Life at Guelph General Hospital

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic

We have an upcoming full-time opportunity for a Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic.

 Current Shifts:      
Days, Must be available and willing to work evenings, weekends and on-call as needed 

Pay Scale:                       $26.67 - $27.13 - $27.77                                                    


  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic (313A certification)
  • Preference given to candidates with additional skilled trade designation or experience, e.g. electrical, gas fitting, sheet metal, plumbing, etc.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience; hospital experience preferred
  • Good working knowledge of:
    • Air handling units
    • Building Automation systems, preferably Honeywell products
    • -70C freezers
  •  Excellent troubleshooting skills on all HVAC systems (refrigerators, freezers, low temperature (-70C) freezers, cooling towers, Air Handling Units etc.)
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as contributing to the overall team, in both normal working conditions and emergency situations
  • Experience with “Lean” processes preferred
  • Physically able to do frequent bending, walking, standing and lifting up to a maximum of 50 lbs., able to climb ladders up to 20 feet
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written 

Scope of Duties: 

  • Preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and retrofit of:
    • All hospital heating and cooling systems on AHUs, including the chillers and Building Automation System
    • Ice machines, refrigerators, walk-in-refrigerators, -70C freezers
  • Work with other skilled trades in the overall maintenance of the facility

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume, referencing job number
CS-15-096 to:




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