Silver Bay Seafoods

  • Refrigeration Operator

    Seasonal Non-Exempt
  • Overview

    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 Refrigeration Operator to operate and maintain a large single stage Ammonia system in accordance with SOP’s and PSM program and all mandated safety guidelines. Incumbent will perform maintenance, troubleshooting and repair on both low temp and RSW systems and multiple systems of NH3.


    • Knowledge of refrigeration theory and operation.
    • Knowledge and familiarity with components including reciprocating and screw compressors, pumps, motors, valves, evaporators and heat exchangers
    • Diesel operation and maintenance.
    • Able to read and understand P&ID Diagrams and follow flow diagrams.
    • Familiar with electronic controls and sensing techniques common to refrigeration.
    • Good mechanical aptitude.
    • Safe work practices, particularly with regard to NH3 (anhydrous ammonia).


    • At least 2 years related documentable experience operating and maintaining commercial refrigeration.
    • Operate and maintain a single stage Ammonia system safely and efficiently
    • Able to wear an air purifying respirator during routine maintenance and emergency situations
    • Mechanical ability to perform basic maintenance on refrigeration equipment.
    • Able to work in a cold environment, blast tunnel operation,
    • Familiarity with and ability to follow Mechanical, Electrical, OSHA, and PSM codes and requirements.
    • Able to keep job sites clean and orderly
    • Organized and efficient work


    Interpersonal and Communications Skills

    • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with coworkers
    • Able to maintain records and paperwork required for maintenance and operations logs
    • Ability to work harmoniously with coworkers of various departments.
    • Drug free

    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.


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