Huriot — Ammonia Refrigeration Service Technician at JH Kelly

Ammonia Refrigeration Service Technician

JH Kelly

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Role Details

JH Kelly is actively seeking a new Ammonia Refrigeration Service Technician to join our dynamic team! We’re eager meet our newest team member!

The ideal candidate will have industry experience working in construction mechanical contracting.

Summary : JH Kelly is currently recruiting for an Ammonia Refrigeration Service Technician. This is a full-time Union position, with a Union wage and benefits package.

JH Kelly is one of the largest mechanical contractors in the greater Northwest area providing commercial, industrial, and retail service and installation.

Employment is contingent upon a verified negative drug test and DMV record check. Previous work experience will be verified. We are looking for someone who is team oriented, works well with limited supervision, is flexible with hours, has a good driving record, and can make a commitment to safety, quality, and production, while providing excellent customer service.

What You Will Be Doing: Primary responsibilities include maintaining, diagnosing, and repairing commercial and industrial refrigeration equipment and systems, ranging from single systems, hot gas systems, walk-in coolers, freezers, blast freezers, chillers, including replacing mechanical seals on pumps and compressors, performing motor alignments.

What You Need to Be Part of Our All-Star Team:

  • Team player and able to achieve assigned performance goals

  • Able to demonstrate consistent and reliable attendance

  • Good Multi-tasking

  • Possess a working knowledge of electricity and controls

  • Knowledge and experience over multiple brands of equipment and multiple control systems

  • Understanding of ammonia refrigeration on an industrial level


  • An Oregon State Limited Electrical License is required, and Washington State preferred

  • Preference will be given to applicants with ammonia refrigeration and air-cooled experience

  • Must possess a valid driver license

  • Clean driving and background records

    Physical Requirements:| The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Distance vision

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear

  • The employee is constantly required to lift, bend, kneel, reach above shoulders, drive, sit, stand, walk; climb and use hands to, handle, grip or feel

    Compensation & Benefits Package:

  • Starting wage of $50.68 per hour for Union* Journeyman

  • Sign-on bonus of $2000 to $4000

  • Discretionary bonus after the first year

  • Union benefits package

  • Company vehicle & cell phone

  • Tools provided

    *Must be able to qualify for Local 290 Union membership.

JH Kelly provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Mar 28, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Portland, Oregon
  • Salary: negotiable
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