Transport Refrigeration Technician - Carrier
Hanover Twp, PA Fleet Services
Job Type

The Carrier Technician will perform skilled maintenance, installation, repair and inspection work on complex refrigeration equipment. Performs installs, repairs, adjustments and replacement of refrigeration components, such as compressors, engines, coils, and electrical systems. Enhances service department and organizations reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing work that meets and exceeds customer expectations. Practices and promotes a safety culture.


What You Will Do:

  • Inspects, maintains and repairs refrigeration units, and all systems/components related to heavy duty tractors, trailers, and refrigeration units
  • Tests systems, components and connections using electrical, mechanical and Freon test equipment
  • Diesel engine repairs
  • Compressor repair
  • Soldering and brazing of refrigerant lines
  • Charges and leak checks refrigeration systems
  • Performs pre-start up checks on equipment and communicates repairs necessary
  • Read complex wiring diagrams, blue prints, and schematics
  • Performs and interprets diagnostic testing to determine malfunctions on all equipment types
  • Verifies equipment performance by conducting system tests, and downloads
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications
  • Requisitions material and supplies from supervisor; and orders from stock room
  • Rebuilding components on equipment
  • Complete all Repair Orders in a timely manner ensuring all labor and parts are charged to the appropriate unit
  • Attend to all company training classes

You Have:

  • Ability to operates all equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Capacity to demonstrate technical knowledge of refrigeration systems, materials, methods and tools to perform, prioritize and complete work
  • Utilize critical thinking skills, problem solving abilities, and exercises good judgment when completing tasks in an efficient, correct and productive manner
  • Active listening skills, oral/written comprehension and commitment to perform quality service
  • Specialized knowledge to analyze and solve complex problems
  • Learn and understand time constraints associated with specific repairs within time guide standards
  • Continuous, concentrated mental and visual effort to plan and perform complex work safely
  • Knowledgeable of computer related applications and software

What You Will Need:

  • Possess aptitude in a technical and mechanical role and willingness to learn about Transport Refrigeration Units (TRU’s).
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Make yourself available to become 608/609 refrigerant certified.
  • Commercial or Industrial HVAC/R experience would be considered.

General Items:

  • Must own and develop personal tools to improve the quantity and quality of repairs
  • Work in a safe manner, stretching and loosening up prior to work, lifting properly
  • Proper paperwork associated s/n, cause, correction, and final inspection
  • Precise tech write up and completeness
  • Ability to work on- call schedule and overtime
  • Clean driving record

What Penn Offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Annual Tool and Shoe Allowance; Uniforms
  • On-going paid training
  • Tuition Reimbursement

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Penn Power Group is a federal contractor and has implemented an affirmative action plan to ensure equal employment opportunities for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and qualified targeted veterans. We make reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact (215) 335-0500 ONLY if you wish to request an accommodation or if you wish to be included in our affirmative action program. Resumes sent to this address will not be accepted.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.