Job Description

Refrigeration Technician/Engineer

All Processing Facilities

Copper River Seafoods, Inc.




Refrigeration Technician/Engineer- carries out all activities/duties in repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment related to Freon and/or ammonia refrigeration systems. 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: Chief Engineer


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 and repair of 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 CRS 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 be 18 years of age or older.

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

Able to work more than 8 hours a day. 6 – 7 days during peak season.

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 assigned to Anchorage, Cordova, Naknek, or Togiak depending on need.   Position open until filled.


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

How to Apply:


Copper River Seafoods

1400 1st Avenue

Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Attention:  Human Resources 



CRS is an EOE.