Tyson Foods Refrigeration Technician in Houston, Texas

Refrigeration Technician

Posted Date 6/4/2018

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Req Id 55023018

Overnight Maintenance and Leads Houston TX Houston Portwall St Plant 77029


Relocation No

Pay Type non-exempt

Position ID 11320720

Employment Type FULL-TIME


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.


The refrigeration technician operator will operate and maintain low temperature refrigeration systems that include ammonia, Freon, brine and glycol as the refrigerants coolants. This position also includes the maintenance operation troubleshooting of boilers, hot water generators, air compressors, excellent electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills and other duties as assigned by the Refrigeration Supervisor


Industrial refrigeration operator technician experience with RETA training and certification is a plus 1st Grade Stationary Engineer License (City Of Houston) Two years of Ammonia Refrigeration Experience HVAC experience a plus Troubleshooting and repair knowledge of compressed air systems including compressors and air dryers, etc. Troubleshooting skill with a working knowledge of mechanical and digital control circuits Assist in PSM RMP Strong electrical troubleshooting Experience building rebuilding pumps, motors, compressors and electrical components Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays and off-shifts as needed Abitility to travel 10% This individual should be able to work proficiently without supervision. Have adequate plant experience in an industrial manufacturing environment. Required to pass and maintain OSHA 40 or 24 hour HAZWOPER and obtain maintain at least Level 3 or 4 as designated to respond as a HAZMAT TM, as require by Tyson. Be a member and participate in the HazMat team and don applicable PPE. Able to read and understand schematics, diagrams and P ID s Able to understand Temperature Pressure relation Must have at least 12 months continuous work history with the same employer in the last 18

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