Refrigeration Technician

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Location: Broomfield, Colorado
Opening ID: 19564
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Apr 18, 2019


Job Description

Your Organization

Refrigeration Technician Positions

There are immediate opportunities for Technicians at our Broomfield, CO location.  With training and support, you will have the tools you need to be successful and to present solutions with confidence.


Since 1954, Puregas has been the industry leader in compressed air treatment systems. Puregas offers a full line of air pressurization equipment for the telecommunication, fluid power, instrumentation, ozone generation, industrial refrigeration and other industrial OEM markets.  We provide innovative products and services worldwide.

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Our Parent Company

In 2003 PUREGAS joined the ALTEC Team of quality-driven products and services. ALTEC is the world’s leading manufacturer of aerial devices and digger derricks for electric utility, tree care, and telecommunications industries. 2019 marks its 90th year of delivering safer and smarter products. ALTEC has a proven record of manufacturing excellence and has achieved industry’s highest quality standards.

Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development - Teamwork

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  • Knowledge of HVACr/refrigeration and electrical systems
  • Ability to do brazing, perform basic wiring
  • Troubleshoot and perform repairs to refrigeration systems and equipment
  • The ability to operate vacuum pumps, leak detectors, electrical meters, hand tools, oxy/acetylene torches
  • Demonstrate an understanding and adherence to all work safety policies, refrigeration procedures, and governing requirements
  • Perform work from written or verbal instructions, blueprints, diagrams and photographs to design and make parts as required by production areas.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic and electrical assemblies. 
  • Perform prototype work as requested.
  • Rework parts from vendor or internal supplier, custom design parts from special applications from blueprints or instructions, modify existing parts and assemble and install parts.
  • Works closely with engineers and production assemblers.
  • Locate necessary materials or recommended substitute materials if necessary.
  • Inspect finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Parts and material handling as required.  May involve use of overhead crane.
  • Provide assistance or training to other technicians.
  • Follow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures and practices
  • Verify machine functions and accuracy, perform preventative maintenance as required and ensure work environment is safe.
  • Monitor and adjust production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.
  • Request E.C.O. and/or diagram corrections.
  • Notify appropriate personnel if router changes are required.
  • Other job duties as assigned.


The job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire, if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path.



  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Currently enrolled in or completed a college or trade school training or a minimum of 2 years of experience in HVACr is required.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of vacuum pumps, leak detector, electronic gauge set manifold and all of the practices and procedures needed to properly perform all necessary service on refrigeration systems ranging in size from 1/6 ton to 15 tons.
  • Requires the ability to perform complex mathematical concepts, geometry, trigonometry, formulas, functions, equations and algebra.


Puregas/Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

          • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
          • Retirement 401(k) Program
          • Vacation and Holidays
          • Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Tuition Assistance Program
          • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
          • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.