Full Job Description
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s (LBNL) Facilities Division has an opening for an Air Conditioning Mechanic to join their Site Utilities & Maintenance Team!
In this role, you will be responsible for the efficient performance of a wide range of service/installation activities related to Heating, Boilers, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R).
What You Will Do:
Perform a wide range of service/installation activities related to Heating, Boilers, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R).
Repair, troubleshoot, install, and provide preventive maintenance.
Modify, fabricate and provide design consultation on centrifugal, reciprocating, screw, and magnetic chillers.
Comply with all health and safety policies including applicable Federal, State, and local fire, health, safety, emergency-preparedness, pollution-prevention, and environmental protection policies.
Perform all work safely and be particularly aware of potentially hazardous operations or conditions.
What is Required:
Completion of a formal apprenticeship or technical training in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) technology, along with formal training in pneumatic / electronic/electrical controls, building automation systems, and refrigerant recovery equipment.
Experience troubleshooting, repairing, installing, and providing preventive maintenance on HVAC/R equipment.
Experience using a variety of craft techniques, including welding, brazing, and pipe fitting.
Must be CFR certified as a universal technician by an EPA-approved institute.
Must be able to climb stairs, ladders, scaffolds; work at heights; work in confined spaces, around rotating equipment, under fluorescent lights; able to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl; manual dexterity in both hands; able to lift 60 lbs. to chest height; distinguish colors and use color codes.
Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to work in a diverse team environment and clearly communicate over the telephone and two-way radio.
Must have a valid California Driver’s License.
This is a full-time career appointment, non-exempt (hourly paid) from overtime pay.
The salary for this position is $53.12 hourly.
This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes with predetermined salary rates.
This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.
Learn About Us:
Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
The Facilities Division (FAC) serves as a key strategic and operational partner in the planning of current and future maintenance and infrastructure to support the capacity of ongoing operational needs enabling scientific research at Berkeley Lab. We provide 24-hour high quality support services to ensure the continuity of scientific research opportunities and operational innovation.
Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities. To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here.
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Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We heartily welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and all who would contribute to the Lab’s mission of leading scientific discovery, inclusion, and professionalism. In support of our diverse global community, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.
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