Refrigeration Technician


SFG Engineering Services


10 Jan 2018

Reference Number




-Repairs and maintenance on ammonia refrigeration equipment
-Repairs and maintenance on refrigeration equipment other than ammonia (Freon)
-Repairs and maintenance on Spiral freezers as well as plate freezers
-Repairs and maintenance on ice plant and slurry ice makers
-Repairs and maintenance on minor electrical installations
-Install parts such as compressors, motors, condensers, evaporators, filters, switches, controls and gauges
-Install, rebuild, replace or repair fans, motors, thermostats, fuses, filters, bearings, valves, controls, gaskets and other equipment as necessary.
-Maintain related records concerning time, labour and materials; maintain log of tasks
performed and write reports as required
-Test non ammonia systems for leaks and then fill them with refrigerant according to relevant standards and regulations
-Conduct regular preventive maintenance inspections of refrigeration units, isolated heating and ventilating units, including boilers, gas and electrically operated air-conditioning equipment, and make necessary adjustments or repairs; service and repair evaporative coolers
-Operate a variety of hand and power tools, welder torch, vacuum pump, test equipment utilized in the trade and a motor vehicle; maintain equipment in an effective and safe working condition; maintain parts and tool inventory.


-3 - 5 years' practical refrigeration experience, preferably with ammonia gas


-Grade 12 / Matric / NQF4
-SA refrigeration trade certificate

Technical Competencies & Knowledge:

-Certified as an ammonia Refrigeration Technician/Mechanic preferable
-Safe handling of Refrigerants - Category B (Ammonia refrigeration Practitioner/ Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Practitioner) preferable

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract


Cape Town CBD
Western Cape
South Africa