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Maintenance Mechanic RETA / CIRO in Ripon, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/29/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Ripon, CA
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    0 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic I Reta CIRO | Ammonia Refrigeration

Shift: Please contact for details

Rate: $22 - $30 per hour DOE

Position Type: Direct Hire

Volt is in search of a Maintenance Mechanic I. This is a Direct Hire position— the Individual applying must be able to work any shift, as well as weekends; this including overtime with little to no notice. Must have vast knowledge of high speed packaging machines, gearboxes, motors, filler machines and PLC troubleshooting. This is a food grade manufacturing environment.


  • Successfully passed Reta CIRO Ammonia Refrigeration test.
  • Refrigeration knowledge and experience with compressors, condensers, refrigeration accessories and controls, working knowledge of NH3, NH3 Safety.
  • Electrical knowledge to include efficient troubleshooting and repair of electrical equipment to include 480V, 220V, 120V and 24V.
  • Possess working knowledge and ability to efficiently troubleshoot pneumatics, air compressors and components.
  • Possess ability to efficiently troubleshoot and repair manufacturing, processing and packaging equipment.
  • Possess working knowledge and ability to efficiently troubleshoot hydraulics including pumps, accessories and controls.
  • Possess ability to proficiently perform various types of welding including sanitary stainless steel and minor fabrication experience.
  • Possess working knowledge, and ability to efficiently troubleshoot and repair boilers, steam systems, water softeners pumps, and general plant utilities.
  • Working knowledge of all plant process systems, Breaking Equip., HTST, CIP, sterilization, etc.
  • Some working knowledge of PLC process control system.
  • Working knowledge and ability to troubleshoot PLC controlled equipment.
  • Possess sufficient hand tools and test equipment with ability to use them to properly perform job functions as required.


  • Respond to maintenance calls, efficiently troubleshoot and repair all production and plant equipment as needed in a timely manner to minimize downtime.
  • Trouble shoot and repair electric control circuits from 120V to 24V, read and follow electrical diagrams as needed.
  • Change out all electrical components such as magnetic starters, contacts, wiring, and other associated components as required.
  • Service, troubleshoot, and repair hydraulic system components.
  • Sanitary welding and fabricate as needed.
  • Layout and install plant and process utility plumbing such as air supply piping, sanitizer, foamer lines, and product lines, etc.
  • Perform SOP’s associated with the Ammonia PSM Program.
  • Perform PM procedures as assigned in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to follow work instructions, work independently, effectively and efficiently on all plant equipment and systems.
  • Make recommendations for improvements in operation and/or plant efficiency.
  • Participate in training of Maintenance II and prepare them for advancement in to Maintenance I.

Job Type: Full-time - Direct Hire

Salary: $25.00 to $30.00 /hour

For immediate consideration or to schedule an interview please contact Shemika Kaigler at 209-952-5627. You can also email a current resume to for an immediate reply.