Refrigeration Technician A - Facilities Maintenance
Penn State Health
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Hospitality, Facility, Environmental Support
Internal Number: 6149
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.0 Shift: Day Hours: M-F 6:00AM-2:30PM
SUMMARY OF POSITION: Responsible for the repair, maintenance and upgrade of the facilities refrigerated equipment including process chillers, lab equipment, HVAC, refrigerators, freezers, growth chambers, walk-in boxes, and ice machines. Responsible for scheduling and performing preventive maintenance of assigned equipment. Responsible for performing duties in compliance with EPA regulations and departmental policies.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Training in refrigeration and electronics required.
5 years job related experience in Residential or Industrial Refrigeration and mechanical trades required.
Industrial Refrigeration experience is preferred.
Vocation Technical school training in the refrigeration and electronics arena preferred.
Computer skills preferred. EPA Certification as a Universal Refrigerant Technician is required.
Must be able to braze, solder, cut, form and assemble a variety of materials; and disassemble, repair and or replace a variety of refrigerated equipment.
Verbal and written communications skills are essential.
Must be able to read blueprints, electrical schematics, and technical manuals; and plan and layout of work.
Must be able to troubleshoot and repair electronics. Valid Driver's License required. Operation of tractors, forklifts, high lifts and other types of equipment preferred.
Must pass a written test and hands on skills demonstration with a score of 75% or greater.
Able to sit occasionally; stand & walk frequently.
Able to lift/carry 0-50 lbs frequently; 51-100 lbs occasionally.
Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-100 lbs occasionally.
Able to reach constantly; climb occasionally.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.
*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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