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Job Ref.: Creamery Novelties

Job Title: Refrigeration/Maintenance Technician



Town / City: Diego Martin

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:


Responsible for the monitoring, servicing and repairing; as well as preventive maintenance of equipment and facilities to ensure reliability, maximum uptime of equipment and performance as designed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct repairs to refrigeration piping and plumbing systems and equipment for heating and cooling systems.
  • Test joints and connections in refrigeration piping or tubing, using compound pressure gauge and/or soap and water solution to locate leaks.
  • Troubleshoot systems using various test equipment and tools to isolate problems in order to carry out repair.
  • Troubleshoot and repair production equipment in a food manufacturing environment, either during production hours or outside of production hours.
  • Record inspection and monitoring data on maintenance forms and work orders as necessary.
  • Monitor production and ancillary equipment for proper operation and performance.
  • Perform monitoring checks on all working equipment.
  • Check blueprints, manuals and parts catalogues as necessary to diagnose problems and determine how to resolve them.
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears and other components as needed.
  • Dismantle equipment and devices to gain access and to remove defective parts. Repair or replace defective equipment, components or wiring.
  • Reassemble and test equipment after completing repairs.
  • Record on work orders the time and materials expended on each task.
  • Suggest methods to improve processes and efficiency.
  • Keep work areas clean, safe and organized at all times while working.
  • Work in a safe manner following all and plant safety rules.

 Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • Certificate/Diploma in Maintenance/Refrigeration Technology or MET/MEET certification or any other suitable combination of qualifications and experience would be considered.
  • Knowledgeable in the operation, repair and maintenance of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and refrigeration systems.
  • Experience in the manufacturing / industrial maintenance field is desired.
  • Familiarity with PLCs and microprocessor based systems is desired.
  • Familiarity with repair of pumps and motors.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprint and schematic diagrams.
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Must be able to receive and follow instructions.
  • Ability to work shifts, overtime, and weekends
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50lb (23kg)

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