Assistant Technician - Air-conditioning & Refrigeration - 12567

Job No: 12567
ASSISTANT TECHNICIAN: Air-conditioning & Refrigeration

The cooling & heating company, based in Honeydew Gauteng, is a reputable air-conditioning and refrigeration contractor that specialise both in the installation and maintenance of large residential, commercial and industrial-scale projects.

The Assistant Technician will be responsible for assisting other HVAC technicians with daily responsibilities associated with servicing our Commercial/Industrial HVAC customers.

  • SALARY R10 R15K p/m
  • 5 Years Experience in refrigeration & air-conditioning.
  • SAQGV (Advantageous)
  • 50% Contribution to provident fund after 12 x months
  • Grade 12 Maths and Science required

BASIC JOB DESCRIPTION: 
  • Experienced in installations as well as standard preventative maintenance duties on Commercial/Industrial HVAC Equipment
  • Assist technician and have ability to learn how to troubleshoot and diagnose problems, change out compressors, failed parts, etc. on all HVAC equipment
  • Has some understanding through classes of HVAC and refrigeration systems.
  • Skilled in welding/brazing and assisting Team leader.
  • Has ability to learn to read and interpret schematics and control circuits grade 12 Maths and Science required
  • Interfaces with the customer on a professional basis.
  • Proficient in use of related tools.
  • Fully understands H.S.S.E requirements.
  • Record all jobs on tablet. (Training will be provided).
  • Establish relationships with other technicians to learn from them to be able to troubleshoot customer tickets - must be team player.
  • Satisfactory complete HVAC Training classes as required preference.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
  • Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Job Knowledge
  • HVAC Product Knowledge
  • Quality
  • Technical Skills

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:
  • SAQGC will be an advantage.
  • Ability to hookup a gauge set to equipment to troubleshoot refrigeration issues
  • Ability to utilize a multi-meter in troubleshooting electrical systems
  • Use of gauges.
  • Valid drivers license
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Perform overtime duties when required - standby duties apply.
  • Electrical Experience (1 x module electrical will suffice)
  • STRONG KNOWLEDGE and EXPERIENCE on freezers, plant rooms and cold rooms
  • Strong personality and excellent practical skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure