HVAC Maintenance Technician (full-time)

Organization: Palm Beach Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: West Palm Beach, FL, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Palm Beach Zoo is looking for an experienced HVAC Maintenance Technician to join the team! The Palm Beach Zoo is a non-profit zoological organization located in West Palm Beach. The Zoo houses more than 900 animals within 23 acres of lush tropical habitat and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Qualified candidates should have at least 3 years of experience. He/she will be responsible to assist with monitoring, maintaining, repairing and carrying out the maintenance programs on the HVAC equipment, refrigeration, pumps, plumbing, filtration systems, kitchen equipment, lighting and other general maintenance. He/she will work from drawings, sketches, specifications, verbal instructions with little or no supervision. Working safely is a must.

Basic Duties include:

 Requires mechanical background with HVAC units, air compressors, pumps, filtration systems and similar equipment

 Monitor, maintain, repair and carry out the maintenance programs on all HVAC and refrigeration equipment

 Performs scheduled and non-scheduled service work in specialized building systems such as mechanical, electrical, refrigeration, HVAC

 Perform work from drawings, diagrams, sketches and verbal instructions.

 Organizes work by receiving and studying work orders; gathering tools and supplies.

 Maintains safe work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with codes

 Accomplishes maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed.


 Ability to read, interpret and understand complex electrical and mechanical distribution systems and one line diagrams

 Must be able to move/lift heavy objects, climb vertical ladders, work at heights and be proficient in the use of common hand and power tools, and able to understand verbal and written instructions.

To Apply: Please forward resume and cover letter to Brian Luongo, Director of Facilities & Design. Mail: Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach FL 33405, Email: bluongo@palmbeachzoo.org or Fax: 561-585-6085. No phone calls, please.

The Palm Beach Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.