REFRIGERATION MECHANIC in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Organization: HHC



Division:Eskenazi Health  



Sub-Division: Hospital  



Req ID:  1783 



Schedule: Full Time 



Shift: Days 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 315-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Refrigeration Mechanic, under general supervision, repairs, maintains, designs, installs and modifies refrigeration, related heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. This position inspects and repairs refrigerators, ice machines, deep freezers, compressor, and condenser in accordance with Hospital policy.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health’s mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County. Models Eskenazi Health values.
  • Under general supervision, repairs, maintains, designs, installs and modifies refrigeration, related heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment.
  • Inspects and repairs refrigerators, ice machines, deep freezers, compressor, and condenser in accordance with Hospital policy.
  • Inspects and adjusts the controls and valves on all air conditioning and ventilation equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining charts and records for vital refrigeration and air handling equipment.
  • Diagnoses faulty equipment and makes necessary repairs.
  • Locates motors, compressors, evaporators, and other components according to blueprints and specifications.
  • Connects duct work, refrigerant line and other piping between the systems’ components.
  • Interprets specifications, blueprints and job orders.
  • Wires in the electrical portion of the equipment to controls and power sources.
  • Communicates directly with various departments to analyze/resolve functional problems and needs concerning refrigeration and HVAC systems.
  • Fabricates machine parts and sheet metal by using sheet metal machinery and other related equipment.
  • Provides heat/loss gain calculations, reads/interprets blueprints, and orders materials as needed.
  • Evaluates areas which require replacement or expansion of repaired equipment for operability.

ASSOCIATED JOB DUTIES:

  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.
  • Completion of a 4-year approved refrigeration apprenticeship program, plus 2 years shop work.
  • Minimum of 6 years related work experience as a Refrigeration Mechanic may be accepted in lieu of education/training.
  • On-the-job training provided as determined by the supervisor.

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.

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