BORTON & SONS: Industrial Refrigeration Technician – Levels 1 & 2 - Yakima, WA

Employer: Borton & Sons, Inc.

Job Description:
POSITION TITLE: Industrial Refrigeration Technician – Levels 1 & 2
REPORTS TO: Industrial Refrigeration Manager
FLSA: Non-Exempt/Hourly

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Industrial Refrigeration Technician monitors and performs routine and advanced refrigeration maintenance and repairs throughout the warehouse and storage facilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The essential functions listed below are not intended to reflect all duties that may be assigned to this position. Borton & Sons, Inc. may augment duties, including essential functions, at its discretion.
• Performs operation, repair and adjustment of refrigeration systems. Monitors system performance and determines when system is not operating correctly.
• Performs routine maintenance on various types of warehouse equipment.
• Tests, maintains, and evaluates equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, pyrometers, ohmmeters, and pressure gauges. Tests and calibrates HVAC equipment.
• Troubleshoots equipment and recommends corrective action.
• Replaces components within the refrigeration system.
• Inspects completed work for compliance to blueprints, specifications, and safety standards.
• Maintains accurate maintenance and service records.
• Performs related work and other job assignments as required.


• General knowledge of industrial refrigeration systems and tools, including repair and maintenance.
• Reasoning ability to problem solve as necessary.
• Work independently in the absence of direct supervision and efficiently carry out assignments.
• Ability to be flexible in schedule, including necessary overtime and weekend work schedule.
• Ability to work in varied warehouse/manufacturing environments, including exposure to weather elements.
• Ability to communicate via written, verbal, face-to-face, telephone and computer methods.
• Ability to physically perform the rigorous physical requirement of job.
• Must be 18 years of age.

• LEVEL 1 – High school diploma or GED required; advanced technical/vocational training preferred.
• LEVEL 2 – Advanced technical/vocational training and/or four years of related industry experience preferred.
• Related certifications preferred.
• Valid driver’s license required.

WORKING CONDITIONS: This position requires frequent periods of sitting, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, grasping, reaching, pulling/pushing objects, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, and performing repetitive movements.

Borton & Sons, Inc. is a 12‐month, two‐shift facility which can require occasional and seasonal overtime and added stress at times.

BENEFITS INFORMATION: Employees (and their families) are able to enroll in our company's medical, dental and vision insurance. Employees are also able to enroll into additional voluntary benefits such as, Flexible Spending Accounts, Accident, Voluntary Term Life and Short-Term Disability insurance.

Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this job with reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis and depends, in part, on the specific requirements for the job, the limitations related to disability and the ability of the department/division to accommodate the limitations.

Borton & Sons, Inc. is an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law.

Contact Person: John King
Phone: 5099457929
Email: [email protected]
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: $20 - $40/HR DOQ

Posted on February 09, 2023

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