Freezer/Refrigeration specialists direct, implement, audit and evaluate the maintenance, installation, and repair of cooling and refrigeration systems in the manufacturing and processing sectors. They play a very important role in food safety.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
An associate’s degree with refrigeration training is required. Training/certificates in food handling safety and processing is a bonus.
To pursue a career as a freezer / refrigeration specialist:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, computer courses and mathematics.
Where can I work?
Meat and food processing plants that require products be frozen or refrigerated employee freezer/refrigeration specialist.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The job outlook for freezer/refrigeration specialist will be good over the next five years.
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