Ammonia Refrigeration tech

Full-time Position, Available on: 2022-05-04

Our Story

We’ve been passionate about raising uncommonly great-tasting turkey for generations. With roots dating back almost two hundred years, our family farmers are committed to our highest standards for animal welfare. We raise quality poultry that you’ll feel great feeding your family.

Basic Purpose:
Provide routine maintenance on complex refrigeration machinery; assist in installation of new equipment and repair of existing equipment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Braze or solder parts to repair defective joints and leaks.
Install refrigerant equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Disassemble ammonia pumps for troubleshooting, perform basic repairs.
Install expansion and control valves, using acetylene torches and wrenches.
Ability to work in all departments in the processing plant environment, which includes cold, damp conditions.
Clean, lubricate and adjust parts, equipment, and machinery.
Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs.
Install equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Provide a means of notification/communication during non-working hours for emergencies. Respond to emergency call-ins within 30 minutes.
Ensure shop and surrounding areas are kept clean by the removal of all debris in work areas, work benches and break rooms.
Ensure a safe work environment by eliminating unsafe acts or conditions.
Perform other comparable and related duties as assigned

Post-secondary certification in refrigeration maintenance or related field plus five years of experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools to precision instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices. Provide all hand tools needed to safely perform the job.
Good problem solving skills.
Ability to organize the tasks to be performed.
Ability to work with or near blood.
Must be able to read, write, and comprehend English.
Must be self motivated and be able to work with minimal supervision.
Physical Demands:
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., climb ladders, bend, twist and work at heights.

Standing 70%

Walking 25%

Sitting 5%

Near acuity (clarity of vision at 20 inches or less)

Speaking-ordinary speech

Hearing-ordinary conversation

Work Environment:
Exposure to fluorescent lights

Climate variation – Refrigerated Temperatures

Exposure to confined spaces


Company: Plainville Brands LLC

304 S. water St New Oxford, PA

Contact: Heather Myers
(717) 624-6912