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Refrigeration Technician

Harlan Bakeries Avon Full-Time
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Ammonia Refrigeration Technician

Harlan Bakeries is looking for experienced Ammonia Refrigeration Technicians at out Avon location!  As an ammonia refrigeration technician, you will be responsible for operating, inspecting, maintain, and repairing our ammonia refrigeration equipment.  We are looking for the right person with an operating knowledge of plant refrigeration, steam boilers, compressed air systems, minor plumbing, water pumps and water softeners.


  • At least 5 years’ experience working in ammonia, industrial refrigeration, and steam boilers;

  • At least 3 years’ experience working in manufacturing maintenance working on high speed equipment; 

  • Hands on experience in industrial refrigeration, plumbing, water systems, water softeners, and water pumps;

  • Knowledge and working experience in HVAC and electrical is a must;

  • Municipal, state, military, or trade license or certificate relating to the maintenance area is desirable;

  • Food and bakery experience preferred;

  • Knowledge of lockout/tagout and safety requirements;

  • Knowledge of safety criteria for ammonia systems;

  • Understand, follow, and implement PSM;

  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 45 pounds;

  • Must understand and be able to communicate in English, including but not limited to reading and interpreting order forms and selection labels;

  • Open availability to work off-shifts (24 hour facility)- flexibility is a must!


Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair the following:

  • Ammonia refrigeration equipment

    • Preventative and predictive maintenance across the system

    • Compressors, condensers, evaporators, pumps, valves, etc.

    • Control of chemicals and water treatment systems

    • Drain oil

  • Ammonia detection system

  • Compressed air systems

  • Steam boilers

  • Plumbing, water pumps, and water softeners.

If you meet the above qualifications and are looking for a well-established, family owned company to learn and grow with, apply today!  We offer competitive pay with an attendance bonus!  This is a direct hire, full time opportunity with full benefits (dental, medical, vision, 401k), paid holidays, and personal time offered!

Harlan Bakeries is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Minimum  of 5 years maintenance experience

High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate

A municipal, State, military or trade license or certificate relating to the maintenance area is desirable.  Achieve and maintain HAZMAT certification for ammonia and undergo first responder HAZMAT Training.  Must have CIRO certification.  Must have attended and passed a 40 Hour OSHA safety class.

To maintain this rating, you must consistently obtain good performance appraisals and continue to show proficiency in most areas of general maintenance.



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