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Refrigeration Mechanic Journeyman or Apprentice (Oil & Gas)

Position: Refrigeration Mechanic Journeyman or Apprentice (Oil & Gas)
Employer: Propak Energy Services
City: Airdrie
State/Province: AB
Valid Until: Jul 19, 2022
Propak Energy Services

Our company has over 45 years’ experience designing, fabricating and constructing modularized gas and oil processing facilities, compression and power generation equipment. Our company operates a multi branch service network across Western Canada and the Rocky Mountain States. Our company is authorized to sell and service Waukesha and Caterpillar engines as well as Ariel, Mycom, Cooper, Dresser-Rand, Gemini, Sullair and Howden compressors.

We are currently seeking both Journeyman or Apprentice Refrigeration Mechanics to join our growing team in our Airdrie, AB facility to perform process plant start-ups, mechanical overhauls, and refrigerant reclaiming. If you are an eager, team player- with a desire to grow in a fast paced environment, this may be the opportunity you may be looking for. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • General knowledge pertaining to start-up and operation of Petrochemical Process Plants
  • Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments.
  • Adjust valves according to specifications and charge system with proper type of refrigerant by pumping the specified gas or fluid into the system.
  • Test lines, components, and connections for leaks.
  • Dismantle malfunctioning systems and test components.
  • Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms and parts, and reassemble repaired systems.
  • Perform mechanical overhauls and refrigerant reclaiming.
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints and specifications.
  • Keep records of repairs and replacements made and causes of malfunctions.



  • 5+ years’ experience in the natural gas processing and/or compression servicing industry
  • Excellent administration, communication and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work in independently with limited supervisionRefrigeration Mechanic Journeyman or Apprentice (Oil & Gas)
  • Customer service skills


Apprentice Level:

  • Be eligible for registration as a registered apprentice; or
  • Be a registered apprentice.
  • As a condition of employment, employees are required, upon hire, to sign a Drug-Free Workplace Agreement, a Conflict of Interest Agreement and Confidentiality and Invention Agreement.

Journeyman Level:

  • Hold a valid recognized Alberta Journeyperson Trade Certificate or a recognized trade certificate or equivalency document.
  • Inter-Provincial Red Seal Certificate is preferred.
  • 5 years of directly related work experience.
  • As a condition of employment, employees are required, upon hire, to sign a Drug-Free Workplace Agreement, a Conflict of Interest Agreement and Confidentiality and Invention Agreement.
  • This position may be required to direct, coach, and mentor apprentices.




  • Paid extended health & dental benefits
  • Paid vacation time
  • Subsistence paid on extended stay
  • Group savings and investment plans
  • Opportunity for over-time
  • Boot and clothing allowance


Our company thanks all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.