Refrigeration Technician 1st Shift - 175131
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Oklahoma City, OK 73099
Over the past 70 years, OK Foods has evolved from a producer of livestock and poultry feed to one of the world’s largest fully-integrated chicken producers, but our company’s core values of taking care of our people and producing only the highest quality products have remained constant. In November 2011, OK Foods was acquired by Industrias Bachoco out of Celaya, Mexico. Today, we employ more than 3,000 workers domestically in the U.S. dedicated to producing consistently high quality products our customers have come to expect from OK Foods.
Summary Installs, maintains, and repairs refrigeration machinery and equipment by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Repairs and maintains spiral freezers, engine room, air units on the roof, boilers, compressors, CO2 system, air pressure in the plant, batter coolness, hot water heaters, chilled water, and plant temperatures.
Handles defrost on spiral freezers, shipping freezer, cooler, and plant.
Monitors temperatures in spiral freezers, shipping freezer, cooler, and in the plant.
Performs preventative maintenance on all equipment and machinery in refrigeration and spiral freezers.
Fills out log books.
Performs written checks on the boilers for OSHA.
Operates power equipment such as scissor lift or forklift to move and install parts, motors, etc. Must pass all requirements to be a PIE operator for O.K. Foods.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.
Project Management – Completes projects on time and budget.
Technical Skills – Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Accepts feedback from others.
Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Judgement – Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions.
Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
Professionalism – Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Adaptability – Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals..
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must be able to read and understand electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic schematics, diagrams, and/or drawings.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
An Equal Opportunity Employer to include females, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.