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Chiller Technician (fulltime)

Cairns and Port Douglas


Are you a Chiller Technician looking for great remuneration, work/life balance all whilst working with a fun loving team?  If this sounds like you, come work for Alphacool.

Some of the benefits you will enjoy working at Alphacool:

  • We offer a 9 day fortnight
  • Free gym membership
  • Dual trade opportunities
  • Wide variety of trade exposure
  • Excellent remuneration
  • Modern vehicles
  • Career path

About the Role

Reporting to the HVAC-R Manager, your role is to provide exceptional support as part of a team of professional service technicians, responsible for carrying out operational, maintenance and repair works on commercial Chillers and HVAC equipment.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Carry out planned and unplanned service, maintenance and commissioning of all types of  of Chiller Plants, Air Handling Units and Unitary Air Conditioning Systems
  • Accurate and timely completion of required paperwork related to work performed
  • Participate in the after hours standby duty roster
  • Fostering and maintaining professional working relationships amongst technicians and apprentices and continually demonstrate the ability to work within pairs and smaller teams
  • Comply with all safety, company and statutory policies and procedures at all times
  • Actively participate in all company facilitated training and service meetings as required by the company
  • As required by the company, facilitate on-site training for technicians/apprentices as well as supervise work performed by an allocated apprentice.
  • Quote and bring new client leads of small service repairs


To be successful for this role ideally you will have:

  • 10+ Yrs experience/exposure to commercial HVAC Chillers preferred
  • Trade qualification in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Current restricted Electrical License
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Construction Induction Card (white card)
  • Current ARC Licence
  • Experience in A/C maintenance and Installations of all types
  • Good time management and customer service skills
  • Technical competence
  • Ability and confidence to work alone and in team environment
  • Positive and proactive approach to safety

About Alphacool

Alphacool is a locally owned, family orientated business who have been in operation since 2011. With the Head Office in Cairns and a branch in Port Douglas, Alphacool services clients throughout Far North Queensland, including the Torres Strait and other western remote communities.

We believe in going the extra mile and our employees are reflective of this culture. Our passion for premium quality, ground-breaking system designs and top notch customer service has enabled Alphacool to grow from just one person to over 70 highly trained and experienced managerial, administration and technical staff.

At Alphacool we design, install, repair and maintain a full range of air conditioning, refrigeration, HVAC, electrical, plumbing and fire safety services along with coldroom rentals and builds for residential and commercial customers throughout North Queensland.

We also strongly believe in supporting the community in which we work and live. Alphacool sponsor a wide range of children’s sports, group and charity events in the region. When working at Alphacool, you can enjoy the social club activities, staff morning teas, Christmas party just to name a few.

To apply

To apply for the Chiller Technician position available please send your resume and cover letter to