Refrigeration Mechanic (322) Enlisted Personnel

Installs, maintains, and repairs and operates refrigerating equipment used to manufacture ice or to preserve perishable foods and medical supplies in a fixed or mobile refrigeration unit.
Installs and assembles condensers, compressors, and motors. Assembles and connects pipes and ducts. Overhauls and repairs pumps, compressors, and piping. Detects leaks, using appropriate detector or particular refrigerant employed. Stops leaks by installing new piping, packing, valves, and pipe couplings. Disassembles various parts, such as valves, springs, brushes, and connections to note their condition.
Uses hand tools, such as wrenches, pliers, and pipe cutting and threading tools.
Must know general principles of the operation of refrigeration plants.

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