• HVAC Mechanic (1st Shift / Float)

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 4 months ago(7/25/2018 10:58 AM)
    Job ID
    Facilities/Maintenance/Skilled Worker
    full time
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


    Install, service, and repair heating and air conditioning systems in health facility setting


    • Responsible for preventative maintenance, plant operations, repairs and minor modifications to
      • Air handling units and fixed fans
      • Ductwork
      • Reheat coils and boxes,
      • AC compressor chiller systems
      • Water coolers,
      • Associated controls
      • Steam systems
    • Coordinates with trades such as electrical and plumbing to keep all systems operating at highest reliability
    • Responsible for implementation of energy conservation techniques on HVAC systems
    • Makes periodic rounds to all building support equipment and maintains operating log of conditions observed
    • Responsible for maintaining records of work done, time records and P/M records through the CMMS system.
    • Maybe required to be on call.
    • Must provide the highest level of personal protection at all times.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • High school or trade school graduate preferred
    • MA  refrigeration tech. License
    • EPA RECLAIM type I, II License required
    • Mechanical knowledge of occupational machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
    • Knowledge of relevant policies, procedures, and strategies to promote safety on the job for the protection of people, data, property, and the institution.
    • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule, procedure, or guideline.
    • Must possess sufficient manual dexterity to utilize tools of the trade.
    • The ability to communicate, listen, and comprehend information and ideas and work collaboratively with others.
    • Must be “self-starter” with high degree of initiative



    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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