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    Not sure what your working on and depending on...

    Not sure what your working on and depending on how much that particular compressor pumps out oil on that rack you may want to do a complete check on that Compressor and valve plate,if its a copeland...
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    Static coils without a constant suction pressure...

    Static coils without a constant suction pressure can be tricky if your running this off a single compressor I would really get rid of that fan cycle control and install a headmaster that bypasses at...
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    I thought I understood your post maybe not, all I...

    I thought I understood your post maybe not, all I was trying to do is give you some "perspective" if your looking at the same type of job I'm doing than travel is just a part of the job.I could move...
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    1\2 hour from your home? thats a down payment...

    1\2 hour from your home?

    thats a down payment on the travel it requires to work for a large Supermarket chain,we cover a huge populated area that goes about 200 square miles.Twice a year I travel...
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    Were both pretty good market techs and we don't...

    Were both pretty good market techs and we don't do much of the PM work I should have said that first.no way you can PM that many stores and take calls we kinda set this up through trial and...
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    Sounds like I have the same gig you do and I...

    Sounds like I have the same gig you do and I would not trade it for another job anywhere.I have been in the Markets for 20 years myself and I love the work but they can get to you when your the on...
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    10 paid holidays,2 personal days,unlimited sick...

    10 paid holidays,2 personal days,unlimited sick time 50% of pay rate with doctors note,3 weeks paid vaction with 1 day added every year up to 5 weeks max.paid from the time I leave my house untill I...
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    10 paid holidays,2 personal days,unlimited sick...

    10 paid holidays,2 personal days,unlimited sick time 50% of pay rate with doctors note,3 weeks paid vaction with 1 day added every year up to 5 weeks max.paid from the time I leave my house untill I...
  9. Good Luck

    Good Luck,that salary range is what mid level kids are bringing home in the Puget Sound region.A job like that with little to no OT with no pay increase on the horizon,good Luck.
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    Jobs still open?I'll give you a clue why........

    YOUR NOT OFFERING ENOUGH,I know contractors in the Puget Sound that are paying $16 to $20 an hour for kids off the street who are willing to get trained up and stick with the company.

    the day of...
  11. non-union job work directly for the company there...

    non-union job work directly for the company there are some levels of managment still getting worked out but the Tech posistion is about as secure as you would have anywhere IMHO the way we take care...
  12. Anyone interested in relocating to Portland.Large...

    Anyone interested in relocating to Portland.Large Super Market chain looking for a qualified Tech in the Portland Metro area.Need to have at least 10 years Super Market experiance with strong EMS...
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    look into the Pacific Northwest,the Seattle area...

    look into the Pacific Northwest,the Seattle area is a great place to live,supermarket techs are in high demand chance to make 80-100k a year.you won't have to worry about summer burn out and the rain...
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    use the pump

    I agree with Dave,just remove the plate and dump also get to check the screen while your at it,but I use the compressor oil pump to pump out 90% of the oil while its running that way not much to...
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    4 ton thank you sir

    4 ton thank you sir
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    I was hoping one of you resi guys could give me...

    I was hoping one of you resi guys could give me the AC unit size to match up with a Trane TXC049C4HPCO thats the model off the coil,I think its a 4 ton unit based on the blower of the furnace.Thanks
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    Out here on the West coast a Journymen level...

    Out here on the West coast a Journymen level Market Tech will be somewhere around 30-35 an hour with full bennies,the union scale is right around 32.50 on the pay check.Forman pay is even higher with...
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    125-150 is pretty standard for r-22 it does take...

    125-150 is pretty standard for r-22 it does take more gas to run a flooded condenser but 70 dergree condensing temp is the spec for supermarkets and EMS set up in are area of the country.Alberstons...
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    Sorits sticking are a pretty commom problem,I...

    Sorits sticking are a pretty commom problem,I carry o-ring kits so I can take those things apart in no time.

    the head pressure would not have caused that valve to stick but you may want to check...
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    poor piping can be a cause but thats something...

    poor piping can be a cause but thats something thats usally low on the list unless your working in some mom & pop type location,usually when the piping is determined to be the cause a simple oil...
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    Rocket is spot on but there are many more reasons...

    Rocket is spot on but there are many more reasons for oil failure not listed in his post and more than I care to type right now but Compressor contactor failure is also high on the list maybe the...
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    Its a great market right now for Supermarket or...

    Its a great market right now for Supermarket or lowtemp guys in general,at the Journeymen level is where all the contractors are really hurting right now and I don't see it getting better in the next...
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    Just looking for any info on Supervalu and how...

    Just looking for any info on Supervalu and how they take care of there refrigeration.I have been in the Supermarket business for a long time right now I have a pretty sweet job out on the west coast...
  24. actually there are some manufactures who disagree...

    actually there are some manufactures who disagree on pumpdown during defrost,some believe you get better oil
    return by not pumping down on defrost just use the LLSV for
    a migration stop on the off...
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    Get rid of of the cool gas defrost,make it Hot...

    Get rid of of the cool gas defrost,make it Hot gas defrost
    don't have the time for a long story here but talk to
    someone at Hussman like a field rep and they can tell you what to do.Cool gas...
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    very handy tool if you work in a lot of grocery...

    very handy tool if you work in a lot of grocery stores,instead of having guages hanging outside of a glass o door or a case who can hide that little box just about anywhere while your working on...
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    I don't work for Source but I know them well :-)...

    I don't work for Source but I know them well :-)
    they are in high demand for Techs like everyone
    else,they don't like to pay but if your a 10-15
    year Journyman with extensive EMS exp. they will...
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    What kind of Compressor are you running? if its...

    What kind of Compressor are you running?
    if its a discus you may have a bad discharge
    valve and needa new valve plate.If it is pull the head
    and take a look at the rings around the discharge...
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    New to the sight,I'm just trying to get a handle...

    New to the sight,I'm just trying to get a handle on what Techs make around the country.I work in the NorthWest (Seattle)A top level Journeyman in the Grocery side of things can make 30-38 an hour...
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    just dump in a balanced port valve with a zp head...

    just dump in a balanced port valve with a zp head on it just make sure its the right size,sounds like 1/3 to 3/4,let the thing pull down make your adjustment and your done,get paid and move on
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    I used to work for Edison Source,pretty good...

    I used to work for Edison Source,pretty good company to work for while I was there,do you work in the Albertsons?
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    there is some new equipment that is rotation...

    there is some new equipment that is rotation specific,I have a Carlyle screw set up that requires proper rotation for oil pumps and will not run if the phase is crossed
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    thats a pretty general question,if its just a run...

    thats a pretty general question,if its just a run of the mill grocery store,you should probably look at the Tyler
    or Hill stuff with Elec Defrost,the more you buy the beter deal you can cut so the...
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