Refrigeration Technician 1

at Americold Logistics, LLC in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Refrigeration Technician 1
Job Locations

US-AR-Fort Smith
Location : Name

Fort Smith Logistics



Functional Group 

Work Days 
Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday  

Shift Start Hours 
2:30 PM  

Shift End Hours 
11:00 PM
About Us


Americold is a global provider of temperature-controlled infrastructure. We partner with farmers and food producers to ensure their perishable and frozen product reaches foods suppliers, restaurants, and your local grocery store without spoilage. Our customers, which include some of the most respected brands in the food industry, rely on our expertise and commitment to safety in order to deliver on their commitments.


What You'll Do


* Perform preventative maintenance and repair of refrigeration systems.
* Train under experienced ammonia refrigeration tech.
* Performs other maintenance related work and job assignments as required.


What Experience You Need


* Minimum of 2 years of combined Maintenance/Refrigeration experience.
* Relevant Technical school/Associates Degree program considered in lieu of experience.
* Experience with cold storage equipment (Chillers, freezers, coolers, etc.).
Physical Requirements:
* May be required to tolerate a working environment with inside controlled temperatures of -20 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold, and precipitation).
* Must be able to work at heights in excess of 35 ft. and be able to access elevated platforms and catwalk.
* Must be able to climb ladders and stairs and frequently required to stand; walk; push; pull; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; and crouch
* Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
* Must be able to use hand and power tools.
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception. Either naturally or with the aid of eyeglasses (use of contacts is prohibited when working with ammonia).
* Able to pass a physical and respiratory exam.


What Could Set You Apart


* RETA training course completions (or other relevant refrigeration training).
* Industrial Maintenance experience in a Food & Beverage WH or plant.


What We Offer


Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me? We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.
Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and Drug Free Workforce

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Job Posting: 4120147

Posted On: Feb 23, 2024

Updated On: Mar 24, 2024

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