Job Description

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Location:
Blood Center Headquarters (La Concha)

Position Title:
Refrigeration Tech I

Hours Per Week:
40

Work Week:
Monday to Friday

Shift:
Day (plus rotating on-call)

Driving Position:
Yes

GULF COAST REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER

POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE/CODE:                          Refrigeration Tech I

DEPARTMENT:                       Building and Fleet

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Performs work of a fairly routine nature in assisting with insuring daily preventive maintenance, upkeep, and repair of The Blood Center's buildings and refrigeration, air conditioning and generator equipment including The Blood Center's satellite facilities as well.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned.  Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

  • Inspect building daily for any problems in all refrigeration units.
  • Replace recording charts on all refrigeration units weekly.
  • Perform temperature alarm checks.
  • Check, maintain and monitor emergency generator and other equipment as prescribed to assure constant service .
  • Perform and/or respond to scheduled/unscheduled maintenance requests.
  • Prepare routine documentation and paperwork regarding Building Maintenance records or work orders.
  • Perform general building services related to office space.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Safety

Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.  Must comply with all applicable safety rules and policies and be willing to report actual and potential safety violations to the appropriate supervisor or manager.

Attendance

Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in The Blood Center’s sole discretion.

Regular Hours

Full time:  must be regularly available to work at least 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, or such other days or hours per week as The Blood Center determines are necessary to meet business needs.

Overtime (applicable only to non-exempt positions)

Must be available and willing to work such overtime per day or per week as The Blood Center determines is necessary or desirable to meet business needs.

Weekend and Holidays

Must be available and willing to work such weekends and holidays as The Blood Center determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.

Off-Site Work

Must be regularly able to work at off-site locations and to transport self to same.

On Call Time

Must be able to work on call as The Blood Center determines is necessary to meet business needs.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or GED; minimum two years of experience in commercial air conditioning/refrigeration repair, as well as some type of electrical/mechanical background, a basic knowledge of painting, sheetrock, and minor carpentry.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Texas Driver's License (TDL) plus acceptable driving record.

EPA refrigeration certificate upon employment.

EPA "Universal" refrigeration rating within 90 days of employment.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, independently.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Computer literacy a plus (Microsoft Office)

Must be able to work irregular hours and take call as needed

POSITION DRIVING STATUS

Routine Driver

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to climb and/or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Employees are required to be familiar with and abide by the team lift requirements as specified in the Safety Program in an effort to prevent bodily injury and for the health and safety of others. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock; blood and/or blood components, as well as any other biohazard materials; and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT

The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.

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