Avg. Base Hourly Rate (NZD)
The average hourly pay for a Refrigeration Mechanic is NZ$33.90
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Refrigeration Mechanics?
A mid-career Refrigeration Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$36.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Refrigeration Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$36.26 based on 12 salaries.
What Do Refrigeration Mechanics Do?
Refrigeration mechanics work in a variety of facilities to repair, install, inspect, and maintain air conditioning and refrigeration appliances. These appliances may include exhaust systems, kitchen and food storage equipment, commercial grade washers and dryers, and heating systems. The day-to-day duties of refrigeration mechanics include checking for leaks in gas and refrigeration appliances, ensuring the movement and lubrication of bearings, and inspecting the condition of belts involved in …Read more
- Inspect, diagnose, maintain and repair refrigeration units.
- Assist with selection, connection, and installation of refrigeration units.
- Identify, order and install parts, new equipment or other needed items.
- Interpret mechanical and construction diagrams to ensure safe set-up and operation of units.