Sea Box, Inc.

Refrigeration Mechanic - Hillsborough

Hillsborough, NJ

Job Description

Refrigeration Mechanic

Posted: Saturday, 5/4/2024
Job Purpose:
Repair and maintenance of our fleet and refrigerated storage containers.
Job Summary:
This position reports to the Director of Refrigeration Operations. Work involves the application of trade skills in installing, repairing, maintaining, and servicing marine and commercial type refrigeration equipment. Work is assigned by a supervisor and the employee works with some independence on routine assignments. Requires the exercise of judgment in determining the extent of repair and work procedures. Supervision may be exercised over one or several helpers on major repair and installation jobs. Work is subject to regular inspections by a supervisor and is also reviewed by the persons requesting services. May be required to work beyond normal scheduled hours resulting from emergency or high priority work.
Responsibilities:
  • Accident prevention – correct and/or report any unsafe working conditions before they result in an accident.
  • Identify and implement efficiency improvements, cost reductions and profitability improvement initiatives.
  • Inspect and test incoming and outgoing refrigeration equipment to confirm that it is in good condition based on company guidelines.
  • Overhaul and service refrigeration by repairing or replacing worn or broken parts, compressors, motors, valves, refrigerant lines, drainage lines, solenoids, and electrical systems, including microprocessor, digital display, transformers, contactors, and all components of the control system.
  • Check for refrigerant leaks, evacuate and charge systems as required.
  • Clean coils and attend to the overall appearance of the equipment.
  • Maintain parts inventory and replenishing supplies.
  • Responding to emergency service calls during off hours will occasionally be required.
  • Lifting production objects of up to 50lbs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to fulfill essential job function in a consistent state of alertness and safe manner.
Skills/Qualifications: Familiar with using refrigerant gauges, electrical and multi meters. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade. Good verbal and written communication skills and a professional approach to working. Valid driver’s license.
Upbeat personality and able to interact with customers, suppliers, and fellow workers.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent. One year of formal training in refrigeration at a certified vocational school. Universal EPA Certification – Section 608.
Experience: This position requires a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the service and repair of
either commercial or transport refrigeration equipment.
Why work for Sea Box?
  • Competitive salary
  • 401k employer match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Medical/Dental/Group Life Insurance
  • Quarterly safety incentive bonus when goals are met
  • Strong company growth with emphasis on employee advancement
  • Long list of unusual benefits, including birthday breakfast with CEO, turkey for Thanksgiving and many others

Location: This position is onsite (non-remote) at our Hillsborough, NJ location. This position may occasionally require working overtime and/or working outside of the Company’s normal 8:30am – 5:30pm hours of operation.


WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO HIRING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability

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