Refrigeration Boiler Technician 3rd Shift
St. James, MN 
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Job Description

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A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!

Your Opportunity

Our team members receive industry-leading wages and are eligible for great benefits packages:

  • Hourly Maintenance Pay starting at $34-$37/Hour (based on experience)
  • $1.00/hr shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shift
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More

Looking to move? We will help! Ask about our Relocation Assistance package for Skilled Trades roles! Benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Lump Sum payments
  • Agents to help you sell/ buy
  • Lease Termination Assistance
  • Moving of goods and vehicles

In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance.

The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.

This individual will perform the duties of a Refrigeration Specialist and assist other maintenance personnel on his/her shift.


Core Responsibilities

Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:

  • Operate and maintain High-Pressure Boilers.
  • Operate and maintain plant-wide ammonia refrigeration systems.
  • Conduct boiler feed water testing.
  • Maintain smokehouse and dry-room operations.
  • Working knowledge of all elements of Process Safety Management.
  • Perform calibrations on probes, sensors, and devices.
  • Conduct routine audits and equipment inspections.
  • Perform work at higher elevations on lifts/ladders up to 36ft.
  • Demonstrate troubleshooting abilities.
  • Fulfill plant-wide duties as HAZMAT first responder.
  • Respond to unplanned/emergency work requests in a timely & effective manner.
  • Follow food safety and good manufacturing practices.
  • Understanding operations of Wastewater Treatment Plant and perform duties when designated operator is not on-site.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 1+ years of related experience and/or training in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food manufacturing environment; or 4 years' direct experience in an industrial mechanical maintenance or food manufacturing maintenance environment.
  • Industrial maintenance experience should include comprehensive knowledge in three or more of the following areas:
  • RETA Certification
  • 2nd Class B Boiler License (preferred)
  • Ammonia Refrigeration
  • Engine & Boiler systems
  • Electricity & motor controls
  • Controls & instrumentation
  • PLC/software & hardware
  • Pneumatics & Hydraulics
  • Mechanical systems
  • Predictive/Predictive maintenance
  • Maintenance Planning
  • Site utilities
  • System analysis & troubleshooting
  • Pipefitting
  • Basic computer skills and the ability to work independently are also required for this position.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a certification or degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial maintenance and/or related college or technical level course work.
  • This is a full time hourly position; all applicants should be willing to work all shifts (days/evenings/overnights), extended hours and weekends.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds utilizing the buddy system or specifically designed lifting devices
  • Specific vision includes close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

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EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.

Salary Range

$34.80 - $37.09
Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$37/Hour
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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