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Refrigeration Technician in Mocksville NC

Brakebush Brothers, Inc
Refrigeration Technician
Job ID: 
Mocksville NC
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Job Types:
Maintenance Technician, Mechanic/Mechanical Supervisor, Utilities/Refrigeration
Employment Type:
Full Time

REFRIGERATION TECHNICIANS, Full-time - 1st  & 2nd Shifts 


JOB SUMMARY: Perform preventive maintenance as scheduled to avoid unplanned equipment breakdowns on facility refrigeration system. Install, troubleshoot and repair various types of equipment in facility. Responsible for maintaining all facility systems including refrigeration, hydraulics, compressed air, water and steam. Responsible for maintaining buildings and grounds around facility.



1. Maintain entire ammonia system including valve gangs, evaporators, vessels, compressors, etc.

2. Observe and record temperatures and pressures as required.

3. Observe and maintain air compressors and dryers.

4. Maintain water systems including pumps, reverse osmosis units, and softeners.

5. Maintain steam system including steam boilers/generators, de-aerator tanks, strainers, and pumps.

6. Install, operate, troubleshoot, repair or replace hydraulic or pneumatic components, which include motors, pumps, rams, valves, fittings, etc.

7. Working with stainless steel or other metals cut and weld to fabricate equipment as required.

8. Variety of pipefitting and plumbing, work with PVC, galvanized, black and stainless pipe up to 4” dia.

9. Job requires frequent bending, lifting and twisting, climbing, working in tight places, etc.

10. Keep compressor rooms and related areas cleaned.

11. Perform HAZMAT duties as required.

12. Performing other duties as assigned.


WORKING CONDITIONS: High noise, dust, varying temperatures from extreme cold to extreme warm, moving equipment, heavy lifting, slippery floors, working at heights, working in awkward positions, potential for slips, trips and falls, are present. Must wear appropriate PPE and other equipment as necessary or required.


QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to stand, walk, and climb stairs and ladders, up to 8 hours per day. Must be able to lift heavy objects. Must meet Maintenance Technician Back & Task requirements. Must pass pulmonary fitness test. Must pass Company math test. Must complete power jack/ forklift training course, Lock Out/ Tag Out and Hazard Communication training courses. Must be a mechanically inclined individual. Must have basic knowledge of pumps and compressors. Must be capable of operating basic shop tools and machines. Must be capable of working as a team and as an individual. A desire to learn Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration is a must.


Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


AAP/EEO Statement: Brakebush Brothers, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in our hiring, training, or promotion policies. We will not discriminate against job applicants or employees for reasons of race, religion, color, sex, handicap, age, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by law.


About Brakebush Brothers, Inc.:

Since 1925, our privately owned and U.S. operated family business fulfils its mission to exceed customer expectations with quality chicken products at competitive prices and provide a safe and quality work environment for our employees, consisting of competitive wages, great benefits and optimum working conditions.


Brakebush Brothers, Inc. currently has four locations. Our original plant in Westfield, WI is a further processing plant that houses the corporate offices and our fleet, Brakebush Transportation, Inc. Our Wells, MN and Mocksville, NC are additional further processing facilities and the Irving, TX location is a raw portioning operation. Through high capacity production lines and a national distribution network, we provide over 200 products for Foodservice, Industrial and National accounts across the United States.


Brakebush takes pride in continuous improvement, learning and development of our employees at all levels, employee wellness initiatives and ongoing support of our community and charities.  


We offer amazing benefits:

Medical/Dental/Vision, Flex Spending Account, Vacation and Holiday Time, 401(k) with Company Match, Life and AD&D Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement. Optional Additional Benefits: Short/Long Term Disability, Accidental Death Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Telemedicine Services – Doctor and Nurse Line.


Mocksville, NC is home to many of our 150+ employees: Currently the home to over 5,000 people, Mocksville provides small town living with easy access to larger cities via I-40, I-85, and I-77. An affiliate of Main Street America and one of the 50 safest cities in North Carolina, Mocksville is constantly working to make themselves an attractive, vibrant, and charming town for citizens to live, work and play.

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Red Alert is here to offer support. To assist our employers and job seeker community, we have compiled a list of resources regarding COVID-19 and the agriculture industry. You will also find employment resources to help navigate through these difficult times.