HVAC & Refrigeration Technician-Urbana, IL

Posted: August 17, 2023

Company: Carle Urbana North Clinic

Employer Type: Healthcare

Position Type: Full Time

Job Type: HVAC Technician

Experience Level: Mid Level

Education Required: High School/GED



Salary Range: $65000-$75000

To provide Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration installation and maintenance services that include using established engineering practices in correcting malfunctions; assisting with design, installation, and modification; performing quality assurance and code required testing; and performing preventive maintenance procedures applied to all types of H.V.A.C.&R. and related systems. This position will be accountable for the entire HVAC system and all of its components for the main hospital and where needed. Maintains and repairs as needed to pneumatic and digital control systems. May be called upon to maintain, service and trouble shoot equipment outside of the normal range of responsibility for HVAC technician.

PERFORMS REGULAR AND SPECIAL WORK ASSIGNMENTS TO MAINTAIN ALL H.V.A.C.&R. AND RELATED SYSTEMS IN A FUNCTIONAL AND SAFE CONDITION WHICH MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF ALL APPLICABLE CODES.* Maintains knowledge and skills in the diagnosing and repair of all H.V.A.C. & R. equipment and systems.* Maintains knowledge of heating and cooling system distribution systems throughout the facility.* Provides continuous input on the status of the facility in regards to possible code/safety issues.* Performs preventive maintenance work assignments, testing and inspections for the purpose of reducing the severity and frequency of malfunctions of equipment or systems which may impact building operation use.* Performs all work within acceptable codes, guidelines and practices in the industry* Performs all of the above in a timely manner* Subject to call on off duty hours.
CONTINUALLY DEMONSTRATES THE ABILITY TO BE RESOURCEFUL AND EFFECTIVE. WORKS TOWARDS HIGHER LEVELS OF SKILL AND EXPERTISE AND ONGOING IMPROVEMENT OF BASIC KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS RELATED TO THE H.V.A.C.&R. TRADES.* Attends educational offerings to validate skills and maintain current knowledge of trade.* Maintains and updates knowledge of current processes and practices as technology changes and advances.* Demonstrates initiative in communicating with other staff to ensure the proper completion of assigned tasks.
PERFORMS PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE FOR THE PURPOSE OF REDUCING THE SEVERITY AND FREQUENCY OF MALFUNCTIONS OF EQUIPMENT OR SYSTEMS WHICH MAY IMPACT BUILDING OPERATION AND USE. THIS PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE IS GUIDED BY THE ESTABILSHED DEPARTMENTAL SCHEDULES AND MANUALS WITHIN THE ASSET INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (A.I.M.S.).* Maintains 100 % on-time completion of scheduled preventive maintenance.* Identifies potential risks/problems when working with H.V.A.C. & R. systems and inform supervisor.* Completes documentation of work by completing daily time sheet, logs and records in a timely manner according to departmental policies and procedures.
PROMOTES AND CONTRIBUTES TO BUILDING AND FOSTERING TEAMWORK WITHIN THE WORK GROUP, THE ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE DIVISION, ALL OTHER DIVISIONS WITHIN FACILITIES MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING, AND THE MEDICAL CENTER EMPLOYEES AND MANAGEMENT.* Assists in achieving department goals and objectives.* Interacts constructively and supportively with other staff.* Recognizes roles others play in providing patient care.* Provides pertinent information as requested.* Assists peers in assignment completion.* Gives and receives peer evaluation constructively.* Completes required work on the snow removal team.* Duties as assigned

Desired Skills

Driver's License in the State of Illinois upon hire and

3-5 years of experience in/with commercial refrigeration services, extensive temperature controls experience as applied to refrigeration and H.V.A.C. systems, plus significant knowledge and experience in maintaining commercial H.V.A.C. systems.


Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position
Work may occasionally require travel to other UPH facilities/hospitals
requireduired to drive your own vehicle for business purposes.
Basic computer knowledge: Uses word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail application, and web browser. Comfortable within a Windows OS and learning new applications
Windows Operating System
E-mail client

Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-workerInteraction with a wide variety of peopleMaintain confidential informationAbility to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal informationAbility to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor

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