Silver Bay Seafoods is opening a new state of the art processing facility in False Pass, AK in 2019. Our False Pass location will process salmon as well as white fish and will begin operations during the 2019 salmon season. We are currently looking for a Chief Engineer that will work to develop the facility and assist in making it the shining star of Silver Bay Seafoods.
The incumbent will assess plant wide maintenance needs and recommend changes, plan and schedule preventative maintenance as well as manage and instruct department heads and employees in multiple departments in maintenance procedures and techniques. This position entails managing personnel in maintaining multiple systems of NH3 (anhydrous ammonia), R22(HCFC), R404A(HFC), R507(HFC), R134A(HFC) and other refrigerants as encountered in our facility and on fishing vessels.
The incumbent will be highly experienced in multiple Engineering skills, including general knowledge of Millwright, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Electrical, Electrical Control, PLC, IT, Plumbing, Refrigeration, Diesel Engines, Rolling Stock, Inventory, Building Maintenance, General Construction, Painting, Fabricating and Welding Processes. A working knowledge of industrial machine and facilities maintenance and repair is necessary. Skills and extensive knowledge and experience in refrigeration theory, operation and maintenance, troubleshooting and repair on both low temp and RSW systems are also a requirement. Project research, project planning, project design, project implementation and project parts ordering
The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
The candidate must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
At different points in the year the Chief Engineer will work odd hours; including 12 to 16 hours shifts 7 days a week, depending on production and maintenance needs. Strenuous mental as well as physical demands are required of this position. It is important that this individual can perform duties at varying times of the day.
Silver Bay Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age.