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Refrigeration Technician/Engineer – Seasonal

Job Description

Refrigeration Technician/Engineer– Seasonal

Copper River Seafoods, Inc.




Refrigeration Technician/Engineer- carries out all activities/duties in repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment. This position also is involved in the maintenance or repair of buildings, grounds, and utility systems of the production plant.

POSITION TITLE: Refrigeration Technician/Engineer

DEPARTMENT: Engineering Department, multiple locations throughout Alaska

REPORTS TO: General Manager


Repairing and maintaining vessel or plant equipment and machinery including generators, fish processing equipment, deck cranes, blast freezers, refrigerant-containing equipment, ship elevators, fish pumps, forklifts, and company vehicles

Assisting with the operation of the ammonia or freon refrigeration systems

Maintaining current and accurate documentation of rounds and maintenance activities

Develop familiarity with, and carrying out all tasks in accordance to, the Process Safety Management (PSM) Plan, standard operating procedures (SOPs), OSHA standards, environmental compliance requirements, and emergency response procedures


Duties are performed at a seafood processing facility located in Alaska

The position may be assigned to any plant as needed

Work conditions may be cold, wet and noisy


Current enrollment in or completion of a relevant technical degree or certification (preferably one involving electrical systems, refrigeration, or mechanical engineering) or related experience.

Work experience demonstrating a general maintenance and repair background

Welding and fabrication ability with aluminum and stainless steel preferred.

Must supply and maintain own tools.



Must be 18 years of age or older

Able to work around seafood including various types of fish and shellfish

Able to work up to 18 hours per day seven days a week

Able to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally during the work shift

Able to follow directions and adhere to work rules

Able to work well with others and live harmoniously with room-mates and others of diverse backgrounds in a confined area

Prompt, reliable and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job

Able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation



Position is based in Alaska, requires travel to seafood/harvesting processing locations.   Position open until filled. 

CRS is an EOE.


APPLICATION:  Please submit cover letter, resume specific to above requirements, and 3 professional references.          

            Email, Mail or Hand Deliver to: 


Copper River Seafoods, 1118 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, Alaska   99501

Attention: Copper River Seafoods, Human Resources


Updated: February 3, 2014