Los Angeles Unified School District

Refrigeration Fitter - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is California's largest public district.

Job Description

Refrigeration Fitter

Posted: Tuesday, 9/26/2023

Information about LAUSD

We are LAUSD. We are at the forefront of innovation in public schools, with the serious work of tailoring the learning environment to better serve our community. Here, you will have the opportunity to exercise your potential in the business of education. Our work directly contributes toward the goal of ensuring that our students graduate ready for the world – ready to thrive in college, career and life.

LAUSD is the second largest school district in the nation with an enrollment of nearly 575,000 students. We serve an area totaling 710 square miles, with over 1,190 schools and educational centers, and we employ over 74,000 individuals, making us one of the largest employers in our city.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Refrigeration Fitters inspect, install, maintain, replace and make variety of repairs to refrigeration equipment. Some of the core duties involve:

  • Inspecting, installing, repairing, adjusting, and replacing compressors, coils, condensers, expansion valves, motors, and other components of various makes of walk-in refrigerators and freezers, commercial refrigerators, ice cream cabinets, beverage coolers, soda fountains, milk-shake machines, drinking fountains, and ice makers.
  • Inventorying refrigeration equipment and keeps records of make, model, location, and nature of repairs to each unit.
  • May also inspect major repairs performed by contractors and recommend approval of invoices for contract work

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency.

EXPERIENCE: Successful completion of a recognized heating and air conditioning or refrigeration apprenticeship program, or six (6) years of experience in troubleshooting and repair of commercial refrigeration or heating and air conditioning equipment, of which one (1) year must have been at the journey-level.


  • Possession of a certificate of competence of chlorofluorocarbon License type Universal in accordance with EPA Rule 608, Clean Air Act.
  • A valid California Driver License and use of an automobile
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, crawl, climb, reach overhead, crouch, kneel, balance, push, pull, and safely lift up to 100 pounds in inspecting or assisting projects when needed
  • Withstand low temperatures
  • Ability to work safely in confined spaces
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Los Angeles Unified School District At A Glance

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is California's largest public district.
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