FIFCO USA Ammonia Refrigeration Technician in Rochester, New York
The Ammonia 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 Time
LOCATION: Rochester, NY
DEPARTMENT: Utilities Maintenance
SHIFT: 12-hour rotating shifts; weekends, holidays and OT as needed
JOB TYPE: Union
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversee and manage the ammonia refrigeration, glycol, and CO2 systems. This includes monitoring, trending, troubleshooting and repairs on compressors, condensers, fans, and their cooling systems
Log hourly rounds on all refrigeration, air, glycol, CO2, and related equipment
Operate and maintain various rotary screw and reciprocating compressors
Responsible for housekeeping and clean-up of refrigeration machine rooms, and all equipment assigned to each individual
Maintain plant air systems and compressors
Perform daily monitoring and water testing of condensers and pasteurizers
Log on into computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) on a daily basis for PM work orders and training
Communicate daily all pertinent information regarding system operation and maintenance to other operators, department managers, and maintenance teams
Assist 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 times
Perform other various job duties as needed
Actively exhibit a commitment to support a diverse and inclusive work environment
EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Must pass a City of Rochester R-4 refrigeration exam within 1 year OR hold a minimum R-4 refrigeration license
Must be able to pass a physical exam for SCBA use
Must 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 employer
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Must be able to push, pull, climb, crawl, bend, lift at least 25 lbs., and operate hand tools and machinery as needed
Must 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 temperatures
Required to pass a negative pressure respiratory mask fit test
Generous Benefits with options to fit your life
Retirement Options with employer contributions
10 paid holidays per year
Tools and tool replacement options
Culture of pride and community involvement
And of course, beer!
Pay Rate: $30.21 - $37.96/hr depending on certifications and experience.
The referenced pay range represents step pay rates for this job, as set forth in the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Individual pay will be set in accordance with terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
*Drug Testing Statement: After a conditional offer of employment, a covered employer may require job applicant to submit a drug test
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetics, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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