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Refrigeration Technician (TX) - Rio Grande Juice Company

Refrigeration Technician (TX) - Rio Grande Juice Company

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Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Refrigeration Technician for our (TX) Rio Grande Juice Company. Our Refrigeration Technician will provide routine general maintenance and repair throughout the refrigeration systems. Must be able to work independently and be proficient in the troubleshooting and repair of electrical, plumbing, and Ammonia Refrigeration.


Wonderful Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus. Our citrus varieties can be found in the produce department of grocery stores across the country under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.

To learn more about Wonderful Citrus Company, visit www.wonderfulcitrus.com.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  •  Performs all repair and adjustment of refrigeration system, electrical work in accordance with OSHA Standards.
  • Test, maintain, and evaluate equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers, and pressure gauges.
  • Test and calibrate ammonia equipment.
  • Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed.
  • Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records.
  • Answer security alarm calls as needed.
  • Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as required.
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts if required.
  • Must be able to respond to facility after hours call backs.
  • Performs related work and other job assignments as required.



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, experience, and/ or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

  •  High school graduate or equivalent preferred
  • 4 - 5 years Ammonia refrigeration maintenance mechanic experience
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow written job instructions.
  • Ability to follow and comply with quality standards.
  • Ability to comprehend and comply with GMP rules and Food Safety guidelines.
  • Knowledge of general safe work practices.
  • Committed to maintaining a safe work environment.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain valid hi-lo license.
  • Ability to work as contributing member within the team.
  • Ability to operate a PC (keyboard/mouse).
  • Strong communication skills, including verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions, as well as interpret pencil sketches and diagrams.
  • Understanding of P&ID’s.
  • Knowledge of various types of equipment in the Ammonia Refrigeration maintenance trade.
  • Will be required to be trained in HAZMAT 24 hour certification.
  • OSHA and PSM program knowledge a plus.

Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 8,500 employees worldwide. We’ve made Wonderful Pistachios one of America’s top-selling salty snacks. We’ve turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California’s top-selling, high-end Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world’s largest flower delivery service.

The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California’s Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents. To learn more about The Wonderful Company, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.