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Maintenance Helper

Responsibilities:

Primary Responsibility: Under close supervision, assists in very basic level duties of general maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse. Maintenance areas include battery and charger maintenance, electricity, plumbing, carpentry.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in maintaining batteries and chargers in working order in accordance with OSHA Standard. Conducts Preventative Maintenance and Repairs on the batteries and chargers as needed.
  • Work in the battery changing room to facilitate and manage the battery changing process.
  • Capable of operating a forklift, pallet jack and battery changer.
  • Cleans, lubricates bearings, gears of other machinery parts using rags, brushes and a grease gun.
  • Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed.
  • Assist in conducting test of safety equipment (Exit signs, fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems, etc.) to ensure OHSA and operational standards.
  • Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.
  • Assist in keeping accurate preventive maintenance records.
  • Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as required.
  • Performs related work and other job assignments as required

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and aptitude required.
  • Mathematical and documentation skills necessary
  • May be expected to participate in HAZMAT responder training

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance trades
  • Microsoft Knowledge preferred
  • Prefer some maintenance or mechanical experience
  • Knowledge of general warehouse practices
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions, as well as interpret pencil sketches and diagrams
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts, if required, including on call
  • Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with co-workers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor

Physical Requirements:

  • May be required to tolerate working environment with inside controlled temperatures of 15 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation)
  • Must tolerate heights up to 35 ft. and be able to access elevated platforms and catwalks
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; push; pull; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; and crouch
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to use hand and power tools
  • Must be able to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, and/or manipulate parts & tools
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception. Either naturally or with the aid of eye glasses
  • Able to work nights and weekends
  • Able to pass a physical and respiratory exam

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.



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