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J.R. Simplot Company Boiler and Refrigeration Mechanic - Othello, WA in Othello, Washington

Boiler and Refrigeration Mechanic - Othello, WA

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

This job is responsible for maintenance and operation of all equipment, including air compressors, in the Boiler/Refrigeration system. The individual in this role must be capable of performing mechanical repairs in all areas of their responsibility and be fully capable of operating all Boiler/Refrigeration equipment and support systems.

The individual in this position must be capable of performing mechanical repairs in all areas of their responsibility and be fully capable of operating all Boiler/Refrigeration equipment and support systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures the operation of the Boiler/Refrigeration system is conducted efficiently and safely in cooperation with the maintenance team.

  • Ensures the efficient operation of all equipment, including air compressors, in the Boiler/Refrigeration area by using preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, overhauling and repairing equipment to achieve operational goals.

  • Ensures the accuracy of data reporting systems such as DMACS, refrigeration logs, boiler logs and cold storage warehouse recorders.

  • Conducts inspection on the fire sprinkler system as required.

  • Performs ARC, MIG, TIG, and Acetylene cutting and welding in a safe and correct manner when repairing and fabricating equipment.

  • Maintains work area in a clean and functional condition.

  • Performs assigned responsibilities during plant evacuation or other emergency situations, which includes the fire sprinkler system.

  • Ensures self-compliance with Company policies and procedures and Union Labor Agreement.

  • Conducts self in a professional manner and ensures personal appearance meets the standards necessary to perform the job function and while representing the Company.

  • Ensures that additional accountabilities as may be required by management be handled in a manner necessary to meet operational Divisional standards.

Typical Education

High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Relevant Experience

3+ years related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

Must have RETA (Refrigeration Engineers and Technicians Association) Certification and (CIRO) Certified Industrial Refrigeration Operator

Other Information

  • The individual in this role must establish and maintain open communications and productive work relationships with maintenance team leaders, operators, attendants, laborers, mechanics, maintenance supervisors, the shift manager, and all area team leaders.

  • The area of work includes both inside the facility and outside, depending on work requirements. Weekend and overtime work in this position is common and may be required to meet operational goals. This role requires the ability to work in extreme environments of hot and cold.

  • The individual in this role will be required to fully understand the purpose and operation of the Boiler/Refrigeration system and have the ability to make decisions based on sound judgment when a situation dictates. It is imperative the Boiler/Refrigeration Mechanics conduct themselves in a manner that ensures alertness and constant awareness of the safe operation of equipment and its surroundings.

Pay: $33.71/HR

Maintenance Signing Bonus:

Eligible for a $1000* bonus to be paid upon successful completion of 30 days; another $1,000* to be paid at the completion 6 months of employment. An additional $1000* will be paid after successful completion of 1 year as a Simplot Maintenance Dept. Employee. * Gross amount, tax rates vary

Job Requisition ID : 7632

Travel Required : None

Location(s) : FG Plant - Othello

Country: United States

*The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.*

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.

Nearest Major Market: Kennewick

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