Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration Mechanic in New Holland, PA at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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Career Description

This position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the refrigeration systems while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


Applicants will be considered for any shift such as day, evening, or late night. Willingness to stand, walk, bend, stretch, climb, push, pull and reach to include work on ladders. These positions work in a cold, damp to hot and humid environment and slippery surfaces. This position could work in any department of the Processing facility. Must be able to perform mechanical refrigeration and electrical duties, and make adjustments and repairs. Must be able to manually grease, change oil, and clean various plant equipment. Must be able to monitor equipment and computer boards. Must be able to troubleshoot mechanical problems using detailed schematics and blueprints. Must be able to work safely to ensure proper usage of ammonia and other equipment. Must be able to work with devices that are very fragile and require precise attention. Willingness to stand, walk, bend, stretch, turn, climb, push, pull, and reach in all areas. Lifting 50+ pounds in many areas to move equipment and machinery as needed. Must be able to tolerate climates ranging from very cold to very hot and form very wet to very dry.


Refrigeration Maintenance experience preferred. Must be able to use math as needed to make work related computations for machinery, fluid capacities, etc. Willingness to lift 70 lbs. on a daily basis. Willing to work on your feet for a period of 12 hours. Must successfully complete all required safety training for the job. You must be able to set up, adjust all ammonia compressors, air compressors, thermal fluid heaters, room intakes, rooms exhausts, steam boilers, and chiller water systems. Must be able to learn Tyson SAP software to make work orders and fill out the daily documentation that is required in the system. The ability to read P.I.Ds is essential for proper performance of the job. Must successfully complete HAZMAT certification and pass HAZMAT physical and all required safety training for the job. Maintenance crews may be required work 7 days per week. Scheduling can include some major holidays. Must be able to understand and agree to follow Safety Rules (ie. Lockout Tagout). Must be able to comply with OSHA standards. Must be able to train in and use Self-Contained Breathing Air Packs. Must be able to read job orders and manufacturing manuals. Must be able to read manufacturing manuals for repair purpose

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