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HVAC Mechanic (Immediate opening )

  • Anywhere
  • To be Determined
  • Full-Time

Job Description

About Dexter Southfield

Dexter Southfield is an independent day school where boys and girls in Pre-K through Class 12 develop their individual talents and build an ethical foundation for life. Students learn to lead and serve with character, confidence, and compassion. Our 36-acre campus is located on the Brookline-Boston line, just minutes from the city’s best museums, libraries, hospitals, performing arts venues, colleges, and universities—all of which serve as an extension of our classrooms. At Dexter Southfield, we approach everything we do with enthusiasm and commitment, living by our school’s motto: “Our Best Today, Better Tomorrow.”

We are seeking an HVAC Technician to ensure the proper operation and maintenance of all mechanical systems and equipment. This includes but is not limited to: chillers, cooling towers, fans, pumps, heat exchangers, ancillary support equipment, water treatment, controls and BMS/EMS.

To be successful in this role, you must be able to:

  • Perform routine and emergency maintenance and repairs to all mechanical equipment and systems
  • Conduct building tours, maintain equipment inventory and loss, and report and resolve deficiencies
  • Respond to HVAC calls and troubleshoot the systems to ensure operational efficiency
  • Work with engineers, contractors, and consultants in evaluating proper operation of building systems
  • Consult with engineers and outside vendors on installations and projects
  • Complete work in accordance with School standards of operation and local, state, and federal guidelines
  • Create and maintain all operational SOPs for equipment and systems
  • Respond to emergency calls on campus within 60 minutes, including nights, weekends, and holidays as required
  • Work with the Director of Operations and Facilities to participate in budget planning and management
  • Support other operational assignments of the school (e.g. snow removal, campus traffic, special events)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • Associates degree (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration) or trade school plus at least 5 years of related full-time experience working with computerized BMS/EMS in commercial buildings
  • At least 5 years of field experience performing preventive maintenance
  • Massachusetts-licensed Refrigeration Technician and/or HVAC Technician Certification
  • Current license in EPA Universal and Freon reclaim and OSHA 10 certification
  • Working knowledge of preventive and predictive maintenance and proficiency with tools and systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision
  • Ability to successfully work in a team environment and demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Effective communication and processing skills (oral, written, non-verbal)
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various stakeholders
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, and conduct comprehensive plans and instruction
  • History of continued education or professional development in related professional areas
  • Commitment to create and contribute to an engaging and inclusive workplace
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work priorities, schedules, and needs
  • Maintain a current, valid Driver’s License; DOT license highly desirable
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment physical, including possible drug testing

At Dexter Southfield, we promote a culture of excellence that extends beyond academics, athletics, and the arts. We value a diverse and inclusive community in which different identities and perspectives are accepted and respected to create a sense of belonging for all.

How to Apply

To apply for this full-time, year-round position, please apply online through our Careers page at www.dextersouthfield.org/careers.  

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