Refrigeration Mechanic

  • Company: Coca-Cola
  • Location: Auburndale, Florida
  • Posted: April 25, 2017
  • Reference ID: 40235
Operate and maintain plant facility equipment including boilers, refrigeration (anhydrous ammonia), water filtration, air compressors, electrical systems, piping systems, and hydraulics. Direct and track contractor needs and activities as directed by management. Perform all tasks in a safe manner to ensure achievement of Quality, Service, and Cost objectives. Comply with all standard operating procedures and requirements under TCCC Quality System, and with all regulations (local to federal).

  • Maintain, operate and troubleshoot plant ammonia refrigeration systems in a safe manor
  • Maintain, operate and troubleshoot plant boiler, condensate returns and steam distribution systems
  • Maintain, operate and troubleshoot plant water treatment system to include nano- and RO filtered systems
  • Maintain, operate and troubleshoot plant compressed air systems up to and including 600 psi
  • Maintain, operate and troubleshoot plant HVAC, exhaust and make-up air units
  • Maintain, operate and troubleshoot plant fire protection systems
  • Restore plant utilities, to include up to 460 VAC power distribution systems, after power outages
  • Be an active member of the Hazardous Chemical Response Team
  • Use computer and associated software to operate plant utility equipment
  • Support Process Safety Management (PSM) program
  • Utilize plant Computerized maintenance management system to document work orders, equipment history, document personal labor hours, etc.
Position Requirements:
  • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma/GED equivalency and pass the plant employment exams.
  • Must have 5 years industrial plant maintenance experience in Anhydrous Ammonia and HVAC or refrigeration and possess certification as a Level II Ammonia Refrigeration RETA or CIRO (Certified Industrial Refrigeration Operator) or higher. (Other nationally recognized certifications will be considered.)
  • Preferred also have maintenance experience in boilers, air compressors (up to 600 PSI), wastewater treatment, water purification (prefer nano or RO filtration), electrical systems (up to 460 V), piping systems, and hydraulics.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and schematics.
  • Ability to recognize defective parts and to distinguish machine sounds, to detect potential mechanical issues.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, to work on elevated surfaces and work in extreme temperatures and noise levels.
  • Ability to pass an annual physical and respiratory test.
  • Basic understanding of programmable logic controllers (PLC's) and troubleshooting PLC controlled systems.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand instructions given in English.
  • Ability to work eight-hour shifts, 12 hour shifts, day or night shift, or other work schedules as determined by business need, including overtime as required.
  • Required to work holidays and plant shutdowns.
  • Must have CIRO certification within 6 months.
Leadership Behaviors:
  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business
  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler)
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders
  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible
  • DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential

Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants, employees, and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education, employment history, a criminal history check, reference checks, and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company's portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, many of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. Our billion-dollar brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, vitaminwater and Powerade. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1 provider of both sparkling and still beverages. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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