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Refrigeration Technician 3 - 1st shift in Syracuse, NY at Allied Reliability Group

Date Posted: 1/22/2019

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Job Description

Under general supervision, works independently, performs advanced refrigeration maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse.   Other areas of knowledge including electrical, refrigeration, ammonia, plumbing, fire protection systems, MHE, and carpentry. May direct the work of contractors.


  1. Performs an expert level of operation, repair and adjustment of refrigeration system. Monitors system performance and determine when system is not operating correctly.
  2. Capable of replacing components within the refrigeration’s system, with safe LOTO procedures and in accordance with PSM program.
  3. Performs routine maintenance on various types of warehouse equipment in accordance with OSHA Standards.
  4. May be required to work in the areas of building maintenance and/or MHE maintenance at times.
  5. Test, maintain, and evaluate equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers, and pressure gauges.  Test and calibrate HVAC equipment
  6. Inspects completed work for compliance to blueprints, specifications, and safety standards.
  7. Troubleshoots equipment and recommends corrective action. Individual should understand key troubleshooting techniques to determine Root Cause.
  8. Reviews inspection and repair reports and observes progress of work on major overhauls to evaluate efficiency and work quality
  9. Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed
  10. Conducts test of safety equipment to ensure OHSA and operational standards
  11. Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records
  12. Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.
  13. Answer after hours “call backs” as needed.
  14. May be on call.
  15. Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as required.
  16. Performs related work and other job assignments as required


Qualifications and Requirements:

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
    • 7 years’ maintenance experience
    • RETA Refrigeration Courses 1 and 2 required, with RETA Courses 3 & 4 and Electrical 1, Control Theory and CARO, along with Garden/Lanier Operator 1 & 2 preferred. However, as a condition of employment, selected candidates will be required to complete (2) courses per year until all RETA courses are completed. Strong Work Experience will be considered in lieu of Training Courses during the initial hiring process.  
    • Knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance trades.
    • Knowledge of Control Systems pertaining to Refrigeration Systems
    • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Principles
    • Must have a high level of knowledge with OSHA PSM program.
    • HAZMAT trained candidates are preferred. However, as a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to be trained in HAZMAT, obtain and maintain the certification
    • Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (SAP Preferred)
    • Microsoft Office knowledge

    Knowledge & Employment Standards:

    • Fully competent to a high degree in mechanical knowledge (passed all level 3 requirements).
    • Strong communication skills
    • Mathematical and documentation skills necessary
    • Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions, as well as interpret pencil sketches and diagrams
    • Proficient in use of testing equipment
    • Must be able to work flexible shifts, if required, including on call
    • Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with co-workers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor
    • Share knowledge, train and develop less experienced technicians.

    Physical Requirements & Abilities:

    The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job


    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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