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 Refrigeration Specialist- 2nd, 2nd Shift   Req ID: 3394

City, State:  Irving, TX, Texas (US-TX)

Reports to:  Utilities Supervisor 

Department:  2nd Shift Maintenance Irving 

Classification:  Nonexempt 


Position:  Refrigeration Specialist V 

Compensation:  Hourly Non-exempt (wage may vary from $29.30 - $43.05 depending on qualifications and experience)

Employment Type:  Full-time 

Reports to: Utilities Manager 


Benefits Offered:  Health, Dental, Life Ins., 401(K) with a company match, Voluntary Benefits include (Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Accidental Death, Critical Illness, Vision, Supplemental Life), Paid Holidays, Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, Annual Bonus, and more. 



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Must obey all safety, USDA, HACCP, and the Company rules and regulations. 

  • Must know shop mathematics, able to interpret drawings, and be able to use tools required.                   

  • Read all schematics. 

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

  • Observe and record temperatures and pressures as required 

  • Observe and maintain air compressors and dryers. 

  • Maintain water systems including pumps and softeners 

  • Maintain quick water system 

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

  • Perform HAZMAT duties as required. 

  • Keep compressor rooms and related areas cleaned. 

  • Must be proficient in the following areas including use of related tools and equipment: 

  1. AMMONIA SYSTEMS; IIAR or RETA Certifications are a requirement. 

  1. CARO certified 

  1. SIRO certified 

  1. Operator I and II certification 

  1. PLC Troubleshooting and/or programming 

  1. Electrical controls, wiring, instrumentation & Troubleshooting 

  1. Pipe Fitting/Plumbing 

  1. Pneumatics 

  1. Automatic Equipment Operation  

  • Candidate will be proficient in Ammonia Systems. 

  • Must be able to train others on all aspects of Utilities system. 

  • Proficient on PSM program 

  • Physical requirements must be able to lift 50-70 lbs. on a consistent basis. 

  • Must have good communication skills (both written and oral). 

  • Must be able to work weekends and overtime. 

  • Communicating with management when there are concerns with the following: Production Safety Employee Relations 

  • Performs other related duties as assigned to support production demands as may be specified by customer or client. Also, perform other related duties as required by management. 


Experience and Qualifications

  •  High school diploma or equivalent
  •  Minimum of 1 year work related experience. 
  • Display positive attitude and teamwork skills. 
  • Must be able to stand and walk up to 12 hours per day. Ability to frequently bend, lift and twist. Must be able and available to work overtime as required. 
  • Must complete a pre-employment physical and drug test.  Must pass pulmonary fitness test.
  • Must complete power jack/forklift training course, Lock Out/Tag Out and Hazard Communication training courses.


Supervisory Responsibility: This position has no supervisory responsibilities. 


Working Conditions: High noise, varied temperatures (warm to cold), slippery floors, moving equipment and dust may be present.  Job requires frequent bending, lifting and twisting, climbing, working in tight places, etc.  Employees will wear personal protective equipment as necessary or required.   


About Brakebush Brothers Irving in Irving, TX:   As a family owned company, Brakebush celebrated their 90th Anniversary in 2015.  Throughout the years, with the help of a dedicated, experienced workforce, Brakebush has kept the same ideals that our founders started - providing the highest quality products to meet the needs of restaurant operators, schools, healthcare facilities, convenience stores and everyone who wants to serve their customers great tasting chicken.   



Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test and background check are required.

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.

Please see our Benefits Page to learn more about the amazing Health and Wellness Benefits offered to our employees!

Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas