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Refrigeration Technician 1,Facilities Refrigeration-Southern Sarasota

Apply Job Req. ID 21075BR Date Posted 08/26/2022 Location Osprey, Florida; Nokomis, Florida
As a Publix Refrigeration Technician, you will have the opportunity to provide premier customer service to our retail stores through daily service and maintenance of our refrigerated case hardware and equipment. You can make a difference in the quality and reliability of our refrigeration systems by applying your expert knowledge of the trade while serving as a full time Publix associate.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • performs daily maintenance and repairs of our refrigerated case doors and hardware and walk-in doors and hardware throughout our retail stores
  • cleans and maintains ice machines
  • reviews and reports on workmanship of our refrigeration service suppliers
  • visits stores and provides feedback on the operational quality of our refrigerated cases and equipment
  • responds to emergencies after normal working hours and weekends when needed
Required Qualifications
  • high school diploma or its equivalent
  • at least one (1) of experience working in skilled trades service or construction disciplines or
  • at least three (3) years of Publix Retail or Operations experience
  • basic time management skills
  • basic computer skills
  • basic knowledge in Food Safety
  • ability to analyze information and data
  • ability to communicate both verbally and in a written format
  • interpersonal skills and the ability to manage a group of people
  • willingness to work a flexible schedule; including nights, weekends, and to travel with overnight stays
  • ability to lift/lower/climb ladders/walk on roofs
  • must by 21 years of age
  • must be able to have and maintain and excellent driving record
Preferred Qualifications
  • ability to read and interpret schematics involving integrated systems of electrical, EMS, mechanical, refrigeration and plumbing
  • expert knowledge of refrigerant management usage; EPA Clean Air Act, understanding of various refrigerants and usage, etc.
  • intermediate knowledge of computerized maintenance field service management systems
  • intermediate knowledge of EMS and Case Controller Programming languages
Minimum Base Pay 18.60 Maximum Base Pay 25.65 Frequency of Pay Weekly Hours of Work 6:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Thursday or Tuesday - Friday, with night and weekend work as needed. Year End Bonus To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay. Address 1091 Tamiami Trl N City Osprey Region FL Potential Annual Base Pay 38,688 - 53,352 Benefits
  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health plan (with prescription benefits)
  • Group dental plan
  • Group vision plan
  • Sick pay
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death and dismemberment benefits)
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • General equivalency diploma reimbursement
  • Vacation pay
  • Holiday bonus
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Direct deposit of your earnings
  • Credit union
  • Recognition for continuous service through service awards at five-year intervals
  • Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless service and device purchases
  • Associate wellness program which offers free health screenings and flu shots
  • 6 paid holidays and premium pay for holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).

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