Journeyman Level Refrigeration Technician- San Diego

Aire Rite Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

San Diego, CA, USA

Full time

$34-40 (hourly)


Nov 9


Aire Rite is a well established, leading HVAC/Refrigeration contractor serving all of Southern California for over 50 years.

We provide an outstanding opportunity for qualified technicians which includes:

  • $34.00/hour To Start (Journeyman Level Experience) DOE
  • Ample Opportunity For OT
  • Great Benefits
  • Incredible Vacation/PTO - 8 days after 1 year!
  • Company Vehicle
  • Work Close To Home
  • Paid On Call Time
  • 401(k)
  • Free $25,000 Life Insurance Policy
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Ongoing Technical Training
  • Sign up Bonus


Technical Service

  • Install, trouble shoot, repair and calibrate commercial air conditioning units and refrigeration units.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and make recommendations regarding parts changes or system overhaul.
  • Safe refrigerant handling during compressor and/or major component change out.
  • Be assigned to 24 hour on-call emergency duty on a rotating basis per on-call schedule
  • Observe additional maintenance needs requiring attention and report those to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Report safety concerns to immediate Field Supervisor, Service Coordinator or Service Manager.

Customer Service – Internal/External

  • Consult with customers regarding problems or issues discovered while servicing their system.
  • Assist in evaluating new and existing customer accounts.
  • Coordinate scheduled start and stop time with Service Coordinator.
  • Submit all manual and electronic work orders, along with misc paperwork at the completion of each day’s work.
  • Work closely with assigned Service Coordinator to make sure customers’ needs are being fulfilled to their expectation and in a timely manner
  • Obtain and record on work ticket, and communicate to vendor an appropriate purchase order number when purchasing job-related parts and supplies.

Electronic Work Orders and Paperwork Administration

  • Upload each electronic work order before moving to the next assignment.
  • Organize all work details (work performed, service recommendations, parts used, etc.) and complete an accurate work order for billing and payroll purposes.

Other Duties / Behaviors as Requested or Assigned

  • Ability to work independently and call for assistance when needed
  • Champion Company to outside parties in a manner consistent with corporate values and goals
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills, ability to proactively address customer issues and concerns


Education: High school education or GED required. Degree or certificate from HVAC/R technical program or vocational school preferred.

Certification(s)/License(s): Valid Class "C" CA driver’s license in good standing; EPA Section 608 required, NATE & OSHA certifications a HUGE plus,

Physical Demands: Lifting and Carrying up to 75 lbs is an essential job function. Frequent standing, walking, pushing, pulling and climbing ladders.

Skill Development/ Training: Technical classes and seminars are offered on an ongoing basis to our technicians.

Salary is DOE

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $34.00 per hour, DOE


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Referral Program
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • On Call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends


  • Service Technician: 7 years (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent


  • EPA Certified

Work authorization:

  • United States

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Company's website:


Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $34.00 - $40.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have experience in diagnosing, and repairing commercial refrigeration units?
  • Do you have experience diagnosing, and repairing Walk in Coolers and or Walk in Freezers ?
  • Do you have experience diagnosing, and repairing Ice Machines?


  • Commercial Refrigeration: 7 years (Preferred)

Work Location: On the road

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