Job Info
Job Title: Refrigeration Tech
Location: Modesto, CA
Job Number: 11238
Posted Date: 3/10/2020
Job description

Ratto Bros, Inc. is a family-owned grower, packer, and shipper of fresh market produce. We are looking for a Refrigeration Technician. This position will be responsible for maintaining, repairing, and examining the refrigeration systems. Performing preventative maintenance and responding to any breakdowns in the facility will be a main responsibility of this position. A full job description will be available during the interview.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Diagnose problems and make repairs to the refrigeration system and existing equipment 
  • Perform preventative maintenance on the refrigeration equipment and other cooler machinery
  •  Complete daily, weekly, and monthly inspections of refrigeration and processing equipment 
  •  Ensure proper operation of the hydrovac and hydrocooler 
  •  Handle hazardous materials, such as chlorine, bioside and oil, safely under the direction of the Refrigeration Manager.
  •  Respond to emergency breakdowns of the refrigeration system 
  •  Monitor inventory levels of parts and maintenance equipment 
  •  Order and/or fabricate repair parts as needed 
  •  Install mechanical wiring and electrical components 
  •  Participate in the Mechanical Integrity, RMP, PSM, CalARP program regulatory audit
  •  Perform other maintenance duties such as painting, plumbing, replacing valves, installing fixtures, and repairing leaks as needed 
  •  Other duties and special projects as assigned.  


  • 2 years minimum experience in fabrication, equipment maintenance and ammonia refrigeration
  •  CIRO certification preferred  
  •  Knowledge and experience with electrical troubleshooting control systems is a plus. 
  •  Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required.  
  •  Strong ability to analyze and think strategically. 
  •  Must have thorough knowledge of industrial maintenance. 
  •  Must be detailed-oriented and deadline sensitive. 

This position is a full time, year round employment. We offer competitive wages and benefits along with the opportunity for personal growth within a learning environment. Hourly rate is based on experience. Ratto Bros Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. Job offer is subject to contingencies. 
For more information regarding this opportunity, please call 209-545-4445 or email resume to

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