REFRIGERATION MECHANIC / ENGINEER - AKUTAN

Overview

Date Posted:
11/29/2021
Job Code:
SS3400
City:
Akutan
State:
AK
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Engineering



Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.


Description

 

 

Summary:  Repairs and maintains refrigeration units and mechanical equipment in Alaska Shoreplant Locations by performing the following duties:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Observes and tests system operation using gauges and instruments.
  • Adjust valves according to specifications and charges system with proper type of refrigerant by pumping the specified gas or fluid into system.
  • Tests lines, components and connections for leaks.
  • Dismantles malfunctioning systems and test components, using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic testing equipment.
  • Adjusts or replaces worn or defective mechanisms and parts and reassemble repaired systems.
  • Brazes or solders parts to repair defective joints and leaks.
  • Performs mechanical overhauls and refrigerant reclaiming.
  • Installs expansion and control valves, using acetylene torchers and wrenches.
  • Installs wiring to connect components to an electric power source.
  • Keeps record of repairs and replacements made and causes of malfunctions.
  • Initiates purchase orders for parts.

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 based on the plant operational and management needs

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience using general refrigeration competencies, including but not limited to ammonia systems repair.

Education:

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Training and Skills:

  • Current R.E.T.A.  or Refrigeration certification required, if not currently certified, must be able to do so within 1 year.

 


Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.