Refrigeration Technician / Ammonia Operator
Company: Peco Foods
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Fulfilling all duties as necessary, described within the
Refrigeration Operator job description, & abiding by all the
requirements. Follow all Company policies & procedures such as
GMPs, Food Safety, PSM/RMP, Lockout Tagout, Confined Space, etc.
Check ammonia valves of the manufacturing plant, outside,
condenser, & exhaust fans. Execute complex repairs & major
overhauls to system components & associated equipment, utilizing
original equipment manufacturer's recommendations & specifications
and/or other recognized & generally accepted good engineering
practices. Understand complex electrical schematics, PLC control
functions, & Electrical Distributions systems & the ability to
troubleshoot root causes & determine proper repairs. Perform
charging, evacuation, & pressure testing of system vessels &
components during projects & Line Equipment procedures in
accordance with established policies & industry standards. Perform
installations & replacements of refrigeration system components &
associated equipment, within the guidelines set forth by the
management of change procedure. Analyze system data & trending
values to determine the need for increased maintenance frequencies
or improved maintenance procedures & safe work practices. Assist
department management in the supervision & documentation of
contractor activity & performance on or around the process
equipment. Participate as a trained team member for chemical
releases or spills as required. Assist in the operation,
maintenance, & continuous improvement of other utility systems.
Identify & report any suspicious or abnormal situation to the
manager. Abnormal situations would be:
Product tampering Willful product adulteration Unauthorized
employees in restricted areas Situation where a belief that product
adulteration may be occurring Equipment malfunction that may put
product wholesomeness at stake
Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications and Requirements:
2 years of verifiable Ammonia Refrigeration experience preferred.
Experience with operation & maintaining ammonia refrigeration
systems in excess of 10,000 pounds of ammonia. RETA based
Industrial Ammonia Operator training program preferred. Hazmat
training preferred. Knows machines & tools, including their
designs, uses, repair, & maintenance. Possesses the skills needed
to repair, maintain, & troubleshoot machinery. Experience working
in a fast-paced environment. Able to use critical thinking to
identify strengths & weaknesses of alternative solutions or
approaches to problems.
Must be able to stand & walk for long periods of time.
Standing/walking 100% of the workday. Lifting various weights on an
as needed basis. Must be able to bend, stoop, & climb steps. Able
to work at heights & in dangerous places where balance is poor,
specifically on a roof. Working in an organic environment with
various temperatures. Able to wear an Air Purifying Respirator and
a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus. Medical evaluation, physical
examination & pulmonary testing for Hazmat purposes (required for
pre-employment & annually thereafter).
This job description is not a comprehensive list of duties or
responsibilities that may be required of the employee. Management
may change or add duties and responsibilities at any time without
Keywords: Peco Foods, Jonesboro , Refrigeration Technician / Ammonia Operator, Professions , Pocahontas, Arkansas
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