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Compressor Rebuild Technician

Compressor Rebuild Technician

Our Compressor Rebuild Technicians maintain the compressor components associated with Publix ammonia refrigeration systems at our Bakery, dairy, and Deli facilities located in Lakeland, Florida.

How to Apply

  • Performs compressor teardown.
  • Transports parts to the rebuild area.
  • Disassembles and evaluates internal parts.
  • Cleans and sorts parts.
  • Replaces faulty components.
  • Reassembles parts into the compressor block.
  • Performs basic maintenance such as oil and filter changes and servicing for the seals, water jacket hoses, and drive coupling alignment.
  • Monitors run times, maintenance schedules, oil pressures, operating temperatures, and vibrations to detect any abnormalities in compressor equipment.
  • Completes functions such as pump downs, tie-ins, and equipment replacements for major projects.
  • Performs daily general housekeeping duties such as cleaning and washing equipment, emptying trash, and sweeping and mopping work areas as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 20 years of age.
  • Experience with rebuilding ammonia compressors (including disassembly, evaluation, and reassembly).
  • Experience with mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Experience using hand tools.
  • Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record.
  • Ability to conform to all OSHA, PSM, HAZMAT, and Publix safety program regulations.
  • Ability to wear a respirator.
  • Ability to work with solvents, detergents, hot water, paint, and various aerosols.
  • Ability to work any shift, including nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work well with others and be an effective team member.
  • Ability to lift over 50 pounds frequently.
  • Obvious enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work.

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