Ammonia Refrigeration Service Technician Job at Pivot Workforce, Hagerstown, MD

  • Pivot Workforce
  • Hagerstown, MD

Job Description

An Ammonia Refrigeration Service Technician:  is a specialized professional responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing industrial refrigeration systems that utilize ammonia as the refrigerant. Their duties typically include:

  1. Installation: Setting up new refrigeration systems or retrofitting existing ones to use ammonia refrigerant. This involves understanding blueprints, piping diagrams, and electrical schematics.

  2. Maintenance: Performing routine inspections, cleaning, and servicing of refrigeration equipment to ensure optimal performance and prevent breakdowns. This includes checking pressure levels, lubricating moving parts, and replacing worn-out components.

  3. Troubleshooting: Diagnosing and repairing malfunctions in refrigeration systems, such as leaks, compressor failures, and electrical issues. This requires a strong understanding of refrigeration principles and the ability to use diagnostic tools effectively.

  4. Safety Compliance: Adhering to strict safety protocols when working with ammonia, which is a hazardous chemical. This includes wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), following safety procedures, and ensuring compliance with regulations such as OSHA and EPA guidelines.

  5. Emergency Response: Responding promptly to emergencies such as leaks or system failures to mitigate risks and minimize downtime. This may involve evacuating affected areas, containing leaks, and implementing emergency shutdown procedures.

  6. Documentation: Maintaining accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and equipment inspections. This helps track the performance of refrigeration systems over time and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements.

Overall, Ammonia Refrigeration Service Technicians play a critical role in ensuring the safe and efficient operation of industrial refrigeration systems that use ammonia as the refrigerant. They require specialized training and expertise to handle the unique challenges associated with working with ammonia, including its toxicity and flammability.

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