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Experience Refrigeration Ammonia Maintenance Technician

OPC dba Rader Farms
Lynden, Washington, United States
10 days ago

Description

Food Processing Facility

Industrial refrigeration

Job Overview

Responsible for the maintenance and repair as well as safe & efficient operations of the facilities refrigeration system, processing machinery and all associated infrastructure. All work performed under the guidance of the Maintenance Supervisor. To ensure that all company policies, safety standards and operational requirements are met. Follow OSHA PSM requirements in regards to ammonia refrigeration safety and compliance.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assist with operation of 1600 HP single stage ammonal refrigeration system: including but not limited to compressors, condensers, IQF Freezer tunnels, air units and controls.
  • Maintain and repair processing equipment as required.
  • Trouble shoot, test and repair electrical controls and motors as required
  • Weld and fabricated, primarily stainless steel.
  • Maintain and document a refrigeration system operations and record keeping in accordance with PSM Standards and Practices.
  • Participate in the facility Safety team and ongoing improvement.
  • Maintain Compress air system.
  • Monitor and maintain incoming water and waste water out fall systems.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Able to work in fast paced, seven day per week production environment.
  • Must be able to work various shift schedule and overtime.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and competent in reporting and log book documenting. Good work ethics.
  • Thorough and resourceful when faced with machinery failure and taking action to repair.
  • Previous experience with industrial ammonia refrigeration (one year or more), prefer 1 to 2 years’ technical schooling or related work experience.
  • Certified or trained at an Operator Level of refrigeration education. Current RETA certification or other notable schooling or able to attain RETA-CARO level certification within one year.
  • Electrical Experience with 120/ 240 volt single phase and 240/480 volt 3 phase.
  • Basic understanding of multiple welding process – Gas, Stick, TIG, MIG
  • Food processing experience a plus.
  • Experience with conveyance systems.
  • Familiar with three phase electric motors, controls and trouble-shooting of failures.
  • Familiarity with electric powered forklifts and pallet jacks a plus
  • Good mechanical aptitude: Able to use hand tools, power tools, electrical multi-meters

Work Environment/Demands

  • Fast pace berry processing facility that operates 24 hours per day during harvest time of year.
  • Working around elevated noise levels and fast moving machinery
  • PPE Require for work environment. Hearing, Eye and Head
  • May be require to use full face air purifying respirators, after successful completing medical clearance and fit testing
  • Must be able to regularly care 10 lbs. and occasionally pick up and carry 25 to 50 lbs.
  • Regularly required to standing, walking for extended periods and at times on steps and ladders.
  • Duties may include working in low temperature conditions in cold storage spaces or product coolers.
  • Interact on a daily basis with production supervisor, lead staff and quality assurance department.
  • Successfully pass back ground check

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Additional requirements/benefits

  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Great work/team environment.
  • Essential to pass drug test and provide a good driving record for insurance purposes
  • Compensation D.O.E.

If applying in person: Rader Farms-1436 E Badger Rd., Lynden, WA 98264 '
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Work Remotely

  • No

Wage: $33.00-$38:00 per/hour, depending on experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $33.00 - $38.00 per hour



Requirements

Qualifications

  • Able to work in fast paced, seven day per week production environment.
  • Must be able to work various shift schedule and overtime.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and competent in reporting and log book documenting. Good work ethics.
  • Thorough and resourceful when faced with machinery failure and taking action to repair.
  • Previous experience with industrial ammonia refrigeration (one year or more), prefer 1 to 2 years’ technical schooling or related work experience.
  • Certified or trained at an Operator Level of refrigeration education. Current RETA certification or other notable schooling or able to attain RETA-CARO level certification within one year.
  • Electrical Experience with 120/ 240 volt single phase and 240/480 volt 3 phase.
  • Basic understanding of multiple welding process – Gas, Stick, TIG, MIG
  • Food processing experience a plus.
  • Experience with conveyance systems.
  • Familiar with three phase electric motors, controls and trouble-shooting of failures.
  • Familiarity with electric powered forklifts and pallet jacks a plus
  • Good mechanical aptitude: Able to use hand tools, power tools, electrical multi-meters

Work Environment/Demands

  • Fast pace berry processing facility that operates 24 hours per day during harvest time of year.
  • Working around elevated noise levels and fast moving machinery
  • PPE Require for work environment. Hearing, Eye and Head
  • May be require to use full face air purifying respirators, after successful completing medical clearance and fit testing
  • Must be able to regularly care 10 lbs. and occasionally pick up and carry 25 to 50 lbs.
  • Regularly required to standing, walking for extended periods and at times on steps and ladders.
  • Duties may include working in low temperature conditions in cold storage spaces or product coolers.
  • Interact on a daily basis with production supervisor, lead staff and quality assurance department.
  • Successfully pass back ground check

*
Additional requirements/benefits

  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Great work/team environment.
  • Essential to pass drug test and provide a good driving record for insurance purposes
  • Compensation D.O.E.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63289999
  • Location:
    Lynden, Washington, United States
  • Position Title: Experience Refrigeration Ammonia Maintenance Technician
  • Company Name For Job: OPC dba Rader Farms
  • Industry: Food/Beverages
  • Job Function: Ammonia Refrigeration Technician
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $33.00 - $38.00 (Hourly Wage)

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