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HVAC & Refrigeration Specialist

Honolulu, Hawaii Contract Job ID: 2010117256
Estimated Duration: 6 months


PDS Tech is seeking a Sr. HVAC Technician for an industrial/manufacturing facility. Please note, this position is located on Molokai.

Independently performs in a technical role focusing on assessments, scheduled preventative maintenance (PMs) and unscheduled maintenance, calibrations, troubleshooting, repairs and modifications to refrigeration and ventilation equipment and processes as assigned. Certified to operate mobile equipment and perform rigging. Incumbent provides technical refrigeration skills for daily operations, checkout/startup for electrical and instrumentation equipment within the operating facility while sharing knowledge with and training junior mechanics. This includes site areas of production, utilities, laboratories and facilities. Role is to become familiar with site HVAC infrastructure, maintain records thereof, consistently determine cause(s) of electrical equipment/instrumentation malfunctions, perform repair(s) and correct malfunction(s).
    • Support site infrastructure and capital projects including construction/commissioning of HVAC systems, cold rooms, and growth chambers.
    • Continuously maintain HVAC and refrigeration systems with the objective to improve system reliability, performance, and efficiency.
    • Perform HVAC and refrigeration infrastructure assessments and refrigeration equipment repairs.
    • Provide input and assistance developing and revising maintenance SOPs and JSAs.
    • Troubleshooting and repair of: HVAC, cold rooms, growth chambers, shop instrumentation, dust collection, and Building Automation Systems.
    • Maintain records of repair and maintenance of HVAC and refrigeration equipment to meet OSHA and company standards and guidelines.
    • Actively participates in ESH safety programs along with being able to actively identify and resolve hazards across the site while observing all company work and safety practices
    • Maintenance work performed by the incumbent assures the integrity of our infrastructure, facilities, and manufacturing processes as well as supports the flow of product from TPD-Kihei to the next. The incumbent takes leadership and responsibility for the maintenance of refrigeration and ventilation equipment. The incumbent must collaborate with the staff from several areas to coordinate the completion of all maintenance work required for a given time period. Access to areas and equipment must be scheduled and coordinated to minimize impact on the seasonal production schedule.This position requires detailed contact with team members including but not limited to: Supervision, Production, Engineering, Farm Management, and other Facilities Departments, especially during busy seasons, turnarounds, capital projects and large maintenance tasks.
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in HVAC and refrigeration maintenance or repair;
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to obtain a Class A or B CDL
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of safe tool use and shop practices
  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team with a variety of partners
  • Experience with the operation of lifting and rigging equipment.
  • Knowledge of HVAC and refrigeration safety standards and codes including local, state, and federal requirements
  • Proficiency in CMMS/EAM software programs to facilitate maintenance record keeping, e.g. SAP or Maintenance Connection
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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