Ammonia Refrigeration Technician
Jackson, TN 
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Job Description

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

Individuals must be capable of performing all of the following job duties as required:

  • Operate ammonia refrigeration equipment throughout the plant.
  • Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment.
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation with Supervisors and other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair.
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and install new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears and other parts of machinery.
  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers, wiring, electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  • Lies out, assembles, installs and maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment also repairs and/or replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators and related equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair problems related to the facility mechanical systems and/or ammonia refrigeration systems.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs, fixtures and tools.
  • Operates cutting torch and welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Become a member of the site Emergency Response team


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Candidate must have the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. This individual must be able to read and comprehend all mechanical detail and exploded assembly drawings, Electrical and Pneumatic schematics, related parts Bill of materials and parts terminology.


High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and experience operating ammonia refrigeration systems and/ or Freon experience.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers; handle; and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb; balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; peripheral vision; and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be willing and able to wear an OSHA approved full face respirator, both filtered air and supplied(SCBA).


While performing the duties of this job, the employees are regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places; extreme heat and cold. While employee is performing regular duties they are also exposed to possible risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Conagra Brandsis an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

Conagra Brands, Inc., 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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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