• HVAC Mechanic (Maintenance)

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 8 months ago(7/9/2018 9:39 AM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


    Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.



    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


    Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact hr@draper.com.


    A specifically trained mechanic in the trade of operating, servicing and troubleshooting, H.V.A.C. & steam boiler systems.  Will be requested to service steam, hot water, (heat exchanger), chilled water, refrigeration systems, air handling equipment, VAV mixing and volume boxes, humidification systems and related electrical and pneumatic controls including D.D.C Direct Digital Control Systems.  Investigate hot or cold and humidity complaints, diagnose problems and implement solutions.  Maintain entire pneumatic control system from air compressors to thermostat inclusive, replacing defective components as needed.  Maintain P.M. Schedule on all mechanical equipment to include punching chiller and boiler tubes on annual basis.  Check, clean and maintain water tower and associated water treatment system.  Perform proper testing and addition of required chemicals.  Keep records of testing.  Maintain steam system; maintain boilers (gas fired) to include all chemistry for closed loop service; perform boiler efficiency tests.  Troubleshooting all associated controls for sequence programmed operation.  Maintain all associated equipment to boiler (Boiler feed pumps-feed tank and condensate return pumps).  Break down entire boiler and components to inspect, clean, repair, replace, refractor fire box for any and all necessary maintenance. 


    A minimum of five years of directly related experience with a Mass State of Refrigeration Technician License is required.  Experience using hand and power tools, including torches, vacuum pumps, gages, etc. as well as reading wiring diagrams and using meters.  Knowledge of building management systems and related electronic pneumatic control.  Must be willing to learn all related mechanical systems and operations.


    Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.



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