Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineer

Posted 2 weeks ago by Pitkin & Ruddock Ltd

Lowestoft, Suffolk
£30,000 - £47,500/annum

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineers – Pitkin & Ruddock provide complete temperature control solutions, services and maintenance to all our customers in the East Anglia region and across the UK. Our company was established in 1954 and pride ourselves in helping businesses big and small. We are looking for experienced Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineers to join our growing team based from our East Anglia branches.

As an Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineer you will be responsible for travelling extensively around Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex and occasionally nationally, visiting client sites to install, service and maintain air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. You will be primarily based from our Lowestoft Service Centre. 
Key responsibilities of the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineer will include:

Installation, Service and Maintenance of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration systems.
Participate in ‘On-Call’ system to provide our customers with 24-hour breakdown cover.
Encourage and assist in the development of trainees and junior engineers.
Complete company documents i.e. job cards, time sheets and maintenance reports.
Provide feedback to company management.
Provide a high standard of work.

The ideal candidate for the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineer role will possess the following skills and attributes:

Minimum of 2 years’ experience working on Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration systems.
City & Guilds or equivalent in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.
City & Guilds 2079 Refrigerant Handling Certificate.
Have a flexible approach to working hours.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Great customer service skills.
A good knowledge of Health & Safety.
Able to work and support team as well as independently.
Full clean UK Driving Licence.
Positive ‘can do’ attitude.

This is a full-time position as a Refrigeration Engineer that offers a competitive package depending on experience.

Everything we do at Pitkin & Ruddock Ltd starts with people; our success is built on long-term working relationships with our customers, employees and suppliers. We are a large, local, family company that pride ourselves in delivering excellence through service.

We consider our employees to be part of our family so when you join Pitkin & Ruddock, you’ll be joining a company that wants you to grow with us and stay with us. We actively provide training and development for employees to reach their full potential, encouraging them to excel in their trade. We truly believe as a family run business, no-one is ever just a number, your efforts are recognised and rewarded.

We have a fair approach to basic wages, have generous overtime rates and offer increased annual leave entitlement for length of service. Engineer’s also benefit from a Company van and fuel card, mobile phone, all specialist tools, uniform and PPE and additional Manufacturer training.

We also provide annual Occupational Heath checks for and offer winter flu vaccine to all staff.

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