Refrigeration Technician III (HVAC/R)

Lafayette, Louisiana


Hvac Job Number:
J00158f4e
 
Primary Location:
Lafayette, Louisiana
 
Positions:
Installer; Technician (Ammonia Refrigeration); Technician (Appliance Repair); Technician (Boilers); Technician (Chillers); Technician (Commercial Cooking Equipment); Technician (Commercial Refrigeration); Technician (DDC); Technician (Geothermal); Technician (HVAC/R)
 
Sector:
Commercial/Industrial; Residential/Light Commercial
 
Required Overnight Travel:
0%
 
Shift:
First Shift
 
Job Description:
This position is responsible for assisting in the operation of our client, Walmart, and their facilities. The ideal candidate will have heavy experience in maintaining and repairing grocery refrigeration units and should have heavy experience working with large rack refrigeration units. This technician will go between different facilities, doing HVAC/R maintenance and repairs daily; company van and tools provided. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job-related responsibilities and duties as assigned and/or as necessary. Minimum Qualifications • Vocational or Technical HVAC/R certification and 5 year’s experience in grocery, commercial or industrial refrigeration OR 7 year’s experience in grocery, commercial or industrial Refrigeration. • Candidate should have heavy experience with large Rack Refrigeration units and different configurations • Passing score on Ramsey Technician Level 3 HVAC/R test. • Type I/Type II or Universal Environmental Protection Agency Certification for Refrigerant handling. • Six months of experience installing, repairing, and troubleshooting commercial HVAC/R equipment. Preferred Qualifications • Completion of a 2-year Vocational or Technical HVAC/R program • One year of experience using intermediate-level functionality of word processing, spreadsheet, email, and presentation software (for example, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). • A mechanical license in the city and/or state where a job is located. Essential Functions An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. • Leads and participates in teams in Facilities Management- HVAC/R by using and sharing resources, information, and tools to determine customer needs and business priorities; coordinating and executing work assignments; providing advice, feedback, and support to ensure timelines and work quality achieved; modeling and helping others with how to adapt to change or new challenges. • Oversees and implements special projects for field operations by collecting data, evaluating new technology capabilities, correcting deficiencies, and providing suggestions for changes and improvements. • Provides required paperwork by completing forms (for example, expense vouchers, weekly summaries, refrigerant logs, and work orders); and submitting them to senior leadership. • Ensures compliance with applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Environmental Protection Agency regulations and guidelines by performing work according to practices and procedures outlined in the Walmart heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) safety policy and environmental guidelines; and reclaiming ozone-depleting refrigerants. • Ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, and local HVAC/R industry regulations and guidelines (for example, building codes, indoor air quality, cold chain requirements) by conducting inspections; and making repairs. • Maintains quality standards by inspecting installations and modifications of new HVAC/R equipment and Energy Management Systems (EMS), ensuring contract compliance, and identifying and reporting deficiencies. • Ensures available resources for HVAC/R maintenance and repair by managing refrigerant levels and parts inventory, recording HVAC/R purchases and usage, tracking and ordering HVAC/R parts, and developing relationships with HVAC/R parts suppliers and contractors. • Ensures financial sustainability by compiling and reporting budget information to the regional manager of Facilities; requesting replacement HVAC/R equipment for facilities; submitting warranty claims; reviewing journals and invoices; conducting price comparisons of refrigerant, parts, and travel-related costs; and developing scopes of work for projects (for example, rooftop units, condenser coil replacements). • Provides training (for example, safety, control troubleshooting, oil system operation, and adjustment) by traveling to company facilities for on-site sessions; performing on-site HVAC/R repairs for hands-on learning; evaluating the Technician skill sets; and reporting back to senior leadership. • Ensures working order of HVAC/R and EMS and directs digital control equipment by troubleshooting, diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing equipment; performing major and minor preventive maintenance; providing feedback about troubleshooting best practices; and managing district workloads with external service providers. • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to developing, executing, and improving action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in using information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales. • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities. • Models’ compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices. Physical Activities The following physical activities are necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position. • Moves, lifts, carries, and places merchandise and supplies weighing up to 75 pounds without assistance. • Moves up and down a ladder and/or stairs. • Safely operates large power equipment and motor vehicles. • Reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, crawling, squatting, kneeling, pulling, and stooping. They may be required to sit or stand for long periods. • Visually verifies and reads information, often in small print. Travel Traveling is necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position. • Travels to and from multiple facilities within a district. Some overnight stays may be required. (Travel of extended duration, meaning seven days or more, is not required, except for management training and emergencies.) Work Environment Working in the following environment is necessary to perform one or more of the essential functions of this position. • Moves through narrow, confined spaces such as stacks of merchandise or supplies, storage areas, and closets. Moves over sloping, uneven surfaces such as the parking lot, building perimeter, receiving bays, sections of the facility which have temporary cracks, or areas under repair. • Moves over slippery surfaces in the work area and other areas that may become slippery during inclement weather. • May work with substances that require special handling • Works in areas requiring exposure to varying temperatures, extreme heat or cold, and/or wet, damp, or drafty conditions. • Works at heights, including roofs, scaffolding, or ceiling spaces. • Works overnight and oncall as required. • Works varying shifts as required.
Hvac Job Number: J00158f4e
 
