Industrial Refrigeration Engineer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Staffordshire
Salary
35000.00 - 39000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP39000/annum +Door to door, OT & SB Payments
Posted
28 Aug 2017
Expires
25 Sep 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Industrial Refrigeration Engineer / Service Engineer

Our leading specialist client need a new Industrial Refrigeration Engineer for the Midlands region.

Preferably Technicians should be time served & qualified with at least 5 years experience as a Service Engineer (working on heavy commercial / industrial plant - Ammonia), They should also possess a high degree of electrical/mechanical competency.

Specific duties -

Carry out service and maintenance work to large scale industrial refrigeration (Ammonia / Glycol) equipment and professionally complete all necessary paperwork.
• Partake in a 24 hour 7 day week call out rota system.
• Help with training and the advancement of less experienced engineers.
• Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments.
• Test lines, components, and connections for leaks.
• Dismantle malfunctioning systems and test components, using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic testing equipment.
• Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms and parts, and reassemble repaired systems.
• Read blueprints to determine location, size, capacity, and type of components needed to build refrigeration system.
• Install wiring to connect components to an electric power source.
• Perform mechanical overhauls and refrigerant reclaiming.
• Cut, bend, thread, and connect pipe to functional components and water, power, or refrigeration system.
• Adjust valves according to specifications and charge system with proper type of refrigerant by pumping the specified gas or fluid into the system
• Install expansion and control valves, using acetylene torches and wrenches.
• Mount compressor, condenser and other components in specified locations on frames, using hand tools and acetylene welding equipment.

Fault finding on refrigeration controls

Knowledge of refrigerants used in this sector - Ammonia (Nh3), Glycol & freon based systems (any C02 is an advantage)

Equipment knowledge -
Large cold storage areas, DX units, blast freezers, spiral freezers, water chillers, large packs, etc

The preferred job holder will match the following requirements:
• Safe Handling of Refrigerants certificate in either City & Guilds or valid CITB
• F GAS certificate - City & Guilds (2079) or CITB
• NVQ Level 2 Small Commercial Refrigeration and Air conditioning systems
• NVQ Level 3 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems

• Good practical / hands on skills
• Ability to follow technical drawings, building plans, and other instructions
• Ability to work carefully, methodically and safely
• Ability to measure accurately
• A head for heights and be prepared to work in all sorts of weather
• Willing to work in confined spaces
• Presentable with a pleasant manner
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• A good team player but also has the ability to work on own initiative
• Ability to adapt to change
• Good problem solving skills

Industrial Service Engineers will be based in the Midlands

Salary is around the GBP35-39K mark, plus travel time, overtime, standby & call outs

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