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    This position is located at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL. (537) - a Level 1b Complexity VHA Facility. The work involves the preventive maintenance, repair and upkeep of building service equipment and facilities. Performs emergency maintenance and on the spot repairs of a handyman nature to air-conditioning, refrigeration, heat, power, gas, water and ventilation systems in the 5 major buildings and several smaller outlying buildings of Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.

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    Major Duties:
    -Performs periodic inspections during tour of duty to determine nature and extent of repairs required.
    -Replaces or repairs all types of valves. Unplugs stopped-up drains, checks on oil pumps.
    -On air-conditioning system, must determine load conditions and adjust accordingly.
    -Inspects heating and cooling (Johnson Control) metasys systems, records gauge data such as temperature, humidity and pressure.
    -Adjusts or makes repairs to thermostats as needed and convert from summer to winter modes.
    -Adjusts or makes repairs to hot water equipment, sterilizers, stills, pressure reducing stations, steam radiators and connections.
    -Installs drive belts on exhaust and intake blowers, in order not to interrupt service during peak load hours.
    -Works with journeymen in the refrigeration trades when assigned to make major repairs or replacement done on off hour shifts.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm, First Shift
    Position Description Title/PD#: /PD#05059A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    4749 Maintenance Mechanic

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