Americold

Maintenance Technician-Level 3/ 1st shift

US-PA-Mountville
3 months ago
ID
2017-2193
Functional Group
Maintenance
Advertised Schedule
Monday-Friday; 7AM-3:30PM

Overview

Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food and beverage industry supply chain, and to play our part in ensuring families across the US and overseas can sit down together to eat.

 

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 165+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. In North America we have over 11,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.

Responsibilities

Work independently performing routine general maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse. Must be proficient in the troubleshooting and repair of electrical, plumbing, lift truck, refrigeration, ammonia, boilers, and carpentry.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Performs all repair and adjustment of refrigeration system, doors, dock boards, pallet racks, sweepers, sprinkler systems, forklifts, pallet trucks, and electrical work in accordance with OSHA standards
  • Inspects forklifts, pallet jacks, and other operating equipment to ensure compliance with OSHA and operational standards
  • Tests, maintains, and evaluates equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers, and pressure gauges
  • Tests and calibrates HVAC equipment
  • Maintains tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed
  • Maintains batteries and chargers in working order in accordance with OSHA Standard
  • Conducts test of safety equipment (Exit signs, fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems, etc.) to ensure OHSA and operational standards
  • Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records
  • Answer security alarm calls as needed
  • Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as required
  • Performs related work and other job assignments as required

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • 4+ years maintenance mechanic experience
  • Must have successfully completed four (4) RETA courses
  • 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
  • Knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance trades
  • Must have successfully completed HAZMAT responder training

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW

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