Refrigeration Technician Foreman

HVAC / CVAC Dartmouth, Canada


Position at Ainsworth

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth (a GDI company) team today!
Position Summary:
Oversee assigned site branch Installation project, report progress to Installation Supervisor/Project Manager with the optimal goal to provide safe, quality and efficient service as well as maximize profit and maintain customer satisfaction. Coordinate Installation or remodel job on-site to include Installers and Helpers and provide Supervision. Duties may also include coordinating material and estimation of labour.
  • Solder copper pipe, including configuring 90-degree, 45-degree, tees and other fittings
  • Diagnose water-leak complaints, remove cases from truck without damage
  • Install PVC drainpipe, recognize major case types, locates and sets superheat specification, receive, uncrate and properly hang blower coils
  • Install orifice and thermostatic expansion valves. 
  • Locate refrigeration leak, fabricate hangers, struts and supports, identify pipe size and fittings by sight, power wash air-cooled condensing units, and layout complex coolers
  • Maintain current knowledge of Hussmann new product developments, service bulletins and issues
  • Demonstrate an understanding and adherence to all work safety policies and procedures including OSHA and any local authorities governing requirements
  • Ability to delegate tasks and motivate individuals
  • Complete necessary documents, such as time sheets, change orders, and electronic communication in a thorough, accurate and timely manner for timely invoicing requirements
  • Demonstrate knowledge of refrigeration installation maintaining the Installation Hussmann CERTI-TECH certification
  • Develop and maintain excellent customer relations
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with minimal guidance and direction
  • Maintain and manage truck inventory in a accurate, neat and orderly manner as well as adhere to vehicle maintenance program guidelines (If applicable)
  • Coordinate Installation or remodel job on-site to include Installers and Helpers and provide Supervision
  • Coordinating material and estimation of labour
  • Minimum of five years of experience
  • Technical college diploma or certificate in refrigeration
  • Valid Driver’s license and a safe driving record
  • Physically able to climb ladders, work at high elevations and lift objects up to fifty pounds
  • Required ability to work nights and/or weekends
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, leadership, problem solving, detail oriented, highly motivated and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work nights and/or weekends as required
Why work at Ainsworth (a GDI company)? 
Ainsworth (a GDI company) is growing at an unprecedented rate and to help attract and retain top talent, we provide benefits on your first day with us. We offer a wide variety of benefits including the following:
Benefits: Comprehensive health, dental and medical benefits, including wellness supports, RSP matching and generous vacation
Rewards: Service milestones and peer recognition plus Employee Discounts and Incentives
Flexibility: Hybrid working models, where applicable
Diversity: An inclusive organization that embraces diversity and belonging; work in a great team atmosphere with future potential for promotion within company
While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Ainsworth (a GDI company) is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.
Ainsworth (a GDI company) is an integrated multi-trade company, offering end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.