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Refrigeration Technician

Department: LOU Facility Engineering
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level:
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Provide complete HVAC and Refrigeration Maintenance support to all assigned stores and all assigned equipment as economically as possible. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide complete store service on all assigned stores and all assigned equipment except for those items covered by Vendor warranties or Landlord liabilities, as economically as possible.
  • Evaluate store equipment and assist the Maintenance Engineer in determining the best way to provide maintenance service.
  • Assist with major and minor project installations as directed.
  • Determine what parts the maintenance department should stock in order to perform timely and complete repairs and preventative maintenance to store equipment.
  • Provide complete and timely preventive maintenance for store equipment.
  • Maintain an accurate and organized inventory of parts.
  • Clean and maintain company service vehicle, if one is assigned.
  • Train store personnel in the proper use of store equipment.
  • Properly communicate with Facility Engineering staff, store management and other servicemen through both written and verbal techniques.

o Maintain effective communications with store personnel in order to reduce maintenance cost, especially as it relates to equipment abuse, repeat calls, overtime, and incomplete understanding of the equipment.

o Properly complete all repair, labor, part and purchasing documentation in a timely fashion.

  • Work on general store equipment if the need arises and if requested by Facility Engineering.
  • Have and maintain an EPA certification card for handling refrigerant.
  • Comply with all department and company policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Possess an EPA certification card for handling refrigerant.
  • 2 years HVAC/Refrigeration service experience.
  • 2 years maintenance service experience.
  • Possesses mechanical knowledge to support the maintenance of computerized equipment.
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Ability to travel independently

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in the evaluation and repair of HVAC/Refrigeration equipment.
  • Mechanical background with computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of building and refrigeration control systems including CPC and Danfoss
  • High level of building and grounds general maintenance.


Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired
Required Certifications/Licenses: Other
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

Regions: South


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  IN || Seymour || 1541 E Tipton St || 47274 || Kroger Stores || None || Facility Engineering || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || Other 

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