Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineer

We are looking for an experienced Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineer based near Mansfield.

We are keen to speak to Engineers that more experienced on the Refrigeration side.

You will need a sound understanding of the fundamental principles of refrigeration backed up by hands on practical experience, a strong work ethic and a “can do” attitude.

 Carrying out fault finding activities on heavy commercial / light industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems and resolving any faults found.
 Servicing refrigeration and air conditioning systems to standards laid down in service contracts.
 Installing refrigeration and air conditioning equipment in accordance with method statements.
 Commissioning refrigeration and air conditioning equipment in line with company commissioning procedures.
 Providing on-call cover at weekends to an agreed rota (currently 1 weekend in 3, on call payment paid) which includes checking the refrigeration plant on site.
 Meeting timescales and quality standards required by the company and its customers in order to enable “first time fixes” wherever possible while minimising complaints from customers.

Essential Experience
 At least 3 years of extensive post-apprenticeship experience carrying out fault-finding, servicing and installation on all types of refrigeration equipment including (but not limited to) bottle coolers, undercounter and upright fridges/freezers, display counters/cabinets, drugs fridges, ice machines, cellar coolers, walk-in cold rooms, mortuaries, etc. (light industrial / heavy commercial refrigeration).
 Some experience/awareness of fault finding, servicing and installation of air conditioning, fan coil and air handling systems (including chillers / secondary systems).

Essential Skills/Knowledge/Qualifications
 City & Guilds or CITB Category 1 F-Gas qualification (lapsed qualifications will be considered).
 Sound underpinning knowledge of the fundamentals of refrigeration including the vapour compression cycle.
 A methodical and logical approach to problem solving / fault finding on refrigeration and air conditioning systems
 Able to fit a variety of components to systems such as compressors, condensers, evaporators, motors, valves, pumps, thermostats, probes/sensors, controllers, timers, etc.
 Competent brazing/soldering on varying diameters and positions of pipework.
 Competent use of refrigeration and electrical test equipment.
 Awareness of Risk Assessments and Method Statements and hazards associated with refrigeration and air conditioning activities.
 Full driving licence – ideally clean but no more than 6 points.

In addition to the above the following experience, skills, knowledge and qualifications are desirable.
 Experience of pack compressor systems (screw, reciprocating, scroll, etc.).
 Experience with alternative refrigerants (such as ammonia).
 Ammonia, CO2 and/or Hydrocarbon Safe Handling qualification.
 IOSH Working Safely qualification or CSCS card (or equivalent).
 IEE 17th Edition qualification.
 NVQ Level 2 or higher in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning.
 CITB Essential/Refrigeration Electrics qualification.
 CITB Brazing qualification.
 Welding skills.

Salary is £29-33k DOE, plus overtime and on call payments.
Provided with work van (work use only), work phone
Standard hours are Monday to Friday 8.30-5
Holiday 20 days plus statutory
Nest Pension scheme

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Natalie Fox

"Very good agency with friendly staff and no messing about.. Got me a great job that lead to a contract. I would recommend reflect recruitment to anyone looking for work."

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