Refrig Operator Trnee

Perdue Farms, Inc Cromwell, KY

The purpose of a Refrigeration Operator Trainee is to learn to: operate the ammonia refrigeration systems and its related equipment by adhearing to Standard Operating Procedures and Perdue Safety Procedures; diagnose system problems and make repairs; to make repairs generated from work orders; and to maintain a industrial ammonia refrigeration system ensuring a safe work environment, ensuring compliance with all applicable safety and environmental laws, ensuring compliance with the complex Process Safety Program, maintaining records for their retention period requirements to ensure safe, effective and efficient operations.

1 Pass a physical and meet the requirements for a HAZMAT Team Member annually.

2 Pass pulmonary test and SCBA fit test annually.

3 Use personal protective equipment properly when required by federal, state or company policies, requirements, or procedures.

4 Comply with all federal, state and company safety requirements.

5 Ensure you are never on the shift by yourself until you have completed all initial training, and been certified by the Refrigeration Supervisor.

6 Demonstrate a complete understanding of industrial ammonia refrigeration systems both operational and repair.

7 Demonstrate knowledge of procedures and be certified by Refrigeration Supervisor to do an emergency shutdown of the ammonia system.

8 Learn the proper use of all forms, PSM log and check sheets and know the purpose of and requirements for these forms, logs and check sheets.

9 Demonstrate a working knowledge of all department personal computers and use of software.

10 Learn, master, perform the following procedures and demonstrate an understanding and proficiency of:

PSM Requirements and awareness All safety programs LOTO, Hot Work, Confined Space Entry, Emergency Shut Down, HAZMAT, Hearing Conservation, personal protection equipment, etc. Physical Hazards Analysis s HAZWOPER training Identify and correct for Process Deviations Correctly interpret P&IDs How to perform PM Inspections Proper operations and PM of other related equipment such as: Boilers, Air Compressors and Ventilation system and requirements Attend outside schooling on refrigeration operations 11 Maintain own tools and ensure tools are safe to use and the proper tools are available in your toolbox to accomplish the tasks required.

12 The following must be learned and mastered and proficiency demonstrated before being considered for promotion to a Operator:

Must be able to do all start-ups, shut-downs and defrost procedures on all plant refrigeration systems Must be able to perform all operational procedures: Rounds 2.) Oil Draining 3.) Oil adding 4.) Posting all logs C. Must be able to do all emergency shut-downs and start-ups, reset & restart failed equipment and put all systems back on line

13 Perform other related task as assigned by management.

14 To be eligible for promotion:

Must have been in current position for six months No more than two OSHA recordables within a twelve month period and worked six months without an incident. No more than two unexcused absences. No active disciplinary records. Must be able to perform all operator requirements prior to being considered for promotion. Must complete all training and be eligible for promotion within eighteen months or be removed from Refrigeration

The minimum Formal Education preferred to be considered for this position is (indicate level and years of education and, if a degree is required, the major):

High School Diploma or GED equivalent with strong reading, communications, math, writing, and analytical skills.

Specialized or technical knowledge, credentials or licensing required for the position include:

Working knowledge of Occupational Safety Health Administration (O.S.H.A.); knowledge and experience using computers (PCs) and software. Must have mechanical aptitude. Must pass and/or be licensed on: pulmonary test and medical physical, SCBA fit test certification, Lock-Out / Tag-Out certification, hot work permit requirements certification, confined space entry requirements certification, and pass all requirements and certifications to be a member of the HAZMAT Team. Must supply own tools.

The minimum number of Years and/or Months of Prior and Related experience preferred to be considered for this position is:

1/Year/s 0 Months experience as an industrial mechanic required. Preferred education will be accepted in lieu of experience.

The minimum Formal Education preferred to be considered for this position is (indicate level and years of education and, if a degree is required, the major):

High School Diploma or GED equivalent with strong reading, communications, math, writing, and analytical skills.

Specialized or technical knowledge, credentials or licensing required for the position include:

Working knowledge of Occupational Safety Health Administration (O.S.H.A.); knowledge and experience using computers (PCs) and software. Must have mechanical aptitude. Must pass and/or be licensed on: pulmonary test and medical physical, SCBA fit test certification, Lock-Out / Tag-Out certification, hot work permit requirements certification, confined space entry requirements certification, and pass all requirements and certifications to be a member of the HAZMAT Team. Must supply own tools.

The minimum number of Years and/or Months of Prior and Related experience preferred to be considered for this position is:

1/Year/s 0 Months experience as an industrial mechanic required. Preferred education will be accepted in lieu of experience.

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.