AECOM Refrigeration Mechanic in Alice Springs, Australia

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Refrigeration Mechanic

Australia - Northern Territory

Alice Springs

Job Summary

AECOM has a rare opportunity for an experienced Refrigeration Mechanic to join their team based in the town of Alice Springs on a full time 3 year fixed term basis with possibility of extension.

Reporting to the Facilities Maintenance Coordinator you will perform the maintenance and repair to equipment associated with the HVAC infrastructure in their facilities. This includes, but is not limited to, maintenance of commercial and residential refrigerated ducted, package and split system air conditioning systems, commercial and residential evaporative systems, ice machines, water chillers and domestic refrigerator repairs. Scope of work will range from minor and major repairs, servicing and where necessary replacement of equipment.

Work is performed at residential properties as well as other facilities in the town of Alice Springs. Occasional overtime and callouts will be required.

Key Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the Refrigeration Mechanic include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance tasks; either programmed (planned) maintenance or repairs as required

  • Drilling holes, installing mounting brackets and cutting, bending and threading piping

  • Installing and repairing components such as compressors, motors, condensers, evaporators, switches and gauges, and copper lines for steam, gas, refrigerant, compressed air, oil and chilled water

  • Bolting, soldering, riveting, welding and brazing pipes to connect equipment, and checking alignment and accuracy of fit

  • Filling systems with gas or fluid to check for leaks

  • Test-operating refrigeration systems, checking mechanisms and making adjustments

  • Removing test gas and fluid using vacuum pumps, and filling with refrigerant

  • Adjusting system controls and mechanisms and reassembling systems

  • Ensure equipment is maintained to operate in a safe manner

  • Report any incidents to management as a priority

  • Use of computer systems to record and plan work tasks

  • Assist in other areas of facilities and maintenance area from time to time as required

  • Work to ensure that safety is an integral part of everyday activities

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrated 3-5 years’ experience in construction and industrial maintenance work

  • Ability to work within a team environment

  • Ability to work professionally with minimal supervision

  • Good interpersonal skills with a customer service focus

  • Good communication skills – verbal and written

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and successfully complete assigned tasks

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and analyse issues and develop solutions to problems

  • Australian Government NV1 Security clearance or ability to gain one

Preferred Qualifications

  • Trade Qualification – Cert IV in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning systems

  • Restricted Electrical License

  • ARCTick License (Refrigerant Handling Licence)

  • Current Driver’s License

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184650BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.