Job Site


System Control HVAC Technician

Posted: 08-31-17 Company: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Location: Boston, MA

Perform a variety of mechanical/instrumentation maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs on Museum plant, including boilers, chillers, pumps, fans, air compressors, and kitchen equipment. Ability to read, interpret and diagnose problems from work requests, blue prints, diagrams, verbal and written instructions to install and repair HVAC systems.

Troubleshoot, service, and repair all types of Heating, Ventilation, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Control Systems including but not limited to Pneumatic, Electric, Electronic and Direct Digital Control. Make adjustments to damper actuators, valve actuators, and thermostats. Must be familiar with the standard mechanical system configurations, i.e., VAV, constant volume, Climate Control, Humidification, Dehumidification systems, etc. Installs, modifies, and repairs building level and floor level distributed controllers, temperature transmitters, pressure transmitters, humidity transmitters, differential pressure transmitters and flow transmitters. Repair and reconfigure control system equipment. Diagnose communication problems and install control devices and other components. Diagnose and troubleshoot software and hardware issues. Troubleshoot and verify correct operation of equipment, field devices, wire and conduit. Areas of responsibility also include preventive maintenance of coils, water heaters, piping, refrigerant handling and condensing units. Compressor and heat pump sizing and change outs. Ability to understand and troubleshoot air balancing systems, chilled water systems, static pressure controls and Vfd system.

Use various hand tools, hoists, lifts, drills, multi-meters, torches, grease gun, boilers, chillers, pumps, fans, air compressors, CRT, micrometers, venires, calipers, and related calibration equipment such as signal generators/loop calibrators, electronic and pneumatic temperature and pressure calibrators. Excellent understanding of HVAC, access, or other building control system. Strong electrical circuit control background would be preferred.

Schneider Electric BMS- Continuum programming experience knowledge required. Ability to troubleshoot and calibrate systems is required. Siemens and Honeywell product knowledge required change to preferred.

Possessing a Universal Refrigeration Recovery Certificate, Refrigeration License or electrical license preferred. Maintain necessary records and ability to handle data entry for work order and daily logs. Move materials as necessary in performance of duties. Maintain work areas and equipment in clean, safe, and orderly condition. Follow established company rules and regulations and maintain quality standards. Ability to be on call and work overtime when necessary. 

Instructions to Apply:

For immediate consideration to any of our open staff positions, please e-mail your résumé and cover letter to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).