Peco is searching for a Refrigeration Technician for our West Fulton Street processing plant in Canton, Mississippi.


This position is responsible for operation and maintenance of the ammonia refrigeration system. Must be able to understand and work within the rules and standards of OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM), and EPA Risk Management Program (RMP). Must be able to work within a total team environment and be able to effectively deal with team members, members of the management team, operations personnel, as well as contractors. Must have a foundational knowledge in troubleshooting and repair of mechanical, electrical, refrigeration and other systems under the areas of assigned responsibilities. Shift work and weekend work may be required.


  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Formal training from an Air-conditioning/Refrigeration Technical School is a plus. RETA and IIAR Ammonia Refrigeration training is preferred.
  • Experience: 3 + years Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration and equipment room experience in a food plant preferred; experience in the Air Conditioning/Refrigeration industry a plus; industrial maintenance experience a plus. Team member must have working knowledge of electrical testing equipment and basic hand and power tools. Extensive knowledge of Industrial Safety procedures is preferred. RETA I Certification and Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification preferred. Must be able to read and understand Equipment and System P&ID's
  • Special Skills: Knowledge of Industrial Maintenance including hydraulics, pneumatics, PLC's, Motor Controls, and shop equipment operation desired. Experience with Air Conditioning/Refrigeration systems operation and maintenance a plus.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Holidays
  • Family Health Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Advancement Opportunities

Application Process:

This is an hourly position and starting pay is based upon the candidate's work experience and education levels.


Canton, MS


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