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Ammonia Refrigeration Technician

Cuisine Solutions
Sterling, VA
  • Posted: January 26, 2022
  • Full-Time

TITLE: Ammonia Refrigeration Technician

Passion, talent and a mind that is open to the world are the qualities we seek and value at Cuisine Solutions. Dynamic and progressive thinking is the major asset needed to participate in our company and our projects. We keep the promises we make to our customers. If that commitment is also yours, perhaps you should be a part of this worldwide team, providing a new level of quality and service for our industry.


  • 2 years ammonia refrigeration experience in a food manufacturing facility.
  • Must be able to pass respirator fit test and Pulmonary function test as well as 24-hour hazmat class.
  • Must have Ammonia Certification from GCAP or RETA


Refrigeration Techs must have extensive knowledge operating, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing ammonia refrigeration systems, boiler, hot water, domestic cold water, and compressed air systems. Basic knowledge of General Maintenance and Electrical and Electronic Systems are also required. The associate must be able to work in a team environment and individually with little or no supervision. Must comply with all Company SAFETY Policy's (LOCKOUT/TAGOUT, ETC), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), and all Process Safety Management (PSM) regulations.

  • Operation, testing, troubleshooting and repair of the ammonia refrigeration system, its sub-systems, and all auxiliary processes and/or equipment related to the operation of the refrigeration system.
  • Perform planned maintenance on all ammonia refrigeration and utility systems.
  • Experience with operating and maintaining spiral freezers.
  • Maintains the material integrity of the Refrigeration and utility rooms in accordance with established best practices.
  • Must be able to perform or capable of learning ammonia system pump downs for repairing / replacing ammonia refrigeration parts etc.
  • Complete all applicable documentation as required and directed by Dept. manager including but not limited to: PSM-related modifications or changes, Work Orders (WO's), refrigeration system and operation notes.
  • Adheres to all Company policies including but not limited to safety, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).
  • Daily rounds and inspections of Temperatures and Condition of Ammonia System.
  • Perform chemical test on boilers as well as Condenser towers.
  • Any other duties assigned by Maintenance / Refrigeration Manager


  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Short Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation& Sick leave
  • Paid Holidays

Cuisine Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Cuisine Solutions


Sterling, VA
20166 USA



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