HVAC Mechanic I- FT- Day

HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MED CNTR Hackensack Requisition # 2022-115673 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysAs Needed On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursDay Address30 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, 07601

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Come join our Amazing team at Hackensack Meridian Health, we offer EXCELLENT benefits, Scheduling Flexibility, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and much more including a Generous sign on bonus!!!

To perform air conditioning repair, maintenance, and installation tasks in all hospital HVAC Systems.


  • Perform maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs on pumps, cooling towers, air handlers, compressors, freon A/C units, and high capacity chillers.
  • Maintains all A/C testing equipment and tools in good condition. Responsible for shop neatness.
  • Responsible for repairs, improvements, and installation of new HVAC systems which will require lifting and manipulation of equipment, tools, machinery, etc.
  • Utilizes electrical and mechanical tools, hand tools, ladders, scaffolds, lifts, gauges, meter, etc. to perform required work.
  • Observes all gauge readings, pressure, temperature, flow, and vacuums while on duty and records accurately all such valves in the Power Plant Log.
  • Responds to the daily requests for HVAC services and assists the coordinator in keeping records of work orders.
  • Able to operate computerized building automation systems.
  • Under supervision must be able to survey existing equipment and develop designs and solutions for repair and improvements.
  • Performs other duties of Plant Operations as required.
  • Reads blue prints/ specifications on hospital HVAC systems and equipment.
  • Install ductwork and HVAC equipment.
  • Calculates quantity of material needed and requests supervisor to order necessary supplies.


  • Trade or Vocational High School plus courses related to the air conditioning field.
  • Successfully completed on-the-job training for HVAC Mechanic in industry or hospital. 
  • 3-5 years in related work.
  • Will work on all types of refrigeration including high capacity chillers.
  • Have experience in troubleshooting of pneumatic controls, including valves, thermostats etc. and their interconnection with computer control system.
  • Have experience in testing and troubleshooting of computerized controls for HVAC equipment, including air handlers, absorbers electric chillers, compressors, valves, pumps, etc.
  • Stands, walks, lifts, carries, pushes and pulls material and equipment weighing up to 80 lbs.
  • Works on ladders or in ceiling cavities.
  • Works inside and outside of hospital and may stand on wet surfaces and be exposed to ambient conditions.
  • Works on rotating shifts and/or as scheduled by supervisor.
  • Must be able to work on unscheduled emergency repairs.
  • Universal Refrigeration Technician Certification.
  • Certification from a Tech School on air conditioning is desirable.

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