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Maintenance, HVAC Technician

The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) is seeking an energetic, team-player with exceptional customer service skills to join our Maintenance team in the role of Maintenance, HVAC Technician

PROFILE

Reporting to the Maintenance & Fleet Manager, this individual will ensure the safe condition and continued operation of commercial and industrial ventilation, heating and air conditioning units/systems throughout HPA buildings and facilities through the performance of installation, trouble shooting, preventative maintenance, and repairs.

In addition, this position is required to perform various tasks relevant to building, ground and marina dockyard maintenance.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Although multi-disciplined in nature, the primary function for this position is to ensure the safe condition and operation of commercial and industrial ventilation, heating and air conditioning units/systems through the performance of installation, trouble shooting, preventative maintenance, and repairs.  In addition, this position may be required to perform various tasks relevant to building, ground and marina dockyard maintenance.

Specific HVAC responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Inspects, maintains and performs troubleshooting on commercial, industrial and residential HVAC systems including roof top units, furnaces, chillers, water heaters and boilers to ensure efficient operation; performs preventative maintenance and emergency repairs; promptly respond to, assess, and complete emergency repair requests
  • Diagnoses mechanical and electrical malfunctions; installs, replaces, or repairs damaged parts/equipment (heating/cooling elements, compressors, fans, coolant, motors, etc); contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options
  • Installs/replaces HVAC systems including duct work, diffusers, registers and grilles; replaces thermal couplings, thermal expansion valves as needed
  • Assists with the HVAC planning & design of new and/or repair projects
  • Adheres to all Ontario and Federal regulations regarding halocarbons and ozone depleting substances; monitors environmental and protection systems

Specific maintenance responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Plumbing, painting, drywall, welding, carpentry, heavy equipment operation, landscaping, digging, snow removal
  • Promptly respond to, assess, and complete emergency repair requests
  • Alert Manager to damages and/or other unusual conditions/occurrences on HPA properties

Specific general responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure ongoing compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, as well as company policies
  • Provide excellent customer service ensuring customers are left with a positive experience; ensure customer concerns are addressed and resolved with a sense of urgency
  • Promote and support a healthy and safe work environment
  • Document all routine and emergency maintenance and repairs

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SPECIAL TRAINING REQUIRED

  • Certification in HVAC, Refrigeration or Mechanical Trades
  • Gas Fitter 1 with installation experience
  • Ozone Depletion Prevention certificate
  • Valid Class ‘G’ Driver’s License
  • Detailed understanding of Federal Halocarbon Regulations
  • Experience working with roof top units
  • Detailed understanding of HVAC Mechanical systems
  • Experience working with sheet metal
  • Exposure to steam and hydronic boilers
  • Familiar with VAV control systems
  • Technical aptitude & understanding of computer programs & software as related to HVAC industry
  • Knowledge of the Canada Labour Code and Occupational Health & Safety Regulations

WORKING CONDITIONS

Outdoors; physically demanding, combination of sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching & kneeling; working near/around water; must be able to lift weights up to 22.5 kg (50 lbs)

Please forward resumes by Friday, March 16th, 2018, including salary expectations to jobs@hamiltonport.ca

“We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted”

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