HVAC Mechanic; Full Time Year Round

Engineering New Paltz, New York


BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Maintain and repair residential and commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning installations along with Refrigeration equipment and Geo-thermal heating and cooling systems for the Mohonk Mountain House complex.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
 

  • Troubleshoot and repair direct digital control (DDC) systems installation.
  • Complete routine maintenance and operational checks of all installations on a checklist basis.
  • Maintain written work history files on all installations.
  • Identify, diagnose, repair/replace domestic and commercial A/C, heating, refrigeration, cubers and appliances and their components as warranted.
  • Pull a vacuum and recharge existing and new installations.
  • Diagnose cooling problems, troubleshoot, repair and re-wire control systems.
  • Troubleshoot system control circuits.
  • Work with and troubleshoot electrical installations up to 480, three phase.
  • Read and follow electrical and refrigeration schematic and one-line diagrams.
  • Repair/replace pumps, controllers and motors of all makes and sizes.
  • Join refrigeration copper, steel and aluminum piping and lay out installations of runs.
  • Conduct daily inspections of equipment to determine proper operation, including leak
    testing program.
  • Diagnose and repair commercial kitchen appliances.
  • Develop installation checklists and perform checks on a daily, monthly and seasonal basis.
  • Perform mechanical overhauls and refrigerant re-claiming.
  • Inspect and test system to verify system compliance with plans and specifications and detect and locate malfunctions.
  • Recommend, develop and perform preventative and general maintenance procedures as cleaning, power-washing and vacuuming equipment, oiling parts and changing filters.
  • Assist other Engineering and Maintenance staff and perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Educate co-workers on systems operation to assist in maintaining a smooth operating plant.
  • Learn and utilize new methods, materials and procedures and systems.
  • Communicate results clearly of efforts, problem resolution steps and completed tasks verbally and in writing.
  • Supply all tools and test equipment.
  • Safely use all types of power and hand held tools of the refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, heating and electrical trades.
  • Adhere to all OSHA guidelines and standards including but not limited to lock out-tag out, confined space, hot-work, SDS, Personal Protective Equipment, etc.
  • Operate both automatic and manual transmission vehicles safely while driving and/or parking in compliance with Mohonk Mountain House Traffic Rules and Regulations.
  • Monitor and evaluate work-related conditions to determine compliance with prescribed operating, safety regulations and Department guidelines.
  • Inform supervisor of hazardous situations, emergencies or threats to the security of guests, employees or hotel assets.
  • Act calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Analyze problems and develop and implement action plans to address problems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Windows-based operating systems and use software including MS Word, MS Outlook.
  • Perform basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Read and comprehend technical manuals, diagrams, and blue prints.
  • Learn and utilize new methods, materials, procedures, and systems.
  • Inspect work and work areas by touch, sight, sound and smell for conformance to prescribed standards.
  • Speak, read and write the English language and communicate in a clear and congenial manner, with our guests, visitors and employees.  Hear verbal instructions, directions and warnings.       
  • Reach with hands and arms, bend, kneel, stoop, twist and flex arms, walk up and down stairs/inclines, sit, climb up/down ladders or stand for up to 5 hours at a time.
  • Lift up to 75 pounds from ground level to shoulder and carry a distance of up to 50 feet with/ without assistance.  Walk up to 15 miles per day.
  • Perform work duties up to 80 feet above the ground.          
  • Maneuver carts or dollies safely with loads up to 200 pounds up and down stairs, elevators, through passageways or outdoors up to 750 feet.
  • Pass through and work in tight, enclosed, and confined spaces.            
  • See close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.        
  • Carry a two-way portable radio and earpiece to communicate and enable immediate response to emergency situations. 
  • Drive automatic and standard transmission vehicles.
  • Work under stress from contact with public, demanding deadlines and changing priorities and conditions.
  • Work outdoors and exposed to natural elements.
  • Adhere to Mohonk Mountain House’s Dress and Grooming Standards; presenting a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance and maintaining a positive, professional image to our customers.
  • Learn and successfully demonstrate the Mohonk Mountain House Service Steps with Service Strategies with guests and staff. 
  • Learn and retain knowledge of historical facts and information about Mohonk Mountain House.
  • Maintain a flexible work schedule including days/nights, overnights, weekdays/weekends, holidays, and during peak periods of business. 
  • Work additional hours beyond regularly scheduled work day (evenings and weekends) as necessary.
  • Work extended hours or on short notice in emergency situations.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with other staff.
  • Answer questions with accurate information and demonstrate a friendly and helpful personality by smiling, eye contact, initiating conversation and engaging with others.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Minimum of five (5) years of field experience in refrigeration/HVAC systems
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Valid Driver’s License

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.