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Refrigeration Technician

Refrigeration Technician

Our Refrigeration Technicians service ammonia refrigeration systems in our warehouses and manufacturing facilities to maintain a climate-controlled environment and keep foods and beverages fresh. We periodically have openings for Refrigeration Technicians in Atlanta and Dacula, Georgia and in four Florida locations—Deerfield Beach, Jacksonville, Lakeland, and Orlando. Starting pay rates depend on a technician’s knowledge and experience. Future pay increases are based on performance.

How to Apply


  • Performs systematic preventive maintenance, incorporating industry best practices.
  • Troubleshoots issues with and repairs all mechanical and HVAC electrical equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Qualifications differ depending on the specific equipment in each facility and the particular position’s level of responsibility. In general, the following qualifications are preferred.

  • Experience with 480VAC 3 phase motor control systems.
  • Experience with ammonia refrigeration maintenance and troubleshooting electrical and PLC control systems.
  • Practice in safe work habits.
  • Ability to work well with others and be an effective team member.
  • Dedication to Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) methods.
  • Proficiency in written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to safely replace mechanical and electrical components, including motors, motor starters, switches, solenoids, pumps, refrigeration valves, and compressors.
  • Ability to respond to unplanned breakdowns with a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in troubleshooting techniques.

How to Apply

Publix frequently promotes and/or transfers associates to fill positions from within, but opportunities may arise for outside candidates.

Interested in this position? Try our Job Matching tool to see if you may be a match.*

Ready to start your job search today? Visit the Publix Job Center to see our current openings. If your skills and experience seem to match the qualifications of the position that interests you, you will be contacted by email to set up an interview, and possibly further testing depending on the position.

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