HVAC Mechanic – Facilities Operations

Website Elbit Systems

Company Description
Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high-performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter.

Job Description
This is the senior level maintenance position, working under limited supervision to perform complex duties typical of one or more of the specialized maintenance skill areas outlined below.  This particular position requires HVAC experience as a primary trade. Works from blueprints, schematic diagrams, sketches, manufacturer’s manuals, specifications and verbal instructions to plan, layout, perform, and coordinate work.  Ability to interface with the original equipment manufacturers to identify specifications which are useful for researching alternative sources if parts are no longer available or to reduce costs.  A senior level mechanic is required to understand and abide by all State and local codes as they apply to their trade and produce work results reflecting the highest degree of quality standards for their craft.  Provides instruction to others as required for the performance of major assignments requiring the assistance of additional personnel.



Install, operate, maintain and repair complex systems and equipment for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration for industrial operations.
Calculate load demands.
Update and maintain energy management systems for efficient operation while controlling humidity, volume, velocity and system balancing.
Overhaul complete HVAC systems when required.
Must be familiar with the latest technologies to assure that the company is making the proper investments in regards to air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.
Evaluate existing air conditioning and refrigeration equipment to determine the logical order of replacement or upgrade projections for budget purposes.
Must have EPA Certification for the proper handling and reclaiming of refrigerants.
Plumbing (experience desirable but not required)

Install, repair, and maintain plumbing and piping systems working from drawings and blueprints, insuring adherence to specifications and state codes.
Will be knowledgeable in the necessary maintenance and upkeep of oil-fired boilers.  Will perform all the necessary maintenance and provide recommendations as necessary to extend the useful life of the equipment.
General Maintenance Duties

Depending on the individual incumbent’s particular area of expertise, individuals in this category may be required to act as the back-up mechanic for a variety of general maintenance duties which may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Operate and maintain water, steam, gas or other types of plumbing and piping systems.  Operate and maintain boilers and heating systems.
Operate generators, switchboards, and distribution boards, and perform minor electrical wiring repair.
Check, adjust, lubricate, and maintain machine shop and general production equipment.
Plan, construct and repair structures such as floors, work benches, skids, crates, and shelving.
Use Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) and process knowledge to determine how to safely identify, store and dispose of hazardous chemicals and waste.
Physical Requirements

Physically able to work on HVAC units.
Will be required to work in settings with extreme cold or extreme heat, depending on time of year.
Prolonged periods of standing, kneeling, crawling, or climbing ladders.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds at a time

Requires 2 years of specialized post high school vocational training and 5-8 years of experience in complete compressor and system troubleshooting and adjustments.   Experience in one or more additional trades would be preferred.

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