Facilities Operations Maintenance Technician
$22.00-24.00 Tucson, AZ 85747
Includes rotating shift work because the utility plant operates 24X7. Will start on days for training and then will begin rotations and will require some nights. Intent is to hold a schedule for a few months and then rotated if required.
Must be flexible and willing to work on a 12-hour shift that is required in order to operation and maintain the facilities plant utilities operations on a 24-hour, 7-day/week schedule.
The Operations Maintenance Technician is responsible for the care and maintenance of the Facilities Plant and associated facilities and utilities equipment and systems.
Equipment includes, but not limited to chilled water, compressed air, fire water, and various other HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing and building management systems located throughout the property.
Also, technician may coordinate subcontracted facilities maintenance and repair activities and assist other technicians as directed.
Follow all safety procedures (i.e., Lock Out/Tag Out, Electrical Safety, Confined Space, etc.) and wear appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) essential to the job.
Works on HVAC, refrigeration and electrical equipment using appropriate gages, meters and test equipment.
Maintains a strict Preventive Maintenance (PM) schedule including but not limited to: inspections, lubrications, necessary cleaning, and filter changes.
Reads instructions, mechanical drawings, electrical schematics and sketches.
Will be trained on operations of central centrifugal chillers, cooling towers, air compressors, air dryers, exhaust systems, VFD Drives, HVAC air handling units, and automated building management systems.
Monitors Building Management System to insure proper operation of air handling equipment and maintain normal operating conditions, making adjustments as necessary.
Maintains and repairs pumps, motors, and valves, coils and piping associated with chilled water and compressed air systems throughout the plant.
Read dials, monitor equipment, enter recordings into computer equipment and log all data.
Analyze problems, recommend solutions, and initiate repairs.
Takes daily readings of utilities equipment and makes corrections and notifications when out of operating parameters.
Performs Preventative, Predictive, Corrective Maintenance work orders and building tours in conformance to established routines and schedules.
Performs other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.
High School Diploma or GED required
Refrigeration Training/Tech. School Certification; EPA approved Universal CFC certification; Training in a Building Management System preferred.
Minimum 3 years in an industrial or commercial business environment.
Must be able to read and understand repair manuals, specifications, drawings, and schematic diagrams.
Understands and complies with all Environmental, Safety and Health (ES&H) programs and procedures.
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