Job Title:

Chief Refrigeration Mechanic


Trans-United Consultants Ltd.


Fort Erie , ON


Chief Refrigeration Mechanic - PERMANENT – Days - $39.41/hr to start                                    

LOCATION:                      Fort Erie, Ontario (Niagara region)                                                 

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Refrigeration Operator A OR Second Class Stationary / Power Engineer certification
  • Refrigeration/Air Conditioning Mechanic license (R/HVAC) an asset
  • Gas Fitter Level II or ODP ticket would also be assets
  • Knowledge of ammonia based refrigeration systems
  • Basic knowledge in welding, machining, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, drafting and blueprint reading
  • Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude, honest and strong work ethics
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Creative and quick decision maker with a focus on preventive maintenance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid computer skills (MS Word, Excel, E-Mail, etc.)
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Track record of good attendance
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment equally well
  • Must be:
    • Comfortable with occasionally working in confined spaces
    • Able to work occasionally in refrigerated areas where temperatures as low as -40F
    • Ok to perform some work on roof top, where temperatures can vary depending on whether
  • Ability to work overtime periodically

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the plant refrigeration system
  • Maintain and repair the refrigeration components of the plant in accordance with accepted standards
  • Schedule all needed repairs, ensure PMs are completed on time, and co-ordinate with outside contractors for necessary repairs and inspections as well as in-house maintenance B Operators across multiple shifts
  • Ensure the operations of the plant and power systems are in accordance to TSSA standards at all times
  • Complete and maintain proper record keeping for all work done on the system, including completion of MOCs (management of changes) and inspection records
  • Respond quickly to any calls from production to keep refrigeration equipment operational and ensure production runs smoothly
  • Receive and complete refrigeration work orders and preventative maintenance work orders when assigned by Maintenance Team Leader
  • Sign and date all completed work orders and PMs to record all problems or observations that should be brought to the Team Leader’s attention
  • Assist with developing maintenance programs to help improve the operations and conditions of equipment
  • Ensure all work performed complies with governing practices, codes and regulations
  • Report to the Spills Action Center any refrigeration leaks


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Posted 2021-04-26

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