Ammonia Refrigeration Technician
Nestle Frontline - Laurel, MD

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Nestle Dreyer's Ice Cream
Laurel MD

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Refrigeration Technician


Assure the Utilities Systems involving Ammonia Refrigeration, Compressed Air, Boilers, Steam, Condensate Return, Glycol, Brine, HVAC, Fire Sprinklers, Fire Pumps, Fire Risers, Wastewater Pretreatment, and Natural Gas are operated, inspected,
And maintained in a safe, productive, and reliable manner to meet our business needs and comply with regulatory requirements including Process Safety Management (PSM) and our Risk Management Plan for environmental.


' Perform Housekeeping of various Equipment, Engine, and Mechanical Rooms.
' Perform Labeling and Tagging of systems and/or checks for verifications.
' Work with a qualified Engineer-On-Duty to learn and train to take Rounds and achieve taking Rounds by yourself.
' Provide assistant and perform, as needed, Building Maintenance tasks.
' Work with a qualified Engineer-On-Duty to learn and train to work on, eventually alone after being signed off, the monitoring for operations and maintenance of the Utilities Systems mentioned in the General Function.
' Participate in reviewing, red-lining, and updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), as well as, utilize the SOP's to perform the operations and maintenance on the systems.
' Perform Maintenance Tracking Sheet (MTS) Inspections for the Mechanical Integrity of the Ammonia Refrigeration Systems.
' Perform IIAR Bulletin 109 Inspections for the Ammonia System Equipment.
' Perform Behavioral Observation Safety (BOS's) checks as required monthly.
' Participate in Incident and Accident Investigations if they arise.
' Participate in the TPM Seven Step Process for search of root causes.
' Fill in for Coverage for other technician positions during their leave.
' Perform non-routine tasks that support the business needs as assigned.
' Order parts as needed.
' Focus direction for predictive and preventive maintenance measures to avoid/eliminate downtime of utilities' systems.
' Participate to seek understanding and provide corrective responses to the Fire Alarm, Fire Sprinklers, Fire Risers, and ADT Systems.
' Perform various other duties as directed by the Utilities System Manager and/or the Utilities Resource to include assistance with other departmental issues.

Qualifications & Characteristics:

Education: Associate degree in Industrial Ammonia refrigeration technology, HVAC, or equivalent preferred. Relevant technical experience may substitute for education requirements.

Targeted Skill Areas:

' Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
' Excellent troubleshooting experience including electrical, mechanical, pneumatics, hydraulics and PLC's
' Good organizational and interpersonal skills
' Good math and analytical skills
' Intermediate computer skills including; MS Office, Outlook, etc.
' Must speak, read and write English
' Must be able to read and follow blueprints, drawings and schematics
' Must provide own tools
' Experience in a CMMS environment, preferably MP2
' Must be willing to work overtime, off-shift, weekends, holidays

Experience: Minimum six (6) years experience as an ammonia operator and technician preferred. Strong Electrical and Maintenance Skills required. Understanding and experience with PSM implementation and system maintenance preferred.

Good written and communication skills. Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, MS Access, MP-2.

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