Choquette CKS
  • 25-Aug-2019 to 24-Sep-2019 (PST)
  • Montréal, QC, CAN
  • Full Time

Choquette CKS

Position - Refrigeration Technician (Apprentice)


Who we are:


Our Choquette CKS division is the largest service agency in Eastern Canada with four locations in Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa and Kingston and over 100 years of technical experience with commercial kitchen equipment.  We are also a CFESA certified company.  If you are looking to develop a solid career with a growing industry leader, we are your solution!  


What you will do:


As an Apprentice Refrigeration Technician, you will learn how to install, repair, troubleshoot and preform preventative maintenance on commercial kitchen refrigeration equipment at customer locations, in order to become a Refrigeration Technician.  Your role will require you to utilize your industry knowledge to service refrigeration equipment, while providing exceptional customer service.  You will participate in on-going professional training.  You will be exposed to a variety of equipment, including: ice machines, beverage units, blast chillers, freezers, reach in coolers, etc.  You will be responsible for interacting with our valued customers and our internal Service Team in a professional manner. 


What you will bring: 


  • Install, repair and troubleshoot commercial kitchen refrigeration equipment; working with a Refrigeration Technician as required
  • Complete major and minor refrigeration renovations
  • Consult customer and/or refer to work orders to establish nature of the equipment malfunction
  • Diagnose faults, analyze issues and refer to schematic diagrams to repair and/or replace equipment
  • Perform planned maintenance according to service calendar
  • Work directly with our customers at their various locations 
  • Maintain constant communication with service team members via phone, in-person and email
  • Report service call outcomes in our ERP system
  • Participate in all on-the-job modules, field training and additional modules as assigned
  • Study the CFESA training models on refrigeration and electrical and successfully complete the exams


What you will have: 


  • 1 - 3 years of Refrigeration service experience. Experience working in the food service industry is an asset.
  • A 2nd or 3rd year Refrigeration Apprentice, working towards obtaining your 313A License. A Gas Fitter G2 License is an asset
  • Valid G Driver's License with a relatively clean driving record
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills with strong problem solving skills and the ability to defuse challenging situations
  • Experience handling a variety of tools and a mechanical and electrical aptitude


Why work for us?

We offer our Service Technicians: 

  • Industry-Leading Compensation
    • Our hiring range is broad to reflect the skillset of each technician

Comprehensive Group Benefits and Pension Program

    • Extended health, dental and LTD (following probation)

Supplies Provided

    • All technicians receive a company vehicle, specialty tools and uniforms

Training and Development Opportunities

    • Industry-leading OEM manufacture training for our technicians to keep up to date with industry knowledge
    • In-house and on-the-job training provided on a variety of kitchen equipment

24/7 Resources and Support

    • You will be supported by parts/service specialists, dispatchers, customer service representatives and field service leaders


    • Our operation is year round with no seasonal downtime
    • Hours are primarily standard day shift with flexible start times available and occasional on-call required
    • Over-time available 

Industry leaders in Canada

    • You will be part of a growing, stable organization, who is the industry leader in Canada!

Relocation Assistance Available

    • With locations from British Columbia to Nova Scotia, we offer relocation assistance to our employees

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at:


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