Commercial Refrigeration Start Up Technician

Dallas, TX 75201

Posted: 07/18/24 Industry: Logistics or Industrial Job Number: 39583 Pay Rate: 30.00-50.00

Job Description


We are a large company serving many unique customers  because of this, we provide job stability and long-term opportunity for career growth. We invest in our technicians by offering:  

  • Ongoing Education & Training 
  • Exposure to a Large Variety of Projects 
  • Industry-leading Benefit Packages 
  • Advanced support and tools designed to improve your workflow 
  • Pay from $30 - $50/hour  DOE
  • Sign on bonus up to $3,000 DOE


Refrigeration Start-up Technicians are responsible for start-up of supermarket refrigeration, heating, and ventilation equipment to ensure customer needs are met efficiently, accurately, and on time as well as assist with Energy Optimization (EO) projects. The ideal candidate should know advanced solid-state controls; oil systems safety controls; mechanical sub-cooling; introduction to head pressure controls for energy reduction; introduction to energy management systems (EMS); refrigeration rack oil systems; advanced de-frost diagnosis; and single and parallel compressor system start-up in a supermarket environment. Technicians must carry the skillset of a Journeyman level which includes construction experience in performing installation of refrigeration systems including electrical, plumbing, and fixtures. The technician will function as the subject matter expert for processes, procedures, and projects.

  • Performs evacuations of parallel racks after verifying pressure tests.
  • Performs all EMS wiring and programming for all manufacturers of EMS systems.
  • Performs full start-up of new parallel refrigeration systems and individual systems.
  • Lead small projects such as single case and condenser changeouts.
  • Assists with EO projects which would include retro-commissioning of supermarkets for system performance or utility programs, EMS upgrades, leak detection upgrades, and gas conversion projects.
  • Works with local branch Service and Construction Managers between projects to assist in problematic stores, training for junior technicians and foremen, or other areas as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Coursework at an accredited vocational-technical or trade school.
  • 3+ years of supermarket EMS systems.
  • EMS Certification preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in commercial refrigeration; especially experience with parallel rack systems.
  • Experience and proficient knowledge of supermarket refrigeration.
  • EPA I and II Certification required.
  • Valid Driver s License is required at all times.
  • Good driving record.
  • Solid working knowledge of the use of the Microsoft suite of applications (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Expert knowledge of refrigeration, ice machines, and electrical systems.
  • Expert knowledge of single systems, parallel racks systems, display cases, and walk-ins.
  • Ability to efficiently troubleshoot commercial and supermarket refrigeration equipment.
  • Expert knowledge of EMS systems in supermarket applications for wiring and programming (CPC, Novar, Danfoss)
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with the customers, management, crew, and team.
  • Knowledge of and ability to read blueprints on refrigeration, electrical, and plumbing.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Travel, overnight, and overtime work as needed.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize your work schedule and the work schedules of others on a short-term basis





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