HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic

Job ID
Facilities Ops/Maint


Maintains, modifies, troubleshoots, repairs, adjusts, and operates air handling systems, package air conditioning, heating units, fan coil units, heat pumps, chillers, exhaust fans, heat exchangers, and HVAC related pumps and cooling towers, as well as clinical, laboratory, research and food storage refrigerators, freezers, ice machines, and environmental control rooms and similar equipment. Maintains building HVAC electronic and pneumatic control systems, control air compressors and thermostat controls. Uses hand and power tools to repair and/or fabricate items by sketches, diagrams, or manufacture specification to restore equipment to operation.

Minimum Education

High School Diploma or GED required.

Minimum Experience

Four (4) years of HVAC mechanic experience required.
Experience in a hospital or similar environment preferred.
Experience maintaining ultra low freezers preferred.

Experience in a team environment is preferred. 

Safety training classes are preferred. 

Required Credentials

EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification (EPA-RECOV) required.

Other Credentials

First Class Steam (STEAM-1st) and First Class Refrigeration (REFRIG-1st) licenses from the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Construction Code Enforcement must be obtained within two (2) years of assuming the position.


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