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Specialty Refrigeration Technician

Location:  Egleston 
Requisition #:  56081


Responsible for providing effective and efficient maintenance to refrigeration systems, special refrigeration systems and HVAC in the hospital in support of the Mission, Vision and Values of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.  Responsible for ensuring, within all regulatory agency requirements, that the buildings, equipment and grounds (where applicable) are maintained in a safe and aesthetically pleasing condition in order to provide an appropriate environment for the well being of all our customers.  To proactively support the efforts that ensures delivery of safe patient care and services and to promote a safe environment at Children's.

  • High school education or equivalent is required
  • Must have license or specialty training in HVAC and Refrigeration
  • Valid GA driver’s license.
  • Must have 3-5 years of trade work related experience in one or more of the trades found in the hospital including, but not limited to, electricity, plumbing, HVAC, refrigeration, boilers, or locksmith
  • 3 years’ experience in the installation and repair of heating ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment preferred
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  • Requires detailed knowledge of refrigeration and HVAC systems and operations, being excellent in refrigeration piping and brazing skills
  • Must be able to read and follow prints related to installation work
  • Must be knowledgeable of systems and equipment found in the healthcare facility and all codes governing the inspections testing and operation of the equipment
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work without direct supervision
  1. Performs planned and general maintenance functions on refrigeration systems, special refrigeration systems and HVAC equipment including inspecting, testing, maintaining, installing and repairing of mechanical and electrical components including motors, motor starters, switches, solenoids, pumps, refrigeration valves, and compressors.
  2. Maintains accurate, legible records/logs of all work/rounds made in mechanical rooms and has a thorough knowledge of the major building systems operations and refrigeration locations, ensuring freezing and cooling systems are running at optimal levels.
  3. Must demonstrate working knowledge of the Isensix system, monitoring the Isensix systems, and ensuring that Isensix documentation is completed accurately and timely.
  4. Must be able to plan for ahead for minimal down time of refrigeration systems.
  5. Ability to respond to unplanned breakdowns with a sense of urgency and demonstrate proficiency in troubleshooting techniques.
  6. Uses hand, diagnostic and power tools relating to the physical plant equipment, and keeps tools, equipment and mechanical rooms in safe, clean organized working condition. 
  7. Maintains HVAC and refrigeration inventory by notifying the Engineering Supervisor in purchasing parts, supplies and materials necessary for proper maintenance of the systems and equipment, in accordance with departmental procedures and observes proper on-site handling.                            
  8. Meets all inservice requirements, complies with all System policies and procedures and understands and complies with infection control, safety and OSHA standards.

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Bending/Stooping - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Not Present
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Facilities - Engineering/Facility Mgmt