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Refrigeration Technician

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

Software Engineering
Enid, OK, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Job Details:

To feed a changing world, it takes an incredible team. From the cutting board to the board room, every Tyson Foods team member plays an important role in our success. That’s where you come in. We are hiring immediately for Refrigeration Technicians to help keep our plant running!

Setting the table for your success:

At Tyson Foods, our team members’ health and wellness is very important to us. We believe in helping our team members thrive inside and outside of the workplace. That’s why we’re committed to providing a holistic benefits package that provides support for you and your family.

We invest in our team members and their success by providing resources like BENEFITS ON DAY ONE OF EMPLOYMENT and FREE EDUCATION!

Benefits include: medical/Rx, dental, and vision coverage; paid holidays; paid vacation upon hire; 401(k) with employer match; stock purchase program; and product purchase program. We also offer CAREER GROWTH and much more!

This location is part of our Prepared Foods Division. As a Refrigeration Technician, you will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally across every area of our facility and influence company performance by maintaining our equipment. Our Refrigeration Technicians are vital to maintaining our Team Member’s safety through problem solving and proactive upkeep. We have a fast-paced work environment, where every day is different, and we invest in the continued growth and skills of our Refrigeration Technicians. Come be part of our Team.

Pay is determined by experience and is paid weekly!

This role is 3rd Shift- 9:30PM-6:00AM Rotating Schedule-7 days on 2 days off 8 days on 4 days off, but could be considered for other shifts (1st/2nd) should one become available.

This role is onsite in Enid, OK at out 54th St. Plant

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • With moderate supervision provide maintenance support to ensure the safe and effective operation of ammonia refrigeration systems, HCFC systems, hot water, compressed air, and steam systems.

  • Proactive maintenance and refrigeration repairs, performing emergency mechanical or electrical repairs, and troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic plant equipment.

  • Must be able to safely apply knowledge and troubleshooting skills to all assigned production equipment and the ability to effectively interact with all plant personnel to accomplish plant and individual goals.

  • This position is exposed to noise levels that require hearing protection.

  • Candidates should be able to read and interpret blue prints, repair air compressors and evaluate pneumatic systems inspection procedures.

  • Understanding boiler theory and the basic eleven IIAR Basic NH3 Refrigeration schematics will be required for this role.

  • Must be able to pass a HAZ-Mat physical and pass the training to be certified as an Emergency Responder Technician Level and participate on the Emergency Response Team.

  • Also responsible for minimizing downtime due to equipment and system failure.


  • Education: High School Diploma/GED required. 1 year of industrial/refrigeration maintenance experience education (I.E. possess industrial/refrigeration maintenance diploma or currently enrolled in technical school) a plus.

  • Experience: 1(+) years of industrial refrigeration experience or equivalent experience (Refrigeration/HVAC/Electrical/PLC)

  • Computer Skills: Basic computer skills will be necessary to log information, to process daily work orders and to complete required documentation. Ability to learn and utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

  • Communication Skills: The ability to communicate effectively and basic math skills are necessary to perform this job at a satisfactorily level

  • Applicants will be considered for Associate Refrigeration Technicians, General Refrigeration Technicians, and Sr Refrigeration Technicians level openings.

  • Must Reside in the US to be considered, this role does not offer sponsorship.

  • Resume is required with submitted application to be considered.

Special Skills:

  • Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 75 lbs. occasionally; ability to lift 20 lbs. frequently.

  • Ability to stand on a hard surface for up to 12 hours per day.

  • Ability to work in confined and tall spaces, walk, climb, utilize a ladder, operate a lift, bend, and stoop.

  • Repetitive gripping, pushing, and pulling.

  • Frequent overhead work.

  • Temperatures inside the plant may vary from -25 degrees to over 100 degrees; outside work may also be needed.

  • Basic math skills, including percentages, fractions, and measurements.


Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

ALL SHIFTS (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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