Race Engineering

Refrigeration Technician Journeyman - Garden Grove

Garden Grove, CA

Job Description

Refrigeration Technician Journeyman

Posted: Tuesday, 8/15/2023

The Arcticom Group (TAG) is a U.S.-based network of commercial and industrial refrigeration companies that provide HVACR service/maintenance across the Western United States and installation services throughout North America. TAG is committed to being an “employer of choice” and ensuring employees have a home where they can learn and grow. With competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package including 401K match, TAG is an exciting place to work.

This is an exciting time to join TAG’s team at a high-growth stage. TAG’s Industrial Refrigeration Group, RACE Engineering in Garden Grove, CA, is looking for a Refrigeration Technician Journeyman with a minimum of 5 years in a growing HVAC/R company. The Journeyman position requires knowledge of all aspects of refrigeration environmental strategies and strong skills working with all EMS systems.


  • Use blueprints or design specifications to install or repair HVACR systems
  • Perform preventative maintenance checks on all major mechanical equipment; diagnoses equipment malfunctions and operating efficiency of mechanical equipment
  • Install and replace all types of pumps or refrigeration equipment, pneumatic valves, electric valves, heat transfer equipment, ventilation, and air distribution equipment according to prints, specifications, diagrams, or other instructions
  • Calibrate thermostats and ensure appropriate temperatures are maintained
  • Repair and rebuild complex commercial refrigeration and environmental systems, touring and inspecting regularly
  • Keep all mechanical rooms clean, orderly, and organized
  • Test pipe or tubing joints or connections for leaks using electronic meters, pressure gauges or soap-and-water solution
  • Order and secures materials for jobs as needed
  • Test electrical circuits or components to determine necessary repairs
  • Connect systems to refrigerants line sets, air ducts, and other components
  • Inspect and maintain customers’ refrigeration and EMS systems
  • Repair or replace worn or defective parts
  • Comply with all applicable standards, policies, or procedures, such as safety procedures or the maintenance of a clean work area
  • Document all performed work in app-based dispatch program with detailed legible notes to customer’s satisfaction
  • Comply with local monitoring agencies by carefully completing required reporting paperwork for refrigerant use, leak checks, and ALD Systems
  • Travel to worksites
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • GED or High School diploma
  • Two (2) year Technical College course in HVAC/Refrigeration required
  • EPA Universal Certification
  • Requires experience in senior level refrigeration trade
  • Requires knowledge of ammonia refrigeration and all aspects of refrigeration environmental strategies
  • Knowledge of all service aspects of all EMS systems
  • Reading and understanding schematics
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to speak effectively with customers one-on-one

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