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NANA Regional Corporation Remote Appliance Technician - Red Dog in Red Dog Mine, Alaska

Req ID: RED00498



The Remote Appliance Technician installs, repairs, and maintains industrial and commercial refrigeration equipment, HVAC equipment as well as all kitchen and laundry equipment and appliances. All duties are to be performed in accordance with NMS’ mission, vision, and values.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Trouble shoots and repairs, as dictated by sound business practices, industrial appliances used in food service areas, laundries, and other general service areas.

  • Interprets preventative maintenance schedules and carries them through the steps needed for completion as noted on computer generated general maintenance/repair work orders.

  • Trouble shoots and repair large tonnage cooling equipment used in controlled environment such as labs or computer and control areas.

  • Attend to the upkeep and repair of stationary exercise recreational equipment.

  • Diagnose and repair pneumatic systems related to building climate controls.

  • To service and repair heating and power boiler apparatus including annual and semiannual tear down, testing and cleaning.

  • Lays out the installation of structural and functional components and installs them as required. Fastens parts together to assemble structural and functional components such as motors, controls, switches, gauges, wiring harnesses, valves, pumps, compressors, condensers, cores, and pipes.

  • Cuts, threads, and connects pipe to functional components and water or power system on premises.

  • Pumps specified gas or fluid into system. Starts system, observes operation, read gauges and instruments, and adjusts mechanisms such as valves, controls, and pumps to control level of fluid, pressure, and temperature in system.

  • Dismantle malfunctioning systems and test components. Replaces or adjusts defective or worn parts to repair systems.

  • Insulate shells and cabinets of systems. Install wiring to connect components to electric power source.

  • Attends daily safety tool box meetings and is required to do job safety evaluations for each job.

  • Notify supervisor if safety and sanitation standards are not being met.

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

  • Other duties that are pertinent to the department or unit’s success also may be assigned


Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • At least five (5) years’ experience working on commercial or industrial equipment including but not limited to refrigeration systems, HVAC systems, kitchen and laundry appliances.

  • Universal refrigeration certification I, II, and III.

  • A valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years to be eligible under NMS’ vehicle insurance policy.

  • Must pass all pre-employment contract requirements which may include but are not limited to: drug test, physical and fit for duty assessment and hearing test. Applicants not located near a testing facility are responsible for paying for travel to the nearest testing facility.

  • Must be able to cooperate and work as part of a team with fellow employees, customers and clients.

  • Must be able to make decisions in the moment with little to no supervision.

  • Must be able to be on your feet for 12 hours per shift for the scheduled rotation.

  • Must be able to live in dormitory style settings and meet cleanliness requirements of the remote camp.

  • Contract requires employees to speak, understand, read and write English.

  • Must meet and adhere to all safety guidelines and regulations set forth by the company and client.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Weather: Indoor/Outdoor. Frequently exposed to arctic conditions.

Noise level: Moderate to Loud

Description of environment: This is a remote camp setting. Employees must constantly be able to stand, walk, climb, push, pull use hands and arms, stoop, kneel and crouch. Employees are occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and may be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

Travel: Must be able to travel by plane and/or bus to remote camps.

Physical requirements: Must be able to life and/or move 50 lbs


NMS Core Values

Safety guides our behavior.

Honesty and integrity govern our activities.

Commitments made will be fulfilled.

All individuals are treated with dignity and respect.

The environment will be protected and sustained.

Organization: Camp Services

Job: Maintenance & Repair

Primary Location: US-AK-Red Dog Mine

Shift: Rotating

NMS is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, veteran protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.