Refrigeration Technician I

Fairfax, Virginia
Apr 12, 2018
May 17, 2018
Full Time

Refrigeration Technician I

Department of Facilities and Transportation Services

Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church 22042

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 10th largest school district, located in suburban area just outside the nation’s capital, is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the Division’s Refrigeration Technician I within the Department of Facilities and Transportation Services. This individual will perform skilled journey-level work required to maintain, install, troubleshoot, modify, and repair refrigeration equipment and machines.

The ideal candidate will possess any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation, supplemented by completion of an acceptable apprentice-level refrigeration equipment repair-training program, plus five years of progressively more responsible refrigeration repair, two years of which shall have been at the apprentice or equivalent level. Can demonstrate knowledge of the electrical and mechanical components and functioning of refrigeration units, systems, and equipment; knowledge of common hazards and necessary safety precautions; knowledge of local, state, and national codes; ability to read and interpret instructions, diagrams, sketches, blueprints, and manufacturers' manuals; capability to estimate time and material needs, determine when repair is not economically practical, and to perform routine tasks and arithmetic computations; knowledge of basic computer skills; and strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring, uncomfortable positions and in cold temperatures. Valid driver's license with a good driving record. Possession of a certificate of completion from an EPA-approved Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification Program for types I, II, and III. May be required to work an evening and/or night shift on a regular or rotating basis, accept call-back overtime or regular overtime, and/or agree to assume an emergency call-out list status.

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