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Commercial Refrigeration Service Technician
Panasonic    Tucson, AZ 85702

Since 1906, Hussmann International, Inc. has been helping retailers preserve and display fresh foods. Today, Hussmann is a world leader in manufacturing, selling, installing and servicing merchandising equipment and refrigeration systems to customers throughout the world. Hussmann serves a wide variety of customers involved in the global cold chain. These include supermarkets, mass merchants, warehouse clubs, convenience stores, drug stores, and foodservice establishments.


+ Perform prescribed, routine maintenance procedures on supermarket refrigeration systems and self-contained temperature-controlled merchandisers

+ Operating knowledge of self-contained refrigeration, heating and air conditioning units

+ Demonstrate an understanding and adherence to all work safety policies and procedures including OSHA and any local authorities governing requirements

+ Perform lockout-tagout procedure

+ Diagnose refrigeration systems and perform necessary repairs at a basic level

+ Repair leaks on racks or single-unit piping, braze with copper-to-brass and copper to steel, demonstrate the use of nitrogen while brazing

+ Check and set superheat on all types of TXVs

+ Replace defrost heating elements

+ Design and install PVC drainpipe

+ Use and calibrate temperature and pressure meters transducers and sensors

+ Receive, uncrate and properly hang blower coils, fabricate hangers, struts and supports, for hanging copper tube drain lines

+ Locate and repair refrigeration leaks

+ Clean air-cooled condensing systems

+ Diagnose sub-cooling performance and repair/replace components (if required)

+ Complete necessary documents (work tickets and time sheets) and electronic communication in a thorough, accurate and timely manner

+ Utilize a hand-held computer to complete necessary customer paperwork and invoicing requirements

+ Maintain and manage truck inventory in an accurate, neat and orderly manner as well as adhere to vehicle maintenance program guidelines (if applicable)

+ Access system settings and history logs in the system controller

+ Diagnose and replace a failing I/O board

+ Read a store legend and apply it to the system


+ High school degree or equivalent required (or 10 years trade experience); technical diploma preferred

+ 0-5 years’ experience

+ Strong mechanical aptitude skills

+ Knowledge of refrigeration, electrical and microprocessor control systems ( **_supermarket experience_** preferred

+ Knowledge of single systems, parallel racks systems, display cases and walk-in boxes

+ EPA certification

+ Driver’s license appropriate to local requirements and a safe driving record

+ Physically able to climb ladders and to lift objects up to fifty pounds


+ Company vehicle

+ Paid vacation and holidays

+ Medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage

+ Matching 401K

+ Tuition reimbursement plan

_Hussmann International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer_

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Full Time