Refrigeration Technician

Employer: Walker’s Gas and Electric

Closing Date: 20200311

Contact Name:


Email: [email protected]

Location: Halifax, NS, CAN B3K SCB

Hours: Full-Time


Who we are:

Our Walker's Gas & Electric division is Nova Scotia's largest factory authorized Parts and Service Centre for the Food Service Industry, with over 55 years of experience eliminating equipment downtime and prioritizing urgent service. Our commitment is to provide our customers with the best service for their equipment by factory trained and professional Licensed Technicians and we are looking to grow our team!

What you will do:

As a Refrigeration Technician, you will install, repair, troubleshoot and preform preventative maintenance for commercial kitchen equipment at customer locations. Your role will require you to utilize your industry knowledge to service complex equipment, while providing exceptional customer service. You will participate in on-going professional training. You will be exposed to a variety of equipment, including: holding cabinets, convection ovens, deck ovens, kettles, steamers, mixers, slicers, etc. You will be responsible for interacting with our valued customers and our internal Service Team in a professional manner.

Responsibilities: What you will be doing:

Install, repair and troubleshoot commercial kitchen equipment
Consult customer and/or refer to work orders to establish nature of the equipment malfunction
Diagnose faults, analyze issues and refer to schematic diagrams to repair and/or replace equipment
Perform planned maintenance according to service calendar
Work directly with our customers at their various locations
Maintain constant communication with service team members via phone, in-person and email
Upsell additional services to customers when possible
Report service call outcomes in our ERP system

What you will have:

5 years+ of experience as a Refrigeration Technician. Experience working in the food service industry is an asset.
Valid refrigeration licences
Valid Driver's License with a relatively clean driving record
Excellent communication and customer service skills with strong problem solving skills and the ability to defuse challenging situations
Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude

Why work for us?

We offer our Service Technicians:

Industry-Leading Compensation
Our hiring range is broad to reflect the skillset of each technician

Comprehensive Group Benefits and Pension Program

Extended health, dental and LTD (following probation)

Supplies Provided

All technicians receive a company vehicle, specialty tools and uniforms

Training and Development Opportunities

Industry-leading OEM manufacture training for our technicians to keep up to date with industry knowledge
In-house and on-the-job training provided on a variety of kitchen equipment

24/7 Resources and Support

You will be supported by parts/service specialists, dispatchers, customer service representatives and field service leaders


Our operation is year round with no seasonal downtime
Hours are primarily standard day shift with flexible start times available and occasional on-call required
Over-time available

Industry leaders in Canada

You will be part of a growing, stable organization, who is the industry leader in Canada!

Relocation Assistance Available

With locations from British Columbia to Nova Scotia, we offer relocation assistance to our employees

Required Skills:

How To Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at:

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