Refrigeration Technical Officer job opening at ColdHubs Limited – Owerri, Imo State

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ColdHubs Limited

Position: Refrigeration Technical Officer

Industry: Company Social Enterprise / Cold Chain Logistics

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Owerri, Imo State

Job Description

ColdHubs Limited is seeking candidates for a position in Refrigeration Technical Officer based in Owerri, Imo State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

ColdHubs Limited is a social enterprise committed to addressing food spoilage issues for smallholder farmers, retailers, and wholesalers. We design, install, commission, and operate 100% solar-powered walk-in cold rooms, with capacities ranging from 3 tons to 100 tons. These cold rooms are strategically located in farm clusters, fresh produce aggregation centers, and outdoor food markets, enabling the preservation of fresh fruits, vegetables, and other perishable foods for up to 21 days, compared to the usual 2 days. By providing reliable cold storage solutions, ColdHubs aims to combat food spoilage, a challenge faced by 470 million smallholder farmers worldwide due to inadequate cold storage facilities.

In addition to our cold rooms, ColdHubs is expanding its operations to include refrigerated transportation services, offering an end-to-end cold chain solution. We also produce returnable plastic crates to further reduce food spoilage by ensuring efficient handling and transportation of fresh produce.

We are currently seeking a dedicated and skilled Refrigeration Technical Officer to join our team in Owerri, Nigeria. This is a full-time, on-site role where you will be responsible for installing, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining our solar-powered walk-in cold rooms. You will collaborate closely with our engineering and operations team to ensure the seamless operation of our facilities.

Job Detail


  • Install solar-powered walk-in cold rooms
  • Troubleshoot and repair refrigeration systems
  • Maintain and service cold storage facilities
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to optimize cold room operations
  • Ensure compliance with safety protocols and regulations
  • Diagnose and resolve technical issues
  • Conduct regular inspections and preventive maintenance
  • Provide technical support and training to staff
  • Document maintenance and repair activities
  • Work independently and as part of a team

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Refrigeration Technical Officer position at ColdHubs Limited:


  • Proficiency in refrigeration system installation, maintenance, and repair
  • Experience with solar-powered refrigeration systems (preferred)
  • Familiarity with electrical and mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and regulations in refrigeration
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Relevant certification in refrigeration or a related field

Education Requirements

  • Certification in refrigeration or a related field

Experience Requirements

  • Proven experience in refrigeration system installation and maintenance
  • Experience with solar-powered refrigeration systems is an advantage


  • Technical proficiency in refrigeration systems
  • Electrical and mechanical troubleshooting
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Team collaboration
  • Independent work capability

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Refrigeration Technical Officer at ColdHubs Limited:


NGN 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive work environment
  • Opportunities for career growth

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Incentives for achieving operational targets

Date posted: July 5, 2024

Posted on: Owerri


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This role offers an exciting opportunity to work with an innovative social enterprise dedicated to reducing food spoilage and improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficiency and reliability of our solar-powered cold storage solutions. If you have the required skills and experience, we encourage you to apply and become a part of our mission to transform the agricultural sector in Nigeria and beyond.