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HVAC Technician

Tom Ward
L&S 07
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Under the supervision of the General Lead Technician and Lead HVAC Technician, the incumbent will be responsible for the installation, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of various HVAC and refrigeration equipment; local HVAC control systems and ancillary support equipment; and will work with other groups within the Division and throughout the Laboratory to ensure long-term, safe and efficient operation of HVAC and refrigeration systems. All tasks must be completed in a timely, cost efficient manner, support on-going sustainability initiatives and energy efficiency programs at the Laboratory.   The incumbent is expected to utilize thorough theoretical knowledge and techniques to accomplish these tasks.

Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and vocational training in HVAC repair and maintenence including de-humidification systems.  A minimum of 5-years experience in the installation, operation, maintenance, calibration and repair of HVAC and refrigeration systems in commercial or industrial setting.  A minimum of 1-year experience in the operation and maintenance of negative pressure systems for radioactive contamination control or similar environment.

EPA certified Universal Technician in accordance with CAA Sections 608 and 609 to handle CGC’s, HCFC’s and HFC’s. Must possess a general knowledge of the National Electric Code, Life Safety Code, OSHA and standard industry practices. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to read and understand blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams and layouts.    

Must be able to climb ladders, lift up to 50 lbs, work in confined spaces in awkward positions and requires full mechanical dexterity.  Ability to be on-call, work overtime, off-shifts, weekends and holidays.

U.S. Department of Energy
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory managed by Princeton University.

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