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Ryder System Refrigeration Maintenance Technician in LATHROP, California

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Under supervision from a supervisor or manager , the Refrigeration Tech ( Maintenance Tech II) is responsible for all maintenance functions of the facility. The position requires direct involvement with daily operations and future projects to ensure technical activities support facility goals and objectives. Personnel in these groups may have varying degrees of customer or contractor contact levels.

Refrigeration Technician must maintain the Engine room and refrigeration equipment. Perform necessary preventative maintenance to all pertinent refrigeration equipment. Perform all repairs on the refrigeration system and routine maintenance on other related systems e.g evaporators, condensers, Nh3 pumps, and glycol systems. Understand shop maintenance, parts inventory, parts ordering and plan reporting systems. As time permits, will assist in maintenance of the building electrical system, as well as heating and cooling equipment. Perform maintenance to such items as doors, floors, dock levelers, overhead doors, freezer doors, roof, product racks and so forth. Will be required to understand PSM programs and implement the policies into the daily refrigeration duties, specifically completing the required documentation.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 8-10 years plant/warehouse general maintenance experience, including eletrical and mechanical repair and trouble-shooting

  • Has the ability to make quick, reliable decisions that represent both the customer and Ryder

  • Good organizational, communication, and planning skills

  • Vocational or Technical Certification preferred

  • Experience operating forklift equipment required

  • Equipment certification may be required


  • Performs maintenance and trouble-shooting functions on all warehousing equipment in an independent and effective manner

  • Maintains and trouble-shoots plant utility systems including fire protection, water, electrical, air, and vacuum as applicable

  • Understands shop maintenance, parts inventory, parts ordering, and plant reporting systems

  • Performs routine forklift repairs

  • Maintains batteries and related equipment

  • Performs routine Preventive Maintenance (PM) and maintains records of repairs

  • If required, provides training, including aspects of safety, quality, sanitation, and efficiency of packaging/warehouse equipment, for operations associates

  • Additional duties as assigned, overtime as needed

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job Locations US-CA-LATHROP

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (1/10/2022 2:10 PM)

Requisition 2022-112049

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 8596