Compensation

Refrigeration Mechanic Lead

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

18861 (WFSE Skilled Trades)

DEFINITION

Lead journey refrigeration mechanics in the maintenance, installation, and repair of refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, including sophisticated types of laboratory and experimental refrigeration equipment.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions in this class are distinguished by responsibility to lead journey refrigeration mechanics on a project or job location, to instruct other assigned workers, to correct and specify methods, and to perform skilled refrigeration mechanic work.

TYPICAL WORK

Perform all duties of a refrigeration mechanic; lead assigned personnel;

Develop and maintain a schedule of preventative maintenance;

Assign maintenance and repair work of journey refrigeration mechanics and assist in troubleshooting special problems;

Maintain a list of refrigeration equipment as to location and type; keep shop and repair manuals up to date;

Order parts and materials as necessary to carry out repair and maintenance work;

Prepare estimates of repair work as requested, and keep records of repair work performed to facilitate future work and methods of maintenance;

Design repair modifications to improve operation of equipment or to replace obsolete parts;

Inspect and write complaint reports to defective equipment under contractors warranty;

May perform work in other trades;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – UW Contract Classified

One year, full-time experience as a journey refrigeration mechanic or equivalent trade skill. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator`s license may be required.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Examination Requirements:

A job element examination (including written, E & T and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability and other elements which are established through job analysis.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05