Refrigeration Technician - Quincy, WA

Employer: Quincy Foods

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.
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 and teach others.
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.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Associate's degree or equivalent certifications, military training or technical school preferred; plus, one to three years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work independently with little or no supervision.
Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams and manuals.
Knowledge of complex refrigeration systems. Mechanical aptitude.
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.
Moderate knowledge of lubricants.
Moderate math skills.
Follow GMP’s, Company policies and procedures.
Keep work areas clean.
Possess current Forklift Certification

Complete and/or possess respirator training.
Furnish own personal hand tools and keep clean and in good repair.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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 ENVIRONMENT:

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.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: PNW Veg Co., LLC dba Quincy Foods is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, E-Verify employer. Employment decisions for all applicants and employees will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other characteristics protected under local, state or federal law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23.41 - $28.23 per hour

Benefits:

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

Schedule:

10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Holidays
Monday to Friday
Night shift
Overtime
Weekends

Experience:

HVAC: 1 year (Required)

Language:

English (Required)

License/Certification:

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:

www.oregonpotato.com

Benefit Conditions:

Waiting period may apply
Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

No

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

Contact Person:
Phone:
Email:
Location: Quincy, WA
Application Method: email resume to tom.rifenbery@quincyfoods.com
Base Pay: $23.41 - $28.23/hr

Posted on January 11, 2021

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