Smithfield Foods

  • Refrigeration/Boiler Technician

    ID
    2018-10175
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Vernon
    Category
    Engineering/Maintenance
    Type
    Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Hourly
    Shift
    3rd Shift
  • Overview

    This individual will perform the duties of a Refrigeration/Boiler Technician and assist other maintenance personnel on his/her shift.

    Responsibilities

    • Demonstrate strong safety leadership skills and follow safe work practices
    • Work as part of a team to plan and conduct equipment repairs
    • Conduct routine audits and equipment inspections
    • Demonstrate troubleshooting abilities
    • Maintain open and professional line of communication with operations
    • Respond to unplanned/emergency work requests in a timely & effective manner
    • Follow food safety and good manufacturing practices
    • Be highly motivated and able to work independently

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. 
    • The employee is frequently required to stand; sit and use hands to handle, or feel. 
    • The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. 
    • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    • The Employee must be capable of passing a Pulmonary Function Test.
    • Capable of meeting the physical requirements of HAZMAT Technician.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
    • Noise level in the work environment is usually loud when in the Machinery Rooms.

    EEO/AA Information

    Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

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