Tyson Foods Refrigeration Technician I in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Refrigeration Technician I

Posted Date 12/6/2018

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Req Id 55637095

  • Days
  • Maintenance and Leads
  • Philadelphia
  • PA
  • Philadelphia Raw
  • 19140


Relocation No

Pay Type non-exempt

Position ID 11334724

Employment Type FULL-TIME


This position is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing all equipment and company assets while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


SUMMARY This position is responsible for operation and maintenance of the ammonia refrigeration system, HCFC systems, hot water, air compressors, waste treatment operations and their safe and efficient operations. Must be able to understand and work within the rules and standards of OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM), and EPA Risk Management Program (RMP). Must be able to work within a total team environment and be able to effectively deal with team members, members of the management team, operations personnel, as well as contractors. Must have a foundational knowledge in troubleshooting and repair of mechanical, electrical, refrigeration and other systems under the areas of assigned responsibilities. Be willing to participate in training and skill development in all areas of responsibility, and be self-motivated.


QUALIFICATIONS Education High School diploma or equivalent. Formal training from an HVAC Technical School is a plus. RETA or IIAR Ammonia Refrigeration training is required. Experience 1-year Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration and equipment room experience in a food plant preferred experience in the HVAC industry a plus industrial maintenance experience a plus. Must be able to pass a HAZ-Mat physical. Computer Skills Must have a basic working knowledge of Windows based software, such as Microsoft Excel and Word. Communication Skills Must be able speak, read and write fluently in English and possess a high level of written and verbal communication skills, critical thinking and problem-solving skills and interact professionally with all levels of the organization. Travel None Supervisory Responsibilities None Special Skills Knowledge of Industrial Maintenance including hydraulics, pneumatics, PLC's, Motor Controls, and shop equipment operation desired. Experience with Air Conditioning Refrigeration systems operation and maintenance a plus. Accepting applications for all levels of Refrigeration Technicians. Must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered.

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All Tyson Team Members are responsible for safety. This includes but is not limited to personal safety and food safety.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.