Maintenance Technician

ORGANISATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

The Maintenance Technician (Air Conditioning & Refrigeration) will report to the Facilities Coordinator.

 

NATURE & SCOPE

The Maintenance Technician (Air Conditioning & Refrigeration) is responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems throughout the Authority.

 

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Maintenance Technician (Air Conditioning & Refrigeration):

  • Maintains and repairs heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems
  • Reviews blueprints, installing air conditioning systems/refrigeration.
  • Test systems for proper functioning, performing emergency repairs, maintaining tools, ordering supplies and making routine adjustments to maximize operational efficiency.
  • Records data when inspecting systems, such as temperature of equipment, fuel consumption and hours of operation.
  • Provides recommendations for the purchase, repairs and maintenance of HVAC systems
  • Ensures the recovery and proper disposal of refrigerants when servicing air conditioning equipment since refrigerants can be harmful to the environment.
  • Performs any other related duties.

 

KEY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of equipment design and construction, electronics, temperature control, installation, maintenance and repair.
  • Knowledge of Laws, regulations, guidelines, and codes standards pertaining to operation, maintenance and repair to Air Conditioning & Refrigeration units.
  • Knowledge of local and international safety codes and practices pertaining to health institutions.
  • Knowledge in engineering methods, materials, and tools used in the maintenance of electrical installations and equipment in health institutions.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.

 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Electrical/Electronic Certificate in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration installation/repair from an accredited technical institution.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in this field.
  • Any equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Not applicable.

 

COMMUNICATION AND WORKING RELATIONSHIP

Internal:

General Manager-Operations

  • Manager-Hospital Administration
  • Engineering Assistant
  • Facility Coordinator
  • Area Administrative Officer
  • Primary Health Care Administrative Officers
  • All Heads of Department

 

External:

  • Equipment Suppliers

 

Deadline for submission of applications: 2nd December, 2020. 

Reference
VAC-4443
Employer
Eastern Regional Health Authority
Hours
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary and benefits info not provided.
Salary
Salary negotiable
Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
Two (2) years'
Your Education Level
Certificate|in Electrical Technician
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