• Maintenance Mechanic (Building Systems)

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/10/2019 12:41 PM)
    Req ID
    2019-16535
    Dept
    Property Management
    Position
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    Boston City Hall
    Salary Min
    49,305.60
    Salary Max
    61,160.52
    Union
    TLU
    Openings
    2
    Contact Email
    Carol.Donovan@boston.gov
  • Overview:

    Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job): 

     

    The mission of the City of Boston Property Management Department (PMD) is to manage, maintain, repair, and provide security for the City's municipal buildings including City Hall and Faneuil Hall; to preserve the useful life of City facilities and reduce operating costs through effective preventative maintenance measures.

     

    Under the direction of the Chief Engineer, the Maintenance Mechanic (Building Systems) will perform a variety of work to maintain building systems for City-owned buildings, including heating and cooling.

    Responsibilities:

    The Maintenance Mechanic (Building Systems) is responsible for operating equipment in a power plant operating at less than 15 psi:

    • Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on HVAC and other systems; installs, relocates, tests and expands existing systems; inspects, tests, and repair pipes and boilers systems.
    • Sets up and interpret results from various gauges and meters.
    • Troubleshoots and repairs heating and cooling systems using the right tools and with reference to the manufacturer repair manuals.
    • Procures spare parts for replacement and complete necessary documentation for same.
    • Complies with all safety regulations for repairing systems.
    • Studies plans, drawings, specifications, and work orders to determine work requirements and sequence of repair and/or installations.
    • Keeps updated records of work performed, completion dates, parts used and time allocated to work performed, utilizing the Department provided resources.
    • Uses systems used to control HVAC devices like remote controls, handsets, and laptop computers.
    • Follows standardized operating procedures and local and state guidelines relating to the safe operation of HVAC and other systems.
    • Reads and understands engineering blueprints for the repair of HVAC and related appliances.
    • Effectively operates cooling and air conditioning, including heat exchanging compressors, thermostat, motor fans, ducting and electrical controls.
    • Works on electrical and compression devices. Effectively troubleshoots and diagnoses air conditioning appliances, and detects technical defects, malfunctions, and other faults.
    • Maintains effective working relationships with Department employees and private contractors.
    • Provides exceptional customer service.
    • Performs related work as required.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of principles of electricity and mechanical processes pertaining to HVAC systems. Demonstrates adequate knowledge of electro-mechanical systems.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of mechanical functions like welding, soldering, fabrication, and brazing.
    • Demonstrates good analytical thinking and communication skills.
    • Works in small spaces requiring bending and/or crawling.
    • Physical ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and maneuver a minimum 6 foot ladder.
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

    • Must have at least two (2) years of full time, or equivalent part-time, paid experience as an HVAC Technician or in a related field, such as pipe fitter, steam fitter, plumber, electrician, sprinkler fitter, facilities manager, engineer, or gas fitter, or refrigeration technician.

    Possession of one or more of the following is required:

     

    • Mass. Licensed 2nd or 3rd Stationary or Operating Engineer
    • Mass. Steam Fireman
    • Mass. Licensed Pipe-fitter or Steamfitter
    • Mass. Licensed Plumber or Gasfitter
    • Mass. Licensed Refrigeration Technician (“HVAC”)
    • Mass. Licensed Sprinkler fitter

     

     

    PREFERRED ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Hoisting license.
    • Muct have and maintain a current Massachusetts driver’s license.

     

    Pre-employment physical required.

    CORI check required.

     

     

    City of Boston Residency Required

     

    CIVIL SERVICE APPLICANTS PREFERRED.

     

    INDIVIDUALS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION MUST COMPLETE THE CIVIL SERVICE LABOR SERVICE REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR THE POSITION AT 

     

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/massachusetts/jobs/2580095/maintenance-mechanic-building-systems?page=5&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs  

     

    IN ADDITION TO COMPLETING THE CITY OF BOSTON CAREER CENTER APPLICATION.

     

    Terms: 

    Union/Grade: Teamsters/SF-12 

    Hours per week: 40

     

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