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450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215

Facilities/Maintenance/Skilled Worker

Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
Onsite:Up to 1 day remote/wk


The HVAC Mechanic is responsible for preventative maintenance, plant operations, repairs and minor modifications to

    • Air handling units and fixed fans
    • Ductwork
    • Reheat coils and boxes,
    • AC compressor chiller systems
    • Water coolers,
    • Associated controls
    • Steam systems

This position is 2nd shift; Monday-Friday,  3:00pm-11:00 pm

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


  • Coordinates with trades such as electrical and plumbing to keep all systems operating at highest reliability
  • Responsible for implementation of energy conservation techniques on HVAC systems
  • Makes periodic rounds to all building support equipment and maintains operating log of conditions observed
  • Responsible for maintaining records of work done, time records and P/M records through the CMMS system.
  • Maybe required to be on call.
  • Must provide the highest level of personal protection at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.


At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.  As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.  Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.

  • High school or trade school graduate preferred
  • MA  refrigeration tech. License
  • EPA RECLAIM type I, II License required
  • Mechanical knowledge of occupational machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of relevant policies, procedures, and strategies to promote safety on the job for the protection of people, data, property, and the institution.
  • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule, procedure, or guideline.
  • Must possess sufficient manual dexterity to utilize tools of the trade.
  • The ability to communicate, listen, and comprehend information and ideas and work collaboratively with others.
  • Must be “self-starter” with high degree of initiative

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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