Refrigeration Service Technician

  (#6736) - Wisconsin
Industry: Design and Construction

Work with a variety of refrigeration systems to perform predictive/preventive maintenance, evaluate, troubleshoot, perform and/or recommend repairs.


Position Title: Refrigeration Service Technician
Reports To: Service Manager
Department: Service
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Position Purpose

The overall purpose of this position is to work with a variety of refrigeration systems to perform predictive/preventive maintenance, evaluate, troubleshoot, perform and/or recommend repairs to equipment and/or refrigeration systems as needed, evacuation & start-up of new and existing system(s) to meet customer commitments and expectations.

  • Perform predictive/preventive maintenance tasks on rotary screw compressors, reciprocating compressors, pumps, motors, fans, condensers, evaporators, chillers,
    hand valves, control valves, valves gangs, etc… as required within the allotted time frame.
  • Effectively evaluate operating conditions of refrigeration systems & equipment to maximize peak operating performance & make proper adjustments if required.
  • Pump down/evacuation of refrigeration system(s) & equipment for construction/service projects.
  • Capable of starting & operating a variety of new & existing refrigeration systems.
  • Diagnostics and repair of electrical & electronic control systems & components.
  • Communicate with customers effectively upon arrival and at completion of work so they know & understand what tasks are being performed & completed on their equipment.
  • Complete all required paperwork & submit to Bassett Mechanical office daily; obtain customer signatures on service reports and attain approval for any extra/additional work.
  • Complete all project requirements & installation per project sales representative’s direction.
  • Call in daily to dispatch to update status of work for the day and week.
  • Contact dispatch at scheduled time for weekly scheduling of workload.
  • Handle "on call" needs as scheduled.
  • Always support & maintain a SAFE & LEAN work environment.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
  • Skilled licensed trades journeyman or equivalent certification (RETA), or
  • 5+ years operating and/or maintenance of Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration Systems (NH3).
  • Possess or be willing to acquire OSHA Hazwoper certification (training provided by the company).
  • Evaluate & troubleshoot electrical diagrams & P&ID drawings.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of PLC’s.
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills.
  • Maintain a clean and professional appearance.
  • Physically able to climb ladders, scaffolds, access rooftops, enter restricted areas
    (air handlers, ducts, and confined spaces) for first-hand observation and inspection.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Ability to work weekends or overtime when required.
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