Job Description

Job Title: Ammonia Refrigeration Technician
Job Location: New York


  • Responsible for maintaining and operating the ammonia refrigeration systems in a way that is safe and efficient
  • Maintain and operate ammonia compressors, liquid ammonia pumps and receiver, steam supply system including manual and automated valves, heat exchanger and condensate traps
  • Maintain and operate high pressure oilers and feed water service traps and water feed for boilers and heat exchangers
  • Repair any malfunctioning components associated with boiler systems
  • Maintain and operate glycol concentrators, condensers, fans, pumps, evaporators, plate heat exchangers and shell and tube heat exchangers
  • Evaluate all or any part of the ammonia refrigeration systems in the plant
  • Utilize electrical troubleshooting on refrigeration and heating systems
  • Install, repair, tear down and rebuild system components on all phases of refrigeration and heating systems in the plant
  • Dismantle malfunctioning systems and test components, using electrical, mechanical and pneumatic testing equipment
  • Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms and parts; reassemble repaired systems
  • Adjust valves according to specifications and charge system with proper type of refrigerant by pumping the specified gas or fluid into the system
  • Perform mechanical overhauls and refrigerant reclaiming
  • Fabricate and assemble structural and functional components of refrigeration system, using hand tools, power tools and welding equipment
  • Maintain proper documentation of repairs and replacements, so that costs and procedures can be accurately tracked
  • Maintain and operate an Energy Management System Test lines, components and connections for leaks
  • Follow the company's Safety Procedures
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree
  • Five to seven years of experience ammonia refrigeration systems and/or high pressure steam systems, or a similar field
  • Mechanical experience required, with strong computer skills

QBH#: 1878

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