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Refrigeration Operator (Crew C) Grand Forks FG

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

The Refrigeration Operator will maintain and operate all equipment, including air compressors, HVAC equipment, and the ammonia refrigeration system. We are looking for talent and dynamic individuals looking for career growth. 

SIGN ON BONUS & RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE! $10K sign on bonus (split up as follows: $2,500 upon hire and $7,500 payable in 3 semi annual payments)

Key Responsibilities

   

  •  The individual in this position will be required to fully understand the purpose and operation of the refrigeration systems and have the ability to make basic decisions based on sound judgment when a situation dictates. 
    • It is imperative that the refrigeration operators conduct themselves in a manner that ensures alertness and constant awareness of the safe operation of equipment and their surroundings.
  • Performs refrigeration operational and maintenance duties. 
  • Performs defrost on all freezer evaporators.
  • Ensures the accuracy of data reporting systems such as refrigeration logs, fire protection systems, and cold storage warehouse recorders. 
  • Works on trouble-shooting a large ammonia facility, work on related preventative maintenance work orders and duties that require two or more employees.
  • Operates and maintains the compressed air system, HVAC and AMU units, as well as the Fire Protection System. 
  • Plays a supporting role in the continued progress of plant process safety management system (PSM).
  • Performs basic duties using ammonia full face gas mask.
    • Certification is required.
  • Performs acetylene cutting and heating in a safe and correct manner when repairing and fabricating equipment.
  • Understands fully lock/out tag out procedures both for electrical and valve shut off.
  • Performs all such other duties as may be reasonably assigned by Manager

Typical Education

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Has completed Refrigeration Operator SJT forms.
    • Must complete Refrigeration Operator  SJT
      • Phase 1 within 45 days of hire date
      • Phase 2 within 6 Months of hire date
      • Phase 3 within 1 Year 6 Months of hire date
  • Job Description Addition – CARO Refrigeration Operator
    • Within 2 years of hire date complete CARO Refrigeration Operator SJT which includes (based on past and present work experience) testing, passing, and maintaining RETA “CARO” certification.
  • Job Description Addition – CIRO Refrigeration Operator
    • Complete CIRO Refrigeration Operator SJT which includes (based on past and present work experience) testing, passing, and maintaining RETA “CIRO” certification.

Relevant Experience

  • 1+ years related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

  • CIRO, CARO, RETA preferred 

Other Information

PAY: UP  TO $32.80/hour DOE & certification 

SHIFT SCHEDULE

  • 12 hour shifts. Employees work a 2-week rotation, working Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday (4 shifts) on Week 1 and Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday (3 shifts) on Week 2.
  • Employees will be assigned to either 7AM to 7PM (Crew A and B) or 7PM to 7AM shifts (Crew C and D).
  • Employees enjoy having a 3-day weekend every other week.
  • Employees will receive 8 hours of time and half overtime on their 48 hour week schedule.

SIGN ON BONUS & RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE! $10K sign on bonus (split up as follows: $2,500 upon hire and $7,500 payable in 3 semi annual payments)

Job Requisition ID: 7130

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Grand Forks 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.