CAREERS

Now Hiring

BCS hires people who embrace the five BCS Core Values of Teamwork, Integrity, Quality, Accountability, and Attitude.

We are now hiring:

Bellingham Cold Storage is looking for a full-time Maintenance Supervisor who has a strong commercial/industrial electrical background.

We are looking for experienced forklift drivers, especially those with warehousing experience.

TWIC cards and standup forklift experience are a plus.

In addition to any other job requirements, Bellingham Cold Storage requires applicants to pass a drug screening. Please note that if you have been smoking marijuana, please don't bother to apply. While we realize it is now legal to smoke it, you can't do so if you want to work at BCS. Our drug test is able to tell when synthetic urine is being used for the test. Thank you!

Positions may be temporary or union-based.
In cases where a union contract is in effect, any discrepancies between these descriptions and the union contract defer to the language of the union contract.

Applications for all positions are available at:
BCS Security Office at 2700 Roeder Avenue
(Security Office across the street from guard shack)

Maintenance Supervisor

Bellingham Cold Storage is looking for a full-time Maintenance Supervisor who has a strong commercial/industrial electrical background. A successful candidate should have:

A minimum of 5 years on the job experience as a maintenance / construction person. They must possess mechanical skills in all, but not limited to, welding and metal cutting, equipment fabrication, high and low voltage electrical troubleshooting, electronics troubleshooting, electric motor overhaul and replacement, Standard plumbing skills to include, steel, copper and PVC plastic pipe and associated fittings. They must possess general knowledge of all tools needed to perform the above work. They must possess excellent people and supervisory skills. They must remain drug free and must report to work on time and free of drugs or alcoholic influence. They must be appropriately dressed in a manner consistent with good personal hygiene and with clothing appropriate and consistent with the job to be performed. They must be willing to work overtime when it is necessary in his/her area. They must be self-motivated; able to work on their own and also be able to encourage their maintenance team to be self-motivated as well. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and supervisory skills. They will also possess computer skills such that they can use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. They shall possess a valid driver's license (in good standing without major or multiple violations).

The job includes some overtime and weekend work however you'll have approx. 85% of the weekends throughout the year free.

Wages: $26-$30/hr. Annual increases would take place over the next five years. Plus a profit based annual bonus each year.

BCS also provides outstanding Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage for which the employee contribution is just $77/month. BCS also owns and operates a private Medical Clinic for use by all BCS employees and their family members free of charge. BCS also contributes to all employee pension accounts with a 401k match program and has generous vacation, holiday and illness allowance benefits. Bellingham Cold Storage is an EEOC Employer and has an outstanding reputation for being a great place to work. BCS is a cold storage 3rd-party logistics provider that also hosts 12 on-site processing tenants at our two food processing / cold storage campuses here in Bellingham Washington. BCS is a mature and well established company with family ownership and a family type working culture. This summer in June BCS will celebrate our 70th year in business having been founded and still owned by the Talbot family starting way back in June of 1946.

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Refrigeration Engineer

Overview

Primarily responsible for utilizing specialized skill set to support the maintenance and operation of a variety of refrigeration equipment. Be informed and aware of refrigeration projects at the plant. Assist in the installation and startup of new refrigeration equipment and process. Perform preventative and emergency maintenance on the Ammonia system to maximize equipment up-time. Troubleshoot and resolve mechanical / electrical issues within the Ammonia system. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Two years experience or training in industrial refrigeration required
  • Refrigeration Engineers Technician Association (RETA) Certification is a plus
  • Be Drug Free (BCS is a Drug Free work environment)
  • GED/High School Equivalency
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Work, Excel)
  • Have a valid Driver's License without any restrictions
  • Able to read and understand wiring diagrams and P&ID's
  • Willingness to conform to all OSHA, PSM, HAZMAT, and safety program regulations
  • Ability to withstand walking, lifting, bending, stooping, climbing ladders, walking on roofs, working in heights, and working in confined spaces
  • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds
  • Ability to pass fit test to don and doff Level B & SCBA
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent work habits
  • Ability to demonstrate safe working habits
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work any shift, nights, weekend, holidays, and extended hours
  • Ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Must meet our BCS Core Values: Teamwork, Integrity, Quality, Accountability, & Attitude

Compensation

  • Wages $23.76/hr upon completion of probationary period

BCS also provides outstanding Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage for which the employee contribution is just $77/month. BCS also owns and operates a private Medical Clinic for use by all BCS employees and their family members free of charge. BCS also contributes to all employee pension accounts with a 401k match program and has generous vacation, holiday and illness allowance benefits. Bellingham Cold Storage is an EEOC Employer and has an outstanding reputation for being a great place to work.

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Forklift Drivers

Job Duties

  • Load / unload trucks, ships, railcars, and containers
  • Supply customer repack operations
  • Warehouse fresh and frozen products
  • Continuous use of hand-held scanners
  • Extensive overtime required
  • Assist other departments in moving equipment as needed

Job Requirements

  • Ability to work in very cold warehousing environment
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds on a routine basis
  • Must be over 18 years old
  • GED/High School Equivalency
  • Must pass a Math / Literacy Test

Compensation

  • Starting wages $13.38 / hr starting.
  • Increment increases based on hours worked, top scale $17.47 / hr
  • Qualify for benefits after 500 hrs worked

BCS also provides outstanding Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage for which the employee contribution is just $77/month. BCS also owns and operates a private Medical Clinic for use by all BCS employees and their family members free of charge. BCS also contributes to all employee pension accounts with a 401k match program and has generous vacation, holiday and illness allowance benefits. Bellingham Cold Storage is an EEOC Employer and has an outstanding reputation for being a great place to work.

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