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HVAC/ Refrigeration Mechanic

Posted July 22, 2021

Wild Dunes Resort
Isle of Palms, SC
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Summary: Responsible for the daily maintenance and repairs of all hotel heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation systems as well as all hot and cold-water systems to include but not limited to boilers, cooling tower, associated pumps and motors, refrigeration equipment, coolers and freezers. Perform Preventive Maintenance as assigned or required while keeping system downtime to a minimum. Provide our guest with first class services that promotes return visits and builds brand recognition.

The HVAC Technician shall always strive to provide exceptional service to both internal and external guests. S/he will be responsible for exemplifying the Wild Dunes Resort Culture as well as promoting Wild Dunes Resort as both the Destination and Employer of Choice!

Essential job Functions:

  • Conduct daily Preventive Maintenance on all hotel heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. Perform any necessary repairs in a timely manner.
  • Track all associated inventory and maintain established inventory levels.
  • Complete all required reports on equipment history to include all cost associated with any repair or PM.
  • Conduct all equipment walk-throughs, reading and logs as requested by Engineering management. These must be kept in an organized location as designated by engineering management.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of a Refrigeration Usage, Log and keep it current.
  • Monitor and review all scheduled events and schedule all air handlers through the Energy Management System (EMS) to start as least 30 minutes before each event.
  • Review all air conditioners on EMS several times throughout each shift as to the correct operating parameters. 
  • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of assigned shops, mechanical areas, tool carts and tools.
  • Always maintain all equipment in first class condition. Replace all screws and fasteners as they were when the equipment was new.
  • Always work in a safe and orderly manner.  
  • Track all associated inventory and maintain established inventory level. 
  • Always clean up after each task; never leave a mess for Housekeeping to clean up.
  • Report any unsafe condition to your manager immediately  
  • Support and ensure compliance with all Policies and Procedures as designated by Wild Dunes Resort.
  • Support and ensure compliance of all local, state and federal regulations.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or required.

Colleague is held accountable for all duties of this job and other duties as assigned.


Experience & Education:

  • At least 2 years as a HVAC technician in the hospitality or service industry.
  • At least 2 years relevant work experience with refrigeration
  • Must be EPA certified with at least Type II or better
  • High School graduate or Technical/Trade School preferred

Job Requirements:

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must have valid Driver’s license and meet resort driving standards
  • Must understand the usage of hand tools and some power tools.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Must be able to work well under pressure
  • Must be able to accurately follow instructions, both verbally and written
  • Must be highly detailed orientated
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have excellent listening and communication skills
  • Must be professional in appearance and demeanor
  • Must always ensure a teamwork environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Must have the ability to deal effectively and interact well with the guests and Colleagues
  • Must have the ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner
  • Must have a passion for creating an exceptional experience for all guests

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to stand on feet throughout the shift, with intermittent periods of walking;
  • Must be able to occasionally lift, carry, push & pull up to 50 lbs with assistance;
  • Must be able to perform simple grasping, fine manipulation, and repetitive hand & arm movements frequently, and squeezing & overhead reaching occasionally. 
  • Must be able to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, push, pull, walk on uneven surfaces on an occasional basis;
  • While primarily an indoor job, must be able to walk outside in a variety of weather conditions (rain, wind, heat);
  • Must be able to climb stairs occasionally, both indoors and outside in a variety of weather conditions (rain, wind, heat).
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About this Employer

Wild Dunes Resort

1 Sundial Circle
Isle of Palms, SC 29451

(843) 886-6000

393 Room Resort

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Our Resort

This is Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palms, South Carolina, a place you can make all your own. Whether it's choosing from a variety of accommodations including the Four Diamond rated Boardwalk Inn, The Village, family-friendly vacation rentals, condominiums and cottages, or deciding whether to fill your days with award-winning golf, tennis, a visit to historic downtown Charleston or one of dozens of other activities, here you'll find yourself in a better place.

At Wild Dunes Resort, we know that no two trips and travelers are exactly alike. So we thought it made sense to offer accommodations that work for every type of visit. Here, you can select from rooms and suites in the AAA Four Diamond Boardwalk Inn (including ADA accessible rooms), Village at Wild Dunes, private condos or even beach house rentals. Choose attentive full-service or undisturbed independence. Choose pool-side, beachside, court-side, or course-side. Tell us your vacation home rental style and we will accommodate you during your stay near Charleston, SC.