Ammonia Refrigeration Technician II - La Crosse, WI #378

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: La Crosse, WI, US, 54603

Company: Kwik Trip Inc

Location: Department #378 1626 Oak Street La Crosse, WI 54603  
Requisition: 118645 
Range Min: $27.29 
Shift: Daytime

Already a Kwik Trip Co-worker?  Follow this link to apply:  myapps.kwiktrip.com 

Kwik Trip’s Maintenance Department is looking for a self-motivated Ammonia Refrigeration Technician II.


  • 40% profit sharing
  • 401K contribution
  • Paid sick time & holidays
  • 2 weeks accrued vacation
  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • Footwear allowance
  • Prescription Safety Glasses allowance
  • Extra compensation for on call responsibilities


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect, Maintain and repair Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
  • Execute system pump downs or isolations to facilitate opening, rebuilding, replacement, and repairs as needed.

Conduct and analyze routine daily tasks such as equipment evaluations for proper operating parameters.

  • Troubleshooting and assisting production departments with maintenance issues, and emergency cooling issues; both ammonia and HVAC.   
  •  Teach / mentor other Technicians in advanced troubleshooting, maintenance, and repairs.
  • Complete PSM compliance paperwork
  • Follow blueprints and diagrams to diagnose and complete repairs
  • Read and comprehend code, regulations, manuals and procedures


Job Qualifications:  Successful candidates should have a minimum of five years’ experience operating and/or servicing industrial Ammonia Refrigeration Systems.  

  • Knowledge of ammonia systems with CARO and CIRO certification, or equivalent certifications with the ability to obtain CARO/CIRO.
  • Knowledge of electricity, electrical motors, controls, and wiring to perform trouble shooting and repair duties.
  • Skills in basic welding to perform equipment repairs.
  • Skill to read and understand electrical, building, PID, and system/equipment blue prints, schematics, and diagrams.
  • Ability to ensure all maintenance is completed to the required specifications and codes or regulations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers at all levels to communicate project scope and requirements
  • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and applicable codes or regulations.
  • Knowledge of Maximo and Microsoft Office Programs.
  • A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record


Physical qualifications:  stand up to 8 hours; lift-up to 100 pounds; bend, reach, and twist frequently; work in a variety of weather temperatures/conditions.

Work schedule:  Monday through Friday, daytime hours. Weekend and overtime work may be required, as well as some on call responsibilities.

Kwik Trip, Inc. OVERVIEW:

For over 50 years, Kwik Trip, Inc. has operated friendly, clean, trusted, family-owned, local convenience stores in communities throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois. With a commitment to generosity, Kwik Trip, Inc. is dedicated to treating co-workers and guests like family. We continue to look for ways to improve our guest shopping experience and product offerings, as well as to ensure we provide a safe and fun work environment for our co-workers. We offer competitive wage and benefits and continue to invest in our family of co-workers and provide them with career advancement and growth opportunities.

Kwik Trip, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Function: Installation - Maint - Repair; Energy, Oil & Gas; Engineering; Facilities; General Labor; Skilled Labor - Trades

Nearest Major Market: La Crosse
Nearest Secondary Market: Winona

Job Segment: Technician, Electrical, Engineer, HVAC, Technology, Engineering, Operations