Pinnacle Foods

  • Ammonia Refrigeration and Utilities Maintenance Technician

    Location US-IL-Mattoon
    Job ID
  • Overview



    We are the maker, marketer and distributor of branded food products that have been American favorites for decades. Our employees located in more than 20 offices and plants across North America rally around our mission, Reinvigorating Iconic Brands. We work to transform our brands to be more profitable for our customers and more enjoyable for our consumers.


    At Pinnacle Foods, every employee has the opportunity to make an impact—from marketing and research & development, to manufacturing, finance and sales—each function plays a critical role in our success. By living our values of trust, candor and ownership we create great relationships that help us deliver results and drive meaningful change for our brands and business.



    The Class III boiler/refrigeration operator is responsible for performing all necessary mechanical maintenance services to maximize production efficiencies and assist or train other employees with their job assignments.  This is a 3rd shift position, 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. with overtime as required.

    1. Perform all duties as outlined for Class III boiler/refrigeration operator.
      • Ammonia Systems – including compressors, chillers, intercoolers, storage receivers, thermosyphans, pumps, piping, manual and automatic valves, Hanson controllers, storage freezers, coolers, spiral freezers and lab freezer condenser towers, fans, and associated equipment.
      • Air Systems – including air compressors, air dryer, air system up to the service drop shut off valve and maintaining the plant operating air pressure.
      • Waste Water Treatment Plant – including pumps, blowers, north and south treatment plants, valves and piping.
      • HVAC Units – including ammonia fed units for processing, water fed units for packaging, Freon units for cafeteria, front office, lab and dist. Office, trash room, stock room, and maintenance shop and all window units. Perform all mechanical work and filter changes.
      • Steam Systems – including boilers, plate heat exchangers, water heater, COP wash tanks, steam traps, valves, piping, pumps, cookers, automatic control valves, thermal fluid boiler of FTS fryer, base board heaters for front offices and heat to all HVAC units.
      • Exhaust Systems – including all exhaust fans, motors, belts and blowers.
      • Plumbing – including all water lines, valves, drain lines, and restroom facilities.
      • Safety – including all fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems, sprinklers, eye wash stations and storm water systems. Including clearing of lot and sidewalks in winter months. Employer truck maintenance.
      • Security – checks of all doors, monitor truck traffic and parking lot.
      • Facility Repair


    1. Perform all work conforming to Pinnacle Foods Group LLC’s, state and local A.S.M.E. standards and codes.


    1. Perform all mechanical maintenance, adjustments, and preventive maintenance of equipment to improve its operation and reliability.


    1. Assist in construction type work involving the removal or installation of equipment.


    1. Ensure proper operation of shop equipment and powered tools, and cleanup of any equipment parts, tools, or spills that occur while performing job duties.


    The employee must meet minimum requirements for Class III Boiler/Refrigeration Operator as determined by the Maintenance Qualifying Procedure. The employee must be able to read, write, be skilled at mathematical calculations, keep accurate and legible records, monitor and enter data into a computerized workstation, drive a forklift and maintain an operator’s license.


    Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
    protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any
    other legally protected basis.


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