HVAC Technician

Employer
Northern Star Resources
Location
Delta Junction, Alaska, United States
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 25, 2021

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Category
Technicians, Trade & Skilled
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
Northern Star Resources Limited (ASX: NST) is an Australian ASX 100 gold producer with Tier-1 world-class projects located in highly prospective and low sovereign risk regions of Australia and North America. Northern Star is the second largest Australian gold producer and among the top 10 gold miners globally. Northern Star continues to invest in building a strong asset base through strategic acquisitions and aggressive exploration to extend the mine lives across its world-class operations and generate earning accretive value for its Shareholders through operational effectiveness

Northern Star (Pogo) LLC have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for an HVAC Technician at our world-class Pogo operation in Alaska on a rotational camp schedule.

What do we offer?

  • Vibrant hub of activity on site, with the ability to be part of successful and productive team
  • Permanent position and extended mine-life offering job security.
  • Excellent remuneration package with bonuses, insurances, 401k and paid leave.
  • Ongoing development opportunities and growth within a company that continuously invest in their people.


What's the role?

The HVAC Technician reports to the Electrical & Instrumentation Supervisor, and the primary role is the installation, maintenance, and repair of industrial HVAC systems and equipment.

Duties include:

  • Complete regular schedule compliance work to a high standard.
  • Installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC systems and equipment such as fuel oil heating systems and support equipment, large air handling systems, industrial boilers, small and large propane heating systems including burners and vaporizers, fume hoods, filters, compressors, dryers, pumps, heat exchangers, automatic control systems, pneumatic equipment, chillers, air & water cooled equipment, and refrigeration systems
  • Rigorous cost management. Avoid rework and unnecessary use of parts/services.
  • Continuously review scheduled jobs to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Creates and completes work orders utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Ensure correct electrical testing is completed to comply with standards and that all documentation is recorded correctly and in a timely manner.


What are we looking for?

You'll be a highly motivated individual who will display behaviour consistent to our Northern Star Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results, looking to work with the business for the long term and be an integral part in its future growth and development.

The specifics:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Universal CFC Refrigerant License
  • Current Driver's License.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in the maintenance and repair of industrial HVAC equipment.
  • CETP Certification.
  • Experience maintain propane heating systems
  • Experience utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Computer literacy - Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to improved procedures and practices.
  • Awareness of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Act & Regulations.
  • Be able to pass a background check and post offer physical.
  • A Covid Vaccine is required as a condition of employment for all employees hired on or after July 12, 2021.
    • Either one round of Pfizer or Moderna, or the J&J COVID-19 Vaccine is required prior to beginning work for Northern Star (Pogo) LLC. If Pfizer or Moderna, the second vaccine shot will then be needed as scheduled to complete the requirement.
    • Requests for exceptions to this requirement, for reasons such as a candidate's religious beliefs or disability status, will be considered on a case by case basis and determined by the general manager.


The Details:

Working a flexible rotational schedule of days and nights, up to 12 hours a day or more at a remote campsite. Extreme conditions, including but not limited to extreme and changing weather conditions, dust, mud, varying levels of noise, varying degrees of light and dark, in and around artificial light and in a confined work area.

Employees are required to stay on site at the company provided camp during the work rotation. Camp facilities provide dining service, games room, exercise & weight room, sauna, and accommodation rooms. Dormitory rooms have a land line phone, great Wi-Fi & cable TV. Cell service is available through Wi-Fi. The Company provides a bus service to and from Fairbanks, Delta Junction and Tok, Alaska.

Why join us?

When you join our Company, you join the Northern Star Team. You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business.

Northern Star actively supports and contributes to the local community in which we operate. We are a proud supporter of the Veterans' Employment Commitment and recognise the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence.

Want to know more about Northern Star? Check out our website here: http://www.nsrltd.com/ or follow us on linked in: https://www.linkedin.com/company/northern-star-resources-limited/

Shortlisting for this role will begin immediately.

Candidates living in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Delta and Tok regions will be given first consideration.

Due to the large volume of applications, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.

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