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Refrigeration Technician

Posted: 05-23-17 Company: General Electric Location: Lynn, MA

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Role Summary/Purpose

The HVAC Refrigeration Technician is responsible for the installation of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, including controls and related fixtures such as air and water filters and piping used by refrigeration.


Essential Responsibilities

The HVAC Refrigeration Technician maintains, repairs and completes preventative maintenance on various types of HVAC equipment including but not limited to :

rooftop units
cooled chilled water systems
split systems
cooling towers
air handlers
and pneumatic controls


Maintains, repairs and completes preventative maintenance on various types of refrigeration units
Performs related work such as installation of compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls and circulating fans and other related duties as needed
Performs other duties as required


High School Diploma or equivalent education (GED)
Massachusetts Refrigeration License and recovery certification
Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and diagrams



Ability to work in confined areas, work off ladders, platforms and heights
Ability to lift, move and manipulate fixtures and component hardware up to 30 lbs. (with or without reasonable accommodations)

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Desired Characteristics

Experience as refrigeration mechanic working in an industrial environment
Must be knowledgeable and experienced in the installation, operation, trouble-shooting, maintenance and repair of all types of commercial building heating and cooling systems
Ability to read and interpret detailed plans, specifications, operating manuals and other written materials associated with this trade
Have knowledge of and understand safety rules in an industrial setting
Ability to troubleshoot heating / cooling problems
Must be familiar with industrial and Massachusetts regulations
Excellent communication skills
Possess strong electrical and mechanical abilities
Ability to use basic tools and machinery
Ability to schedule, plan and order materials for jobs
Strong understanding of HVAC controls
Ability to relate with and work with customers
Working knowledge in the installation of large industrial equipment

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Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

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