Reefer Technician

Maintenance · Mattawan, Michigan
Department Maintenance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Job Summary 

This position is responsible for the maintenance of refrigeration units on semi-trailers. The Reefer Technician will diagnose, overhaul, adjust, and repair all series of trailer and truck refrigeration equipment as well as perform preventative maintenance on equipment designed for commercial trucks and trailers.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  

  • Diagnose and repair Carrier & Thermo King refrigeration units including the electrical system, refrigeration system, and diesel engine diagnostics
  • Test single refrigeration units to ensure systems are functioning appropriately
  • Perform diesel engine preventative maintenance, fuel system diagnostics, cooling system         diagnostics, and mechanical coupling devices
  • Willingness to travel for service calls and work the required schedule
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and perform maintenance on semi-trailers
  • Must be able to hard and soft solder
  • Maintain a positive work independently or with a diverse group of people
  • Assists other technicians with issues or questions
  • Utilize hand tools and test equipment
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications 

  • Must have two years of refrigeration experience
  • Must have own tools
  • 608 certification required
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to read and write English language and use computers.
  • Attention to detail and highly organized
  • Reliable with excellent attendance



Physical Requirements  

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


While performing duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, bend, lift, twist, turn and sit for extended periods of time. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

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    Mattawan, Michigan
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