the medical center HVAC equipment;
    • Locating problems in the control sequence using knowledge in electrical and pneumatic control systems;
    • Performing necessary welding, brazing, soldering and/or flaring to pipe up systems;
    • Repairing/replacing and installing different types of motors, controls, and relays on motors, ranging from a fractional horsepower to 30 horsepower;
    • Sizing fans, motors, controls, coils, etc. for proper balanced operation;
    • Dismantling, repairing, and reassembling associated systems such as pumps, chillers, evaporators, and compressors;
    • Determining where the trouble is in the system before dismantling, and making proper repairs to ensure proper functioning after reassembling;
    • Running the necessary duct work for systems and insulating ductwork and piping;
    • Operating and using recovery/recycling equipment to comply with section 608 of the clean air act;
    • Performing related duties as required.
    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
    Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized.

    This position requires a current Universal CFC Certification in accordance with the 1990 Clean Air Act, for the purposes of recovering, reclaiming, and recycling refrigerants. Certificate must be from an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved agency.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

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