Cargill Refrigeration Tech 3A - 5:00am 5:30pm - Full Time - Columbus, Ne in Columbus, Nebraska

Refrigeration Tech 3A - 5:00am 5:30pm - Full Time - Columbus, Ne

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Cargill Meat Solutions

Cargill Meat Solutions is the umbrella organization of Cargill’s North American beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses. Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas, provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customers ranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturers and export markets. These businesses employ more than 28,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.

Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats

Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats is a business committed to serving a broad range of retail, foodservice, deli, club store and branded food customers. We are focused on the success of our own national brands as well as the brands of our customers. We utilize state-of-the-art turkey, beef, and chicken processing capabilities to deliver high-quality meat products to our partners. Advanced technologies and imaginative people create innovative solutions and distinctive value for our customers.

Ref/Boiler Tech IIA is a vital role in the daily operations of our facility. There are a variety of roles and responsibilities within this title. The types of roles available require maintaining equipment in the refrigeration system, rendering facility, boiler system, wastewater, HVAC, plant air, CO2 system, plant water (hot water and soft water) and plant emergency systems (NH3 detectors, fire system/alarm). Troubleshooting, ensuring proper maintenance and operational status of equipment. . Performing other duties as assigned, while making safety the number one priority. Ref/Boiler Tech IIIA requires being able to read manuals written in English and the ability to write and document information.

Principal Accountabilities

Operating and maintaining refrigeration system

Operating and maintaining rendering facility

Operating and maintaining boiler facility

Operating and maintaining wastewater system

Maintain service on fire sprinkler/alarm system, HVAC units, CO2 system, Plant water (hot water and soft water units), Plant air (compressed air for production floor), Facility NH3 detectors

Provide coverage for refrigeration and wastewater technicians.

Equipment and facility rounds to ensure proper and safe operation of system

Participation in revision or creation of operating procedures

Participation in incident investigations

Participation in compliance audits

Participation in conducting training or developing training materials

Participation in pre-startup safety reviews or management of change procedures

Participation in internal and external inspections

Assist in field verifications of Process Safety information developed as part of the RSM/PSM/BSM program

Member of PSM/RSM/BSM committee

Acknowledge System irregularities, Analyze, and communicate associated hazards

Communicate program improvements

Train themselves to eliminate hazards and to be as knowledge as possible about the system

Cleanliness and housekeeping

Documenting daily work assigned on paper and in maintenance management system

Utilize parts in inventory to repair equipment and follow procedures for documenting usage

Identify problems and make suggestions to improve operational processes

Operate PIT (Powered Industrial Truck)

Facility HAZMAT membership


Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must have basic math skills

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English

  • Must have knowledge of hand and power tools

  • Willingness to participate in HAZMAT membership

  • Have state issued operator driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous ammonia refrigeration experience

  • Two year degree that relates to the maintenance field

  • Caro certification

  • Experience using a powered industrial truck (PIT)

  • Operator 1, Operator 2, Tech 1 refrigeration courses training completed

  • CIRO certification

  • Wastewater Class 1 certification

  • Boiler certification

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-NE-Columbus

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: COL00764