Ammonia Refrigeration Technician

Job Location US-CA-Moss Landing
ID
2021-5792
# of Openings
1
Category
MRO/Warehouse
Type
Direct Hire

Overview

Allied Reliability is seeking a highly motivated Ammonia Refrigeration Technician to join a dynamic client.  

 

The Refrigeration Technician will perform preventative and predictive maintenance, operate, inspect, and repair various types of ammonia, Freon and/or CO2 refrigeration equipment, while following all regulatory and company safety standards, policies, and procedures. Adhere to the design specifications of the refrigeration systems through periodic testing and inspections.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

 

• Operate, aintain, adjust, inspect, and calibrate all refrigeration system safeguards to support warehouse requirements per manufacturer specifications, including the refrigerant leak detection system
• Complete and evaluate daily logs pertaining to the temperature, pressure, and general operation of the refrigeration system
• Perform preventative and predictive maintenance and repair as instructed by leadership on compressors, motors condensers, evaporators, pumps, vessels, valves, purgers, and other machinery within the refrigeration system
• Diagnose electrical and mechanical issues on refrigeration equipment
• Maintain water treatment system and chemical controls for the emvaporative condenser per manufacturer specifications. Measure samples of oil, water, and glycol in accordance with operating guidelines
• Complete work order tasks and ensure all performed work is logged into the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) daily
• Maintain reporting of inspections, evaluations, preventive maintenance procedures and communicate

 

Additional Responsibilities:

 

• Inspect, test and repair buildings, tools, non-refrigeration machinery and equipment as requested by maintenance leadership
• Monitor contractors working on or near refrigeration systems, ensuring they are following all regulatory and company safety standards, policies, and procedures
• Utilize onsite motorized lift as needed while operating, inspecting, calibrating, and maintaining equipment

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

 

• 2 years industrial refrigeration experience (ammonia, Freon and/or CO2) or combination of experience and trade school
• Successful completion of Refrigeration Operator 1 course (CARO) or equivalent within 6 months of hire
• Basic electrical instrumentation experience
• Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization and deliver technical results to a non-technical audience
• Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills
• Ability to work in temperatures as low as -20 Fahrenheit/-25 Celsius in cold storage sites or up to 100 Fahrenheit/37 Celsius in dry storage sites while wearing company provided personal protective equipment and freezer gear
• Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs./18 kgs.; weight may be more dependent upon facility
• Ability to work a flexible work schedule and shift, including weekends if needed
• Must be comfortable with various noise levels, at times, can be loud

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