United States Cold Storage (USCS) is a leading national public refrigerated warehouse operator with 35 facilities located in 12 states. USCS is comprised of more than 1,600 dedicated professionals who are guided by a common philosophy of integrity, mutual respect, and the pursuit of excellence. We have an unyielding commitment to being "Best in Class."
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for performing duties to operate, maintain, and repair as needed, to respond to all anticipated emergencies and keep all necessary records for all refrigeration, electrical, automatic sprinkler, (fire) hot water, compressed air and fire systems, handling equipment and building/grounds in compliance with warehouse needs to ensure maximum operating efficiency, minimal down time, and conformity with all company, state and federal health and safety rules.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: High School or equivalent
Experience: Skilled in areas of building, handling equipment, refrigeration and systems maintenance and operations (such as basic electrical, control, values maintenance and basic hand tools).
Specialized Knowledge: In refrigerated system operations and maintenance procedures.
Special Skills: Competent to perform safe emergency shut-downs of refrigeration system, new equipment start ups as direct by management.
Other: Must pass respirator exam.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to: