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United States of America
Engineering / Maintenance

Trident Seafoods is the largest vertically integrated seafood harvesting and processing company in North America. Trident is a privately held, 100 percent USA-owned company with primary seafood processing operations and fleet support in twelve Alaska communities. Trident’s global operations produce finished wild Alaska seafood products in 6 countries and its sales teams serve customers in over 50 countries. Trident employs approximately 9,000 people worldwide each year and partners with over 5,400 independent fishermen and crewmembers. Species harvested and processed by Trident include virtually every commercial species of salmon, whitefish, and crab harvested in the North Pacific and Alaska. The global supply chain also includes cultured and wild species from a network of trusted sources worldwide. 

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This job does not provide room and board

Summary:  Repairs and Maintains ammonia refrigeration units and mechanical equipment such as pumps, condensers, compressors, valves, and other utility system components.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform installation and commissioning of ammonia refrigeration systems, including piping, valves, compressors, condensers, evaproators, and controls, adhering to relevant safety standards and guidelines.
  • Conduct routine inspections, maintenance, and troubleshooting of ammonia refrigeration equipment to identify and resolve potential issues. This includes checking for leaks, monitoring system performance, and performing preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Diagnose and repair malfunctioning components or equipment in ammonia refrigeration systems. This may involve replacing faulty parts, recharging refrigerant, adjusting controls, or performing necessary adjustments to restore optimal system functionality.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and procedures related to ammonia Refrigeration systems. Monitor and maintain records of system performance, leak detection, equipment inspections, and safety protocols.
  • Be available for emergency response and troubleshooting in case of system failures or leaks. Act quickly and efficiently to minimize downtime and potential risks.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance, repairs, and equipment inventory. Prepare reports and documentation as required.
  • Provide guidance and training to other technicians or employees regarding safe operation, maintenance, and best practices for ammonia refrigeration systems.
  • Identify opportunities for system improvements, energy efficiency, and cost savings. Collaborate with the team to implement upgrades or modifications that enhance system performance.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions.
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings.
  • Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 4-year related experience and/or training.
  • Understanding of safety procedures and regulations associated with ammonia refrigeration systems, including hazardous materials and emergency response protocols.
  • Proficient in diagnosing and resolving technical issues in ammonia refrigeration systems, utilizing problem solving techniques and tools.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Possession of relevant certification such as RETA CARO, RETA CIRO, RETA CRST, or equivalent.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.

The employee is frequently required to climb or balance.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

The employee moves objects

  • regularly up to 10 pounds
  • frequently up to 25 pounds
  • occasionally up to 50 pounds.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception

Trident Seafoods and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or age.

Trident Seafoods and its subsidiaries have adopted a drug-free workplace policy. Working under the influence of Drugs or Alcohol is not permitted.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods or its subsidiaries is contingent upon the candidate having and maintaining a valid U.S. Work Authorization status throughout employment.