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Join a hardworking, reliable, respectful, positive team. Element Refrigeration & Air Conditioning is a well-regarded commercial refrigeration and HVAC company dedicated to service through quality, integrity and fairness. Element’s employees enjoy opportunities for training, development, and career advancement.

Element Refrigeration currently has a challenging opportunity for an Estimator with our growing company.

Estimator (50%)/ Journeymen Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (50%)

Element Refrigeration is seeking to hire a detailed oriented mechanic who is looking to TRANSITION OFF THE TOOLS into an estimator role.  The ideal candidate is a component mechanic who has the skills to accurately estimate service work, and has the team focused attitude to support the service team during busy periods or when senior level expertise is required on a job.


As the Estimator/Refrigeration & HVAC Journeyman you will provide high-quality workmanship while servicing equipment in the commercial and industrial environment.



Responsibilities Estimating (50%):

  • Prepare accurate estimates and proposals for recommended repairs and direct replacements and preventative maintenance

  • Assist senior management with construction project estimates

  • Communicate with Service Team to ensure estimates are accurately detailed including parts, labour and customer requirements. 

  • Assist senior management with project management of construction projects.

  • Order parts required for repair and equipment replacement jobs

  • Liaise, consult and communicate with various stakeholders to address any concerns with client sites, systems and equipment. 

  • Identify possible cost saving measures for clients as well as possible risks

  • Contact customers with final quotes and answer any questions they might have

  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients, contractors suppliers and engineers


Responsibilities Journeyman (50%)

  • Provide support on tools during busy season and on complex jobs

  • Coach junior members of the Service team and assist them in developing new skills

  • Service clients within commercial and industrial environments such as Supermarkets, commercial buildings and restaurants, etc.

  • Assemble and install refrigeration or air conditioning systems and components

  • Install and calibrate related controls (including wiring)

  • Troubleshoot systems, suggesting corrective actions and sourcing parts

  • Manage issues, diagnose the problem and fix the unit by replacing or repairing controls, electric wiring or other parts

  • Complete the required daily equipment inspections, safety reports, and Field Level Hazard Assessments.


Experience, Qualifications & Competencies


  • Journeyman Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic

  • 8+ years of experience as a Journeymen

  •  Experience working on mechanical or construction estimates is required

  • Demonstrated Intermediate to Advanced level of Microsoft Office products, focus on Excel 

  • Must have a Class 5 Drivers License 

  • Ability to be a self-starter, with emphasis in a team oriented environment

  • Values teamwork, professionalism, integrity, fiscal responsibility and a customer focused mentality  


To apply email element[at]

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