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Compressor Rebuild Technician
Our Compressor Rebuild Technicians maintain the compressor components associated with Publix ammonia refrigeration systems at our Bakery, dairy, and Deli facilities located in Lakeland, Florida.
- Performs compressor teardown.
- Transports parts to the rebuild area.
- Disassembles and evaluates internal parts.
- Cleans and sorts parts.
- Replaces faulty components.
- Reassembles parts into the compressor block.
- Performs basic maintenance such as oil and filter changes and servicing for the seals, water jacket hoses, and drive coupling alignment.
- Monitors run times, maintenance schedules, oil pressures, operating temperatures, and vibrations to detect any abnormalities in compressor equipment.
- Completes functions such as pump downs, tie-ins, and equipment replacements for major projects.
- Performs daily general housekeeping duties such as cleaning and washing equipment, emptying trash, and sweeping and mopping work areas as needed.
- At least 20 years of age.
- Experience with rebuilding ammonia compressors (including disassembly, evaluation, and reassembly).
- Experience with mechanical and electrical systems.
- Experience using hand tools.
- Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record.
- Ability to conform to all OSHA, PSM, HAZMAT, and Publix safety program regulations.
- Ability to wear a respirator.
- Ability to work with solvents, detergents, hot water, paint, and various aerosols.
- Ability to work any shift, including nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
- Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions.
- Ability to work well with others and be an effective team member.
- Ability to lift over 50 pounds frequently.
- Obvious enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work.
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