Ammonia Refrigeration Technician 

Ammonia Refrigeration Technician 

Black-Peak Inc.

Ammonia Refrigeration Technician 

Job ID:   ART-FL

Location:  Tampa, FL  area

Pay: $20 up to $30 hourly +  full employee benefits

Shift:   Mon to Fri,   6am – 5pm

We are looking for an Ammonia and HVAC technician who is motivated to provide the best of their knowledge, adding value to our continuing growing operation.


  • Perform installation, maintenance, and repair of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot HVAC/R equipment malfunctions and make necessary repairs.
  • Conduct routine inspections and preventative maintenance on HVAC/R systems.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure efficient and effective completion of projects.
  • Keep accurate records of work performed and materials used.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on utility equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair ammonia refrigeration systems, HVAC systems, boiler/steam systems.
  • Maintain boiler/condenser water chemical systems.
  • Maintain refrigeration, cooling tower, and boiler logbooks.
  • Execute work orders on time as assigned by planner/scheduler, PSM Manager, or other members of management as assigned in proper priority.
  • Calibration of any/all equipment and instruments as assigned.
  • Responsible for housekeeping of all work areas during and following performed work.
  • Manage plant utility systems to include but not limited to plant refrigeration, boilers, HVAC, compressed air, water, and domestic water systems.


  • Speaks Spanish and English fluently [writes and reads in Spanish and English] – required
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive work experience in refrigeration [HVAC-Certified], ammonia, and experience in freezer and cooler
  • Previous experience in food industry maintenance, air conditioning, appliance repair, or field service is a plus.
  • Knowledge of ammonia refrigeration systems is a plus.
  • Able to perform pump rebuilds, sensor calibrations, PMs on Vilter and Frick compressors
  • Able to perform ammonia pump outs safely.
  • Micro troubleshooting skills
  • Basic Electrical knowledge to include NFPA 70e requirements.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to do mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical diagrams.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Valid Driver’s license and a safe driving record
  • Certification or license in HVAC/R preferred.
  • Must be able to successfully complete the Boiler Operator I certification within 18 months of job assignment.
  • Must be able to successfully complete the Ammonia Operator II certification within 18 months of job assignments.
  • No physical limitations or concerns  – physically able to climb ladders, work at high elevations, and lift objects up to fifty pounds – facility is loud at times. Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; vibration; and risk of electrical shock.
  • Available to travel 25% + availability to be on call nights and/or weekends as required

  • Accepted file types: pdf, docx, Max. file size: 300 MB.