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Refrigeration Technician

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Location: 

Perry, GA, US, 31069

Req ID:  3724
Job Function:  Maintenance

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.

Summary

Maintains, repairs, rebuilds and adjusts refrigeration, boiler and compressed air equipment in areas of responsibility by analyzing, calibrating, replacing, repairing or rebuilding all equipment and machinery within established guidelines. Must have the ability to learn to use and operate hand tools and industrial shop equipment. Must be able to work swing shifts when necessary.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Must be able to operate all refrigeration systems in the plant and to safely isolate and pump down any section of all systems.

Must be able to do all startups, shutdowns, and defrost procedures on all refrigeration systems.

Must be able to control the fuction of all refrigeration systems in the plant.

Must be able to perform all operational procedures.

Must be able to perform all emergency shut downs, startups, resets and restart failed equipment and put all systems back on line.

 

Minimum Education

High school or equivalent

Experience Requirements

2 -4 years. Must pass operator certifications CARO and/or CIRO. Must be able to read and use dial gauges, micrometers, etc. in the alignment of motors, pumps, etc. experience in ammonia or Freon refrigeration, boiler operations and compressed air.

Experience Preferred

Reading and analytical skills preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db. May be exposed to dust, feathers and all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company. Occasional exposure to carbon dioxide vapors 10ppm and chlorine less than 20 ppm. Able to stand for several hours. Work may include lifting (up to 50 lbs), reaching, bending, pushing boxes on conveyor assembly.

 

 

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

 


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