(USA) Technician, Refrigeration Specialist

(USA) Technician, Refrigeration Specialist

  • Location TACOMA, WA
  • Career Area Installation, Maintenance and Utilities
  • Job Function Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Hourly
  • Requisition WD1658419

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Leads Facilities Management - HVAC/R teams by using and sharing resources, information, and tools. Identifies customer needs and business priorities. Coordinates and executes work assignments. Provides advice, feedback, and support to ensure timelines and desired work quality are achieved. Models and helps team members adapt to change or new challenges.

Oversees and implements special projects for Field Operations by collecting data. Evaluates new technology capabilities. Corrects deficiencies. Provides suggestions for changes and improvements.

Ensures compliance with applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and guidelines by overseeing the completion of work according to practices and procedures outlined by OHSA, EPA, and in Walmart HVAC/R safety policies and environmental guidelines. Reclaims ozone-depleting refrigerants.

Ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, and local HVAC/R industry regulations and guidelines (for example, building codes, indoor air quality, cold chain requirements) by conducting inspections and making repairs. Maintains quality standards by inspecting installations and modifications of new HVAC/R equipment and Energy Management Systems (EMS).

Ensures contract compliance. Identifies and reports deficiencies. Ensures available resources for HVAC/R maintenance and repair by managing refrigerant levels and parts inventory. Records HVAC/R purchases and usage. Tracks and orders HVAC/R parts. Develops relationships with HVAC/R parts suppliers and contractors.

Ensures working orders of HVAC/R, EMS, and direct digital control equipment by troubleshooting, diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing equipment. Performs major and minor preventive maintenance. Provides feedback about troubleshooting best practices. Manages district workloads with external service providers.

Provides training (for example, safety, control troubleshooting, oil system operation and adjustment) by traveling to company facilities for onsite sessions. Performs on-site HVAC/R repairs for hands-on learning. Evaluates technician skill sets and reporting back to senior leadership.

Provides and supports the implementation of Facilities Management - HVAC/R business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders. Identifies business needs. Monitors progress and results. Recognizes and capitalizes on improvement opportunities. Adapts to competing demands, organizational changes and new responsibilities.

Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.

Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.

Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

Live our Values: Culture Champion - Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself accountable; and supports Walmart's commitment to communities, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.

Live our Values: Servant Leadership - Is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.

Embrace Change: Curiosity & Courage - Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; supports innovation and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.

Embrace Change: Digital Transformation & Change - Implements and supports continuous improvements and willingly embraces new digital tools and ways of working.

Deliver for the Customer: Customer Focus - Delivers results while putting the customer first and applying an omni merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans.

Deliver for the Customer: Strategic Thinking - Adopts a broad perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans.

Focus on our Associates: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Embraces diversity in all its forms and actively supports diversity of ideas and perspectives, as well as diversity goal programs.

Focus on our Associates: Collaboration & Influence - Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively to achieve objectives; communicates with impact to a range of audiences; and demonstrates energy and positivity for own work.

Focus on our Associates: Talent Management - Contributes to an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, demonstrates engagement and commitment to the team, and recognizes others' contributions and accomplishments.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable. For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices .

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart at https://bit.ly/3iOOb1J .

The hourly wage range for this position is $28.85-$49.04*

*The actual hourly rate will equal or exceed the required minimum wage applicable to the job location.

Additional compensation in the form of premiums may be paid in amounts ranging from $0.35 per hour to $3.00 per hour in specific circumstances. Premiums may be based on schedule, facility, season, or specific work performed. Multiple premiums may apply if applicable criteria are met.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: 10 years’ experience in HVAC/grocery rack refrigeration. Option 2: 8 years’ experience in HVAC/grocery rack refrigeration and AAS in A/C and Refrigeration.
Universal EPA Certification.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Completion of a 2-year technical/vocational HVAC/R program or 2-year associate’s of applied science A/C and refrigeration., Excellent driving record., Prior work experience with Glycol and C02 systems.

Primary Location...

1965 S. UNION AVE, TACOMA, WA 98405-1017, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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