Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Air Conditioning Mechanic - Admin-Phase II Planning (1.0 FTE, Days) in Palo Alto, California
General/ Environmental Service
1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.
The Air Conditioning Mechanic installs, maintains, inspects and repairs refrigeration and air conditioning equipment, pneumatic and electronic controls, heating and cooling facilities and does general maintenance work in all HVAC equipment.
Assists other crafts on shutdowns involving heating and cooling, and power supply for refrigerated system.
Does chemical treatment of water on the heating and cooling loop to prevent corrosion and scale formation. Makes necessary test to determine quality of water in the system.
Does preventive maintenance work on HVAC equipment in accordance with the correct procedures and recommends changes in existing equipment and conditions for better operating efficiency.
Installs new air conditioning units and systems, connecting the systems to required services and testing for proper operation.
Installs, calibrates, and maintains manual, automatic pneumatic and electronic controls on all HVAC equipment. Obtains assistance when necessary on complicated electronics or pneumatic controls.
Maintains tools, equipment and work area assigned. Prepares requisitions for supplies or materials required for given, authorized work in accordance with established procedures.
Performs welding and brazing, and soldering on HVAC equipment in accordance with recognized and proper procedures.
Repairs, maintains, and diagnoses problems regarding centralized air handling units for both electrical and pneumatic controls, including refrigerated air conditioning units, and walk in boxes, cold rooms and chillers for certain areas.
Responds to complaints for heating or cooling and makes adjustments to bring it up to the necessary comfort levels as required by the occupants.
Tests and balances the heating, cooling, ventilating, and air conditioning to conform to the proper specifications and code requirements.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalentExperience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experienceLicense/Certification: CDL California Driver's License, EPA Section 608 HVAC Universal Certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to adapt to and deal with change and ambiguity.
Ability to operate standard tools, instruments and equipment used on the job.
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and sketches.
Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.
Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job.
Ability to work in a fast paced work environment.
Ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility.
Knowledge of methods, tools, and equipment used in maintenance and repair.
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.