Refrigeration/Chiller Tech

Job Details

Refrigeration/Chiller Tech

Jacksonville, Florida




Job Description

Installs, repairs, overhauls, and maintains heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and overhauls equipment such as air compressors, pumps, air handlers, air dryers, heat exchangers, other environmental changing devices, other mechanical equipment or electrical pneumatic and electronic components. 
  • Installs, maintains, or repairs pneumatic valves, electric valves, heat transfer equipment, ventilation, and air distribution equipment. 
  • Installs and replaces all types of pumps or refrigeration equipment according to prints, specifications, diagrams, or other instructions. 
  • Reads gauges and instruments, and adjusts mechanisms such as valves, controls, and pumps to control level of fluid pressure and distribution in systems. 
  • Operates various refrigeration recovery equipment in compliance with EPA guidelines. 
  • Solders with sil-fos and silver solder, layout, and fit piping. 
  • Tests malfunctioning systems and components using electrical, mechanical, digital, and pneumatic controls. 
  • Maintains cooling towers, water treatment facilities, and tower distribution system. 
  • Prepares estimates for repairs and installation of equipment. 
  • Performs planned maintenance, regular servicing, and repairs to refrigeration equipment of all types, sizes, and temperature ranges. 
  • Maintains records of repairs or equipment requiring future service. 
  • Coordinates work schedules with other departments and shops in order to keep inconvenience to a minimum. 
  • Provides technical direction of HVAC service workers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the HVAC or refrigeration tools, materials, and test equipment. 
  • Knowledge of repair, maintenance, and installation techniques. 
  • Skill in reading and understanding schematics. 
  • Skill in analyzing HVAC or refrigeration malfunctions from performance and test equipment readings and determining appropriate repairs. 
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication

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