The position is responsible for maintaining the plant equipment as a maintenance tech IV with an emphasis on maintaining the Ammonia and utilities equipment. Plant assets include production equipment and utility equipment. Ammonia system includes but is not limited to compressors, evaporator, condensers, HVAC, and training.
45% Maintain ammonia refrigeration system and training: Chemical testing and treatment of the evaporative condenser water. Perform daily monitoring of the system through walk arounds and trend graphs. Optimize ammonia operations through the use of the Logix system. Oversee of training for Maintenance techs to build and maintain operator levels. Writing and review of task procedures, PM's and SOP's for operation of equipment and system. Support in PSM compliance audits.
45% Maintain Plant equipment and other work: Maintain PIT license. Display knowledge of the boiler system. Troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical problems and provide follow-up. Work with supervisor/production to promote quality and yield improvements. Complete schedule daily work. Assist in wastewater operation when needed. Work on air compressor systems and HVAC equipment as needed.
10% Complete necessary documentation related to completion of Work Orders and applicable PSM Elements. Any other duties as assigned.
High School or GED Equivalent
Understanding of Anhydrous Ammonia Refrigeration systems
Ammonia Refrigeration Systems Certification Operator Level 1
Must be able to don a full face breathing resperator mask
Be willing to be a part of the Hazmat team
3 years industrial maintenance experience
Positive attitude and problem solving mentality
Strong electrical & mechanical aptitude
Ability to read & interpret blueprints or other forms of engineering drawings
Ability to read & interpret detail blueprints, P&IDs, single-lines, ladder logic and wiring schematics
Possess an extremely strong personal safety philosophy, able to follow all safety policies & procedures, seek out & correct unsafe conditions
Ability to understand and learn Evaporative Condensor water chemistry
Some weekend work required
Computer literacy and eagerness to learn SAP/PPE systems
Maintenance experience in a food processing environment
Understanding of waste water system
HVAC System Experience
Compressed Air Systems Operating Experience
Able to effectively use typical test and calibration equipment including , RTD calibrators, digital multi-meters, 4to 20 ma calibration unit , etc.
Ability to troubleshoot 480 VAC 3-phase motor controls , 120 VAC and 24VDC control circuits,