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Refrigeration Operator (Crew D) 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.


This job will maintain and operate all equipment, including air compressors, HVAC equipment, and the ammonia refrigeration system.

Key Responsibilities


Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

Required Certifications

Other Information


  • Must be able to read, understand, and communicate in English in a manner to successfully complete job duties.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. (heavy valves, motors, etc.)
  • Must be able to use a computer and successfully navigate through various applications. Must be proficient at computer system data entry.
  • Must be able to stand on concrete floors for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work in extreme environments (cold, hot, humid and slippery).
  • Must have a basic knowledge and understanding of HVAC equipment and be able to change filters, belts, and do other minor repairs.
  • Must have a practical mechanical background and manual dexterity in both hands.
  • Must be able to read and interpret written instructions, manufacturers’ manuals, material safety data sheets, and engineering drawings.
  • Must possess or obtain in first week of job a Simplot forklift license. 
  • Applicants must be available to work any shift (7am-7 pm or 7pm-7am).
  • Must have good communication, math and computer skills.
  • Physical activities include walking, bending, stair and ladder climbing, and lifting up to 40 lbs. on a daily basis.

Job Requisition ID: 10139

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.**

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