Mar 18, 2024

Red Seal Refrigeration and Heating Technician

$26.00 - $35.00 hourly
  • Bob's Heating & Cooling
  • 19 Mark Avenue, Moncton, NB, Canada
No Vaccination Mandate Installation-Maint-Repair

Job Description

As a Red Seal Refrigeration and Heating Technician, you will be responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining refrigeration and heating systems in various settings such as residential, commercial, and industrial environments. Your expertise in refrigeration and heating systems will ensure optimal functionality, energy efficiency, and safety standards compliance.

Responsibilities:

  1. Installation:

    • Install, assemble, and test refrigeration and heating systems according to blueprints, specifications, and local building codes.
    • Ensure proper placement and connection of components including compressors, evaporators, condensers, heat pumps, furnaces, boilers, and related piping.
    • Verify system functionality and efficiency after installation.
  2. Maintenance and Repair:

    • Perform routine maintenance checks on refrigeration and heating systems to ensure proper operation and prevent breakdowns.
    • Diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions in systems using appropriate tools and techniques.
    • Repair or replace defective components such as valves, motors, thermostats, and electrical wiring.
    • Conduct regular inspections to identify potential issues and address them promptly.
  3. System Upgrades and Retrofitting:

    • Upgrade outdated or inefficient refrigeration and heating systems to improve performance and energy efficiency.
    • Retrofit existing systems to meet environmental regulations and safety standards.
    • Recommend and implement enhancements or modifications to optimize system performance.
  4. Safety and Compliance:

    • Adhere to safety protocols and regulations while handling refrigerants, electrical components, and other hazardous materials.
    • Ensure compliance with industry standards, building codes, and environmental regulations.
    • Educate clients or end-users on proper operation and maintenance practices to enhance safety and prolong system lifespan.
  5. Documentation and Reporting:

    • Maintain accurate records of installation, maintenance, and repair activities.
    • Generate reports detailing work performed, parts used, and recommendations for future action.
    • Communicate effectively with supervisors, colleagues, and clients regarding project status, timelines, and any issues encountered.

Qualifications:

  • Red Seal certification as a Refrigeration and Heating Technician.
  • Demonstrated experience in installing, maintaining, and repairing refrigeration and heating systems.
  • Proficiency in reading blueprints, schematics, and technical manuals.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team in diverse environments.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record may be required.
  • Physical stamina and dexterity to perform tasks in various settings and conditions.

Additional Requirements:

  • Willingness to undergo additional training or certifications as required.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, or overtime as needed.
  • Commitment to staying updated on industry advancements and best practices.
  • Adherence to company policies and procedures, including safety protocols and ethical standards.

Conclusion:

The role of a Red Seal Refrigeration Technician is crucial in ensuring the efficient operation of refrigeration systems in commercial and industrial settings. By installing, maintaining, and repairing these systems, you play a vital role in preserving product quality, reducing energy consumption, and promoting safety. Your skills and expertise contribute to the smooth functioning of businesses relying on refrigeration technology, making you an invaluable asset to your employer and clients alike.


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