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Refrigeration Mechanic

Installation/Maintenance/Repair Jobs
Alaska Marine Lines

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
March 25, 2016
Alaska Marine Lines
Seattle, WA
Years of Experiences
1 - 3
3 - 5
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education Level

About Alaska Marine Lines

Alaska Marine Lines is the leading marine transportation company providing barge service to and from Alaska and Hawaii. Benefits include: Amazing medical, dental and vision; Employer contribution towards spouse & dependent coverage; Matching contributions for 401(k); Defined contribution retirement plan; Flexible spending account; Employee assistance program; Group term life insurance; Long term disability and more. *Summary of benefits is offered to full time employees after waiting period and is subject to change at any time.

Contact name
Bridgette Bell

Job description

SUMMARY: Repairs and maintaines refrigerated marine containers and other freigh moving equipment to company standards.

include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Diagnose and repair refrigerated container systems using specialized tools and meters as well as hand & power tools.

  • Perform preventative maintenance to ensure reliability and calibration of units.

  • Perform brazing and soldering of both copper and brass components in the refrigeration system using oxy/acetylene torch.

  • Diagnose and repair both high and low voltage electrical circuits using wiring diagrams and schematics.

  • Upload software and download information from the units’ microprocessor and for generating repair orders and parts inventory in fleet maintenance program.

  • Work with Shop Lead and Department Manager in maintaining adequate inventory of spare parts, materials, and tooling.  Work with Purchasing Department in requisitioning items in the absence of Shop Lead and/or Department Manager.

  • Learn and properly use the manufacturer’s service software with electronic equipment.

  • Own basic hand tools common to the trade and specifically an electrical meter, and be willing and able to acquire additional tooling as the position requires.  Must be able to properly use and maintain company supplied tooling

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Journey level mechanic with at least 2 years related experience in the refrigeration field.  Knowledge of Carrier and Thermoking refrigerated containers preferred but not required.  EPA certified type 2 or better for CFR. Ability to read and understand electrical schematics.  Training available.

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Alaska Marine Lines, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or national origin.
Veterans and Minorities are encouraged to apply.