Refrigeration Maintenance Technician

Job Location US-NY-Brockport
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Allied Reliability is seeking a highly motivated Ammonia Refrigeration Technician to join a dynamic client.  


The Refrigeration Technician will perform preventative and predictive maintenance, operate, inspect, and repair various types of ammonia, Freon and/or CO2 refrigeration equipment, while following all regulatory and company safety standards, policies, and procedures. Adhere to the design specifications of the refrigeration systems through periodic testing and inspections.


Essential Functions:


• Operate, maintain, adjust, inspect, and calibrate all refrigeration system safeguards to support warehouse requirements per manufacturer specifications, including the refrigerant leak detection system
• Complete and evaluate daily logs pertaining to the temperature, pressure, and general operation of the refrigeration system
• Perform preventative and predictive maintenance and repair as instructed by leadership on compressors, motors condensers, evaporators, pumps, vessels, valves, purgers, and other machinery within the refrigeration system
• Diagnose electrical and mechanical issues on refrigeration equipment
• Maintain water treatment system and chemical controls for the emvaporative condenser per manufacturer specifications. Measure samples of oil, water, and glycol in accordance with operating guidelines
• Complete work order tasks and ensure all performed work is logged into the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) daily
• Maintain reporting of inspections, evaluations, preventive maintenance procedures and communicate


Additional Responsibilities:


• Inspect, test and repair buildings, tools, non-refrigeration machinery and equipment as requested by maintenance leadership
• Monitor contractors working on or near refrigeration systems, ensuring they are following all regulatory and company safety standards, policies, and procedures
• Utilize onsite motorized lift as needed while operating, inspecting, calibrating, and maintaining equipment




Minimum Requirements:


• 2 years industrial refrigeration experience (ammonia, Freon and/or CO2) or combination of experience and trade school
• Successful completion of Refrigeration Operator 1 course (CARO) or equivalent within 6 months of hire
• Basic electrical instrumentation experience
• Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization and deliver technical results to a non-technical audience
• Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills
• Ability to work in temperatures as low as -20 Fahrenheit/-25 Celsius in cold storage sites or up to 100 Fahrenheit/37 Celsius in dry storage sites while wearing company provided personal protective equipment and freezer gear
• Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs./18 kgs.; weight may be more dependent upon facility
• Ability to work a flexible work schedule and shift, including weekends if needed
• Must be comfortable with various noise levels, at times, can be loud




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