Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Air Conditioning Mechanic (2nd Class)

    Job Title
    Air Conditioning Mechanic (2nd Class)
    Job ID
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location

    Howard University Hospital Air Conditioning Mechanics (2nd Class) are an intelligent bunch that handles the core responsibilities at the hospital and in the Engineering/Air Conditioning Department. As a member of this team, you will know how to assist in the installation, repair and maintenance of refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, cooling, and humidification equipment related controls and auxiliaries. We take pride in our understanding that every job, no matter how big or small affects the experience of our patients. And our team strives to assure that all hospital patients receive quality medical care and we want YOU to be a part of that effort.

    Who are you?
    We are looking for a passionate person who wants to join our Engineering/Air Conditioning department at Howard University Hospital. Every day is a new challenge, and you're continually looking for ways to help our team get better at what we do, in the most efficient way possible. You move fast while keeping your attention to detail, and you tap into your problem-solving skills to support Howard University hospital’s business objectives. Ideal candidates have experience in a fast-paced high growth environment and the ability to work part of a team.

    What will you do?
    Assists in the maintenance and repair of a wide variety of HVAC/R equipment, including but not limited to steam turbines, steam absorption units, centrifugal water chillers, cooling towers, pumps, steam pressure reducing stations, valves, piping systems, walk in refrigerators and freezers, display cases, water coolers, air filters, chemical purifying, dehumidification, humidification, exhaust systems, air handler units, fans, and HVAC/R control systems.

     Measures, cuts and bends tubing according to specifications in the work order. Insulates pipes and ductwork.

    Monitors a highly complex control system which regulates climatic conditions throughout the entire health center.

    Performs day to day preventative maintenance working alone or assisting other mechanics.

    Prepares accurate records for preventative maintenance.

    Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are related and appropriate to the position and area.  The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all-inclusive.

    Who do you report to?
    Director, Facilities 

    Required Skills

    High School Diploma or GED

    Two (2) years of experience in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.

    Graduation from a trade school in AC and Refrigeration can be substituted for two years work experience.

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