Refrigeration Technician 1 - Pasco, WA

Employer: Simplot

Job Description:
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

The Refrigeration Technician overhauls, operates, installs and repairs boilers and refrigeration equipment.
Key Responsibilities

Maintains boiler and refrigeration equipment and systems in a manner that optimized the processing of vegetables
Starts systems, observes operation, reads gauges and instruments, adjust mechanisms such as valves, controls and pumps to control levels of fluid, pressure and temperature in systems.
Communicates with Supervisors and is able to read and understand operating instructions, logs and technical manuals
Checks repairs and overhauls boiler, refrigeration, water, HVAC with limited direct supervision
Read and interpret P&ID’s (pipe and instrumentation diagrams)
Waste water management by ensuring water pumps are operating properly and monitoring pH control
Ensures that refrigeration personnel is working safely and the safe operation of equipment
Performs other duties as assigned

Typical Education

Two year certificate from a college or technical school

Relevant Experience

Preferred two years plus experience working with boilers and industrial refrigeration equipment
Mechanical aptitude
Good knowledge of computer systems including Microsoft Office Suite and JD Edwards
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to balance multiple tasks, be flexible and work well under pressure
Ability to work in both refrigerated and frozen environments
Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment
Ability to work day and night shift as well as holidays as needed

Required Certifications

CARO certification is preferred but not required

Contact Person:
Location: Pasco, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on May 06, 2020
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