The Bama Companies
  • 07-Dec-2017 to 07-Feb-2018 (CST)
  • Maintenance
  • Tulsa, OK, USA
  • 26.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vison, 401k, Life Insurance, Gym Access, Short & Long Term disability

120117-Refrigeration Technician, 2nd Shift (3pm-11pm), Bama Foods (66th St. North)

Salary Range:

$26.50/hour   Exempt/Non-Exempt:    Non-Exempt     Employment Type:  Full Time


The Refrigeration Technician provides industrial maintenance support to ensure the safe and effective operation of the production facility. Serves as the technical expert in the maintenance work activities related to refrigeration and facility utility areas. Key responsibilities include the maintenance, repair and safe operation of the production facility's mechanical infrastructure, including ammonia-based refrigeration systems, HVAC systems and boilers. Additional responsibilities include the repair, troubleshooting and maintenance of the facility manufacturing systems.


Keys to success will be the individual's knowledge of refrigeration and manufacturing systems, the skills needed to maintain, repair and troubleshoot those systems, and the ability to effectively interact with internal customers with fellow team members and internal customers.  


Position Specific Accountabilities:


  • Troubleshoot and repair of ammonia based single and dual stage industrial refrigeration systems
  • Responsible for maintaining and repairing mechanical infrastructure systems Boiler, air compressor, HVAC, plumbing and freezers
  • Take refrigeration logs to ensure equipment is within specifications. Troubleshoot and help create resolutions for equipment not within specification.
  • Review and update Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)
  • Participate in ammonia incident/accident investigations
  • Perform work in compliance with PSM, OSHA, EPA, IAR requirements
  • Technical expert on shift in the area of refrigeration
  • Ability to troubleshooting and repair manufacturing systems related to facility production - pneumatics, bearings, seals, gears, chains and sprockets. Work in this area can range from 25% to 50% of work week. Driven by mechanical priorities, staffing and work orders.
  • Functional ability to use shop machinery and normal industrial tools to support repair needs
  • Carry out work orders/plans for maintenance needs and coordinate assigned activities with affected work groups. Completed work should meet all human and food safety requirements.  
  • Understands Predictive Maintenance concepts and can interpret PdM findings to ensure appropriate repair are planned and executed
  • Ability to train others related to the use and maintenance of automated equipment
  • Actively participate as a team member on the facility Emergency Response Team
  • Safely perform several tasks at once as it relates to this position
  • Perform safety sensitive functions and identify, correct and improve potential safety items; both human and food
  • Report safety violations, hazards or near misses that you see or become aware of
  • Understand quality standards, follow those standards and know what to do and who to contact when some process is not functioning correctly
  • Maintain a clean, organized and sanitized work area/equipment/tools in a manner that meets food safety requirements of internal/external customers and regulatory agencies  
  • Understand and comply with Bama's Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), including head covering, facial hair requirements, gloves, shoes, etc.
  • Understand and utilize measurement systems and tools specific to this position
  • Participate in all team activities and training (e.g., continuous improvement projects, plant safety initiatives, crossovers, stretching, etc.)
  • Understand manufacturing processes and drive continuous improvement
  • Provide written and oral communication to effectively communicate with all work groups
  • Ensure all paperwork is filled in legibly and correctly for area of responsibility
  • Perform the essential functions and physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation  
  • Regularly attend work on time and for the entire shift at the office or plant where you are scheduled
  • Complete job tasks and responsibilities as directed or required
  • Complete all required assessments and testing specific to this position
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Available for occasional travel to support technical development or other company needs
  • On call availability to support 24/7 operations
  • Comply with all Bama policies and procedures


*** Bama is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce ***

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