Refrigeration Technician/ Union - Ashland, KY, Paintsville, KY & London, KY
Ashland, KY  / Paintsville, KY 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description

DeBra-Kuempel Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. EMCOR is the world's leading provider of mechanical and electrical construction and facilities services, including planning, consulting, and operations and maintenance. DeBra-Kuempel combines the expertise of two of the tri-state's oldest and most innovative companies, providing mechanical and electrical services to Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Evansville, Indianapolis, Lexington, Louisville and the surrounding areas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on rack and conventional type refrigeration and cooling equipment in accordance with the preventive maintenance program.
  • This includes installation and startup of refrigeration and cooling equipment.
  • Diagnose, repair, and perform scheduled Preventative Maintenance on existing refrigeration systems and equipment
  • Effectively communicate with customers regarding planned tasking, issues, or impacts
  • Advise the Refrigeration Service Manager of job progress and material/labor requirements
  • Order replacement parts as needed
  • Work with all electrical components from disconnect throughout equipment
  • Submit reports as required by supervisor
  • Timely response to emergency service calls during and outside of normal working hours
  • Accurately and thoroughly documents hours worked, tasking performed, materials used, and processes involved
  • Accomplish tasking working from Job Plans, verbal information, schematics, blueprints, wiring diagrams, documents, vendor/manufacturer manuals, and applicable specifications and codes.
  • Follow established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and create or revise SOPs as needed
  • Perform tasking outdoors in environmentally challenging conditions including wind and extreme cold weather
  • Proactively identify any unsafe conditions or hazards and communicate them effectively
  • Participate in Work Center Safety Program
  • Perform other duties as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience required in refrigeration mechanic work, including installation and maintenance of refrigeration equipment
  • Ability to diagnose, maintain, adjust, repair, and replace refrigeration systems and components
  • Possess prior computer experience and be able and willing to learn and effectively utilize computer-based technology
  • Possess the competencies, willingness and ability to perform the duties of position

Expected Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficient in electrical safety procedures
  • Proficient in risk assessment and determination of PPE appropriate to specific tasking
  • Competent analyzing situations and making technical and safety decisions based on specifications and applicable codes and manufacturer guidelines
  • Solid decision-making ability and sound judgment to safely and effectively solve problems
  • Good organizational and planning skills

Physical and/or Other Requirements:

  • Willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum
  • Willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors

We offer our employees a competitive salary and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


High School (preferred)

Current HVAC/R license Experience in commercial and/or industrial facilities Valid Driver's License issued in the United States and a good driving record (preferred)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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