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Heavy Refrigeration Mechanic

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College / VP Area: Facilities/Real Estate/Aux Svc
Work type: AFSCME
Location: Newark
Categories: Facilities Management, Full Time

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday 8am to 4:30pm

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under general supervision, performs skilled work in the inspection, preventive and applied maintenance, adjustment, and repair of components in refrigeration systems above 20-ton capacity. Employee is required to work on electrical, electronic, and pneumatic equipment, including high voltage. Must comply with proper disposal, recovery, recycling, and documentation of CFC’s and HCHC’s. Must follow all requirements, and be in compliance with the Clean Air Act of 1991.

REQUIRED MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  High school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Minimum of four (4) years journeyman experience as a refrigeration mechanic on systems rated at 20 tons or greater. A certificate of completion as a Universal technician as required by 40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F, of the Federal Clean Air Act. Experience in the maintenance and repair of domestic, commercial and industrial refrigeration systems and satisfactory completion of four-year R.S.E.S. (Refrigeration Service Engineer Society) program or equivalent.

 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: With or without assistance, must be able to exert 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and job-related materials and/or equipment. Ability to accurately discern colors. Required to climb stairs, use 12-ft ladders and 32-ft. aerial lifts, work on rooftops, work from scaffolding and high areas using appropriate harness and tether equipment, and use ramps and aerial lift devices above ground in order to work above floor level and/or in pits. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license in order to drive University of Delaware vehicles to get to and from job sites. Must be non-allergic to solvents, gases, and chemicals commonly associated with refrigerant equipment; handling and storage of high-pressure gases. Ability to work around high voltage. Must be customer oriented and a team player with the ability to communicate with customers and peers in a professional manner.



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