SOC Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic in Hawthorne, Nevada

The position of Air Condition Equipment Mechanic with SOC LLC, A Day and Zimmermann Company, is located at the Hawthorne Army Depot, near the modest, west central Nevada, “High-desert, mountain-side”, community of Hawthorne. Interested applicants are invited to search on-line sites for additional information regarding the renowned Hawthorne Army Depot. (Note: SOC Nevada LLC typically does not deploy personnel overseas.)

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Hawthorne Army Depot, known as “The Largest ammunition storage facility in the world,” is centrally located near the modest community of Hawthorne, Nevada, at the base of 11,000 ft. Mt. Grant and at the south end of large and historical Walker Lake on Highway 95. We are located within a comfortable 1 to 2 hour drive of numerous communities and cities, located in Northern Nevada and Northern California, including South Lake Tahoe, Reno/Sparks, Carson City, Fernley and Sparks, all of which offer abundant opportunities and access to high quality shopping, recreation, health care, education and entertainment.

HWAD, is also located near the East Gate to Yosemite National Park, Mammoth Lakes, Heavenly and Mt. Rose ski resorts, and a comfortable 4 -5 hour drive North West of Las Vegas , NV. For our outdoor enthusiasts, there are abundant opportunities nearby for hiking, biking, fishing, camping, ATV/UTV and other sports.

Interested applicants with questions are encouraged to contact the SOC Human Resources office at 775-945-7582, Monday through-Thursday, 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PST).

This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement.

  • Installs, modifies, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains large industrial refrigeration units (10-25 ton), industrial chilled water system, Ductless mini-splits, low temp 404A systems, older R-22 systems, and newer 410-A systems. Must have, or be able to get, proper certifications within 90 days of employment.

  • Connects auxiliary and control mechanisms, piping, or tubing. Connects recording and gauging devices, charge refrigeration systems with gas, and test installation for leaks. Preforms start up procedures on newly installed compressors, fan motors, motor starters, ect.

  • Provides training as required to assist less experienced personnel to improve their skills and safety awareness. Performs other duties of the same or lower level of difficulty as assigned and may be assigned occasional duties of a higher level of difficulty as needed.

  • Safely and efficiently accomplishes assignments with limited supervisory guidance, using accepted craft or trade techniques and good housekeeping practices. Follows Safety Data Sheet guidelines for handling, storage, and disposal of Hazardous Materials. Reads Job Safety Analysis for identifying risks to health and safety during job specific tasks in the work place.

  • Uphold company values (Safety, Diversity, Integrity and Success). Perform other duties of the same or lower level of difficulty as assigned. May be assigned occasional duties of a higher level of difficulty than those listed above. Maintain high ethical standards, overall values of the business, and the Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Conduct to include cooperating during Company investigations; Responsible for reporting actual and potential safety and environmental concerns.

EDUCATION: Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required. Trade or technical level education preferred but not required.

LENGTH OF EXPERIENCE: Minimum of four (4) years prior experience preferred. Formal schooling, as an apprentice or one (1) year experience as a journeyman air conditioning mechanic is preferred but not required.

CERTIFICATIONS: Universal and 404-A EPA cards a plus. Must be able to obtain and maintain all certifications as required by SOC's Master Training Plan.

LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS: Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid State of Nevada drivers license. Class A commerical drivers license desired. Must be able to obtain and maintain Introduction to Ammunition (Ammo 45). Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of government security clearance as well as a clearance through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

OTHER: Must be able to perform work duties, routinely in a safe and effective manner, remaining alert and aware of potential work/safety hazards at all times and especially alert while performing safety sensitive duties.

ID: 2018-3429

External Company Name: SOC, LLC

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Street: 2 South Maine Ave