Compressor Refrigeration Technician - Refrigeration/HVAC

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Date: Nov 5, 2022

Location: Charleston, TN, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and about 14,500 employees from 70 nations.


WACKER POLYSILICON is the global leader in the production of polycrystalline hyperpure silicon for the semiconductor and solar solar industries. At our Charleston site, we are currently looking for a Compressor Refrigeration Technician - Refrigeration/HVAC to join our growing team.


The CoRe Technician (Refrigeration/HVAC) ensures safe, compliant, and efficient refrigeration systems through preventative inspections, corrective mechanical work, monitoring process parameters, and managing operating fluids.  The CoReTechnician will be the on-site technical resource for the process refrigeration and HVAC systems.



  • Monitor process refrigeration system and process parameters
  • Maintain basic refrigerant mechanical work (PSVs, Valves, etc.)
  • Complete inspection walkdowns in order to log the process parameters and observations
  • Manage the operating fluids (ex. compressor oils), refrigeration system leak testing, housekeeping of compressor & refrigeration room
  • Assist operations with the startup activities or upset response



  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED Certificate
  • 5+ years of related work experience
  • Experience with starting, tuning, and troubleshooting HVAC and Industrial Complex and/or Cascade Refrigeration Systems
  • Experience with maintaining industrial refrigeration system components such as heat exchangers, economizers, electric motors, VFDs, screw and turbocentrifugal compressors, and air purge units
  • Reading and interpreting data from a computerized HVAC/energy management system, charts, gauges, dials and thermostats
  • Knowledge of 40 CFR Part 82 and experience maintaining records as required by the code
  • Experience with reading and comprehending mechanical and electrical drawings and schematics
  • 5+ years of trade-related work experience and/or Journeyman License
  • EPA 608 Universal certification required
  • Experience and/or training servicing Frick and York refrigeration systems and compressors
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player attitude


WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


We are looking forward to your online application at
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The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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