Ammonia Refrigeration Technician

Date: Jun 22, 2019

Location: La Crosse, WI, US, 54601

Company: Kwik Trip Inc

Location: Department #889  1626 Oak Street  La Crosse , WI  54601  
Requisition: 74131  
Pay Grade: Non-Exempt Salary Structure 
Shift: Daytime
Education Experience: High School Diploma/GED
Employment Experience: 5+ year


Join our team at Kwik Trip Inc. as an Ammonia Refrigeration Technician where you will be responsible for operating, inspecting, troubleshooting, and conducting preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance on Kwik Trip’s industrial ammonia refrigeration equipment and facilities. 


  • Company profit sharing
  • Company provided tools
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid sick time
  • Opportunity for overtime
  • Great advancement opportunity
  • Health / dental / vision / life insurance
  • Company supplied uniform and personal protective equipment
  • Footwear allowance
  • Prescription eyewear allowance
  • Effective support network and 24/7 call center
  • Extra compensation for on-call responsibilities

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D, high mechanical aptitude, and similar work experience.  Similar experience should include, five years’ experience operating and/or servicing industrial ammonia refrigeration systems; troubleshooting, and maintaining ammonia refrigeration systems.  An electro-mechanical background; knowledge of reciprocating and screw compressors, condensers, chillers, electrical control circuits, three phase power, PLC’s, and general maintenance practices.  Additional qualifications/requirements include:

  • RETA certification or equivalent technical training
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record
  • Understanding of blueprints and schematics
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Strong interpersonal, organization, and written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

Physical requirements:  frequently stand/walk up to 8+ hours; lift up to 75 pounds; bend/squat/twist and stoop/kneel/crouch frequently; grasp/pinch/grip frequently; work in a variety of weather temperatures/conditions. 

Work Schedule:  40-50 hours per week.  Typically, Monday through Friday daytime hours; however, you will have on-call responsibilities including evening and weekend shifts as needed, as well as some occasional overnight stays.

Pay Grade: Non-Exempt Salary Structure 
Function: Facilities; Installation - Maint - Repair; Inventory; Manufacturing; Skilled Labor - Trades
Referral Bonus Program Reward Amount (if eligible): $100.00

Nearest Major Market: La Crosse
Nearest Secondary Market: Winona

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