Volt Workforce Solutions Sr. Refrigeration Technician in Chicopee, Massachusetts

Sr. Refrigeration Technician in Chicopee, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Direct Hire

  • Location: Chicopee, MA

  • Job Type: Industrial

  • Duration: N/A

  • Date Posted: 3/7/2019

  • Job ID: 151677

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 781/496-3085

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


In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.