Dot Foods, Inc.

Ammonia Refrigeration Technician

Job Locations US-NY-Liverpool
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Location: Liverpool, NY          Department: Maintenance                Reports To: Maintenance Manager


Your Role:  This position monitors and maintains all ammonia refrigeration and fire protection equipment, ammonia and fire alarms used, works directly with Safety and other management teams to develop/ maintain company process safety management and risk management guidelines.

  • Monitor and maintain the glycol and electrical under floor heating systems, all fire and ammonia alarms, and monitors electrical usage of the refrigeration system to maximize savings.
  • Manages Process Safety Management
  • Does a daily, monthly, and yearly inspection on the equipment.
  • Works with Safety and management to develop an emergency shutdowns and evacuations that all employees know the procedures
  • Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.

Role Specifics:

  • Schedule – Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm; Ability to work flexible hours (weekend, late hours and on-call) based upon facility needs.
  • Travel – Occasional overnight travel to other company facilities or outside facilities for training. Must have ability to travel independently as needed, without restriction by all modes of transportation, including car, plane, or train.
  • Environment – Indoor and outdoor work; exposure to chemicals. Work in situations where human error could result in serious financial loss or personal injury.

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 55 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:


  • Competitive Wage: DOE $25.24-$37.85
  • Competitive salary and bonus program
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plan

Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.


EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.





We Need You To Have:

  • High school diploma or general equivalency degree
  • Good physical condition and agility access all areas of facility
  • Safety oriented, knowledge of hot work, confined space, and fall prevention.
  • Training, ability, and physician approval to use SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus).
  • Sufficient vision and hearing to operate equipment safely

We’d Like You To Have:

  • Demonstrated computer skills
  • Continual emergency response training
  • Excellent working knowledge of 120V-480V 3-phase
  • Experience in ammonia refrigeration or extensive Freon refrigeration experience.


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