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AC & Refrigeration Mechanic
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Job Location: Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37831

Requisition Id 1094

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory has an opening for an Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic. In this role you will, under limited supervision, perform tasks associated with installing, maintaining, and repairing a wide range of equipment for Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Install, repair, and perform maintenance on heating, ventilation, and cooling units for both commercial and residential units such as commercial chillers, DX units, air handlers, cooling towers, distributed control systems, and other associated equipment
  • Inspect and diagnose mechanical and electrical components of HVAC systems; replace or repair components as needed
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance; recommend preventative maintenance as needed
  • Evacuate and charge refrigerant systems; safely handle, recover, recycle and reclaim different refrigerants
  • Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems
  • Clean and repair drains on HVAC units
  • Fabricate, layout, fit, assemble and solder refrigerant lines
  • Install and calibrate electronic controls
  • Change or repair electric motors, coils, belts, bearings, fans (intake, exhaust), filters and other components on equipment
  • Tests equipment for refrigerant leaks, adding Freon to refrigeration units as needed and checks gauges for proper operation
  • Interface with both operations and research customers
  • Operate and monitor energy management control systems for multiple buildings in campus environment
  • Set up and operate a variety of hand and power tools
  • Other tasks as assigned by management
  • Must abide by the principles of Safe Conduct of Research including being personally responsible for ensuring safe operations by raising safety concerns, using a questioning attitude, considering hazards for every task, and never stop learning

Basic Requirements:

  • High school diploma and a minimum of five years of relevant HVAC repair and maintenance experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Work will involve various physical requirements and certain working conditions and as such a post offer, pre-hire physical will be required.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Strong mechanical skills and experience. Universal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Certification and other formal training or certifications.
  • Industrial experience. Knowledge of federal regulations regarding the conservation, recovery, and recycling of refrigerants.

This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

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ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. UT-Battelle is an E-verify Employer.

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