Journeyman HVAC-R Mechanic 1st Shift
Kalamazoo , Michigan
March 20, 2017

About the company
A career at the company offers opportunity, ownership and impact.

All over the world, the company colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. the company, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

Role Description
Working within the Reliability Maintenance environment, performs preventive maintenance, modifies, installs, and maintains company machinery systems and provides training in the implementation and operation of those systems in compliance with company standards and procedures and government regulations (SOPs, GMPs, GLPs, PSM, etc). Can serve as a maintenance advisor in areas of engineering (process design, material selection, documentation, calibration, testing and problem solving methodology, project scope and follow up). Responsible for priority assessment and decision making as it relates to troubleshooting, diagnostics, assembly, repair, and a proactive maintenance of systems and equipment in a cost effective manner. Large rooftop units, split systems, reciprocating chillers, low temp experience a plus, controls experience a plus. Ability to troubleshoot HVAC-R controls and systems is required. Technical and operational knowledge of water cooled chillers is preferred, particularly large tonnage reciprocating and screw chillers. This position has the potential for exposure to hazardous materials, heights, temperature extremes, equipment in motion, dusty and dirty conditions, stooping, bending and heavy lifting. Participates in multi-craft work activities as required.

Works with engineering, maintenance, and utilities staff/technicians, operations coordinators and operators, environmental health & safety, and external EMU partners (projects and repairs).

May be exposed to hazardous materials, heights, temperature extremes, equipment in motion, noisy, dusty and dirty conditions, stooping, bending and heavy lifting. Participates in multicraft work activities as required.

Heavy emphasis on refrigeration knowledge and theory, knowledge of constant volume VAV systems, large rooftop units, split systems, reciprocating chillers, control systems, HEPA filtration, particulate sensing, water cooled chillers, and compressor overhauls.

(Journeyman HVAC/R)-Skilled craftsman in trade and prefer a minimum of a 2 year technical degree. 3 years related experience in HVAC-R mechanical equipment service industry required. Universal EPA certification. Good verbal and written communication skills. Self starter with ability to work independently.

Physical/Mental Requirements:
Potential for exposure to hazardous materials, heights, temperature extremes, equipment in motion, dusty and dirty conditions, stooping, bending and heavy lifting.

The proper use of the correct Personal Protective Equipment for each task as well as compliance with all applicable safety Standard Procedures is a must.

Other Information - Internal
Colleagues who are issued an Incident Final Warning (IFW) on or after January 1, 2016, are not eligible to post and compete for a position for a period of 12-months from the date an IFW is issued.

EEO & Employment Eligibility
the company is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. the company also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. the company is an E-Verify employer.

A little about us:
Join Pfizer in our mission to find sustainable solutions to the most urgent health care challenges of our time. Your service is needed.

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