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at Duke University Hospital

Posted: 9/22/2019
Job Reference #: 1363344

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Occupational Summary
Perform basic level work in the installation of (HVAC) systems and equipment within Duke Hospital, Clinic facilities, Research facilities and outlying building in accordance with pertinent local, state, and federal codes and regulatory requirements.

Work Performed
Perform basic level work to repair and/or replace HVAC systems and equipment to include, but not limited to, chillers, cooling towers, direct expansion systems, electric blast coils, immersion coil pumps, fans, starters, pneumatic and electric controls, electrostatic filters, RTU’s, AHU’s, Duct, condensers, and other various HVAC equipment and systems.
Complete required documentation to include, but not limited to, work order forms, order forms, use computer software as applicable to construction activities plus various employee training, payroll and compliance requirements.
Install HVAC systems by interpreting blueprints, manufacturer specifications, written and verbal instructions.
Make initial settings and final adjustments of HVAC systems and modifying existing installations to obtain required results.
Assist in the repair and overhaul of pumps and compressors by fitting and installing crankshafts, bearings, pistons, piston rings, valves and other mechanical parts.
Modify and adjust air conditioning and refrigeration systems and units following established procedures.
Assist higher leveled air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics with major overhauls, alterations and repairs as required.
Change filters, clean coils, clean motors, change v-belts and sheaves, pack pumps and valves and lubricate equipment.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.


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MC E&O - Maintenance

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires an educational background normally equivalent to high school with course work in skilled craft or trades training.


Work requires 2 years experience in charging small refrigeration appliances, changing compressors, belts and valves, and adjusting and calibrating temperature and humidity controls. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE