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Current openings

Sr. Refrigeration Technician


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 preferred
    • - 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

    Job Type: Full-Time

    Required experience:
    • - Refrigeration: 5 years

    Required licenses or certifications:
    • - RETA CARO
    • - EPA
    Interested Candidates please e-mail resumes to Janice Casillas at jcasillas@pioneercold.com

    Interested applicants can apply in person at 149 Plainfield St Chicopee MA

Contact Information

  • Janice Casillas, Human Resource Manager
  • Office: 413-736-1976 Ext. 1714
  • Email:

  • Mail Resume:
  • Pioneer Cold
  • Janice Casillas
  • Human Resources Manager
  • 149 Plainfield Street
  • Chicopee, MA 01013
  • Fax Resume: (413) 683-0018

E-Mail Resume: . Please include your resume within the body of the e-mail or attached as a PDF or word document.

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