Summary:
Operate and maintain a multi-stage air/gas system used for freezing food products and room cooling This position reports to Maintenance Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned as necessary.)

  • Operate and maintain the Air/Gas or a large refrigeration system to meet production’s refrigeration requirements.
  • Perform all preventative maintenance to the system, including draining the oil pots, oil and filter changes, annual rebuilds of compressors and valves, motor changes, and condenser/evaporator as required.
  • Document all maintenance and inspection activity in accordance with our Mechanical Integrity Program.
  • Comply to and monitor operation for compliance with all 14 elements of the Process Safety Management Program.
  • Work in a safe manner consistent with all Company rules and good work practices as specified by JSB

Requirements
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE and QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
High School diploma or its equivalency, A.S. degree preferred. Minimum of three years experience operating large refrigeration systems including:

  • Electrical Control Systems (FES & Frick)
  • Refrigeration Piping
  • Liquid Recirculation Systems
  • Ability to Interpret Piping and Instrumentation Drawings
  • Reciprocating Compressors
  • Screw Compressors
  • Evaporative Condensers
  • Room Cooling
  • Room Cooling Evaporators
  • Lock out/Tag Out programs
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hazardous Communications
  • Ability to withstand walking, lifting, bending, stooping, climbing ladders, walking on roofs and working in confined spaces
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions
  • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings and technical specifications
  • Ability to read and understand complex regulatory requirements
  • Ability to conform to all OSHA, PSM, HAZMAT and Monogram EHS programs and regulations
  • Ability to learn and understand Emergency Response requirements
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent work habits in line with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Ability to demonstrate safe working habits
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work any shift, nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours
  • Ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision
  • Ability to read, write and perform basic math
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Ability to work any shift, nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to follow detailed written and verbal instructions

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • 3-5 years refrigeration experience (large plant)
  • Refrigeration thermodynamics
  • Knowledge of refrigeration engineering units.
  • RETA Certified Industrial Refrigeration Operator certification desirable.