Air Conditioning Mechanic

Stanford Health Care Palo Alto , CA 94306

Posted 2 months ago

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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

A Brief Overview

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


Stanford Health Care

What you will do

  • 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.

Education Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience


  • CDL California Driver's License
  • HVACEPAU - EPA Type 608 Universal Certification required.

Required 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

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care

  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health

  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination


Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) 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, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

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