• We have an opening for a full-time *TECHNICIAN, REFRIGERATION *position.

  • Location: Kilgore College, 701 E. Main St., Kilgore, TX 75662. /Note: online applications accepted only./

  • Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00am - 4:00pm

  • Requirement: 4 years HVAC experience.

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

SSC Services for Education is known for our expertise, commitment, and value; and we at SSC truly believe that our people are our greatest asset. By utilizing our associates’ knowledge and experience alongside SSC’s extensive training, providing supportive management, and offering unparalleled wage and benefit packages as well as career advancement opportunities, we have developed a workforce that differentiates us from our competitors.

SSC Services for Education is a Nationwide Best in Class Facility Service Provider. As a member of Compass Group, North America, we want you to be as great as you can be. We empower our associates to direct their own future, keeping them confident that we support them every step of the way. As a result, our associates embody greatness through their actions, natural passion for quality, and a can-do attitude. The opportunity for greatness is real at SSC and throughout the Compass world.

Full-time associates at SSC are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Discount Marketplace

  • And other voluntary benefits

Summary: Performs a variety of maintenance duties relating to all HVAC - ammonia and other related systems.

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities:*

  • Installs, maintains and repairs equipment and systems using power and hand tools and other necessary equipment.

  • Performs a variety of other semi-skilled and skilled work in various crafts such as carpentry, plumbing, welding, painting, minor electrical work, sheet metal work, masonry and maintaining simple temperature controls.

  • Cleans, lubricates, repairs and diagnoses malfunctions of HVAC equipment, ice makers, refrigeration equipment, electrical systems, electronic signaling systems and other specialty equipment items.

  • Analyzes building system, electrical and mechanical problems, alone or as part of a team.

  • Responds to emergency problems in the facility and makes emergency repairs as needed.

  • Contacts supervisors, skilled trade vendors or on-call personnel as instructed.

  • Maintains logs and performs rounds.

  • Completes work orders, tests and inspections.

  • Performs established preventative maintenance; makes recommendations for improvement of preventive maintenance systems and activities.

  • Serves as an Ammonia Systems Technician; completes maintenance, operation tasks and processes; contributes toward installation work as it pertains to the ammonia systems.

  • Repairs ammonia systems and related equipment.

  • Supports project management activity relative to ammonia systems.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.

  • Serves as a member of facility’s emergency response team.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Four years of trade school or “on the job” related experience, i.e., four years of experience as a maintenance mechanic/technician in a similar-sized institution in a maintenance occupation.

  • Five years of “hands on” mechanical experiences in the areas of ammonia refrigeration, natural gas fired boilers and compressed air systems.

  • Apprentice card from the State in plumbing, electrical and HVAC.

  • Valid driver’s license.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./

Req ID: 166002