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Ammonia Refrigeration Technician

Location: 

Brunswick, GA, US, 31525

Req ID:  14282

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

An Ammonia Refrigeration/Utilities Technician performs specific preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, mechanical and electrical repair, electrical installations, and machine wiring and other tasks and techniques to keep electrical systems in operational conditions to meet production, refrigeration, storage, waste, water processing, building and grounds and shipping needs.

Using prior training and application of that training to specific Company equipment, maintains and repairs assigned machine systems. Performs specific preventive maintenance, operating, mechanical and electrical repair, troubleshooting, and other tasks and techniques to keep equipment in operational condition to meet production and storage needs.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • Tracking downtime and keeping logs and other information and operating results and problems

    Using common maintenance hand tools and specialty tools to repair and maintain equipment

    Reading equipment manuals, blueprints and other sources of information to build knowledge and assure appropriate operation and repair of equipment

    Ordering parts and supplies to maintain equipment

    Providing support to other facility maintenance technicians in the resolution of electrical and mechanical problems with the sense of urgency and participative manner

    Applies all safe work practices and uses all personal safety equipment required in performing tasks to assure his/her own safety and that of co-workers; works in a safe manner at all times; performs tasks within guidelines of good maintenance techniques and applicable codes.

    Develops and maintains a good working relationship with Team Leader and other managers, team members, and other co-workers. Resolves problems and conflicts in an acceptable manner that shows respect for the other person(s).

    Applies all safe work practices and uses all personal safety equipment required in performing tasks to assure his/her own safety and that of co-workers; works in a safe manner at all times; performs tasks within guidelines of good maintenance techniques and applicable codes.

    Develops and maintains a good working relationship with Team Leader and other managers, team members, and other co-workers. Resolves problems and conflicts in an acceptable manner that shows respect for the other person(s).

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Successful Candidates Will:

    Have or be able to attain RETA certification

    Work as part of a team to plan and conduct equipment repairs

    Demonstrate troubleshooting abilities

    Respond to unplanned/emergency work requests in a timely & effective manner

    Follow food safety and good manufacturing practices

    Be highly motivated and able to work independently

    Must be able to particpate on the HAZMAT team (requiring respiratory fit test)

    Building and grounds care would be a plus

    Two years of “hands on” experience maintaining an industrial ammonia refrigeration system including comprehensive knowledge in three or more of the following areas:

    • RETA Certification

    • Ammonia Refrigeration

    • Engine & Boiler systems

    • Electricity & motor controls

    • Mechanical systems

    • Predictive/Preventative maintenance

    • System analysis & troubleshooting

    Physical Requirements :

    The persons performing these tasks will be working at a floor level on concrete floors coated with a slip-resistant compound; standing on perforated metal platforms; climbing equipment or ladders; ascending to roof; crawling under equipment; entering and working in freezers, compressor room, other indoor areas of the plant and outdoors to perform inspections, maintenance and repairs. They must carry hand tools and be able to use these as well as specialty tools to perform tasks. They must be able to reach overhead, routinely lift up to 30 pounds of parts and supplies, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds of parts and supplies, and work in pairs when required to lift some motors, etc., that may weigh up to 100 pounds. They must be able to apply the force required to remove or tighten fasteners that hold machinery together.

 

Rich Products Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Rich Products Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Rich Products Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Nearest Major Market: Brunswick