Refrigeration Technician (M-F 8am-4pm)

Muleshoe, TX
Full Time
Service and Supply
Mid Level


UDA is a local, family-owned, dairy cooperative committed to serve the needs of our members, community, and customers by providing high quality milk and dairy products. As the only milk marketing co-op in the state, UDA oversees the production, processing, and marketing of Arizona’s finest milk products from farm to Retail in 48 hours or less. From sweet cream and butter to non-fat dry milk, UDA provides milk products to manufactures and supermarket chains throughout the Grand Canyon State.

Our motto at UDA is “United in Excellence.” The dairy industry’s success isn’t built on one dairy or brand, it’s built on the community as a whole - this includes our amazing employees. When you join UDA, you’re not just joining a business, you’re joining a family. Since 1960 UDA has been headquartered, operated, and managed in Arizona. We strive to provide our employees with rewarding career opportunities aimed at long-term stability, growth, and advancement. We put our heart and soul into our products and value our team who show up, every day and do the work.


The Refrigeration Technician is responsible for providing refrigeration, mechanical service and repairs for all UDA producers. The successful candidate will have dairy farm experience and excellent mechanical skills. The operation is located in Muleshoe, Texas and services the surrounding dairy operations with mechanical and supply support.


  • Service member dairy farms with equipment maintenance, repairs, and replacements in an accurate and timely manner
  • Collaborate with farmers to understand service needs and ensure all equipment is functioning with minimal downtime
  • Drive to various farms, throughout Texas & New Mexico, to assist with scheduled and unplanned service needs
  • Ensure fans, coolers, refrigeration equipment is operating efficiently
  • Report and manage accurate and legible records of all services completed and pending
  • Request and prepare equipment and tools needed for each project
  • Always maintain food safety and quality standards, resolving and/or reporting compliance issues immediately

Skills & Abilities: 

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Comfortable working with and around livestock (Yes, we do mean cows) 
  • Effective problem analysis and problem resolution skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of individuals 
  • PLC (process logic control) and process controllers helpful
  • Mechanical experience with drives, pumps boilers, air compressors, etc.
  • Electrical experience 120, 240 & 480 volt systems
  • Knowledge of commercial Freon refrigeration systems
  • Must be able to use technical manual and testing equipment
  • Ability to make decisions impacting products and safety based on independent judgment and discretion
  • Must provide personal hand tools (screwdrivers, wrenches, basic cordless power tools)
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal direction and supervision
  • Shift work required, willingness to work on call as scheduled to included possible weekends and holidays. 

Preferred Experience: 

  • Previous experience in refrigeration, HVAC, or similar industry
  • Previous maintenance, electrical, or equivalent experience

Mandatory Experience:

  • Must have a clean driving record


  • High School Diploma, or equivalent 



  • Requires ability to sit, walk and stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Requires ability to stoop, bend, reach, lift and carry items up to 50lbs.
  • Requires ability to climb ladders and stairs of varying heights
  • Requires ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and extreme heat 
  • Requires ability to visually observe the condition of surroundings.
  • Requires ability to hear and speak.



•    Medical, Dental & Vision plans
•    401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match
•    Disability Insurance
•    Life Insurance
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Health & Wellness Programs
•    Paid Time Off
•    Shift Pay Differential
•    Education Assistance
•    On-site Fitness Center
•    On-Site Health Clinic    


The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list; employees may be subject to additional, or altered, tasks and the scope of the role may change as necessitated by business demands. UDA will not consider any application submissions from unauthorized third-parties, consulting, or external staffing firms and will not be held subject, or liable, to any terms, fees, or penalties associated with a submission.

UDA is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.


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