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Ammonia Refrigeration Technician

Company: FIFCO USA
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYThe refrigeration technician will oversee the safe operation, daily monitoring, and maintenance of a large-scale ammonia refrigeration system, and provide assistance to the Chief Stationary Engineer and Maintenance Engineer to ensure assets are managed in accordance with IIAR, EPA, OSHA and applicable State and Local Codes.STATUS: Full TimeLOCATION: Rochester, NYDEPARTMENT: Utilities MaintenanceSHIFT: 12-hour rotating shifts; weekends, holidays and OT as neededJOB TYPE: UnionESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIESOversee and manage the ammonia refrigeration, glycol, and CO2 systems. This includes monitoring, trending, troubleshooting and repairs on compressors, condensers, fans, and their cooling systemsLog hourly rounds on all refrigeration, air, glycol, CO2, and related equipmentOperate and maintain various rotary screw and reciprocating compressorsResponsible for housekeeping and clean-up of refrigeration machine rooms, and all equipment assigned to each individualMaintain plant air systems and compressorsPerform daily monitoring and water testing of condensers and pasteurizersLog on into computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) on a daily basis for PM work orders and trainingCommunicate daily all pertinent information regarding system operation and maintenance to other operators, department managers, and maintenance teamsAssist the team with maintaining the Process Safety Management Program (PSM)Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), properly wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and follow all safety and company policies at all timesPerform other various job duties as neededActively exhibit a commitment to support a diverse and inclusive work environmentEDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCEMust pass a City of Rochester R-4 refrigeration exam within 1 year OR hold a minimum R-4 refrigeration licenseMust be able to pass a physical exam for SCBA useMust obtain OSHA HAZMAT 24hr. certification within 90 days (Company will pay for the training/certification)Must be willing to join RETA (Refrigerating Engineers and Technicians Association)Must be willing to attend all safety programs offered through employerPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONSMust be able to push, pull, climb, crawl, bend, lift at least 25 lbs., and operate hand tools and machinery as neededMust be able to stand/walk for long periods of time on concrete floors (up to 10 hours per day)Exposure to outside weather during portions of shift, brewery environment, cleaning chemicals, crowded physical conditions, moderate-to-high noise levels, and extreme fluctuation of temperaturesRequired to pass a negative pressure respiratory mask fit testPERKSGenerous Benefits with options to fit your lifeBlue4U DiscountsRetirement Options with employer contributions10 paid holidays per yearGainsharing BonusesUnion SupportTools and tool replacement optionsCulture of pride and community involvementAnd of course, beer!All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. We are an equal opportunity employer.SDL2017

Keywords: FIFCO USA, Rochester , Ammonia Refrigeration Technician, Professions , Rochester, New York

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