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Refrigeration Operator


Refrigeration Operator

Delta, BC

About Us

STRIVE is a specialist recruitment firm offering proactive recruitment solutions in the areas of Accounting & Finance, Corporate Administration, and Manufacturing Operations. STRIVE supports various clients from small to medium-sized enterprises to Fortune 500 organizations for their permanent, contract, and temporary recruitment needs. 

The Role

At STRIVE, we are partnered with a renowned client with over 100 years of experience and a worldwide leader in their industry. We are currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Refrigeration Operator to join their growing maintenance department and will be reporting to the Chief Engineer/Maintenance Manager in their Delta facility.

The Refrigeration Operator will play a key role in ensuring the facility is able to run at optimal production levels, with minimal downtime

This is a full-time, permanent position. For training, you will be working Monday-Friday in the morning (7 am – 3.30 pm) / afternoon (4 pm – 12.30 am). After training, you will be working 4x12 hour shifts rotating 6 am - 6:15 pm or 6 pm - 6:15 am (4 days on / 4 days off). There are 15 people within the maintenance team. 


  • Monitor and respond to plant alarms.
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance tasks on plant refrigeration equipment (Engine Room).
  • Update maintenance logs and records.
  • Work with others to plan and coordinate the completion of work.
  • Perform general maintenance tasks throughout the facility as needed.
  • Perform other duties incidental to the work described herein.


  • Refrigeration Operators Certification with BC Safety Authority.
  • 1-2 years of experience with ammonia refrigeration systems is an asset.
  • Well-developed maintenance skill set.
  • Strong safety record
  • Experience in the food processing industry is considered an asset.
  • Own vehicle required.
  • Must be available to work 7 days per week including weekends and holidays on a rotating shift basis.


  • Competitive wage
  • Benefits Dental care, Extended health care, Life insurance, and Vision care
  • RRSP
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off (2 weeks)
  • Company apprenticeship programs are available for successful candidates to achieve 4th class tickets
  • The opportunity to expand your skillset and receive mentoring by highly experienced skill trades



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