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Plant Operations Tech - HVAC - Relief
This position is: As Needed Basis
Position Location: Iberia Medical Center

To assist Plant Operations Director and department staff in any project that may be required. Performs and completes assigned Scheduled Maintenance Work Orders (PM’s), Routine and Emergency Work Orders in allotted and timely manner. Under general direction, to perform a variety of skilled work in the operation, maintenance and repair of boiler, heating, air conditioning, ventilating, lighting, power, water, water treatment, and other mechanical systems normally found in a Hospital; may instruct or lead other Technicians; may instruct or lead contract workers; and do other related work. Provides Security related duties M-F during daylight hours. Maintains cooperative work relationship with others. Assist in the "On Call” rotation and respond to emergency repairs. Comply will all Hospital training and safety requirements. Ensure that the requirements of EPA Section 608 are met.

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    •  High School Graduate or GED equivalent

    • Training in de-escalation techniques such as Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI); must be able to register within one year of accepting position.



  • An Operating Engineer’s license is preferred

  • An EPA Section 608 Refrigeration Certificate is required; Upgrade to Universal Certification must be completed within one year of hire.



  • Must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of appointment.

  • Will be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.

  • An applicant who has been convicted of a felony or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by state and federal laws is granted




  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a healthcare maintenance or plant operations setting,  performing duties which included the operation, maintenance and repair of boiler, heating, refrigeration, ventilation and power equipment including the operation and maintenance of air conditioning systems involving the use of automatic controls.

  • Minimum 4 years HVAC experience at Journeyman level.



  • Knowledge of: Boilers and auxiliary boiler room equipment; heating, lighting, ventilating, air conditioning, power, refrigeration, building electric and pneumatic controls, water and sewer systems, water treatment and other mechanical or electrical equipment; the methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in the operation, maintenance and repair of such equipment.

  • A working knowledge of the Joint Commission requirements

  • A working knowledge of National Fire Protection Association requirements

  • A working Knowledge of the Building and Mechanical codes as adopted by the City of New Iberia and Iberia Parish

  • Knowledge of EPA Section 608 Refrigeration Regulations


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