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Refrigeration Tech

Location : Pleasant Prairie, WI
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : SG-105
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Refrigeration Technician- Pleasant Prairie, WI

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: To maintain, operate, inspect, and repair various types of ammonia refrigeration equipment. Perform preventative and predictive maintenance as directed by the plant engineer, verify that all equipment is operating within the manufacturers specifications and tolerances through periodic testing and inspections.




ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Will include the following, however, other duties may be assigned and abilities may be utilized to perform work in other areas of the maintenance department based upon the needs of the company.


Perform PM  maintenance and repairs as directed by the Maintenance Manager on compressors, condensers, evaporators, pumps, vessels, valves, purgers, and other machinery included in the ammonia refrigeration equipment.


Replacement of defective mechanical and manual valves


Control the equipment set points to accommodate the needs of our customers and maintain the integrity of their product.


Maintain control of the water treatment system and associated chemicals


Replace defective fan motors


Remove ice build up from evaporator drain pans, investigate the cause and correct the problem


Work in motor room, freezer, and blast cell areas


Drain oil from ammonia system


Fill out daily reports as directed by Plant Engineer


Remove and reinstall ammonia compressors


Perform motor alignments by use of dial caliper indicators


Compressor and pump shaft seal replacements


Perform oil and ammonia sampling for analysis on a regular schedule


Work directly with all refrigeration contractors, electricians, and pipe fitters when they are working on the ammonia refrigeration system to ensure that they are following all of the company safety policies and meeting work standards.


Inspect ammonia detection system


Ensure that all ammonia system safeguards are functioning properly at all times


Check integrity and tolerances by the use of a micrometer


Must be able to read and interpret P& ID drawings



2nd or 3rd Shift $28/hour

Required Qualifications :

           Employee must successfully complete Refrigeration Operator I training course,

           have a minimum of 3 years of ammonia refrigeration experience,

           be able to obtain a CARO certification through RETA within a 6 month period

           (or approved Equivalent ).

           PSM/RMP training would be beneficial but not a necessity.

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* Your eligibility for benefits depends upon your placement, hours billed and length of service. Your recruiter can identify the programs for which you are eligible. The Company reserves the right to modify or eliminate any of its non-legally mandated benefits at any time.