Refrigeration Technician

Job Location US-PA-Fogelsville
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Primary Responsibility: 

Under general supervision, works independently performing routine refrigeration maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse.


Essential Functions:

  • Performs operation, repair and adjustment of refrigeration system. Monitors system performance and determines when system is not operating correctly.
  • Replaces components within the refrigeration’s system, with safe LOTO procedures and in accordance with PSM program.
  • Performs basic pump out/evacuate refrigerant as necessary for valve replacement and/or repair. 
  • Performs routine maintenance on various types of warehouse equipment in accordance with OSHA Standards.
  • Tests, maintains, and evaluates equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers, and pressure gauges. Tests and calibrates HVAC equipment.
  • Inspects completed work for compliance to blueprints, specifications, and safety standards.
  • Troubleshoots equipment and recommends corrective action. Individual should understand key troubleshooting techniques to determine root cause.
  • Conducts tests of safety equipment to ensure OHSA and operational standards
  • Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records with the CMMS System.
  • Keeps work area and tools 6S’d (well maintained, clean, organized, etc.), and performs housekeeping duties as required.
  • Performs related work and other job assignments as required.




Qualifications & Experience:


  • 4+ years maintenance mechanic experience
  • Must have successfully completed four (4) RETA courses
  • Must have successfully completed HAZMAT responder training Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of general warehouse practices
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions, as well as interpret pencil sketches and diagrams
  • Knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance trades


Physical Requirements:


  • May be required to tolerate working environment with inside controlled temperatures of –15 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation)
  • Must tolerate heights up to 35 ft. and be able to access elevated platforms and catwalks
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; push; pull; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; and crouch
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to use hand and power tools
  • Must be able to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, and/or manipulate parts & tools
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception. Either naturally or with the aid of eye glasses
  • Able to work nights and weekends
  • Able to pass a physical and respiratory exam



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