Amonia Refrigeration Technician
Michael Angelo's, Inc. - Austin, TX

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The Ammonia Refrigeration Technician operates and maintaining ammonia refrigeration equipment as well as all plant utilities.


Essential Functions.
  • Operates and maintains ammonia refrigeration
    equipment. Takes regular readings and makes systems adjustments as needed to
    maintain the ammonia refrigeration system within safe operating parameters.
  • Operates and maintains all plant utilities.
  • Operates and maintains productions floor
    freezers. Adjusts freezers to as needed to meet the temperature requirements of
    each product.
  • Document, through daily logs, all activities
    pertaining to operations, repairs, awareness of potential problems,
    communicating with incoming shift and production managers.
  • Must maintain certification in HAZMAT and PSM
  • Follows all Company rules, including, but not
    limited to GMP's, Safety, PPE, Lock Out-Tag Out, PSM, and all rules prescribed
    by the USDA and FDA.
  • Perform other related duties and special
    assignments as required or assigned by supervisor.


Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Formal ammonia refrigeration training by an accredited school. HVAC certification will be considered for entry-level apprentice positions.
  • Requires 3-5 years in ammonia refrigeration experience in an industrial (high volume) food processing facility, particularly in frozen foods. Must have electrical troubleshooting and
    schematic reading experience.
  • Requires candidate to have mechanical trade skills and also to have required hand tools to perform mechanical maintenance tasks.
  • Ability to plumb copper, plastic, tubing and threaded pipe as required to repair or install new piping systems related to refrigeration or to plant utilities.
  • Ability to write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.
  • Must have excellent reading skills. Must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
  • Must have excellent math skills, including knowledge of practical application of fractions, percentages, ratio and proportion, measurement, practical algebra, geometric construction.
    Understanding of probability and statistical analysis is a plus.
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel) must have ability and skill sets to use in house computer based system (i.e. Ross).
  • Ability to interact with team members, customers and vendors in a positive and professional manner.
  • Should have basic welding skills in arc, Tig and Mig.
Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities.
  • Industrial (high-volume) food-processing
    experience, particularly frozen foods. Knowledge of batch cooking operations,
    ovens, freezers, cooler, fryers and high-speed packaging equipment.
  • Experience in lean manufacturing (JIT) environment.
Documents and procedures.
  • Safety Rules, GMPs, Maintenance Logs, PMs,
    Maintenance Work Orders.
  • SOPs of Equipment. Downtime Logs.
  • Personal Protective Equipment - PPE
Physical Demand and work environment.
  • Must be able to travel throughout Production
    areas, climb ladders and stoop, kneel and crawl in small spaces. Office and
    factory environment. Often works in frozen or hot environment.
  • Must be able to push, pull, and lift occasional
    heavy loads (75 lbs.).
  • Must be able to work flexible hours based upon
    needs of operation.
  • Must be able to occasionally work from heights
    and on the roof.
  • Must be able to occasionally work in confined

About this company
MICHAEL ANGELO ROSARIO SOLUTIONS, INC. (M.A.R.S - MAR-S360) is the B2B consulting firm the world's business leaders come to when they want...