Refrigeration Engineer (Class B)


Refrigeration Engineer (Class B)

Canadian Blast Freezers Ltd
Location: Trenton, Ontario
Posted: January 13th 2023
Deadline: March 14th, 2023

Canadian Blast Freezers/Canada First Brands is a growing meat processing and cold storage company. We are committed to providing industry leading product quality, customer service and new product development in meeting the needs of our customers.

We believe that our success depends on the quality and leadership abilities of our team members. Our goal is to have a talented, competent workforce and provide opportunities for skills development and career advancement.

We are recruiting for a Refrigeration Engineer (Class B).

The Refrigeration Engineer will ensure the efficient, safe operation and maintenance of a class R19 ammonia refrigeration plant in compliance with TSSA regulations and the Operating Engineers Act. This position will require flexibility in work schedule and the ability to work on-call hours.

Reporting to the Chief Engineer the Refrigeration Engineer has the following responsibilities:

  • Management the day-to-day operations of the refrigeration system for safe, reliable and efficient operations
  • Sets and monitors system controls to math freezer and blast cell loads
  • Monitors blast freezer cycles, ensuring temperatures and cycle times are optimized and that produce meets CFIA regulations
  • Meets HACCP standards, records temperatures, cycle time of each blast cell on a daily basis. Reports any temperature variations from standard to the plant superintendent.
  • Maintains a clean appearance of all piping, floors and equipment
  • Does a daily inspection of equipment and physical facilities. Checks for ammonia leaks on a daily basis. Reports equipment deficiencies and damage, co-ordinates with outside supplies for parts and repairs.
  • Keeps an equipment log. Ensures all equipment repairs or upgrades are in compliance with TSSA standards.
  • Installation and maintenance of water and drainage piping; compressed air piping and ammonia piping systems
  • Monitors and records flow rates, pressure and temperature with specific cold chain parameters
  • Troubleshoot electrical problems
  • Must have stationary engineering certification: minimum qualification of B-CLASS ticket
  • Must have 1 to 2 years of experience in a related field
  • Must feel comfortable with maintenance of equipment
  • Must have the ability to be on-call Sunday to Saturday
  • Industrial ammonia experience is considered an asset
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills needed to optimize refrigeration operation
  • Sense of urgency and ability to manage multiple demands, takes charge and accountability
  • Excellent communication, and organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills
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We offer:

  • Competitive wages
  • Annual increases
  • Lots of room for wage growth
  • Extended health and medical
  • Group life and accidental death insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Paramedical expense coverage
  • Career growth and continued training and development

Canadian Blast Freezers is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify human resources at 1-613-394-4122 ext. 228.

Contact Information
Human Resources
Canadian Blast Freezers Ltd
80 Carrying Place Road,
Trenton, Ontario, Canada
K8V 3E6

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