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Utilities/Refrigeration Technician- 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift

Jones Dairy Farm, a family owned and operated business for over 132 years, is searching for a Utilities/Refrigeration Technician- 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift.  This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who can demonstrate initiative, drive and the ability to work in a team environment.

Position Summary

Responsible for the service, repair and preventative maintenance of the ammonia refrigeration system, boilers, wastewater, compressed air, HVAC, and general facility maintenance. Participate in the Process Safety Management (PSM) program and development and maintenance of ammonia system. Daily communication with the Maintenance Supervisor to improve plant reliability.


  • Operate, monitor, service and repair equipment for steam, refrigeration, water, compressed air and HVAC systems.
  • Make rounds and keep logs of daily operations and events for multiple engine rooms and refrigeration equipment
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of ammonia refrigeration compressors, condensers, pumps, vessels / recirculators, purgers, evaporators / MAU’s, heat exchangers, and control valves / isolation valves while using the Original Equipment Manufacture’s guidelines
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of steam boilers, wastewater treatment facility, hot water heaters, HVAC systems and air compressors
  • Participates in the PSM Program
  • Promotes safe working habits
  • Log time and material usage into CMMS for PMs and corrective maintenance
  • Responsible for housekeeping of engine rooms, vessel areas, shops, and all other work areas

Basic Qualifications

  • Background that includes, but not limited to boilers, air compressor equipment, understanding of plant utilities systems, equipment installation and startups
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in Ammonia Refrigeration
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, manuals and P&ID’s
  • PSM experience
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers at all levels
  • Experience working with vendors and contractors
  • RETA certification preferred-if not certified, it will be required that RETA certification CIRO (Certified Industrial Refrigeration Operator) is completed within 3 years of employment

Benefits Package

We offer an excellent compensation and benefit package:

  • Medical Insurance with a Health Reimbursement Account
  • Dental, Vision, Prescription, and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability/Sick Pay
  • Long Term Disability available
  • Paid Vacation and 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401K with a 100% Employer match on 5% eligible earnings
  • Health Club Incentives
  • Professional Development Including Tuition Reimbursement & more!