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Ammonia Refrigeration Technician

Company: Perdue Farms
Location: Rockingham
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into its second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.SummaryPerdue Foods is in search of a skilled and seasoned Refrigeration Technician to assist with operations. The ideal candidate should possess a solid understanding of HVAC systems and be capable of offering excellent assistance in repairing, rebuilding, and adjusting refrigeration, boiler, and compressed air equipment within their designated areas of responsibility. This involves analyzing, calibrating, replacing, repairing, or rebuilding all machinery and equipment according to established guidelines. The successful applicant must have all required personal tools and be willing to learn how to use and operate hand tools and industrial shop equipment. Flexibility to work rotating shifts is a must.If you possess the necessary skills and experience we seek, we are excited to hear from you. Apply now and join our team, contributing provide an exceptional service to our clients and the community.We offer the following:Competitive Pay Rates401kPaid Time OffHealth insuranceDental insuranceVision InsuranceAssociate DiscountsOn-Site Wellness/Medical ClinicAnd more!Principal and Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesWillingness to adhere to Perdue Safety Policies and procedures.Responsible for supplying own hand tools for system operation, preventive inspections, and repairs.Must be part of the PSM team, undergo FIT testing for a respirator, and able to walk long distances to conduct rounds and checks on the Ammonia System during shifts.Skilled in safely isolating and pumping down system sections, performing line opening procedures, and transferring ammonia.Capable of routine maintenance on various equipment including compressors, pumps, controls, condensers, and drying equipment.Knowledgeable in refrigerant expansion and pressure-temperature variables.Proficient in directing and training operators, using departmental PCs, and serving as a Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) team member after certification.Skilled in troubleshooting and repairing refrigeration, ammonia, and electrical control issues.Required to maintain cleanliness in engine rooms, compressor rooms, and roof areas.Familiarization in maintenance, Process Safety Management (PSM), respirator training, confined space entry and other safety programs.This is a night shift position.Must be available to work weekends as scheduled.Minimum EducationHigh school or equivalent and/or Technical School certification or relevant training.Experience Requirements2 -4 years.Must be able to read and use dial gauges, micrometers, etc. in the alignment of motors, pumps, etc. experience in ammonia or Freon refrigeration, boiler operations, and compressed air.Experience PreferredReading and analytical skills preferred.Environmental Factors and Physical RequirementsWhen in a plant environment:Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity.May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db.May be exposed to dust, feathers and all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility.Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.Occasional exposure to carbon dioxide vapors 10ppm and chlorine less than 20 ppm.Able to stand for several hours.Work may include lifting (up to 50 lbs), reaching, bending, pushing boxes on conveyor assembly.Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Perdue Farms, Fayetteville , Ammonia Refrigeration Technician, Professions , Rockingham, North Carolina

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