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Ammonia Refrigeration (RETA) Technician

Department: Maintenance & Facilities
Location: Madisonville, LA
Career Site: Diversified Foods & Seasonings

Diversified Foods and Seasonings is a leading food manufacturing company. We pride ourselves in our commitment of providing our customers with the finest convenient specialty food products and ingredients. With over 25 years of experience in being an industry leader, Diversified is comprised of fully automated USDA inspected kettle cooking operations in Madisonville, Louisiana. We are all about quality food and customer satisfaction, come be a part of our family.

We are currently seeking an Ammonia Refrigeration (RETA) Technician at our Diversified Foods and Seasonings facility in Madisonville, LA.


  • Maintain and repair all equipment to ensure maximum uptime of the equipment. Troubleshoot in a timely manner and be able to requisition parts and services.
  • Perform outside maintenance as well as refrigeration maintenance and waste water maintenance.
  • Fabrication of parts, welding, electrical, and plumbing as well as the ability to read schematics and diagrams, use testing measure like volt meters, amp meters, lumen meters, rulers, tape measures, squares, tachometers, and gas meters.
  • Work on special projects as they arise.
  • Maintain personal GMPs.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Willingness to safely respond to and work with Anhydrous Ammonia on a regular basis.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of work experience with Anhydrous Ammonia systems.

  • RETA CIRO Certification.
  • Understanding of Evaporators, Compressors, Vessels, Condenser towers, and refrigeration controls.

  • Understanding of following SOPís and PSM regulations.

  • Understanding of 480 3 phase power and controls.

  • 5S, proactive, CMMS knowledge.

  • Team player, self-starter, safety minded.

  • Must possess basic computer skills, e.g. Microsoft Office.

  • Must have intermediate math and intermediate reading skills.

  • Must be able to identify differences in colors.

  • Must be able to lift over 50 pounds and must have good solid back and knees with full mobility.

Diversified Foods & Seasonings, L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome job applications from expert driven individuals without regards to race, color, religion, national origin or sex.

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