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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
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Our county headquarters is based in the automotive capital of the world, giving us access to the latest technology and resources. We are committed to providing our communities with quality services and facilities that will make them thrive. We invite you to explore our many vibrant communities and discover all that we have to offer! Wayne County knows no boundaries when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply. Welcome aboard!


The Refrigeration Equipment Mechanic Journeyman will be responsible for all of the duties listed, but not limited to the following below: install, maintain, and repair heating, central air conditioning, or refrigeration systems, hot-air furnaces; performs skilled mechanical work in overhauling and repairing refrigeration and cooling equipment. Work is performed independently in accordance with standard trade practices, and under the general supervision of a Refrigeration Equipment Mechanic Foreman

  • Work Independently with little supervision & perform other duties as assigned
  • Conduct Health and safety inspections
  • Services and repairs electrical units on refrigeration and cooling systems.
  • Assembles and mounts electrical wiring circuits, controls, and recording devices on cooling systems.
  • Balances, adjusts, and sets controls, such as expansion refrigeration and cooling systems.
  • Removes air from systems and charges systems with specified amount and type of refrigerant.
  • Maintains and repairs gas unit heaters and boilers: inspects and replaces gas valves on boilers: sets and controls gas pressure on boilers.
  • Maintains and repairs exhaust fans, air compressors, pumped, and other apparatus.
  • May respond to calls and complaints.
  • In addition to the above work, must complete classes in the theory and practice of the operation and maintenance of power or heating equipment through Operating Engineers Local 324
  • Stationary Engineers education and apprenticeship fund program and acquire City of Detroit Refrigeration and Boiler licenses.
  • Performs other duties assigned.

This position is for the second shift.


At the time of application, eligible persons must have:


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D; AND
  • Valid State of Michigan Operators License; AND
  • City of Detroit Refrigeration and Boiler License.
  • Completion of Apprenticeship Program - preferred, but not required


  • Refrigeration Equipment Mechanic Journeyman

Equal Opportunity Employer: Wayne County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit

Accommodations: If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources at 313-224-5901 or via email at Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.

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