Refrigeration Technician - Moses Lake, WA

Employer: PNW Veg Co./Quincy Foods

Job Description:
NATURE AND SCOPE: This position is responsible under full supervision with training on how to operate, repair and maintain refrigeration systems to freeze or chill product and maintain temperatures in cold and chill rooms per company procedures.


Monitor and record functions of refrigeration system and adjust valves or controls to obtain optimal performance of the system per company procedures.
Evaluate product discharged from freeze tunnels and adjust controls to meet company standards for product temperature.
Maintain and repair refrigeration equipment.
Monitor/maintain defrost tank temperature and water level
Defrost tunnels on set schedules as instructed
Review equipment needs with maintenance crew and management.
Perform constant routine checks on equipment.
Assist maintenance and production personnel in problem solving activities.
Repair, overhaul, fabricate, disassemble, re-assemble, and move equipment in and out of the plant.
Communicate and interact with all employees in a respectful and professional manner.
May be required to clean and/or paint equipment.
Complete assignments in a timely manner.
Attend seminars, workshops and schools on refrigeration maintenance related subjects.
Keep legible, detailed, and accurate records and logs, and provide oral and written reports as instructed.
Load/unload parts and machinery as instructed.
Keep facility operating and minimize down time.
Perform other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or GED, associate degree preferred.
Work independently with little or no supervision.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Have and maintain basic welding, cutting, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical skills.
Read, write legibly, speak and understand English.
Understand and follow instructions.
Meet or exceed job duties & responsibilities.
Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions to your supervisor.
Maintain good attendance.
Able to rotate shifts between day, swing and graveyard.
Basic knowledge of lubricants.
Basic math skills.
Follow GMP’s, Company policies and procedures.
Keep work areas clean.
Complete Lift Truck Certification and Respirator training.
Furnish own personal hand tools and keep clean and in good repair.


Sit, bend, crawl, twist, balance, stand, squat, climb stairs/ladders, crouch, walk (possibly on uneven grounds), kneel, stoop, push, and pull.
Push and pull at various heights.
Reach from waist to shoulder heights frequently.
Manual and finger dexterity.
Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance.
Have good vision and hearing.


Work in hot, cold and noisy environments, inside and outside.
Work above and below floor levels.
Occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; fumes or airborne particles; risk of electric shock; and vibration.
May occasionally work in narrow passageways and at protected heights.
Frequently work on wet/slippery floors.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23.41 - $28.23 per hour


Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Vision insurance


10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Night shift


HVAC: 1 year (Required)


English (Required)


EPA Type II (Preferred)

Work Location:

One location

This Job Is:

A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply

Company's website:

Benefit Conditions:

Waiting period may apply
Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:


COVID-19 Precaution(s):

Personal protective equipment provided or required
Plastic shield at work stations
Temperature screenings
Social distancing guidelines in place
Virtual meetings
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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Location: Moses Lake, Wa
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on December 30, 2020

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