Overview

REFRIGERATION ENGINEER Commercial / Industrial / Residential. Taupo. NZ.
Permanent. 5 yrs + experience. $30-$35/hr neg. Company Van,
phone, incentives.

A fulltime vacancy exists for a REFRIGERATION ENGINEER, to join the team of a well-established and highly regarded company, providing refrigeration and cooling solutions for dairy, industrial, commercial & residential.

This role involves working unsupervised, or as part of a team, to deliver high quality refrigeration and mechanical trade service work. On offer is excellent pay rates, growth and development, a focus on health & safety, vehicle & a good team environment along with positive company support.

Daily duties will include

  • Hands-on dairy / commercial / industrial refrigeration maintenance
  • Refrigeration servicing, fault finding & installations
  • Breakdown repairs and preventative maintenance
  • Installing cold room condensation / evaporation units
  • Replacing compressors, refrigerant gas charge & leak controls
  1. Installing, troubleshooting and overhauling entire heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.
  2. Measuring refrigeration or air conditioning components for installations.
  3. Working with hand and power tools to install refrigeration or air conditioning components.
  4. Measuring and cutting piping and connecting piping using welding equipment.
  5. Testing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems for leaks.
  6. Performing routine maintenance.
  7. Repairing and replacing components for entire heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.
  8. Installing, maintaining and repairing equipment in refrigerated trucks.
  9. Preparing work estimates.
  10. Reading and interpreting plans.

Key qualities of an ideal candidate:

  • Trade Qualified Refrigeration / HVAC Tech or equivalent
  • At least 5 years proven hands on working experience
  • Deep understanding of installation, servicing and maintenance of commercial refrigeration & HVAC.
  • Background in supermarket refrigeration an advantage
  • Dairy farm refrigeration experienced will be a plus
  • Strong refrigeration knowledge
  • Fault finding skills
  • Good paper work abilities
  • Proactive and able to work unsupervised
  • Electronic controls knowledge is an advantage to repair electrical faults control panels
  • Good team player, with a strong customer focus
  • Willingness to work flexible hours if required
  • Manage your own time in order to meet company deadlines.
  • Looking for someone versatile and can think outside the square.
  • Physically fit, good attitude, a team player and not afraid of a challenge.
  • Clear fluent English essential in order to follow instructions / H&S
  • Current Full Clean Car Drivers Licence. (equivalent to NZ Class 1) 
  • Important – applicants can be local to New Zealand and / or from overseas.

Wage & Benefits:

Type                         Full time permanent position

Wage                       $30-$35/hr neg with qualifications, skills & experience

Overtime               Ability to earn overtime at time + ½ after 45 hours worked

Miscellaneous     Company van, phone, PPE gear & uniform, tool allowance –
variety of work

Incentives             Ongoing personal development and industry training

Based                      Taupo, New Zealand

Start                         A.S.A.P.

CONTACT:

Dennis Mawhinney

Appointments Recruitment Specialists

Mobile:           021 888 500 or (09) 478 9954

Free Ph:          0800 030 125

Email:             dennis@appts.co.nz

Website:         www.appts.co.nz

If you have contacted Appointments before, you are welcome to do so once again, we would be pleased to hear from you!

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    About Appointments Recruitment Specialists

    A fulltime vacancy exists for a REFRIGERATION ENGINEER, to join the team of a well-established and highly regarded company, providing refrigeration and cooling solutions for dairy, industrial, commercial & residential.