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Journeyperson – Refrigeration/AC Mechanic

  • Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 60,000 - 80,000
  • Full-Time

Job Description

Job Title: Journeyperson – Refrigeration/AC Mechanic

Openings: 1

Type of Posting: Internal & External

Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Date Posted: July 20, 2023

Closing Date: August 17, 2023

Profession: Skilled Trades

Experience Level(s):

Desired Employment Status: Permanent

Education Level(s): Journeyperson Certification

Job ID: 1603
Position Summary

The City of Regina has an exciting opportunity for a Journeyperson Refrigeration Mechanic to utilize their skills and knowledge to diagnose, repair, alter, construct and maintain all types of refrigeration equipment, HVAC, plumbing and mechanical systems, pumps and compressors in City facilities. The work is performed independently and is subject to inspection during progress and upon completion. This position may be required to supervise other trades people. This position reports to the Trades Coordinator – Mechanical/Electrical.

NOTE: 1. May be required to work shift work and be subject to call-out when a problem arises in their field of expertise.

  1. Employee is expected to provide a standardized set of tools for the trade.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Inspects, diagnoses, evaluates options and repairs industrial, commercial and domestic refrigeration equipment, HVAC, plumbing and mechanical systems, pumps and compressors in existing buildings.
  • Operates, maintains and calibrates computerized and other control systems on HVAC systems within City facilities.
  • Plans and/or installs new refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems in new or existing facilities.
  • Examines building plans and specifications to determine the layout of refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, mechanical and other building systems affecting the work. May be required to prepare sketches of proposed construction.
  • Estimates quantity and quality of material required for the work and requisitions material in accordance with policy and signing authority and maintains a stock of equipment and parts.
  • Reviews systems and performs work in compliance with the OH&S Regulations, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Act and National Building Code.
  • Recommends sub-contract work as required and inspects the work of sub-contractors to ensure conformance with specifications and quality standards.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of standard methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the refrigeration mechanic trade, and knowledge of the work of related trades such as plumbing and gas fitting.
  • Knowledge and ability to diagnose and repair existing systems and be able to install new plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems as required.
  • Knowledge of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE) standards in the areas of HVAC and Refrigeration. Knowledge of the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Act and National Building Code.
  • Knowledge of DDC controllers, computerized building operation systems and other HVAV control systems.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards, safety precautions and regulations of the trade, including the general rules and regulations of the Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act and the City of Regina Occupational Health and Safety Manual.
  • Ability to start-up and shut down ammonia refrigeration systems; charge the systems with refrigerant, like ammonia or freon and experience with air conditioning for computer systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, schematics and specifications and to plan and prepare cost estimates for the installation, maintenance or modification of refrigeration or heating systems in new and existing buildings.
  • Ability to give, understand and execute oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, work with minimum supervision and to supervise subordinates as assigned.

Education & Experience

  • Typically the knowledge, skills and abilities to complete this job are obtained through completion of grade ten (10), a Journeyperson Certification in the Refrigeration Mechanic trade and two (2) years current journeyperson experience in the Refrigeration Mechanic trade in the building construction and maintenance area and with the maintenance of cooling appliances. Some experience with ammonia refrigeration plant operations and repairs is required.

Working/Other Conditions

  • Must possess a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 driver’s license and a First Aid Certificate. An Arena Operator’s Certificate would be an asset.
  • May be required to work shift work and subject to call-out when a problem arises in the field of expertise.
  • Will be required to provide a standardized set of tools for the trade.

Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

Note: As per the City of Regina’s Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

Jurisdiction: CUPE Local 21

Division: Financial Strategy & Sustainability

Department: Land, Real Estate & Facilities

Hourly Salary: $31.22 – $34.76 

Annual Salary: $64,617.00 – $71,944.00


The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.


We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.


Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.


Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please note in your application or contact 306-777-7000.


How to Apply

On the City of Regina Employment & Careers page https://jobs.regina.ca/, find the position, create a profile and apply! We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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