Refrigeration Specialist

Basic Function:

Perform a variety of specialized maintenance and repairs on UniSea Cold Storage’s ammonia refrigeration system to ensure continuous, safe, and efficient operation.


Essential Duties:

  • Conduct detailed inspections, repairs, and maintenance of intricate equipment integral to ammonia plant operations. Responsible for documenting all maintenance, repairs, and safety inspections for the ammonia system.
  • Coordinate efficient and effective maintenance tasks during planned plant downtime, while maximizing productivity and minimizing disruptions to ammonia plant operations
  • Develop and execute the overall preventative maintenance plan specific to ammonia plant equipment. Present to UniSea Cold Storage management expected repair costs prior to beginning the job.
  • Maintain and monitor optimal capacities of ammonia systems and promptly address any operational issues
  • Work closely with King and Prince Maintenance and UniSea’s Dutch Harbor Plant Maintenance to optimize the performance of ammonia plant equipment and systems while fostering communication and collaboration
  • Incorporate industry-specific best practices, promote a culture of safety and compliance within the plant, and recommend training to enhance employee proficiency in handling issues that may arise in the ammonia plant
  • Collaborate with Safety and other stakeholders on Process Safety Management (PSM) protocols tailored to ammonia equipment. Regularly update documentation, ensuring it remains current and easily accessible to relevant stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned


Position Requirements:


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • 2-4 years of anhydrous ammonia system operation and maintenance experience
  • Professional appearance and manner required
  • Must possess good communication and organizational skills as well as excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to interact in a positive manner with diverse cultures in a team environment

This is an hourly non-exempt position with a rate of $28.65-$33.67 per hour.

Headquartered in Redmond, Washington and celebrating our 50th year in 2024, UniSea continues to be one of the world’s most successful processing facilities for fresh Alaskan seafood. Not only do we deliver consistent, high-quality products and services, we believe in providing the best experience in the industry for both our customers and employees. UniSea is “people first” company. That’s why you’ll love working for us!


UniSea offers a rich benefits package including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance available after eligibility period is satisfied.
  • A variety of different voluntary coverages are offered – including AFLAC policies and additional life insurance for self and family members.
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Accounts are available after the eligibility period is satisfied.
  • 401(k) plan and addition 3% employer contribution – after eligibility period is satisfied.
  • Employer paid life insurance.
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

To Apply:

Submit a copy of your resume to .

UniSea is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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