-The Ammonia Refrigeration Technician will be responsible for maintaining and servicing ammonia refrigeration systems and related utility equipment, and to ensure the safe operation of the ammonia refrigeration system and plant utilities to include: boilers, air compressors and HVAC.
Duties & Responsibilities:
-Maintaining refrigeration equipment and plant utilities such as boilers, air compressors, pumps, motors, valves, etc.
-Document daily activities pertaining to repairs and awareness of potential problems, as well as maintaining all necessary paperwork assciated with the PSM program.
-Perform PM's of compressors,boilers, air compressors,valves,etc.
-Communicating with Maintenance Management or fellow workers to provide information on production. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.
-Maintaining neat and orderly work area using hand tools.
-Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
-Be available for weekend work and /or additional shift work.
-Use required PPE and follow all safety guidelines of the Company.
Skills & Knowledge needed for the effective performance of essential job functions:
-Must have one(1) or more year of verifiable ammonia refrigeration experience.
-RETA Certification or equivalent technical training is a plus.
-Strong electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills.
-Able to use required tools/equipment for maintaining and repairing ammonia refrigeration system(s) and utilities.
-Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical schematics and blue prints as they pertain to the plant ammonia systems(s).
-Able to perform in a fast paced environment.
-Experience with screw and reciprocating compressors, Cornell recirculation pumps,HVAC units,boilers,air compressors, and associated control systems.
-Must be willing and able to acquire Hazmat Responder Certification and be an active part of the Hazmat Response Team. This includes HAZWOPER training and Certification.
-Pass a respiratory physical and wear required PPE(respirator).
-Able to climb stairs and ladders daily.
-Good eye sight (with or without corrective lens).
-Able to work at variable heights (up to 50 ft).
-Able to lift a minimum of 70 lbs. in weight.
- Variable conditions if working out of doors. Inside facility cold and wet.