Apprentice HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic

Startec Careers & Job Opportunities

Apprentice HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic Job Posted: 2018-05-08

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Calgary & Edmonton, AB


Startec Compression & Process Solutions is a thriving privately owned company headquartered in Calgary that produces custom mission critical compression and refrigeration systems for a variety of industries. Startec devotes their industry leading expertise in refrigeration & compression technologies to solve their clients’ most technically challenging needs.  We create reliable solutions for extreme operating conditions and provide exceptional service, which is a cornerstone of our business.


We are currently looking for motivated Apprentice Refrigeration & HVAC Mechanics to join our service team in Calgary and Edmonton. We offer an excellent work environment, opportunity for advancement and a full benefits package with a matching RRSP plan after 3 months.


  • Perform start-ups, inspection, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance of refrigeration and compression systems, and the correction of system problems
  • Read and accurately interpret blueprints, schematic drawings, and manufacturer instructions to independently construct, assemble and install equipment
  • Train customers in the operation and basic maintenance of their systems
  • Work with Parts personnel to order parts and supplies, and maintain inventory records
  • Demonstrate the highest level of customer service including prompt, friendly, competent and ethical service
  • Work safely, observing all safety rules and regulations, and ensure a safe environment for others affected by the work
  • Perform all work in accordance with our Quality Control program wherever applicable.
  • Perform all work in compliance with the Startec Safety Manual
  • Complete all paperwork and reports as required by the customer and Startec on a timely and consistent basis to help ensure invoicing is completed in a timely fashion
  • Other duties that may arise during the performance of the job function


  • Registered apprentice (HVAC/Refrigeration)
  • 1+ year of commercial or Industrial Refrigeration/HVAC experience an asset
  • Will consider indenturing - previous industry construction/piping experience required
  • Ammonia experience an asset
  • Basic computer skills required (Outlook and Internet Explorer)
  • Strong customer service and relationship building skills


  • Successful completion of a pre-employment functional (Ability to lift 110lbs)
  • Drug & Alcohol test required
  • Clean Driver's abstract required
  • Ability to work independently and on-call

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