AC Refrigeration Mechanic
Washington, DC 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

General Summary of Position

Job Summary:

Installs, maintains, and repairs heating, ventilating, and refrigeration equipment and air conditioning systems throughout the Washington Hospital Center, under general supervision from a Facilities Supervisor/Designee.

Primary Duties:

  1. Installs, tests, and maintains air conditioning and refrigeration equipment/systems throughout the Washington Hospital Center.
  1. Performs scheduled preventative maintenance and casualty prevention work orders troubleshooting and diagnosing problems involving air conditioning and refrigeration equipment/systems (e.g., loss of refrigerant, low pressure, high temperatures). Develops solutions/corrections recommending improvements and modifications as appropriate.
  1. Develops estimates for a wide variety of installations and repairs of electrical/electronic equipment in accordance with requirements. Determines the means and methods to be used, estimates time, material(s), and human resources needed, and may be required to secure the appropriate tools/equipment and materials.
  1. Inspects and critically evaluates the conditions of all system(s) and components, work in progress, and provides preventive maintenance checks to ensure proper standards are met.
  1. Guides lower classified personnel in the installation and repair of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and/or systems.
  1. Tests various types of equipment with specialized hand and power tools. Maintains accurate records/logs as required.
  1. Learns and remains current with the latest applicable federal and local governing codes, standards, and regulations regarding fire, safety, plumbing, electrical and plant operations, including, but not limited to: OSHA, NFPA, The Joint Commission, ASHRAE, ANSI, DCRA, D.C. Fire & Safety Codes, and the Hospital's fire and safety practices.


  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Trade/vocational school graduate; or equivalent with courses such as chemistry, physics, and mathematics. Required.

  • 3-4 years as a Junior AC&R Mechanic or equivalent demonstrating the ability to perform this position required.

  • Experience with computer operated or microprocessor based controlled systems preferred.

  • Chlorofluorocarbon Certificate - CFCC (Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) Universal Technician Certification) required.

Why MedStar Health?
At MedStar Health, we understand that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. We work hard to foster an inclusive and positive environment where our associates feel valued, connected, and empowered. We live up to this promise through:

  • Strong emphasis on teamwork - our associates feel connected to each other and our mission as an organization. In return, our effective team environment generates positive patient outcomes and high associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark.
  • Strategic focus on equity, inclusion, & diversity - we are committed to equity for all people and communities. We continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel a sense of belonging and the ability to contribute to equitable care delivery and improved community health outcomes at all levels of the organization.
  • Comprehensive total rewards package - including competitive pay, generous paid time off, great health and wellness benefits, retirement savings, education assistance, and so much more.
  • More career opportunities closer to home - as the largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, there are countless opportunities to grow your career and fulfill your aspirations.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It's how we treat people.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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