Chief Refrigeration Mechanic - Days - Niagara Region - Fort Erie, Ontario Canada - 36676

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Job #: 36676
Title: Chief Refrigeration Mechanic - Days - Niagara Region
Job Location: Fort Erie, Ontario - Canada
Employment Type:
Salary: $42.00 - $42.00 - Canadian Dollars - Hourly
Other Compensation: benefits + pension plan
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: NO


** $42.40/hr to start

** benefits (100% company covered)

** pension plan

** well established company


  • Responsible for the plant refrigeration system
  • Maintain and repair the refrigeration components of the plant in accordance with accepted standards
  • Schedule all needed repairs, ensure PMs are completed on time, and co-ordinate with outside contractors for necessary repairs and inspections as well as in-house maintenance B Operators across multiple shifts
  • Ensure the operations of the plant and power systems are in accordance to TSSA standards at all times
  • Complete and maintain proper record keeping for all work done on the system, including completion of MOCs (management of changes) and inspection records
  • Respond quickly to any calls from production to keep refrigeration equipment operational and ensure production runs smoothly
  • Receive and complete refrigeration work orders and preventative maintenance work orders when assigned by Maintenance Team Leader
  • Sign and date all completed work orders and PMs to record all problems or observations that should be brought to the Team Leader’s attention
  • Assist with developing maintenance programs to help improve the operations and conditions of equipment
  • Ensure all work performed complies with governing practices, codes and regulations
  • Report to the Spills Action Center any refrigeration leaks


* Refrigeration Operator A OR Second Class Stationary / Power Engineer certification

* Refrigeration/Air Conditioning Mechanic license (R/HVAC) an asset

* Gas Fitter Level II or ODP ticket would also be assets

* Knowledge of ammonia based refrigeration systems

* Basic knowledge in welding, machining, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, drafting and blueprint reading

* Must be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

* Self-starter with a positive attitude, honest and strong work ethics

* Able to work with minimal supervision

* Creative and quick decision maker with a focus on preventive maintenance

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Solid computer skills (MS Word, Excel, E-Mail, etc.)

* Troubleshooting skills

* Track record of good attendance

* Ability to work independently and in a team environment equally well

* Must be comfortable with occasionally working in confined spaces

* Must be able to work occasionally in refrigerated areas where temperatures as low as -40F

* Must be ok to perform some work on roof top, where temperatures can vary depending on whether

* Ability to work overtime periodically