Refrigeration Technician Job Description

refrigeration technician job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Refrigeration Technician Job Description

Refrigeration technicians are skilled tradespeople who install, repair, and maintain refrigeration systems and associated systems.

Refrigeration technicians are often employed by refrigeration and air conditioning companies, supermarkets, hospitals, and restaurants.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for an experienced Refrigeration Technician to join our team! The ideal candidate will have experience working with a variety of refrigeration systems and be able to troubleshoot and repair issues as they arise. If you’re a self-starter with a positive attitude and a dedication to providing excellent customer service, we want to hear from you!

Refrigeration Technician Duties:

  • Maintain customers’ refrigeration systems
  • Inspect system components, including compressors, condensers, evaporators, fan motors, fans, and expansion valves
  • Inspect tubing, connections, valves, and pumps
  • Replace seals, gaskets, and bushings
  • Re-assemble system components, such as compressors, condensers, evaporators, and pumps

Refrigeration Technician Responsibilities:

  • Provide service to commercial refrigeration systems, including installing, servicing, repairing, and replacing parts; participating in preventative maintenance schedules; and performing minor calibrations
  • Perform system checks, system troubleshooting, and refrigerant recovery
  • Perform electrical and gas system troubleshooting
  • Maintain records including daily service logs, refrigerant recovery reports, and service records
  • Research and resolve complex system problems
  • Complete assigned paperwork and forms
  • Conduct safety inspections, including proper use of personal protective equipment, and verify that safety regulations are followed

Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technical area
  • 2+ years of experience in industrial, residential, and food service equipment
  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing refrigeration equipment
  • Knowledge of HVAC, plumbing

At [Company Name], we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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