Boiler & Refrigeration Specialist

Lamb Weston

Connell, WA, USA

Full time

$31.72-31.72 (hourly)


Sep 8

Must have a complete knowledge as well as demonstrate plant safety rules including but not limited to the lockout-tagout procedure, confined space entry, chemical hazards, and the hearing conservation program. Unique nature of the equipment requires additional understanding and demonstration of safety rules specific to boiler or pressure vessels, Ammonia or Freon refrigeration systems and covered PSM (Process Safety Management) covered processes and compressed air systems.  While performing task is expected to identify risk to themselves and others and modify task to mitigate these risks to insure a safe outcome. Is expected to properly use PPE as it relates to operating systems. Must have good personal hygiene and be able to practice safe work habits.


  • Able to perform maintenance tasks such as repairs, rebuilds, welding, and service to manufacturers specifications for boiler and refrigeration equipment and plant auxiliary support systems, advanced basic care and operational PM’s.
  • Able to Understand and Follow SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) Operator Guidelines
  • Must operate equipment within standard operating parameters and record equipment set point and readings as required.  Must make operational adjustments to ensure equipment operates within standard operation parameters to always insure stable conditions.
  • Able to maintain and operate Plant Auxiliary support systems such as air and water treatment systems.
  • Able to update CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) with status and details of work order results daily.
  • Able to operate the systems with minimal supervision.
  • Able to respond in accordance with PSM (Process Safety Management) regulations to ammonia complaints and leaks.
  • Able to effectively operate assigned equipment covered under PSM covered processes (Process Safety Management).
  • Ability to acquire 24 HR HAZWOPER Ammonia Safety training.
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

The following list of qualifications is not intended to be complete but should serve to guide candidates interested in considering bidding for the position.

  • Ability to acquire a HazWoper Safety certification.
  • Ability to recognize and mitigate risk to achieve safe outcomes.
  • HVAC or Industrial Refrigeration Certification (Preferred)
  • Welding certifications (Preferred)
  • Able to perform structurally sound welds in all four positions and acceptable cutting.
  • Strong maintenance and fabricating skills.   
  • Knowledge and use of PDM tools such as alignment tools.          
  • Advanced knowledge of equipment typical to boiler and refrigeration operations.
  • Attention to detail and pride in workmanship.
  • Ability to stay self-motivated and manage workload to meet deadlines.
  • Available to work any shift and/or all days of the week in accordance with operational needs.


  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • Trade School Certification or Military training related to Boiler and Refrigeration operation preferred. 
  • Mechanical aptitude and experience in industrial maintenance is preferred.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety documents and processes, operating and maintenance instructions or work orders, technical and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondences.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers and Team Leaders.
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills.


  • Must be proficient in basic mathematical calculations addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions.

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