Wonderful Citrus

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Refrigeration Technician

Refrigeration Technician

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Wonderful Citrus is seeking a Refrigeration Technician for its Mission, TX  location. Ideal candidate will repair and maintain industrial equipment and utilize knowledge and experience in a mechanical or facilities trade in refrigeration, compressed air, water systems and electrical components. Position will be responsible for setting up, examining, troubleshooting and repairing equipment and continually providing preventative maintenance.

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:


With little or no supervision:

  • Observes mechanical devices in operation and visually and audibly assesses their operation to locate causes of trouble.
  • Dismantles malfunctioning systems and devices to gain access to, remove, and replace defective parts.
  • Tests components using electrical, mechanical and pneumatic testing equipment.
  • Documents all work done on work orders per established procedures. 
  • Starts system, observes operation, read gauges and instruments, and adjusts mechanisms, such as valves, controls and pumps to control level of fluid, pressure and temperature in the system.
  • Will document and inform Supervisor or Manager of potential problems related to daily and weekly log sheet recordings.
  • Will maintain and service screw and reciprocating compressors, recirculation pumps and associated control systems.
  • Maintain a safe environment by following regulations and plant safety requirements. 


With supervision:

  • Will develop, schedule and perform Preventative Maintenance schedules for Facilities and Utility systems and processes.
  • Maintain all necessary paperwork associated with the PSM program.
  • Other duties outside of refrigeration may be assigned relating to general plant maintenance.Manages outside contractors' work as needed in utility systems.


  • Manages outside contractors' work as needed in utility systems.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3-5 YRS Experience (Minimum of 2 YRS experience in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Refrigeration Maintenance)
  • Strong troubleshooting/service experience for industrial refrigeration systems.
  • Skilled in programming refrigeration control systems.
  • RETA course I, II, Ill certificates
  • Must be RETA CARO certified and be RETA CIRO certified within one year of being hired.
  • Universal EPA certification.
  • Knowledge of PSM/RMP and OSHA safety regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Clean driving record & able to pass a drug test, background & work authorization check.

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.