HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic

Job ID
Facilities Ops/Maint
Job Location


The HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic maintains, modifies, troubleshoots, repairs, adjusts, and operates air handling systems, package air conditioning, heating units, fan coil units, heat pumps, chillers, exhaust fans, heat exchangers, and HVAC related pumps and cooling towers, as well as clinical, laboratory, research and food storage refrigerators, freezers, ice machines, and environmental control rooms and similar equipment. Maintains building HVAC electronic and pneumatic control systems, control air compressors and thermostat controls. Uses hand and power tools to repair and/or fabricate items by sketches, diagrams or manufacture specification to restore equipment to operation.



Minimum Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required

Minimum Experience

  • Four (4) years of HVAC mechanic experience required
  • Experience in a hospital or similar environment preferred

Required Credentials

  • (LC: EPA-RECOV) EPA Refrigerant Recovery Certification (EPA-RECOV) required.

Other Credentials

  • (LC: STEAM-1st and REFRIG-1st) First Class Steam (STEAM-1st) and First Class Refrigeration (REFRIG-1st) licenses frm the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Construction Code Enforcement must be obtained within two (2) years of assuming the position.

What We Offer

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Other Information

COVID-19 vaccine:


As of September 10, 2021, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment.

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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