Ammonia Refrigeration Maintenance Technician

  • Brookline Ice Co
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 20, 2020
Full time Other

Job Description

The Ammonia Refrigeration Maintenance Technician must have a strong background of 5-7 years in ammonia refrigeration systems, as well as general maintenance mechanical set including HVAC/Refrigeration.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Ammonia Engine Room

Conduct daily checks of and monitor the ammonia system as required by federal, state and local regulations

Contact for ammonia system service vendor

Ice Makers

Responsible for daily ice harvest for production

Perform preventative maintenance for ice makers and water filtration system

Responsible for ice maker settings that change seasonally

Visual inspections of ice for clarity, cube size and hole space

Production Equipment

Conduct preventative maintenance

Troubleshoot and repair malfunctioning equipment

Maintain parts / supplies inventory

Occasionally assist with bagging product during peak periods - heat waves, summer etc.

General Maintenance

Minor facility and building grounds maintenance

Order and inventory parts for general facility maintenance

Service Calls

Respond to ice merchandiser service calls out in the field as needed

Safety Checks

  • Complete daily and monthly safety checks


  • Five years or more of general and preventative maintenance repair experience in a food industry / industrial environment.
  • Five plus years of working directly with an ammonia refrigeration system and equipment
  • Experience with conveyors, heat sealers, PLC, water filtration systems, air compressors, fans, HVAC sytems, evaporators/fan motors, etc.
  • Knowledge of glycol systems, HVAC controls, pneumatics
  • OSHA, Good Manufacturing Processes, PSM and RMP
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that will include overtime and weekends based on business demands and seasonality of the business.
  • Must be able to work various temperature environments - freezer and engine room
  • Must be organized with strong communication and computer skills