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HVAC Mechanic

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth Category: Engineering Job ID: JR40099 Date posted: 01/06/2024
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Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Evening (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

40 hpw; , 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm; Rotating weekends and holidays

Job Description:


•    Under the general supervision of the Director of Facilities or Manager of Maintenance, performs all HVAC repairs and installations in the hospital, including the procurement of necessary permits on new installations and renovations.
•    Performs all preventive maintenance (PM’s) and emergency repairs on HVAC equipment & systems as required.
•    Performs all duties in accordance with safety and other laws, rules and regulations as set forth by appropriate regulatory and government agencies in accordance with established department and hospital policies and procedures.
•    May be required to work off shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime.  Performs similar or related duties as may be necessary on an emergency, temporary or limited basis as assigned.  Subject to on call.
•    Assists with annual regulatory submissions; DEP, GHG, Tier II, etc.
•    Maintain an adequate inventory of equipment and materials by contacting vendors for competitive pricing and availability.
•    Able to perform preventative maintenance functions on chillers, air handles, condensers.
•    Inspect the work of outside contractors to ensure compliance with regulations.
•    Determine acceptable quality of materials and/or equipment.
•    Needs to have strong work knowledge of other trades; HVAC, boilers, plumbing, carpentry and maintenance mechanic.
•    Performs one or more trades to include related maintenance of high and low pressure boiler systems.  
•    Acts as an Emergency Preparedness First Responder, as trained 
•    Conducts daily monitoring Rounds as required
•    Conducts utility shutdowns and re-starts as required/assigned
•    Responds to calls for service in a timely manner
•    Intervenes on the patient’s behalf as appropriate
•    Documents all activities according to healthcare organizational policy
•    Participates in department based management performance improvement activities
•    Participates in product evaluations
•    Interacts with Maintenance team on a daily basis
•    Demonstrates proficiency and knowledge in problem identification and solving activities
•    Role model for other healthcare organizational staff
•    Identifies learning opportunities required for licensure and/or annual re-education

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Experience/Knowledge/skills required

•    At least 5+ years of experience as a licensed HVAC Tech.
•    Working knowledge of Engine Driven Chillers and Air handlers
•    Able to work with Computerized Building Automation Control Systems
•    Good communication and teaching skills
•    Capable of self-directed responsibilities and able to establish priorities 
•    Professional image
•    Collaborative relationships with members of the healthcare team
•    Customer service & Service excellence training/knowledge

Education Required

•    Working knowledge of HVAC regulations
•    Working knowledge of Joint Commission standards
•    Working knowledge of Federal & State regulatory agencies having jurisdiction 
•    English - 12th grade level


•    Current & valid Mass Engineer 3rd Class License
•    Current & valid Mass Refrigerant License
•    Able to obtain Mass Engineer In Charge Special License within 6 months of hire

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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