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HRAC Mechanic Redstone Arsenal

Transportation and Logistics

Vehicle Mechanic

No

Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, United States

Overview

Work Where it Matters

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO), an Akima company, is not just another federal facilities contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At AFO, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , AFO provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers, AFO sustains mission readiness and ensures quality of life by maintaining high value assets and operations at peak performance and successfully manages these operations through accurately forecasting, managing, and aggressively controlling costs.

As an AFO employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, installs, services, and repairs environmental-control systems in residences, department stores, office buildings, and other commercial establishments, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting, and structural layout.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor, using hand tools, following blueprints or engineering specifications.
  • Fabricates, assembles, and installs ductwork and chassis parts, using portable metalworking tools welding equipment.
  • Installs evaporator unit in chassis or in air duct system, using hand tools. Cuts and bends tubing to correct length and shape, using cutting and bending equipment and tools. Cuts and threads pipe, using machine-threading or hand-threading equipment. Joins tubing or pipes to various refrigerating units by means of sleeves, couplings, or unions, and soldiers joints, using torch, forming complete circuit for refrigerant.
  • Install expansion and discharge valves in circuit.
  • Connects motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls, and circulating ventilation fans to control panels and connects control panel to power source.
  • Installs air and water filters in completed installation.
  • Injects small amount of refrigerant into compressor to test systems and adds freon gas to build up prescribed operating pressure.
  • Observes pressure and vacuum gauges and adjusts controls to insure proper operation. Tests joints and connections for gas leaks, using gauges, or soap-and-water solution.
  • Wraps pipe in insulation batting and secure them in place with cement or wire bands.
  • Replaces defective breaker controls, thermostats, switches, fuses, and electrical wiring to repair installed unites, using electrician’s hand tools and test equipment.
  • May install, repair, and service air conditioners, ranging from 15 to 20 tons colling capacity, in warehouses and small factory buildings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for conforming to all safe work practices and procedures.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ years’ experience in HRAC mechanical and machine equipment repair, plus knowledge of the use of specialized tools to perform necessary repairs and to troubleshoot equipment.
  • Minimum EPA 1 and EPA 2 certification.
  • Specific positions require individuals to pass an annual physical examination.
  • Current driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Must be able to pass extensive background investigation to include drug screening.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at job-assist@akima.com or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at job-assist@akima.com or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Installation, Maintenance & Repair

Travel: None

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: Yes

ReqID: 2024-3682