Boiler House and Refrigeration Operator at Richland, WA

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Job Description

  • Perform regular assigned checks.
  • Keep logs up to date.
  • Equipment repair, and trouble shooting.
  • Proper start-up and shut-down of plant equipment.
  • Follow safety procedures for all work performed and instructing others in safe
  • working habits.
  • Actively practice and abide by all Company work, safety and personal hygiene
  • rules and regulations as outlined in the employee handbook.
  • May be required to work any shift, any and all days of the week, or overtime in
  • accordance with production and maintenance schedules.
  • Ability to perform NH3 check and repairs from starting point to end use of chilled, H20, glycol, air systems
  • Active member in PSM Team functions including Mechanical Integrity, Process Hazard Analysis, Management of Change, etc.
  • Troubleshooting of non-refrigerated infrastructure and repair of hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical equipment associated with the facility i.e., wastewater system/chemicals
  • Documenting work through CMMS-PMs and Work Orders. (Environmental reports, etc.)
  • Adhere to all company policies, plant rules and regulations, and safety rules and regulations as detailed in the Employee Handbook;
  • Comply with WSDA, OSHA, EPA, and all other regulatory agencies;
  • Adhere to good manufacturing practices to prevent product contamination;
  • Work overtime as required; and work “off-shifts” to cover departmental vacations by other techs.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned by Engineering Department/PSM. Job Qualifications

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years verifiable experience in ammonia (NH3) refrigeration and compressor room operation training or equivalent
  • Knowledge in industrial electricity, PLCs, microprocessors and associated components is a plus
  • Knowledgeable in environmental safety, PSM, and PHA
  • Prefer experienced candidates having steam and hot water boilers, plumbing, welding, vacuum systems, compressed air, fluid hydraulics, and pneumatic backgrounds.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in mechanical refrigeration or equivalent studies.
  • Minimum 2 years verifiable work associated with ammonia refrigeration or equivalent.
  • Strong hands-on experience with PM Programs, CMMS System.
  • Special Knowledge, Abilities, Skills
  • Physically able to occasionally lift/carry 100 pounds.
  • Physically able to walk/stand 100% of work time.
  • Must be capable of climbing onto and into process and packaging equipment for inspection, troubleshooting and repair.
  • Desired candidate will possess a strong work ethic self-starter and require minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work any and all shifts as required by maintenance/production schedule.
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions Work Orders, PMs, OEM manuals and material safety data sheets
  • Ability to understand verbal instructions in English
  • Ability to read and write in English to safely utilize lockout/tag out and confined space entry program
  • Must be able to clearly communicate in English both orally and in writing.

Industry-Competitive Benefits

Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive.  Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:

  • Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
  • Family-Friendly Employee events
  • Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services


Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law



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