Primary Location:  Lafayette, Louisiana
 
Positions: Installer; Technician (Ammonia Refrigeration); Technician (Appliance Repair); Technician (Boilers); Technician (Chillers); Technician (Commercial Cooking Equipment); Technician (Commercial Refrigeration); Technician (DDC); Technician (Geothermal); Technician (HVAC/R)
 
Sector: Commercial/Industrial; Residential/Light Commercial
 
Required Overnight Travel: 0%
 
Shift: First Shift
 
Job Description: This position is responsible for assisting in the operation of our client, Walmart, and their facilities. The ideal candidate will have heavy experience in maintaining and repairing grocery refrigeration units and should have heavy experience working with large rack refrigeration units. This technician will go between different facilities, doing HVAC/R maintenance and repairs daily; company van and tools provided. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job-related responsibilities and duties as assigned and/or as necessary. Minimum Qualifications • Vocational or Technical HVAC/R certification and 5 year’s experience in grocery, commercial or industrial refrigeration OR 7 year’s experience in grocery, commercial or industrial Refrigeration. • Candidate should have heavy experience with large Rack Refrigeration units and different configurations • Passing score on Ramsey Technician Level 3 HVAC/R test. • Type I/Type II or Universal Environmental Protection Agency Certification for Refrigerant handling. • Six months of experience installing, repairing, and troubleshooting commercial HVAC/R equipment. Preferred Qualifications • Completion of a 2-year Vocational or Technical HVAC/R program • One year of experience using intermediate-level functionality of word processing, spreadsheet, email, and presentation software (for example, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). • A mechanical license in the city and/or state where a job is located. Essential Functions An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. • Leads and participates in teams in Facilities Management- HVAC/R by using and sharing resources, information, and tools to determine customer needs and business priorities; coordinating and executing work assignments; providing advice, feedback, and support to ensure timelines and work quality achieved; modeling and helping others with how to adapt to change or new challenges. • Oversees and implements special projects for field operations by collecting data, evaluating new technology capabilities, correcting deficiencies, and providing suggestions for changes and improvements. • Provides required paperwork by completing forms (for example, expense vouchers, weekly summaries, refrigerant logs, and work orders); and submitting them to senior leadership. • Ensures compliance with applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Environmental Protection Agency regulations and guidelines by performing work according to practices and procedures outlined in the Walmart heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) safety policy and environmental guidelines; and reclaiming ozone-depleting refrigerants. • Ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, and local HVAC/R industry regulations and guidelines (for example, building codes, indoor air quality, cold chain requirements) by conducting inspections; and making repairs. • Maintains quality standards by inspecting installations and modifications of new HVAC/R equipment and Energy Management Systems (EMS), ensuring contract compliance, and identifying and reporting deficiencies. • Ensures available resources for HVAC/R maintenance and repair by managing refrigerant levels and parts inventory, recording HVAC/R purchases and usage, tracking and ordering HVAC/R parts, and developing relationships with HVAC/R parts suppliers and contractors. • Ensures financial sustainability by compiling and reporting budget information to the regional manager of Facilities; requesting replacement HVAC/R equipment for facilities; submitting warranty claims; reviewing journals and invoices; conducting price comparisons of refrigerant, parts, and travel-related costs; and developing scopes of work for projects (for example, rooftop units, condenser coil replacements). • Provides training (for example, safety, control troubleshooting, oil system operation, and adjustment) by traveling to company facilities for on-site sessions; performing on-site HVAC/R repairs for hands-on learning; evaluating the Technician skill sets; and reporting back to senior leadership. • Ensures working order of HVAC/R and EMS and directs digital control equipment by troubleshooting, diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing equipment; performing major and minor preventive maintenance; providing feedback about troubleshooting best practices; and managing district workloads with external service providers. • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to developing, executing, and improving action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in using information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales. • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities. • Models’ compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices. Physical Activities The following physical activities are necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position. • Moves, lifts, carries, and places merchandise and supplies weighing up to 75 pounds without assistance. • Moves up and down a ladder and/or stairs. • Safely operates large power equipment and motor vehicles. • Reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, crawling, squatting, kneeling, pulling, and stooping. They may be required to sit or stand for long periods. • Visually verifies and reads information, often in small print. Travel Traveling is necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position. • Travels to and from multiple facilities within a district. Some overnight stays may be required. (Travel of extended duration, meaning seven days or more, is not required, except for management training and emergencies.) Work Environment Working in the following environment is necessary to perform one or more of the essential functions of this position. • Moves through narrow, confined spaces such as stacks of merchandise or supplies, storage areas, and closets. Moves over sloping, uneven surfaces such as the parking lot, building perimeter, receiving bays, sections of the facility which have temporary cracks, or areas under repair. • Moves over slippery surfaces in the work area and other areas that may become slippery during inclement weather. • May work with substances that require special handling • Works in areas requiring exposure to varying temperatures, extreme heat or cold, and/or wet, damp, or drafty conditions. • Works at heights, including roofs, scaffolding, or ceiling spaces. • Works overnight and oncall as required. • Works varying shifts as required.
 

Preferred Skills and Education


Minimum Experience Required:
Mid-Career (5-10 years)
Minimum Education Required:
High School Diploma
Certifications:
 
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