Performs maintenance and operational practices on all types of air conditioning, refrigeration equipment, heating equipment and their related controls /component parts. Also performs local oversight of contractors and coordinates in-house skilled trades during construction & maintenance projects.
Maintains, adjusts, repairs, installs, tests and operates all types of air conditioners, chillers, steam absorption units, environmental chambers, heating systems, hydraulic systems, vacuum pumps, pneumatic and DDC controls and component parts for each of the above systems.
Works from prints, sketches, diagrams, handbooks and manufacturer’s instructions to analyze, diagnose, adjust and restore malfunctioning heating, air conditioning and ventilating systems and chambers in order to ensure efficient operating conditions.
Localizes disturbances in systems and plans / executes the replacement of worn or defective parts.
Checks all areas of the plant for proper temperature, humidity, volume and velocity of air and adjusts actuating controls to balance air & water systems as required.
Installs heating, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration systems. Checks, balances, calibrates, adjusts and modifies systems and equipment after installation, modification or overhaul.
Utilizes computerized preventive maintenance schedule. Records and logs work performed such as date or problem, explanation of problem, what was replaced and/or repaired on the controls and components of each system.
May perform some of the duties of a Power Plant Mechanic and Plumber.
Responsible for ensuring that all work is performed and completed as specified by contract, engineering drawings / specifications and applicable codes.
Works from prints for new jobs and renovates and alters existing equipment to assure project is correct and complete for proper operation.
May be required to participate on special teams, including but not limited to snow removal, emergency response and must be responsive to off-hour emergencies.
May be required to clean and service equipment that may contain hazardous substances and to participate in the sorting and accumulation of hazardous waste materials in accordance with Federal, State and Local regulations.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
“Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship or Permanent Resident status”
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Requires a High School diploma or equivalent and completion of at least 60% of a recognized Certificate program in HVAC (complete program will involve 984 hours of classroom training). An EPA Universal Certification (Class IV) for the proper use of refrigerants and minimum of (4) years of commercial / industrial experience in the HVAC trade is required.
Both introductory and contained training in cleaning and servicing equipment that may contain hazardous substances and in the handling, documentation and movement of the hazardous substances will be required. This training will be provided by BAE Systems North America, and documentation will be maintained in the Corporate Environmental Affairs office.
Note: Hand tools of the trade are the responsibility of the trades person.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Familiar with Building Automation Controls and system troubleshooting is preferred.
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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