• Refrigeration Technician

    Job Locations US-AK-Dutch Harbor
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5 months ago)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the ship’s freon refrigeration system including plate freezers, blast freezer, RSW chillers, cold storage, galley coolers and containerized cooler units.  This position reports to the senior refrigeration technician.


    • Operation, maintenance and repair of the refrigeration system working with one other refrigeration technician.
    • Close cooperation with the ship’s other departments to provide a continuous flow of product through the plant.
    • Pre and post season maintenance as required to ensure smooth start-ups.
    • Assistance with other shipboard projects at the direction of the chief engineer.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Must be EPA Section 608 Universal Certified.
    • Experience with large refrigeration systems required. Must be familiar with screw compressors, two stage systems, and low temp liquid recirculation systems. 
    • Mechanical aptitude, resourcefulness, and troubleshooting skills a necessity.
    • Working knowledge of electrical and piping systems.
    • Capable of communicating effectively and working closely with Production, Quality Assurance, Safety and other departments in order to achieve overall vessel objectives.
    • An ability to work efficiently and with minimum supervision.
    • Willingness to assist in other plant projects on board as needed.
    • Prompt, reliable attendance is an essential function of the job.
    • Must have the ability to work well under pressure, 12 or more hours per day, 7 days per week.
    • Must be willing and able to work with other departments in a team atmosphere.
    • Must be willing and able to live and work in confined quarters in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Must be professional at all times and represent Icicle with the highest standards.
    • Able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

    Working Conditions

    Must be able to work 7 days a week, 12 hours a day in wet, cold conditions. There are areas within the plant that contain moving and loud machinery, and hearing protection and other safety and protective equipment is required.


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