Boiler & Refrigeration Mechanic

Lamb Weston

Quincy, WA, USA

Full time

$27.5-32.5 (hourly)


Sep 8

ob Description Summary


We are looking for a motivated individual with a positive attitude to join our Lamb Weston Quincy team! The B&R position supports maintenance by repairing and maintaining plant wide and performing maintenance functions throughout the plant as assigned, while working under limited supervision.

Job Description


  • Perform regular assigned checks.
  • Keep logs up to date.
  • Equipment repair, overhaul and trouble shooting.
  • Proper start-up and shut-down of plant equipment.
  • Training of other mechanical or production personnel.
  • Follow safety procedures for all work performed and instructing others in safe working habits.
  • Actively practice and abide by all Company work, safety and personal hygiene rules and regulations as outlined in the employee handbook.
  • May be required to work any shift, any and all days of the week, or overtime in accordance with production and maintenance schedules and applicable seniority rules.


  • Must meet the qualifications of lower bracketed mechanic.
  • Thorough working knowledge of single and three phase electrical.
  • Thorough working knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Proficient at welding mild steel.
  • Thorough knowledge of plant operations and mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Good communicator with salaried and hourly personnel.
  • Has thorough knowledge of basic mechanical skills (i.e. plumbing, measuring, changing bearings, etc.).
  • Able to work alone and in a neat workman-like manner.
  • Meets the specific qualifications in one area as listed below.

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

General Maintenance Area

  • Fulfil Line Mechanic duties in Raw Receiving, Plant I, Plant II or Co-Product.
  • Weld stainless steel and aluminum.
  • Set up and adjust cutters and Lamb guns.
  • Properly adjust all shakers and conveyors.
  • Repair all drive components on plant equipment.
  • Do sheet metal layout, fabrication, and installation.

Refrigeration/Boiler Area

  • Type 1/Type 2 Universal Freon Card
  • 2 year certification in refrigeration
  • RETA certified
  • Has a thorough knowledge of plant refrigeration, boilers and allied equipment.
  • Able to operate all plant engine rooms, boilers, and freezer tunnels to meet production needs and within set operating parameters.
  • Can identify all lines, valves, and components relating to the operation of the boilers and refrigeration in all plants.
  • Understands water chemistry, treatment, and in plant application.
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to repair equipment within refrigeration/boiler areas.
  • Knows safety procedures for chemicals normally used, their toxicity levels and labeling.
  • Has thorough knowledge of proper liquid levels, lubricants, and mixtures used in the refrigeration/boiler area.
  • Thorough understanding of and be a participant in Process Safety Management Program.

Industry-Competitive Benefits

Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive.  Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:

  • Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
  • Family-Friendly Employee events
  • Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services

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