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Business Unit Carrier Job ID 30075858 City Brewster State New York Country United States

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United States of America


CAN26: CCS-Brewster, NY Orchard Ridge Corp Park, Brewster, NY, 10509 USA

Applied Equipment Chiller Service Technician (Journeyman)– Job Description


Must have a minimum of at least five (5) years of actual, practical working experience in the HVAC Industry

May be required to pass a satisfactory examination as to skills and ability as a Building Trades Journeyman, conducted by an Examining Board

Knowledge of:

Principles and practices of the Absorption, Centrifugal and Screw chiller maintenance and repair; hazard and safety practices common to the trade

Absorption, Centrifugal & Screw chiller controls and safety devices; appropriate Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) / chemical usages; tools of the trade; materials and refrigerant recovery equipment and procedures used in installing, repairing and maintaining these chillers

Computerized electrical circuits and systems as they relate to the Absorption, Centrifugal and Screw chiller

Electrical, plumbing and refrigeration piping

Basic understanding of building automation controls

Ability to:

Push/pull/lift up to 50lbs

Interpret building codes and regulations as they relate to HVAC

Properly install refrigerant compressors

Diagnose problems and make recommendations

Make estimates of materials required

Repair and replace damaged parts and equipment

Read blueprints, floor plans and wiring diagrams

Read and interpret City, State, and EPA regulations

Work independently in the absence of supervision

Work closely with colleagues as part of an integrated team

Follow standard processes to accomplish tasks

Understand and follow oral and written directions

Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

Work at various changing work areas including elevated heights, on ladders/platforms

Safely operate company vehicles, machinery, and equipment

Recognize safety hazards commonly found in Centrifugal chiller operations, and identify and implement appropriate controls to ensure safe work

Identify situations that require escalation or elevation to Supervisor or Manager for guidance or need to request additional support

Provide knowledge and train apprentices and newly assigned technicians

Competent in the proper use of hand and electrical tools

Possess basic knowledge of computers and cell phone apps

Able to rig and properly set up gantry for safely lifting equipment, overhauling pumps, chillers etc.

Understand the proper and safe use of chain blocks, rigging straps and trolleys

Machinery, Tools, Equipment, and Personal Protective Equipment required:

Personal Protective Equipment as required according to company hazard assessments

Medical surveillance participation (i.e. annual hearing tests, respiratory fit-testing/physicals, etc.) may be required

Essential tools (various tools depending on job assignments)

Service/Maintenance vehicles – may require DOT physicals per regulatory requirement

Ability to operate and maintain various models of power industrial vehicles/aerial lift equipment

Essential Task Description: (daily tasks and duties)

Inspect Absorption, Centrifugal and Screw chillers to ensure efficient operation

Understand and know how to use a Equilibrium chart as it relates to Absorption chillers

Perform regularly scheduled maintenance on Absorption, Centrifugal and Screw chillers

Diagnose mechanical and electrical malfunctions

Install, replace, or repair damaged equipment; calibrate controls

Install new components; repair and replace damaged or worn parts and equipment; repair or replace low- and high-pressure liquid lines related to the Absorption, Centrifugal and Screw chiller.

Inspect and observe pressure of liquids and vapor with instrumentation to ensure efficient operation of unit and make necessary adjustment; inspect and service refrigeration equipment and heat pumps

Adjust and maintain internal electrical and electronic control systems; cleans coils, blowers, checks motors, and belt tensions

Maintain maintenance records as required by City, State, and EPA regulations

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as required

Recognize and identify potential risks and hazards associated with performing all work-related duties safely

Work to mitigate potential risks associated with essential duties

Collaborate with management personnel to maintain safe working environments

Participate in a comprehensive OSHA-approved safety course (preferably OSHA 10- or 30-hour course) and adhere to company and regulatory compliance programs

Obtain or carry low voltage electrical card

Obtain or carry EPA refrigerant license

Wear appropriate company issued uniform

Obtain or carry any needed mechanical licenses for city or state work performed

Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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