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Job Title Hyperbaric Chamber Technologist
Company Duke University Hospital
Category NA
City Durham
Location NC
Salary not specified
Description Assist and perform specialized technical duties at the Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology to ensure safe and efficient operation of hypobaric and hyperbaric chambers, associated physical support systems and equipment. Assist with the operation of hyperbaric and hypobaric chambers, associated equipment and systems by monitoring communications, pressure controls, compressed gas sources, data collection, atmosphere conditioning, breathing gas, fire safety systems and others ensuring safety and effective operations. Perform hyperbaric and hypobaric chamber clinical and research procedures under normal and varied conditions of pressure and atmospheric gas compositions. Operate and ensure maintenance of high pressure gas compressors and associated gas delivery, storage and control systems; repair and overhaul gas valves and regulators and modify pressure hull penetrations; operate high pressure gas mixing station and install and modify specialty gas piping ensuring compliance with oxygen and breathing gas system standards. Perform maintenance and repairs on hyperbaric and hypobaric chamber equipment and instruments such as but not limited to making adjustments and calibrations, corrosion removal, cleaning, and testing to ensure the safe operation of the equipment. Conduct functional inspections and support preventative maintenance programs of chambers to ensure safe and efficient operation of equipment and associated physical support systems; replace parts such as filters, chemical absorbents and lubricants on predetermined maintenance schedule; report potential hazards to appropriate authority and prepare and maintain related records. Maintain adequate inventory of materials, supplies and equipment. Provide technical assistance and instruction to research personnel and laboratory staff in the operation and maintenance of the chambers and associated equipment. Hours: Full Time Day - 40 hrs weekly, On Call requirement - one week 24/7 on call out of every four weeks. Education: Required - Associate of Science degree in Underwater Technology or Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering or related engineering field. Experience: Required - five years hyperbaric/hypobaric chamber operations, maintenance and repairs; Preferred –machinery maintenance and/or machining operations. Certification: Preferred – CHT, EMT, SCUBA
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Contact Phone 919-668-0017
Contact Name Michael Natoli
Date Listed 06/15/17