Boiler and Refrigeration Mechanic

The Boiler and Refrigeration Mechanic position is responsible for maintenance, operations and efficiency of the equipment associated with freezing and storage of finished product. Works within a team of Boiler and Refrigeration Mechanics across three shifts and collaborates with the production and quality departments to assure a safe and high quality finished product.

  • Perform regular assigned checks.

  • Keep logs up to date.

  • Equipment repair, overhaul and trouble shooting.

  • Proper start-up and shut-down of plant equipment.

  • Training of other mechanical or production personnel.

  • Follow safety procedures for all work performed and instructing others in safe working habits.

  • Actively practice and abide by all Company work, safety and personal hygiene rules and regulations as outlined in the employee handbook.

  • May be required to work any shift, any and all days of the week, or overtime in accordance with production and maintenance schedules and applicable seniority rules.

  • Type 1/Type 2 Universal Freon Card

  • 2 year certification in refrigeration

  • RETA certified

  • Has a thorough knowledge of plant refrigeration, boilers and allied equipment.

  • Able to operate all plant engine rooms, boilers, and freezer tunnels to meet production needs and within set operating parameters.

  • Can identify all lines, valves, and components relating to the operation of the boilers and refrigeration in all plants.

  • Understands water chemistry, treatment, and in plant application.

  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to repair equipment within refrigeration/boiler areas.

  • Knows safety procedures for chemicals normally used, their toxicity levels and labeling.

  • Has thorough knowledge of proper liquid levels, lubricants, and mixtures used in the refrigeration/boiler area

  • Thorough understanding of and be a participant in Process Safety Management Program.

  • Thorough working knowledge of single and three phase electrical.

  • Thorough working knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics.

  • Proficient at welding mild steel.

  • Thorough knowledge of plant operations and mechanical systems and equipment.

  • Good communication skills

  • Has thorough knowledge of basic mechanical skills (i.e. plumbing, measuring, changing bearings, etc.).

  • Able to work alone and in a neat workman-like manner.

  • Meets the specific qualifications in one area as listed below.


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