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Refrigeration Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Tyson Foods
Location: Houston
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Refrigeration Maintenance Mechanic



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) or must obtain a 1st grade Stationary Engineer License within 4 years of employment.
• Need to operate high pressure boiler.
• 1 Year HVAC experience minimum
• EPA License
• 6 months of hands on Ammonia/NH3 Refrigeration Experience
• 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
• Ability 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 4 as designated to respond as a HAZMAT TM, as required by Tyson.
• Be a member and participate in the HazMat team and don applicable PPE.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include overtime.
• Able to read and understand schematics, diagrams and P&ID’s
• Able to understand Temperature/Pressure relation
• Be part of the Refrigeration trainee program preferred.


Shift start: 10:00PM
Shift length: 8 - 10 hours
Monday - Friday, Sunday - Thursday, or Tuesday - Saturday

  • Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 59 days
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan

  • Must pass drug screen
  • Can lift 20 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old
Must have at least 12 months continuous work history with the same employer in the last 18 months. Recent graduates or students currently in school within the last 6 months must add this information under the education notes section.

About Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods is one of the world's largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein. Founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson and grown under three generations of family leadership, the company has a broad portfolio of products and brands like Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®, Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells®, ibp®, and State Fair®. Tyson Foods innovates continually to make protein more sustainable, tailor food for everywhere it's available and raise the world's expectations for how much good food can do. Headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas, the company had 121,000 team members at September 29, 2018. Through its Core Values, Tyson Foods strives to operate with integrity, create value for its shareholders, customers, communities and team members and serve as a steward of the animals, land, and environment entrusted to it.

Keywords: Tyson Foods, Houston , Refrigeration Maintenance Mechanic, Other , Houston, Texas

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