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"Refrigeration Mechanic"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Install and repair industrial and commercial refrigerating systems.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Refrigeration Mechanic"

1) Fabricate and assemble structural and functional components of refrigeration system, using hand tools, power tools, and welding equipment.

2) Lift and align components into position, using hoist or block and tackle.

3) Drill holes and install mounting brackets and hangers into floor and walls of building.

4) Insulate shells and cabinets of systems.

5) Braze or solder parts to repair defective joints and leaks.

6) Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments.

7) Test lines, components, and connections for leaks.

8) Dismantle malfunctioning systems and test components, using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic testing equipment.

9) Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms and parts, and reassemble repaired systems.

 

 

11) Supervise and instruct assistants.

12) Install wiring to connect components to an electric power source.


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13) Perform mechanical overhauls and refrigerant reclaiming.

14) Cut, bend, thread, and connect pipe to functional components and water, power, or refrigeration system.

15) Adjust valves according to specifications and charge system with proper type of refrigerant by pumping the specified gas or fluid into the system.

16) Estimate, order, pick up, deliver, and install materials and supplies needed to maintain equipment in good working condition.

17) Install expansion and control valves, using acetylene torches and wrenches.

18) Mount compressor, condenser, and other components in specified locations on frames, using hand tools and acetylene welding equipment.

19) Keep records of repairs and replacements made and causes of malfunctions.

20) Lay out reference points for installation of structural and functional components, using measuring instruments.

21) Schedule work with customers and initiate work orders, house requisitions and orders from stock.

Job Description for "Refrigeration Mechanic" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  49-9021.02