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Refrigeration Technician - Night Shift B

Company: Tyson Foods
Location: Danville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

In the past,--Tyson Foods--built our name on providing generations of families with wholesome, great-tasting chicken. But today's Tyson Foods is so much more. As values and behaviors around food have changed, so have we. Today, we're innovators uniquely positioned to reshape what it means to feed our world.
We're currently hiring for our Danville, Virginia plant and we want you to join our team!
Our organization is searching for--Maintenance and Refrigeration Technicians--who can take us to the next level. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally across every area of our Facilities and influence company performance by maintaining our equipment. Our technicians are vital to maintaining our Team Member's safety through problem-solving and proactive upkeep. We have a fast-paced work environment, where every day is different, and we invest in the continued growth and skills of our technicians. Come be part of our Team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

With minor supervision provide maintenance support to ensure the safe and effective operation of ammonia refrigeration systems, HCFC systems, hot water, compressed air, and steam systems.
Must be able to safely apply knowledge and troubleshooting skills to all assigned production equipment and the ability to effectively interact with all plant personnel to accomplish plant and individual goals
Performing robust preventative maintenance and refrigeration repairs, performing emergency mechanical or electrical repairs, and troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, pump, pressure, and hydraulic plant equipment
Understanding boiler theory, RETA Operator I, and IIAR Basic NH3 Refrigeration schematics will be required for this role
Must be able to pass a HAZ-Mat physical and pass the training to be certified as an Emergency Responder Technician Level and participate on the Emergency Response Team
Also responsible for minimizing downtime due to equipment and system failure


1 year of industrial maintenance experience education preferred (I.E. possess industrial maintenance diploma or currently enrolled in technical school) in lieu of experience;
--Certification and experience as RETA Operator 1 required; Certification as RETA Operator 2 and 3 preferred


3(+) years of industrial ammonia refrigeration experience or equivalent experience required

Computer Skills:

Basic computer skills will be necessary to log information, to process daily work orders and to complete required documentation. Ability to learn and utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

Communication Skills:

The ability to communicate effectively and basic math skills are necessary to perform this job at a satisfactorily level

Special Skills:

Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 75 lbs. occasionally
Ability to stand on hard surface for up to 12 hours per day
Ability to work in confined and tall spaces, walk, climb, utilize a ladder, operate a lift, bend, and stoop
Repetitive gripping, pushing, and pulling
Frequent overhead work
Temperatures inside plant may vary from -25 degrees to over 100 degrees; outside work may also be needed
--Basic math skills; percentages, fractions, and measurements
----Knowledge of Industrial Maintenance including Pneumatics, PLC's, Motor controls, and shop equipment operation desired

Keywords: Tyson Foods, Danville , Refrigeration Technician - Night Shift B, Professions , Danville, Virginia

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