Refrigeration Maintenance Mechanic in Carthage, MO at Butterball

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

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Job Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for operating, monitoring, and providing preventive maintenance to the refrigeration system.

Essential Duties, Functions and responsibilities:

Monitor refrigeration system to include compressors, components, condensers, air units and air conditioning units and perform preventive maintenance and repair as scheduled.

Basic trouble shooting/repair/PM of all refrigeration and ice conveying equipment in plant and freezer areas.

Ability to start up equipment during pre-shift such as ice maker and chillers.

Electrical trouble shooting on process and refrigeration equipment.

Complete paperwork and logs as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Basic math skills required.

Ability to take accurate measurements and maintain paperwork throughout shift.

Ability to communicate effectively and follow verbal and written instructions & policies

Accountable to maintain punctual and regular attendance for scheduled work hours.

Must be able to work in a team atmosphere

Must be willing and able to perform physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States

Must pass a background check, drug screen and pre-employment physical

Some positions may require the ability to read, write, and/or speak English

Physical Requirements:

Standing (8 hours a day or more)

Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling (up to and including 50lbs or more).

Operating hand held and/or mechanical machinery.

Walking/climbing stairs and ladders.  Gripping, grasping, and twisting using hands and wrists.

Bending and stooping for long periods of time.

Ability to wear respirator and/or work in confined spaces.

Must pass Hazmat physical

Working Conditions/Department Description:

Shifts may vary.  Overtime and weekend work may be required.

Ability to work in extreme temperature conditions, some below -20 degrees.

Preventive maintenance is often scheduled on plant down days or Saturdays.

There may be mandatory working 7 days per week.

Job assignments are subject to the supervisor’s discretion, and job duties may vary day-to-day depending on department needs.

May work in damp, cold, hot, and warm environments and some jobs work in seasonal outdoor conditions

Work with loud and noisy machinery and with or around chemicals/fumes/pungent odors

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or other protected status under applicable law. 

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