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Refrigeration Technician III

Company: AmeriCold Logistics
Location: Summerville
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Primary Responsibility :Under minimal supervision, work independently, performing advanced refrigeration maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse. Provide maintenance support as necessary to ensure operational objectives are met. Other areas of knowledge, including but not exclusive to: mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, PLC, fabrication and welding, ammonia, and plumbing. Will direct and oversee the work of contractors on occasion.What You'll Do :o
Defines and sets up ideal operational settings and parameters for all refrigeration equipment (i.e. superheat, regulators, pressure settings, defrost cycles, etc.) Proactively monitor system performance, and take appropriate actions to ensure that the system is operating optimally.o
Pumps out/evacuates refrigerant as necessary for component level replacement and/or repair.o
Provides in depth troubleshooting of refrigeration, electrical, mechanical, and controls systems to root cause and recommends corrective actiono
Performs calibrations (slide valve, potentiometers, RTDs, pressure transducers, etc.)o
Replaces components within the refrigeration's system, with safe LOTO procedures and in accordance with PSM program.What Experience and Education You Need :o
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.o
5 years Industrial Refrigeration maintenance experience, which must include ammonia refrigeration.o
Completion of RETA Operator 1 & 2 courses preferred. In lieu of RETA course - successful completion of industry recognized Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration training (Stellar, Frick, GCAP/Lanier or employer comparable training program), equivalent in scope will be considered.o
RETA CIRO certification preferred.What Could Set You Apart :o
Fully competent in mechanical knowledge (all level 3 requirements).o
Requires strong communication and interpersonal skills.o
Mathematical and documentation skills necessary.o
Proficient use of testing equipment.o
Must be able to work flexible shifts, if required, including on call.Physical Requirements :The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.o
May be required to tolerate working environment with inside controlled temperatures of -20 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation).o
Must be able to work at heights in excess of 35 ft. and be able to access elevated platforms and catwalkso
Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.o
Frequently required to stand; walk; push; pull; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; and croucho
Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.o
Must be able to use hand and power tools.o
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception. Either naturally or with the aid of eye glasses (use of contacts are prohibited when working with ammonia).o
Able to work nights and weekends.o
Able to pass a physical and respiratory exam.Work Environment :The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.What We Offer :Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and complies with applicable employment laws.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

Keywords: AmeriCold Logistics, Summerville , Refrigeration Technician III, Professions , Summerville, South Carolina

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