The Refrigeration Technician/Mechanic is responsible for the support of the retail operation through maintenance, installation, and repair of refrigeration, heating, and ventilation equipment. Responsible for processing and completing work orders, installing new refrigeration systems, troubleshooting mechanical failures, and performing equipment maintenance.
Work Locations: This position requires travel to Food City's retail locations throughout the Tri-Cities areas with occasional travel to Southwest Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, and Northeast Tennessee areas.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Take ownership of the HVAC/Refrigeration systems and become a proactive partner of the stores in assigned District
Inspect, repair, modify, and install HVAC equipment including refrigeration and air conditioning compressors, receivers, condensers, chillers, water cooling towers, forced air converter units, pumps, automatic and hand valves, expansion valves, and capillary tubes.
Conduct periodic checks and perform preventive maintenance of refrigeration units, isolated heating and ventilating units, including boilers, gas and electrically operated air conditioning equipment, and make necessary adjustments or repairs
Diagnose and maintain all mechanical, electrical and control aspects of the supermarket refrigeration systems through repair or replacement of defective parts in units and equipment and their controls, including thermostats, automatic switches, fan controls, log switches, damper motors, louvers, relays, filters, controls, belts, compressors, heat exchangers, high limit control, pressure control, safety valves, and automatic gas valves.
Install new and remove old equipment as needed for remodel and upgrades
Conceive and help develop procedures and strategies that can be adopted companywide for improved performance, reduced downtime, and cost reduction
Maintain all records necessary for government and company purposes
Responsible for attending on-site work during scheduled shifts to adhere to company time and attendance policies
Ensure efficient and courteous customer service to store locations in support of the company mission to "Run the Best Store in Town!"
Minimum of 1 year of experience in refrigeration maintenance and accredited training on the principals of refrigeration, or 3 years of experience in refrigeration maintenance.
Experience with single and parallel compressor systems
Competence with electronic refrigeration control systems
Valid refrigerant certification
Valid Driver's License
Must pass physical exam and drug screen
Ability to understand and follow verbal and/or written instructions, perform routine and repetitive tasks and have constant contact/interaction with various levels of individuals daily
Ability to attend on-site work during scheduled shifts to adhere to company time and attendance policies.
Experience with Danfoss controllers, preferred
Experience with secondary or chilled water systems.
Benefits of working for Food City:
401(k) with company match, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Weekly Pay Checks with Direct Deposit, Company paid Life and Disability Insurance, Medical Plan with wellness benefits, Dental Plan, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacations, Associate Offers, and so much more!
About Food City:
Food City is a privately held, family-owned company with a driving mission to "run the best store in town." Dedicated to giving back to the communities we serve, we encourage our associates to get involved with their local civic organizations. We consider our associates to be our greatest asset. Over 13% of the company is currently owned by our associates through our employee stock ownership plan, promoting tremendous pride in the services and products we provide. Whether your passion is baking, accounting, or trucking, Food City has a promising career opportunity for you. We offer flexible schedules to ensure our associates have ample time to spend with family and friends. If you're looking for a great career or the opportunity to try something different, consider becoming part of the Food City family.