Refrigeration Technician I - 50753

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

Job Description

Americold is a global provider of temperature-controlled infrastructure. We partner with farmers and food producers to ensure their perishable and frozen product reaches food 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 delivery on their commitments.

Primary Responsibility :

Under general supervision, performing refrigeration operations and preventative maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse. Provide maintenance support as necessary to ensure operational objective are met. Perform basic troubleshooting and repair of industrial mechanical and electrical systems as needed.

What You'll Do :

Operates and performs repair(s) and adjustment(s) of refrigeration system. Monitor system performance and determine when system is not operating correctly.
Performs routine maintenance on various types of warehouse equipment in accordance with OSHA Standards.
Supports implementation and sustainment of Americold Operating System (AOS).
Tests, maintains, and evaluates equipment performance using instruments such as multi-meters

What Experience and Education You Need :

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
2 years combined Refrigeration and/or Maintenance experience (relevant Technical School certification program and/or Associates Degree program considered in lieu of employment experience).
Required to successfully complete assigned Industrial Refrigeration and/or mechanical-electrical courses.
Required to train in HAZMAT, obtain and maintain the certification.

What Could Set You Apart :

Knowledge of general refrigeration practices.
Mathematical and documentation skills necessary.
Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations.
Proficient use of testing equipment.
Must be able to work flexible shifts if required, including on call.

Physical Requirements :

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job

May be required to tolerate 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.
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 eye glasses (use of contacts are prohibited when working with ammonia).
Able to work nights and weekends.
Able to pass a physical and respiratory exam.

Work Environment :

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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...

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 4210394

Posted On: May 21, 2024

Updated On: Jun 20, 2024

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