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Refrigeration Technician- Automated Assembley

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.

ob Title:            Refrigeration Technician

Location:            Richmond, VA



What we are looking for: 

This position is responsible for testing refrigerated display cases, ensuring product performance meets defined specifications. Responsible for all aspects of refrigeration equipment, evacuation, charging, and conduct functional checks of refrigerated display cases, maintenance of the test facility and equipment, installation of refrigeration piping, equipment, and small condensing units.


Essential Competencies:  

  • Set up and conduct prescribed performance testing on refrigerated display cases in accordance with defined industry and company standards and practices.
  • Troubleshoot refrigeration faults.
  • Evaluate test data and recommend case changes to achieve testing standards.
  • Brazing copper to copper, brass, aluminum or other dissimilar metals.
  • Maintain test facility and equipment, ensuring that test equipment is in proper working order; preform preventative maintenance.
  • Understand blueprints and schematics.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work area.


Minimum Quantifiable Competencies: 

  • HS Diploma/GED
  • EPA 608 Level 2 or Universal Certification
  • Proficient in brazing
  • Able read and understand piping and electrical schematics
  • Minimum 1 year experience with the installation, servicing, troubleshooting, or manufacturing of commercial or residential HVAC and/or refrigeration equipment.


Preferred Competencies: 

  • Experience with/working knowledge of refrigerated display cases, electrical systems, and refrigeration controls.
  • Manufacturing, testing or other hands on experience with refrigeration equipment.
  • Career Studies Certificate or other applicable certification in HVAC refrigeration.
  • Experience with/knowledge of Control Board (Dixell, Carell, etc).
  • Experience working on HVAC and Refrigeration equipment, including electrical and energy management controllers; Journeyman or higher lever technician
  • Experience with mechanical and electrical troubleshooting.


Strengths needed for this role: (Functional Skills)  

  • Customer Focus
  • Manages Complexity
  • Decision Quality
  • Action Oriented
  • Plans and Aligns
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Drives Results
  • Collaborates
  • Drives Engagement
  • Self-Development


Essential Physical/Environmental Requirements

  • Must be able to operate power tools and perform tasks that require fine motor skills.
  • May be required to perform specific tasks that involve standing, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting or kneeling.
  • Must be able to lift with or without mechanical aids on a recurring basis (up to 50 lbs).
  • Work is performed within a production environment, subject to temperature variations, hazardous chemicals, mechanical parts, increased noise levels and dust.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Salary Range
$73,000.00 - 124,000.00
per Year
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South Chesterfield, VA 23834, US