Refrigeration Tech II

Position: Refrigeration Tech II

Job ID: 150308

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Facilities-Refrigeration

Talent Area: Skilled Crafts Worker

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 3p - 11p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Refrigeration Tech – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll perform demand and scheduled preventive maintenance of the facility equipment to primarily include Refrigeration and associated systems in accordance with departmental, hospital and regulatory agency codes. You will also be responsible for maintaining facilities and equipment in hospital or clinic environment.


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Responsibilities :

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs inspections, maintenance and repairs to facilities to provide a safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors
  • Maintains documentation to accurately record equipment problems and failures specifically including but not limited to work order completeness
  • Reports major failures and equipment malfunctions to Team Leader
  • Demonstrates troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills equivalent to those required to receive certification from an appropriate vendor or certification from a refrigeration trade school
  • Demonstrates work quality consistently meets the customers’ needs
  • Demonstrates work quality consistently meets all applicable code requirements
  • Participates in all hospital and departmental training as required by leadership
  • Ensures effective communication as demonstrated by maintaining good rapport and cooperative working relationship with internal and external customers
  • Plans, organizes and coordinates projects


Skills & Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience as a refrigeration service-related technician
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record
  • Skills certification from appropriate vendor or certification from refrigeration trade school
  • Knowledge of usage of maintenance equipment and diagnostics to facilitate trouble-shooting and repair processes
  • Ability to use maintenance equipment including hand-held power tools, to use computers for building automation and computerized maintenance management systems, and to resource with others effectively
  • Demonstrate excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate management skills such as planning, coordination, estimating, and scheduling skills
  • Attention to maintaining safe work practices, compliance with OSHA requirements, effective communication, and customer service skills
  • Hospital experience is preferred
  • Other mechanical systems experience and certification is preferred

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