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Tyson Foods Refrigeration Maintenance in Council Bluffs, Iowa

This position starts at $20.48/hr. with a shift increase for second and third shift and potential for overtime. There is potential to progress quickly within levels based on completed training and demonstrated skills on the job. We have open positions for second shift.

If you are looking to make an impact in a meaningful way, join us at Tyson Foods where we are raising the world’s expectations for how much good food can do! We create quality products in a safe environment for our team members. We offer great benefits and competitive pay. This facility operates five days a week and produces Pepperoni.


This position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the refrigeration systems while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures. Must be familiar with ammonia, plant ammonia systems, electrical refrigeration, and other industrial maintenance.


The Tyson refrigeration mechanics monitor, operate, repair ammonia systems, and refrigeration equipment including but not limited to: Compressors, Evaporators, Condensers, Piping systems, Insulation systems and General equipment related to Ammonia systems.

Conduct preventative maintenance and conduct safety checks throughout their area.

Perform any other work as assigned by supervisor/manager

Comply with all safety, food safety, GMP and SQF


  • Must have a minimum of (6) months of continuous work experience in maintenance with a single employer within the last (12) months or currently attending/graduated from an industrial maintenance training program in the last (3) years.

  • Refrigeration or Process Safety Management (PSM) experience is preferred not required.

  • Experience or education on any refrigeration system is a plus, with a willingness to learn the ammonia refrigeration trade.

o Prefer experience with plant compressed air system and all water supply systems (Ex: Chill water, hot water, city water, and glycol systems).

o Must be able to pass a basic physical and pass a pulmonary test (breathing test). You must be able to wear a Respirator (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus). Completion of respirator training certification will be required.

o Standing, walking, bending, stretching, pushing, and reaching are required in all areas, must be able to climb up/downstairs and ladders.

o Must be able to work in harsh environments for short periods of time (Ex: Heat, cold, rain, snow, wind, water, mud, etc.).

o Position requires the team member to move to different areas of the plant and deal with different temperatures and environment in accordance to where they are needed.

o Must have strong communication skills to be able to communicate with various members of management, Quality Assurance, vendors and USDA. The applicant must be able to understand technical training manuals.

o Must be capable to read, write, and use math skills in order to complete necessary paperwork.

o Must be able to work competently and efficiently with little or no supervision.

o Must be able to work overtime and/or weekends as needed.

o Must be willing work other shifts to cover for vacation, training, and special projects, etc.

This B – shift position is required to work from 4:00pm – 4:00am.

Work Shift:

B Shift (United States of America)

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Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

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