Boiler Refrigeration Mechanic

ConAgra Foods (
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

As you know, at ConAgra Foods, we make great food - everyday food - in extraordinary ways, which is why we are creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest.?


This is a diversified mechanical position and includes all phases of machine maintenance and repair. Required skill set includes experience with industrial refrigeration and associated electrical, mechanical and control portions of said systems. Operational, Diagnostic and Predictive/ Preventive Maintenance of machines of various types are in the scope of this position.

Desired candidate will possess a strong work ethic self starter and require minimal supervision.

A minimum of 5 years of experience in mechanical refrigeration or equivalent studies.
Minimum 2 years verifiable work associated with ammonia refrigeration or equivalent.

Must be able to work any and all shifts as required by maintenance/production schedule.
Maintenance experience or related is a plus.
Strong hands-on experience with PM Programs, CMMS System.
Special Knowledge, Abilities, Skills
Physically able to occasionally lift/carry 100 pounds.
Physically able to walk/stand 100% of work time.
Must be capable of climbing onto and into process and packaging equipment for inspection, troubleshooting and repair.
Strong computer skills and experience in Microsoft word and excel.



  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Vocational training or on-the-job training in machine operations and metal fabrication is necessary.
  • Must be able to read and follow drawings, blueprints and written specifications.
  • Strong refrigeration background minimum 3 years’ experience installing and servicing refrigeration systems.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a maintenance mechanic preferably in an industrial environment.
  • Expected to be competent in the following areas
  • Machinery repair and installation.
  • Pumps, mixers and mechanical equipment
  • General Electric work.
  • Plumbing, Pipefitting and welding
  • General maintenance, such as lubrication, painting and fabrication of equipment

No Relocation paid.

Perform regular assigned checks.
Keep logs up to date.
Equipment repair, and trouble shooting.
Proper start-up and shut-down of plant equipment. 
Follow safety procedures for all work performed and instructing others in safe
working habits.
Actively practice and abide by all Company work, safety and personal hygiene
rules and regulations as outlined in the employee handbook.
May be required to work any shift, any and all days of the week, or overtime in
accordance with production and maintenance schedules.

Ability to perform NH3 check and repairs from starting point to end use of chilled, H20, glycol, air systems
Active member in PSM Team functions including Mechanical Integrity, Process Hazard Analysis, Management of Change, etc.
Troubleshooting of non-refrigerated infrastructure and repair of hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical equipment associated with the facility i.e., wastewater system/chemicals
Documenting work through CMMS-PMs and Work Orders. (Environmental reports, etc)
Adhere to all company policies, plant rules and regulations, and safety rules and regulations as detailed in the Employee Handbook;
Comply with WSDA,OSHA,EPA, and all other regulatory agencies;
Adhere to good manufacturing practices to prevent product contamination;
Work overtime as required; and work “off-shifts” to cover departmental vacations by other techs.
Perform other duties as required or assigned by Engineering Department/PSM. Job Qualifications
Essential Qualifications
Two years verifiable experience in ammonia (NH3) refrigeration and compressor room operation training or equivalent
Knowledge in industrial electricity, PLCs, microprocessors and associated components is a plus
Knowledgeable in environmental safety, PSM, and PHA
Prefer experienced candidates having steam and hot water boilers, plumbing, welding, vacuum systems, compressed air, fluid hydraulics, and pneumatics backgrounds.
Ability to read and understand written instructions Work Orders, PMs, OEM manuals and material safety data sheets
Ability to understand verbal instructions in English
Ability to read and write in English to safely utilize lockout/tag out and confined space entry program
Must be able to clearly communicate in English both orally and in writing.


ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


To apply for this job, contact:
Phil Ziolkowski

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