OG Packing is looking for a Senior Ammonia Refrigeration Technician | Use

OG Packing is looking for a Senior Ammonia Refrigeration Technician. This position will be a management position after evaluation by the supervisor. We are looking for a strong technician to support the ammonia refrigeration system of our facilities. They will spend time learning our system under the guidance of the senior technician. This includes compressor rebuilds, operations, mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, and learning our system from the ground up. There are other pieces of equipment that this role will be responsible for, such as pumps, fumigation rooms, calibrations, and control systems. This position will oversee day-to-day refrigeration operations throughout the plant. This position will take the lead in Project Management/Capex


Oversee shift refrigeration maintenance operations

Manage and supervise maintenance technicians

Manage boiler and refrigeration operations

Ensure maintenance schedules and procedures are followed

Ensure QA and security policies are followed


5+ years of refrigeration supervisory experience in a food plant

Must be open to shift

Stable work history

Bilingual Spanish a huge plus

RETA certificates at least CARO, CIRO is a plus

Must have an understanding of the ammonia refrigeration system

Must have an understanding of electrical systems

Must have a good understanding of motors, pumps, gearboxes

Must be willing to work any shift and be on call

Working knowledge of computers, primarily Microsoft Word and Excel

Ability to learn new software as needed

Know how to change the oil

Know how to purge the system

Will be in charge of the freon system

Must be prepared to respond to emergencies

Ability to support hourly employees

Ability to create work orders and PMs

Ability to assist manager with regulatory needs

Must be willing to work at height, make noise, wear PPE, work continuously on feet

Drive a forklift

Rigging techniques

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