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System Control HVAC Technician

Posted: 11-22-17 Company: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Location: Boston, MA

Perform a variety of mechanical / instrumentation maintenance, trouble shooting 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 & 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. Install, 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.

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Human Resources Department
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Avenue of the Arts
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workforce. The Museum is committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, or past, present, or future service in the uniformed services of the United States, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state, or local law.