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Recognized as an expert in industrial refrigeration systems, ALTA Refrigeration has been in operation since 1975. We are a family-owned and family-oriented organization that places extreme value on our people. As a result, we have very little employee turnover and high customer satisfaction.

We are looking for team members who want a long term, rewarding career with a company that will invest as much in them as they invest in the company. ALTA Refrigeration is accepting resumes for the following positions – to see full descriptions click on the name of the position. Company benefits and application instructions are listed at the bottom of this page.

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Available Positions

Project Engineer

Location:  Peachtree City, Georgia

Status:  Full-time/Hourly, Exempt

Recognized as an expert in industrial refrigeration systems, Alta Refrigeration has been in business since 1975. We specialize in the design and installation of field-erected, refrigeration systems for food processing plants, multi-temperature distribution centers, food service centers and cold storage facilities. In 2013, we introduced our modular industrial refrigeration system as an efficient alternative to low charge ammonia refrigeration systems. Our industry-leading EXPERT line delivers the same refrigeration power as custom-built ammonia systems while using no water with the same annual power consumption. This synthetic refrigerant solution is the latest addition to our product line and has helped our customers reduce long term operational costs including power, water usage, and maintenance.
We are financially strong and place extreme value on our team. As a result, we have very little employee turnover and high customer satisfaction. We are looking for the team members that want a long term career with a company that will invest as much in them as they invest in the company.
The Project Engineer will plan, oversee, and document all aspects of the construction projects assigned. This position will work closely with sales engineers and senior management to ensure the scope and direction of each project is on schedule, within budget and completed to the quality specified. Duties will vary based on the phase of the project.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare required documentation for each project
  • Develop permit and coordination drawings
  • Maintain the project quality files and documentation systems
  • Order materials and equipment for field crew
  • Coordinate with vendors, customers, and internal departments to order materials and ensure work is performed as specified
  • Respond to customer inquiries in a timely manner
  • Responsible for remote and onsite support
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent time management and organization skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in fast paced team environment
  • Works well independently and with a group
  • Be customer focused
  • Handles confrontation professionally and respectfully
  • Ability to travel 15-20% of the time
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with Autodesk products is preferred
  • Must be comfortable working at heights
  • Demonstrate an understanding and adherence to all work safety policies, procedures and governing requirements

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar field at an ABET accredited university
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in related field preferred

What we offer:

  • Higher than industry wages based on experience.
  • 48 hours PTO (Personal Time Off) after 60 days, 72 hours after 5 years, 96 hours after 10 years
  • 40 hours Vacation after one year, 80 hours Vacation after two years
  • Group Health Insurance with strong company contribution
  • Company Funded Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Company provided phone
  • Company paid training
  • Long Term/Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • 6% Company Match on 401(k)
  • Employee Referral Program

Pre-employment background screening (criminal, drug screen, and MVR) is required for all positions. 

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Welders and Fitters - Stainless Pipe

ALTA Refrigeration has an immediate need for welders and fitters. A minimum of 5 years’ experience is preferred.

Requirements

  • Welders will need to pass a 6G stainless certification.
  • Welders and fitters will be fabricating industrial equipment in a manufacturing environment.

Job Type: Full-time
Required education: High school or equivalent

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Certified Pipe Welders and Fitters – Field

Requirements

  • Welders will need to pass a 6G carbon pipe welding certification.
  • Welders and fitters will be fabricating industrial equipment in a field environment.

Job Type: Full-time
Required education: High school or equivalent

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Pipe Insulators – Field

ALTA Refrigeration has an immediate need for welders and fitters. A minimum of 5 years experience is preferred.

Requirements

  • Insulators will install EPS Insulation on pipe and equipment.
  • Insulators will be working in a field environment.

Job Type: Full-time
Required education: High school or equivalent

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Industrial Refrigeration Service Technician

Location: Position will service accounts across the U.S.

Status: Full-time/Hourly, Non-exempt

Alta Refrigeration has been in business since 1975. We are financially strong and place extreme value on our team. As a result, we have very little employee turnover and high customer satisfaction. We are looking for the team members that want a long term career with a company that will invest as much in them as they invest in the company.

We are looking for experienced refrigeration technicians that can travel to the customer site across the U.S. to diagnose and solve their problems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Refrigeration repair and maintenance support to industrial accounts in the food and beverage, refrigerated storage, pharmaceutical, and gas processing industries
  • Perform routine and emergency service on commercial and industrial refrigeration equipment commonly found in industrial applications.
  • Maintain and manage truck inventory and / or job tool boxes in an accurate, neat and orderly manner as well as adhere to vehicle maintenance program guidelines (If applicable).
  • Expected to achieve RETA CARO certification.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive work experience in commercial industrial refrigeration service
  • Experienced in servicing a wide range of equipment including central ammonia/Freon systems, chillers, HVAC, ventilation, etc.
  • EPA 1 and 2 or universal certification
  • Valid Driver’s license and a safe driving record
  • Physically able to climb ladders, work at high elevations and lift objects up to fifty pounds
  • Must be able to pass physical examination and Respirator Fit Testing
  • Working knowledge of screw compressors, electrical troubleshooting of common types of industrial refrigeration systems and control alarm systems
  • Demonstrate an understanding and adherence to all work safety policies, procedures and governing requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, detail oriented and highly motivated
  • Self-starter
  • Basic computer skills (electronic documentation)
  • Ability to work unsupervised or with limited instruction
  • Available to travel up to 25%
  • Availability to be on call nights and/or weekends as required
  • Ammonia Refrigeration Service experience a plus but not required, will train the right candidate.
  • RETA certification preferred

To join our team you will need to:

  • Successfully pass drug screening, physical, and background checks
  • Possess a good driving record
  • Obtain an EPA Certification
  • Work towards the CARO Certification.

 

What we offer:

  • Higher than industry wages based on experience.
  • 48 hours PTO (Personal Time Off) after 60 days, 72 hours after 5 years, 96 hours after 10 years.
  • 40 hours Vacation after one year, 80 hours Vacation after two years.
  • Group Health Insurance with strong company contribution.
  • Company Funded Health Reimbursement Arrangement.
  • Company provided service vehicle.
  • Company provided phone.
  • Company provided laptop or tablet.
  • An impressive Tool allowance – up to $5,000.00 year.
  • Company paid training.
  • Long Term/Short Term Disability Insurance.
  • Company Paid Life Insurance.
  • 6% Company Match on 401(k).
  • Employee Referral Program.

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Benefits offered

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Group Health Insurance with strong company contribution

  • Company Funded Health Reimbursement Agreement
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short Term/Long Term
  • Disability Insurance

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Paid Vacation and Paid Personal Time Off (PTO)

  • 6 days of PTO after 90 days, 9 days after five years, 12 days after 10 years
  • 1 week of Vacation after one year, 2 weeks of Vacation after two years

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Dollar for dollar company match on 401(k), up to 6%

  • Up to $2,500 Employee Referral Program
  • Up to $5,000/year tool allowance for technicians

If you are interested in a position, please send your resume with salary requirements via:

Mail:
ALTA Refrigeration
403 Dividend Drive
Peachtree City, GA 30269-1905
Attention: HR

Email:
job1@altarefrigeration.com
***Note: if applying via email, please include the open job title in the subject line


ALTA is a certified drug-free company with the State of Georgia.