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HVAC Specialist

Company: Solvay
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link HVAC Specialist Permanent contract USA - Stamford, CT, US May 13, 2023 Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. Our purpose-we bond people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress-is a call to go beyond, to reinvent future forms of progress and create sustainable shared value for all through the power of science. In a world facing an ever-growing population and quest for resources, we aim to be the driving force triggering the next breakthroughs to enable humanity to advance while protecting the planet we all share.We bond with customers and partners to address today and tomorrow's megatrends. As a global leader in Materials, Chemicals and Solutions, Solvay brings advancements in planes, cars, batteries, smart and medical devices, water and air treatment, to solve critical industrial, social and environmental challenges. You can count on our innovative solutions to contribute to safer, cleaner and more sustainable future. HVAC Mechanic Specialist We are looking for: The HVAC Specialist position plays an important role within Solvay. The primary purpose of this position is to support of Facility operations such as but not limited to lab equipment relocation and installation of various utilities such as bottled gasses, vacuum, compressed air and similar to lab equipment. We count on you for:

  • Awareness of and following all Solvay safety policies and procedures including Solvay's Life Saving Rules
  • Demonstrating a safety commitment by participating in Safety training and events
  • Taking action and reporting on any unsafe act / condition / behavior. Everyone on site is empowered to intervene with respect to any unsafe act that they may observe.
  • Attending and completing new hire training -
  • Have operational knowledge of eyewash stations, safety showers, PPE locations, spill equipment and fire extinguishers.
  • Attending monthly safety trainings and mandatory training topics
  • Being able to access SDS information of on site chemicals via Solvay systems.
  • Wearing appropriate PPE relative to the space and job where you are working. Observe all PPE requirements when in labs and shops areas.
  • Obtaining advanced equipment or process specific safety training when necessary according to the specific hazards.
  • Able to identify tasks requiring additional assistance or handling equipment and to seek that assistance prior to handling alone.
  • Safe handling of gas cylinders
  • Maintain site equipment per preventative maintenance scheduling or program. Assist in developing written preventative tasks for site equipment and systems if not already established.
  • Routine maintenance duties such as but not limited to furniture moving, lamp changing, ceiling tile replacement, conference room setups.
  • Support of Facility operations such as but not limited to lab equipment relocation and installation of various utilities such as bottled gasses, vacuum, compressed air and similar to lab equipment.
  • Self managing workload based upon efficiency and customer need, identifying safety needs and treating those as a priority.
  • Maintaining workspace in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Ability and acceptance to perform non technical tasks required in the operation of the site.
  • Ability to lift and handle 50lbs
  • Operate a propane powered forklift and pass required testing to maintain license for forklift operation. -
  • Provide safety checks of forklift prior to each use.
  • Ability to climb and work from a ladder up to 6' off a level surface.
  • Ability to climb 4 flights of stairs. -
  • Position requires moderate physical work at intermittent periods throughout the daily 8 hour work shift.
  • The listed tasks are representative of the majority of areas of responsibility but not all inclusive due to the dynamic of maintaining and supporting a research facility. You can count on us for: The Solvay-Cytec Research Center in Stamford is a laboratory environment with a fast-paced -approach toward new product innovation and product support. As such, the work environment and needs are ever changing. This position is for a Mechanic Specialist in the Commercial HVAC systems field. Additionally this position provides general maintenance support and as such the applicant shall show proficiency in additional trades. The position requires being adaptive to a frequently changing research operation, supportive of and encouraging operational efficiency improvements. A positive attitude, strong achievement drive, ability to work well with others, participate as a team and having a solution driven mindset are all critical behaviors required of the position. - You will bring:
    • A high School education equivalent, completed 2-4 year trade school certification, military certification or 4 year apprenticeship in the specified trade(s) along with 6 plus years as a journeyman level HVAC Mechanic or Technician.
    • Knowledge in the functionality and usage of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and motor frequency drives .
    • Strong background -in Laboratory HVAC operation principles preferred.
    • Laboratory Fume hood operation, maintenance and repair troubleshooting of associated controls and devices.
    • Supply and exhaust handling equipment and controls - maintenance and calibration of. -
    • Strong experience with Building Automation Systems, automated building controls and related electronic and pneumatic operating controls and end devices.
    • Experience, understanding and ability to maintain and repair steam and hot water systems, heat exchangers, traps, condensate return systems and central chilled water plant distribution.
    • A high level of awareness of energy conservation and optimizing systems for utmost operating efficiencies.
    • Ability to read mechanical blueprints and electrical schematics
    • Familiarity of compressed air, deionized water, laboratory vacuum systems, chemical sewer treatment process and process cooling systems.
    • Proficiency in additional skills as required such as basic plumbing and all general maintenance activities. You will get:
      • Competitive salary; hourly range of $44.00-$46.00/hourly, since actual compensation packages are based on a variety of factors unique to each candidate we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted base salary range. Total compensation for this role also includes bonus and/or other incentives.
      • Benefits package
      • 16 weeks of maternity/paternity and co-parenting leave
      • Training Platform for all employees
      • Free Well-Being sessions (physical and psychological) Additional Information:
        • Ability to work in, and adapt quickly to changes and uncertainties.
        • Strong organizational and analytical skills .
        • Strong communication (verbal and written), and listening skills. #LI-Onsite #LI-AO1 After 50 years, we are going back to the Moon... Solvay Materials are making it possible once again for Humans to return to the Moon. Check -here -our -Artemis missions with NASA: we will land the first woman and first person of color on the Moon.Solvay's purpose is to bond people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. We can only fulfill this purpose with a diverse workforce that feels respected and appreciated, and has equal opportunities to work, grow and thrive. Our differences, visible or not, are valued. As Solvay seeks to promote unity and not uniformity, we invite you - regardless of background, age, gender, race, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ability or identity - to consider a future with us.

Keywords: Solvay, Stamford , HVAC Specialist, Professions , Stamford, Connecticut

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