HVAC Mechanic

Job Requisition #: JR69576

End Date: 10/7/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Support Services/Maintenance

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!

ChristianaCare is looking for a full-time HVAC Mechanic II in Newark, Delaware to operate, maintain, and repair all heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment at the Wilmington and Christiana Hospitals

Duties and Responsibilities:

Operates, maintains, and repairs all heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment which includes, but not limited to, steam and hot water heating systems, chilled water and direct expansion cooling systems.

Operates, maintains, and repairs ice machines, packaged refrigerators/freezers, walk-in refrigerators/freezers and other cooling and refrigeration equipment.

Operates and maintains pneumatic/electronic temperature/humidity control systems which include thermostats, valves, dampers, transmitters, controllers, switches, and sensors.

Operates and maintains chillers for comfort or process cooling systems which include the associated cooling towers.

Answers complaints about equipment operation, temperature, and/or humidity in all areas of the hospital and responds to emergency situations such as power failures and fire alarms to restore equipment.

Takes responsibility for maintaining clean and safe work areas at all times.

Assists in the training of HVAC apprentice mechanics and helps evaluate performance.

Follows all applicable safety procedures in the performance of job responsibilities.

Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.

Ability to read blueprints and schematics.

Hours: Day shift 7:30a - 4:00p -

On-Call alternating weeks/weekends/holidays

Education and Experience Requirements:

High School graduate or equivalent.

Four years relevant HVAC experience.

Must possess one of the following:

Journeyman Certification

Master HVACR License

Minimum 10 years Military experience within HVAC/R Role (must provide DD214 with resume)

Special requirements:

Must maintain EPA certification for working with CFC, HCFC, HFC Refrigerants Level I (small appliances, 5 pounds refrigerant or less) and Level II (High Pressure and very high pressure appliances) under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act.

Physical demands:

Strenuous work associated with direct HVAC systems repair, including operating chain falls and large wrenches, climbing cooling towers, boiler tops, ladder work, and bending and stooping over equipment.

Working conditions:

Exposure to oils, grease, hot surfaces, chemical fumes, soot, dust, dirt, extreme heat, cold, and noise. Exposure to burns, scalds, eye and ear hazards, and falls. Exposure to cramped and confined areas, and danger of infection.

ChristianaCare Offers:

  • Collaborative and team focused environment
  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • 403(b)
  • Generous paid time off
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Monday, September 25
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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Newark, DE 19718

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Fall in Love with Your New Career
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Fall in Love with Your New Career

Monday, September 25
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Christiana Hospital – Ammon Center
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718

Learn more about opportunities at ChristianaCare at this in-person event.

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Fall in Love with Your New Career

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For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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