The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is located 12 miles west of the OHSU main campus, and sits on 162 acres of land featuring forested areas, research and administration buildings, indoor and outdoor animal housing, a pond, and 2-mile perimeter walking path. Our mission is to improve human health and the quality of life through the support of nonhuman primate research programs that advance our knowledge of the causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of debilitating diseases.
Function/Duties of Position
The Refrigeration Mechanic works under the supervision of the Operations Manager and with the Facility Utility Coordinator and other Facilities Technicians to maintain and improve the Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration systems on the OHSU West Campus. This includes the routine and preventative maintenance, repair, and upgrade of HVAC and refrigeration systems, BAS control systems, and the associated administrative duties such as ordering parts, setting priorities for service requests, training other employees, and attending meetings related to changes and impacts to the HVAC system. As this is a critical position in the department, presence during all emergencies is expected and required.
Journey-level refrigeration mechanic experience which shows skill installing, maintaining, and repairing refrigeration equipment and air conditioning systems; OR Completion of an approved refrigeration mechanic apprenticeship
Operate desktop and laptop computers, and associated Microsoft Office Suite software to include Excel, Word, and Outlook
Driver's License valid in the state of Oregon
May include working outside in inclement weather, walking, standing, bending and stooping for extended periods of time, lifting and carrying heavy objects (up to 75 lbs.), crawling in small cramped spaces, working from ladders, scaffolds and other above ground locations including high sloping roofs
Working in extreme temperatures, around moving machinery, and in confined spaces containing high levels of noise dust and odors could be expected
Risk of exposure to dirt, biological, chemical and radiological materials or danger of steam or hot water burns, electric shock, infection or minor injuries that could require the use of OSHA-approved Personal Protective Equipment
Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Experience/knowledge working with Siemens Building Automation Systems
4 years' experience with general knowledge of standard practices, tools, hazards, and safety precautions of mechanical trades and HVAC/refrigeration trade; general knowledge of State and local building code requirements, pneumatic electrical/electronic controls
Skill in the use of tools, materials and equipment used in the HVAC/refrigeration systems and HVAC control systems trades, ability to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings, logic diagrams, schematics, specifications, codes, handbooks, and written operational sequences
Skill in locating defects, adjusting, installing, and maintaining HVAC/refrigeration systems and equipment, the ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions, and the ability to fabricate parts
Universal Refrigerant Handler Limited Maintenance or Low Voltage Electrician License, Brazing Certificate
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