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Utilities Technician I/II - Nights

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Twin Falls, ID

Company: Chobani


The Utilities Technician will be responsible for performing preventative and predictive maintenance on all Process Refrigeration, HVAC, Boilers, and Compressed Air equipment. Will be responsible for monitoring and operating the Boilers and associated equipment along with the Ammonia compressors, Condensers and Air compressors.  Also, assists with Employee Participation Guidelines of the PSM Program for the operating facility.


  • Maintains and operates ammonia compressors, condensers, fans, pumps, evaporators, heat exchangers
  • Understands and follows safe practices for ammonia and Freon refrigeration equipment
  • Install, repair, tear down and rebuild system components on all phases of refrigeration and heating systems in the plant
  • Evacuate all or any part of the ammonia refrigeration systems in the plant
  • Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments
  • Understand component controls and overall control of the system
  • Electrical trouble shooting skills on refrigeration and heating systems
  • Test lines, components, and connections for leaks
  • Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms and parts and reassemble repaired systems
  • Adjust valves according to specifications and charge system with proper type of refrigerant by pumping the specified gas or fluid into the system
  • Install wiring to connect components to an electric power source
  • Perform mechanical overhauls
  • Cut, bend, thread, and connect pipe and tubing
  • Keep records of repairs and replacements made and causes of malfunctions
  • Use/update SOPs, drawing mark-ups and logbooks to communicate across shifts
  • Working knowledge of Process Safety Management System and regulations
  • Working knowledge of the Boiler and Condensate systems
  • Working knowledge of the Compressed air systems


  • 3-5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Maintain steam supply system including manual and automated valves, heat exchanger, and condensate traps
  • Maintain and operate high pressure boilers and feed water
  • Service traps and water feed for boilers and heat exchangers
  • Evaluate all parts of the steam or condensate systems and adjust as necessary
  • Dismantle and repair any malfunctioning components associated with the boiler systems
  • Take water tests and maintain chemical levels in the water systems and adjust as necessary
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to Read & Write the English Language
  • Ammonia Properties, Safety, & Health Hazards
  • Personal Protective Equipment Requirements
  • Basic Electricity Safety   
  • Process Safety Management Overview     
  • Refrigeration Cycle:  Overview of the Process including PSI     
  • Safety Systems and their functions 
  • Normal Operating Parameters & Deviation Response   
  • Compressor, Condenser, Evaporator, Vessel, Pump, Purger & Control Computer operation  
  • SOP/SMP awareness including the requirement to follow written procedures       
  • SOP 101-Overall System Operation, which includes emergency and normal refrigeration system operation procedures   
  • SOP The System Walkthrough Procedure       
  • Ammonia Leak Investigation and the EAP/ERP including their individual role in the emergency action/response plan, including a review of the any recent or routinely recurring incidents 
  • RETA Book 1 Test completion                                                                                                                                    

About Us

Chobani is a food maker with a mission of making high-quality and nutritious food accessible to more people, while elevating our communities and making the world a healthier place. In short: making good food for all.  In support of this mission, we are a values-driven, people-first, food-and-wellness-focused company, and have been since Hamdi Ulukaya, an immigrant to the U.S., founded the company in 2005.  We produce yogurt, oatmilk, dairy- and plant-based creamers, ready-to-drink coffee and plant-based probiotic drinks. Chobani yogurt is America's No.1 yogurt brand, and it’s made with only natural ingredients without artificial preservatives.
Chobani uses food as a force for good in the world – putting humanity first in everything we do. Our philanthropic efforts prioritize giving back to our communities and beyond: working to eradicate child hunger, supporting immigrants, refugees and underrepresented people, honoring veterans, and protecting the planet. We manufacture our products in New York, Idaho, and Australia. Chobani products are available throughout North America and distributed in Australia and other select markets. For more information, please visit and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Chobani is an equal opportunity employer.  Chobani will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military and/or veteran status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Idaho
Nearest Secondary Market: Twin Falls