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Refrigeration Service Technician

Portland, Oregon
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Portland Branch, 14600 SW 72nd Ave, Portland, OR 97224

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or as required

Our highly trained Field Service Technicians are an integral part of our success, providing value to our customers after the sale. For more company information, please visit our web site at .

BENEFITS : regular training, favorable work environment, generous profit sharing, 401K, full medical and dental coverage, paid vacation and sick leave, life insurance, uniforms and cell phone. Pay is negotiable and depends on experience.


Service Repairs (95%)

Perform service repairs in the field at various customer sites. Review work order and related manuals, blueprints and schematic diagrams to determine tasks to be performed and tools, equipment and parts needed for service assignment.

Such duties include, but are not limited to:

Perform basic maintenance and repairs on industrial refrigerated and desiccant compressed air dryers. Additional work on air compressors (5-500HP), positive displacement pumps, and vacuum systems may be necessary.

On field service calls, discuss assignment with customer s representative and inspect installation site to verify that electrical supply wires, conduit, switches and circuit breakers are installed according to specifications.

Read/follow sketches, schematics, blueprints, manufacturer s specifications and maintenance manuals to determine troubleshooting procedure.

Troubleshoot, diagnose and perform repairs using system troubleshooting methodology and diagnostic tools.

Interpret readings on gages, indicators and dials.

Visually inspect and listen to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.

Dismantle machines and equipment to gain access to problem area, using hand tools and power tools.

Inspect and measure parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems.

Realign and adjusts components

Apply knowledge of electrical circuits, mechanics, and pneumatics.

Verify that electrical power is reaching the compressed air equipment and that voltage is as specified, using testing instruments.

Test electrical components: such as, wiring, switches and relays, using test instruments, and replacing faulty components.

Troubleshoot PLC s with diagnostic tools.

Locate damaged air pipes on machine; may measure, cut threads or install pipe.

Repair broken parts, using brazing, soldering & welding equipment, and hand tools.

Start machine and equipment to test operation following repair.

May train customer s staff in operation of compressed air machinery.

Shop or Vehicle Clean-up and/or inventory; administrative duties (5%)

Maintain company vehicle

Organize and manage truck s stock parts and tools

Complete timecards, work orders & paperwork in a timely manner


Education: High School Diploma or GED

Previous Experience: Mechanical, 3 phase electrical, Refrigeration.


Exert force of 50-100 lbs. occasionally and 25-50 lbs. frequently, 10-20 lbs. constantly.



Universal Refrigeration License

Brazing certificate a plus

Electrical controls experience helpful

1-3 years industrial refrigeration maintenance experience

Apply system troubleshooting skills effectively

Ability to recognize common mechanical and electrical components/read schematics

Effective customer relations skills

Must have a valid driver s license and insurable driving record

Some overtime work and _occasiona_l overnight travel

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $28.00 - $40.00 per hour

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday

High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Refrigeration: 1 year (Preferred)

Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: On the road
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  • Job Reference: 674049408-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Rogers Machinery Company, Inc.
  • Location: Portland, Oregon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent