Indianapolis, IN

$34.25 - $34.25

Ammonia Refrigeration Technician – 2 positions

Ammonia Refrigeration Technician

Ammonia Refrigeration Technician - 2 positions

Well established and reputable company located in the Indianapolis, Indiana area in a plant environment has opportunities for direct hire Ammonia Refrigeration Technicians on the night shift. The company has a culture that is energized and impactful.


Night shift - 6:15 PM - 6:45 AM

4 days on, 4 days off


Starting pay is $34/hour plus shift differentials for nights - 2nd shift (at $0.25 an hour) and 3rd shift (at $0.30 an hour). Overtime pay of time and one-half for all hours worked over 8 hours in a day. There are excellent company benefits and relocation assistance is available. If someone were to work a 12-hour shift, they would be paid the equivalent of nearly $40.00 an hour including shift differential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complies with Safety, PSM, environmental, SQF, GMP policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Demonstrates sound knowledge, judgement, and maintains high standards for quality of work
  • Operates, monitors, troubleshoots, tests, adjusts, and maintains the facility's utilities systems
  • Completes progressive Boiler and Ammonia Operator Training
  • Communicates effectively (written and verbal) in all aspects of daily work
  • Troubleshoots equipment and processes, maintaining steady-state operations and continuity across multiple shifts
  • Supports weekly work order schedules as arranged by Facilities Maintenance Planner
  • Utilizes CMMS (SAP PM) to accurately document and track work order hours and execution
  • Supports equipment maintenance and repairs with vendors and outside contractors in conjunction with Planner and Management
  • Actively participates or leads daily shift change DDS and shutdown meetings
  • Supports Break-Down-Analysis (BDA) and 5S for assigned Facilities areas and supports and actively participates in continuous improvement activities through the company performance system
  • Ability to work overtime and/or flex work hours as required, including weekends and holidays
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 2+ years of stationary engineer, industrial maintenance, commercial HVAC, or military equivalent experience required
  • Strong mechanical/electrical aptitude - demonstrated experience in troubleshooting and repairing electrical & mechanical equipment and systems
  • Must attend GCAP (or equivalent approved by Management) Boiler Tech 1 and successfully complete training within 6 months
  • Must attend GCAP (or equivalent approved by Management) Ammonia operator 1 and obtain certification within 6 months
  • Must attend GCAP (or equivalent approved by Management) Ammonia operator 2 and obtain certification within 12 months
  • Must be willing to work in a union environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Highly mobile, lots of walking both on flat surfaces and up/down stairs with quick response to emergency situations at the facility
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to perform work on ladders, boom lifts/forklift/scissor lift
  • Must be able to work in a noisy environment with varied temperatures
  • Must be able to pass respirator testing annually for PSM

Company Benefits:

Company cares about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:

  • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
  • Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
  • Balance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)

Salary: $34.25 - $34.25

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