Bldg Systems Ventilation Spec II:

Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Location: LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital 

Req ID: 95076

Shift: Evenings

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Building Systems Ventilation Specialist II is a working team lead responsible for maintaining the filter inventory, maintaining with others the filter electronic program, managing work orders, ordering filters, measuring and recording differential pressures and making sure the team is productive. In addition, is responsible for cleaning and sanitization of Air handlers, installation process of air filters, beam and fire / smoke wall repairs and cleaning of mechanical space. On an as need basis, assisting with the operation, troubleshooting, repairing, maintenance and documentation of the heating, refrigeration, air conditioning and other complex mechanical/electrical building systems

Job Responsibilities

  1. With assistance, maintain the air filter program, maintain filter inventory, make work orders, and coordinate air filter staging, replacement and disposal.  With assistance ensure the air handler and room pressure differ differential pressure readings are taken, documented and reported.
  2. Ensure work assigned is performed, work orders are completed and properly entered into the electronic record.
  3. Receive new air filters and place them in the correct mechanical spaces. Install the air filters into the air handlers. Dispose of used air filters and dumpsters. Maintain the appropriate air filter clips in place to hold the air filters.
  4. Clean the campus air handlers, replace the air filters, repair and install air filter racks.
  5. Sanitize the air handlers on a routine basis in coordination with the filter program.
  6. Maintain the fire and smoke wall integrity of the mechanical rooms and chases; maintain the fire proofing integrity of the beam fire proofing on structural steel.
  7. Measure and report room and air handler differential pressures.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

8. With supervision and on an emergency basis assist with the following core plant systems – chillers, boilers, steam system, medical and lab gasses, medial and lab vacuum, compressors, pumps, base refrigeration, motors, fans cooling towers, air distribution systems, motor starters, basic electrical systems, thermostats, control systems and other related equipment for troubleshooting maintaining and operation of the equipment.

9.With supervision on an emergency basis provides prompt and courteous response to all service calls.

10.Responds to 90% of all service calls within fifteen (15) minutes of request. Calls user within thirty (30) minutes of request if unable to respond. Confirms repair, adjustment, or need for follow-up service with requestor prior to leaving area.  Provides service in a courteous, professional manner always.

11.Performs facilities service and maintenance services throughout facility on second and or third shift during week and on all shifts during weekend.

12.Provides detailed communication both written and verbal to supervisor and co-workers about equipment and system abnormalities and changes.

13.Documents repairs/adjustments performed through accurate, complete entries in logbook, on work orders and on preventative maintenance forms.  Communicate all pertinent equipment and operation information to co-workers thereby providing for an accurate shift turnover.

14.Prepares and submits work orders for follow-up by other Operations/Maintenance staff.

15.Demonstrates a working knowledge of all Hospital and Department Emergency Response Procedures.

16.Maintains a clean, safe environment throughout the facility.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School Diploma / GED


Required Experience: One (1) year experience in building systems or similar mechanical systems

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Additional Technical Requirements

Demonstrate excellent communication skills with customers and co-workers.                                                                                                                                                               

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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