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Job Details

Transport Refrigeration Technician Posted on Jan 05, 2018 by Polar Mobility Research Ltd.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $34.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 25, 2018
Job Requirements


Polar Mobility Research Ltd.




Other trades certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • 1st Period Apprentice
  • 2nd Period Apprentice
  • 3rd Period Apprentice
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Red Seal Certificate
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Trade Certification
  • Transport Refrigeration Mechanic Trade Certification


3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Coach and instruct apprentices
  • Provide customer service

Specific Skills

  • Measure, cut and connect piping using welding and brazing equipment
  • Measure and lay out reference points for installation
  • Handle, recover and store refrigerants
  • Assemble and install refrigeration or air conditioning components
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and overhaul entire heating, ventilation, air handling, refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Start up system and test for leaks using testing devices
  • Recharge system with refrigerant, check and test regulators, calibrate system and perform routine maintenance or servicing
  • Install, maintain and repair equipment in refrigerated trucks used to transport food or medical supplies
  • Repair and replace parts and components for entire refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation or heat pump systems

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

On-site customer service

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Mar 25, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Transport Refrigeration Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics

Interest in precision working to measure and cut piping and to measure and lay out reference points for installation


Interest in recharging systems with refrigerant, checking and testing regulators and calibrating systems; and in performing routine maintenance and servicing


Interest in analyzing information to repair and replace parts and components for entire refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation and heat-pump systems; and in installing, troubleshooting and overhauling entire heating, ventilation, air handling, refrigeration and air conditioning systems

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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