Reefer Mechanic

  • Location
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Mechanic

Position Summary:
The Reefer Mechanic will diagnose, overhaul, adjust, and repair all series of reefer cargo containers.
Responsibilities and Duties

Diagnose and repair reefer cargo units including electrical system, refrigeration system and diesel engine diagnostics.
Test single and multi-temperature refrigeration units to ensure systems are functioning appropriately.
Perform cooling system diagnostics and mechanical coupling devices.
Willingness to travel for service calls and work the required schedule.
Willingness to work both as a mobile and in shop technician.
Must be able to hard and soft solder.
Must be able to use hand tools & test equipment.
Valid driver’s license.
Physical activities include: walking, lifting, twisting, turning and being able to work in hot weather conditions.
Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations.
Be able to help other mechanics/technicians if they have questions.
Must be reliable with good attendance.
Must be able to read and write English language and have some computer skills. Ability to isolate and solve problems efficiently.
Must be able to work independently or with diverse group of people.

Other duties may be assigned.


2 years practical experience with reefer container maintenance required
High school diploma or equivalent required
Vocational/Technical or certification preferred
Proficiency in the use of all necessary tools of trade required
Basic computer skills
Ability to work in a non-climate controlled environment is required
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable) Must be authorized to work in the United States

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $18.00 to $12.00 /hour

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