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Sr. Refrigeration Technician in Chicopee, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Chicopee, MA
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Purpose:  Responsible for performing skilled maintenance, installation, repair and inspection work on complex refrigeration equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide maintenance, operation, troubleshooting and repair support to ammonia and Freon based refrigeration systems in a single plant
  • Repair or rebuild Cornell pumps, solenoid valves, manual valves, and water pumps
  • Maintain FES compressors including adding oil, changing oil filters, cleaning strainers, and replacing separators
  • Complete PSM inspections and checklists of all components
  • Work safely by utilizing proper lockout tag out, hot work, confined space, and standard operating procedure policies
  • Perform emergency shut down and startup, restart failed equipment, and put systems back online
  • Troubleshoot pump re-circulating systems, liquid transfer systems, electrical and mechanical
  • Participates in meetings for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions
  • Responds to emergency situations during or after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns
  • Prepares written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or conveying information
  • Performs a variety of other tasks

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED is preferred
  • At least 5 years’ experience operating, servicing, and maintaining industrial refrigeration systems
  • Universal EPA certification; RETA CARO certification required
  • Strong mechanical, electrical  and Computer efficient skills (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Willing to work OT and be on a rotating on call schedule (weekends & holidays included)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Familiar with performing the functions of the job including: standard methods, materials and tools used in assigned skilled trade; and safety practices and procedures

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently be able to push, pull, carry, lift (up to 50lbs), sit, stand, walk or maneuver heavier items (with additional manpower or appropriate devices); carry ladders; work from heights, work in small crawl spaces
  • Ability to use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms
  • Frequent hand/eye coordination to operate tools
  • Vision for reading, recording and interpreting information
  • Speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and customers