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Refrigeration Operator

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024
The Refrigeration Operator is responsible for the safe, efficient operation, maintenance and upkeep of the company’s refrigeration equipment, and building in a manner that minimized interruptions in warehouse operations, ensures employee safety and maintains customer product at required temperatures at all times.

We are a growing organization and currently looking for a passionate and motivated Refrigeration Operator to join our winning team.

Employment Type: Full-Time
Shift: Monday to Friday 7am to 330 (flexible)
Reports To: Chief Engineer / General Manager
Office/Facility: Abbotsford


  • Leads and promotes a culture where Health and Safety is the #1 priority. Provides leadership and support for Health & Safety initiatives within the department.
  • Carries out daily checks on refrigeration equipment and makes necessary repairs or adjustments
  • Tours the warehouse on a regular basis to ensure the building is safe and supports the warehouse activities.
  • Follows preventative maintenance programs to minimize disruptions in warehouse operations.
  • Make recommendations to the Chief Operating Engineer and General Manager on programs and equipment to improve efficiency and meet ongoing customer requirements.
  • Monitors and adjusts equipment to lower utility costs.
  • Operation of various warehouse management technology, including CMMS, computerized refrigeration control systems.
  • Enforces established safety, health, contamination and housekeeping policies and procedures in order to minimize staff injuries, lost production time, damage, and contamination of product.
  • Operates within and promotes compliance with the Code of Business Conduct, company policies and procedures, and all statues and legislation governing the workplace.
  • Perform other maintenance activities such as door repair, floor repairs and other general building repairs
  • Participates in other initiatives, projects and duties as assigned.



  • Experience with building repairs and general maintenance duties- Mechanical aptitude is an asset.
  • Weekends will be required as business dictates
  • Willing to work flexible shifts as required and respond to after-hours call outs
  • On call rotation requirement


  • 1+ years of related work experience.
  • Experience with ammonia refrigeration systems
  • 5th Class Power Engineer or Refrigeration Operator Ticket (required)
  • Knowledge of provincial regulations regarding operating engineering and refrigeration, elevating devices, building and fire code, local bylaws, environmental, labour, and health and safety legislation.
  • Ability to work in temperatures of -30 degrees Celsius.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Commitment to health and safety in the workplace.
  • Driven to provide exceptional customer service.
  • Embraces change and has a continuous improvement philosophy.
  • In depth knowledge of provincial regulations regarding operating engineering and refrigeration, elevating devices, building and fire code, local bylaws, environmental, labour, and health and safety legislation.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to quickly understand and identify issues and implement solutions.
  • Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude with a hands-on and team -oriented work style.
  • Ability to work in temperatures of -30 degrees Celsius.
Pay Range:$32.95 - $32.95

Why Lineage?

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers’ requirements. Beyond that, you’ll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We’ll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.

Lineage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with all local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful harassment and retaliation. Lineage will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability or any other protected status. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, medical, dental, and basic life and disability insurance benefits, RRSP matching and paid time off.

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