Heat and Vent Mechanic - Chilled Water Plan

Date: Mar 27, 2024

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

HVAC Chilled Water Plant Operator

Sunday through Thursday - Hours to Be Determined


Description of duties of position:

Will operate and maintain a semi-automated Chilled Water Plant utilizing York Turbomaster & York YK Chillers and associated pumps, valves, cooling towers, strainers, water treatment systems, control systems and low pressure steam systems. Will maintain record and logs of plant operations. Will install and maintain air conditioning and refrigeration systems and associated compressors, heat transfer coils, bearings, belts, pneumatic & DDC control systems. Within the lab, will operate and maintain compressed air systems, oil burners, low pressure steam heating systems and hot water heating systems. Will respond to emergency HVAC problems. Required to climb and maneuver on ladders, staging and work platforms and/or tight spaces. Lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs. Ability to climb over and around equipment in construction areas is a must. Position may require candidate to be on their feet upwards to 40 -60% of the time.


Qualifications required of applicant:

Minimum of five years experience in the refrigeration field with solid experience in central chilled water plant operations and pneumatic/DDC control systems. Minimum supervision required. Massachusetts Refrigeration Technicians license is required. Must obtain within 15 months a 3A Hoisting license required to operate overhead electric cranes. Journeyman pipefitter’s license desirable. Experience with building automation systems desirable.


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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees.  Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.


MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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