We currently have a position open for a HVAC Mechanic. This position will work as part of a team to oversee the repair and maintenance of: building automation systems, boilers, air handling units, air conditioning equipment, food service equipment, and laundry processing equipment as needed.
Job duties will include:
Managing all HVAC maintenance operations including current repair needs and preventative maintenance.
Daily monitoring, repair, and preventative maintenance of heat pumps.
Respond to resident driven maintenance requests.
Determine work priorities and schedule repair and preventative maintenance utilizing the CMMS system.
Resolve maintenance problems by working with department heads, residents, staff, and vendors. Keep Facility Services Director informed of issues and resolution of the problems as needed.
Respond to emergencies or other mechanical breakdowns, possibly during non-business hours, as needed.
Understand and meet productivity standards.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending in-service training on building automation systems and Life Safety or by participating in workshops or seminars.
Universal refrigerant license required
Minimum 5 years’ experience in the installing, maintaining and repairing heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems along with a EPA refrigerant recovery certification.
Significant knowledge of heat pump repair and maintenance desired.
Experience repairing and preventative maintenance with AHU air handling units and exhaust fans desired.
Experience or knowledge of the following: HVAC systems, electrical systems, plumbing systems, building automation systems and maintenance procedures required.
Strong customer service skills & ability to follow up with customers.
Ability to work well with residents, staff, and vendors.
Experience using BAS for building monitoring and problem diagnosis.
Experience using and maintaining CMMS.
Proven ability to prioritize work orders and competing demands.
Ability to read and understand blueprints, electrical schematics, technical manuals and specifications for troubleshooting purposes.
Ability to draw on technical resources available from manufacturers and service contractors for troubleshooting building systems.
Ability to organize, monitor, and maintain inventory of parts and supplies.
Physical Demands: Must be able to walk long distances, climb, lift, push, and pull weight from 60 pounds up to and in excess of 125 pounds with no more than minor correctable deficiencies in sight and hearing.
Founded in 1858, The Admiral at the Lake is Chicago’s oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to creating senior living. More than 150 years later, we remain committed to developing innovative, responsive solutions to address the needs of Chicago area seniors. Learn more about us by visiting our website at www.admiral.kendal.org