Additional Info: A Service & Repair Assistant (HVAC-R), working from oral and written instructions, diagrams and equipment manuals, performs a variety of semiskilled maintenance and repair tasks including: Assists a skilled mechanic in the overhaul and major repair of compressors, pumps, and electric motors by performing specific tasks. Installs and assists in the installation of refrigeration and air-conditioning units and systems by performing such tasks as mounting compressors, condensers, and other components; cutting, threading, and connecting tubing to inlets and outlets of components; installing control mechanisms and assembling components of systems following written and schematic instructions; testing lines, connections, and components for leaks with leak detectors, and making the necessary repairs; recording temperature and pressure readings from gauges, and adjusting controls to bring readings within limits prescribed by the manufacturer. Services, adjusts, or replaces electrical control devices and calibrates them according to specified procedures and specifications. Performs seasonal start-up and shut-down operations on air-conditioning units and systems to ensure efficient and maintenance free operations. Makes electrical connections for motors. Locates and seals leaks in tubing, valves, joint connections and other components in both gas and brine units. Makes repairs and retests system to insure connections are tight. Periodically inspects and services refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment according to preventive maintenance schedules and equipment service manuals. A Service & Repair Assistant (HVAC-R) may function as a lead worker over a small service & repair crew usually, consisting of Facility Operations Assistants 1. Under direction, incumbents participate in work in other Service & Repair specialties when not engaged in refrigeration work. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: New York State employees who hold a permanent appointment in this title will be considered for lateral transfer. Thereafter, all appointments will be made from the Civil Service List. Two years of full-time experience in plumbing, steam-fitting, electrical, air-conditioning, or refrigeration work under the supervision of a skilled tradesperson; OR completion of a two-year technical school course in heating, refrigeration, or air-conditioning at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services. Selected candidate will be required to wear a uniform. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.