Morris, IL 60450
The Utilities Technician is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the ammonia refrigeration system, HVAC equipment and systems, Steam boilers and related equipment, air compressors and facility equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitors, adjusts and logs ammonia systems pressures and temperatures.
Repairs and maintains all refrigeration related equipment including compressors, condensers, evaporator, pumps, valves, vessels and piping.
Repairs and maintains the glycol system associated with the refrigeration system including pumps, valves, tanks and piping.
Repairs and maintains the steam boiler and related equipment and piping.
Repair and maintain air compressors and related equipment.
Maintain HVAC systems and equipment.
Repair and maintain facility equipment including roll up doors, sliding doors, air doors, lighting, plumbing and other related equipment
Ensures that all work activities are performed with attention to the highest standards for quality, safety and compliance with all appropriate legal and food safety requirements and a focus on continuous improvement.
Ensures that all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP s) are followed.
Follows all company policies & procedures as well as the GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices).
Maintains a high level of safety awareness for an accident-free work place.
Reports any unsafe or hazardous work conditions or safety-related issues to Management.
Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested.
Essential Skills and experience:
High school diploma, GED or trade school equivalent.
Two years Trade School in refrigeration field.
Skills and Experience:
Ability to work overtime, irregular hours or rotating shifts.
Four years to five years experience in the following areas Ammonia refrigeration, electrical and plumbing.
Ability to read and understand a pressure temperature chart.
Ability to use a multimeter and refrigeration gauges.
EPA certified for refrigerants.
Previous food manufacturing experience is helpful.
Ability to speak, write and understand English.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, formulas, and policy and procedures manuals.
Ability to write standard information into related paperwork.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Good analytical and problem solving skills.
Experience with Microsoft applications.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of diverse individuals within the plant and corporate environments.
Ability to effectively present information to management.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) is helpful.
Ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment.