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HVAC Technician

Denver Botanic Gardens

Full Time
Posted June 7, 2022
About Denver Botanic Gardens: Green inside and out, Denver Botanic Gardens was founded in 1951 and is considered one of the top botanical gardens in the United States and a pioneer in water conservation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Gardens has a robust living plant collection, natural history collection and art collection along with temporary art exhibitions. The Gardens is a dynamic, 24-acre urban oasis in the heart of the city, offering unforgettable opportunities to flourish with unique garden experiences for the whole family – as well as world-class exhibitions, education, and plant conservation research programs. 
For more information, visit us online at www.botanicgardens.org.
Denver Botanic Gardens is currently hiring for a Full Time  HVAC Technician in our Operations Department! Read below to see if the requirements might be a good fit for you:
Job Summary:
Under general supervision performs skilled work at the journeyman level in the inspection, installation, maintenance, adjustment and replacement of HVAC systems according to manufacturer’s recommendations, department standards and applicable State and Federal code and regulations. Requires knowledge of both preventive and applied maintenance techniques in order to efficiently diagnose and resolve difficult heating and cooling problems, complete work order requests, and inspect HVAC equipment and/or projects. Further, performs other general maintenance functions such as; light electrical work, minor plumbing applications, and some carpentry work.
Essential Job Duties:
  • Inspects and maintains equipment according to manufacturer’s recommendation and generally accepted department standards for all HVAC and Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) systems.
  • Performs seasonal overhauls and trouble shoots transition of systems from heating to cooling and vice versa.
  • Repairs and maintains all HVAC controls, including air compressors and air dryers, on all HVAC equipment; whether pneumatic, electrical or electronic.
  • Maintains RO/DI systems and components including distillers.
  • Performs housekeeping duties on all HVAC systems and in all mechanical rooms to maintain a clean, uncluttered and safe work environment.
  • Carries out other limited trade tasks such as electrical repair and minor sheet metal duct work as required.
  • Maintains air distribution systems.
  • Ensures shop equipment is in proper working condition.
  • Performs daily/weekly/monthly preventative maintenance tasks as required.
  • Operates and understands computer HVAC Control systems.
  • Instruct assigned personnel on the proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.
  • Ensure the equipment is in safe operating condition.
  • Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting and climbing, etc.
  • Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to management immediately.
Other Job Duties:
  • Reads, interprets, and works from sketches, blueprints and schematics that relate to HVAC systems.
  • Operates and maintains the Energy Management System as required; inspects rooms and/or buildings to ensure adequate environmental comfort.
  • Maintains and repairs all components for both the water and low pressure steam distribution systems.
  • Completes permits such as hot work, confined spaces, etc., as required; follows applicable permit protocol.
  • Use computer to access HVAC Controls, email, receive work instructions and other administrative information to include electronic payroll forms.
  • Communicates daily using a two-way radio, and/or pager system in order to respond to work-related routine and emergency information.
  • Test and recommend HVAC supplies and equipment to be used.
  • Prepare, implement and maintain preventive maintenance schedules for HVAC equipment.
  • Order equipment and supplies and maintain accurate records.
  • Recommend replacement of existing equipment
  • Conduct inventory of physical existing equipment.
  • Participates with snow removal duties.
  • Maintains a positive and professional working relationship with managers, co-workers and others. 
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution-oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members, visitors or others.
  • Work irregular hours and respond to after hour’s emergency calls as needed.
  • Attends all meetings “on site” as required.
  • Changes out burned out ballasts, replaces lighting bulbs as needed, etc.
  • Performs light plumbing duties such as unplugging stopped drains, replacing batteries in smart plumbing features, etc.
  • Assists with carpentry duties as needed with other team members.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as requested by management.
Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Plus a minimum three years experience in HVAC field with related experience. Must be flexible and able to handle multiple and changing priorities, maintain confidentiality, and have experience working in a team environment.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
· Effective immediately, Denver Botanic Gardens will require new employees to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or request a variance for medical or religious reasons (please contact Human Resources for the necessary forms if you wish to apply for an exemption).  Please provide proof of your vaccination to orientation.
Denver Botanic Gardens has an incredible benefits package for eligible employees!
Our major benefits include a choice of Medical Plans, a Dental and Vision plan and Life Insurance plan. We have Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and a Healthcare Spending Account (HSA).
DBG also offers a generous Retirement Savings Plan with Company contribution of 6% after one year of service for eligible participants.
DBG also offers paid holidays, vacation, sick time, and access to personal lines of insurance. Additional benefits include short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee 
Assistance Program (EAP), and an RTD ECO pass.
For eligible employees, DBG employment also includes a complimentary Denver Botanic Gardens Membership, access to Gardens education classes and summer concert tickets.
Come work for a place that offers you SO much more than just a paycheck!

Compensation: $21.00 - $30.00 - Per Hour

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