Americold

  • Master Maintenance Technician, Level 5

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5/8/2018 11:26 AM)
    ID
    2018-3222
    Functional Group
    Maintenance
    Schedule
    Sunday-Monday; 6:30AM-5:00PM
  • 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

    Primary Responsibility: 
     
    Works independently, performs advance maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse. Reviews inspection and repair reports and observes progress of work on major overhauls to evaluate efficiency and work quality. 


    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
    • Reviews inspection and repair reports and observes progress of work on major overhauls to evaluate efficiency and work quality
    • Test, maintain, and evaluate equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers, and pressure gauges Test and calibrate HVAC equipment
    • Inspects completed work for compliance to blueprints, specifications, and safety standards
    • Troubleshoots equipment and recommends corrective action
    • Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed
    • Maintain batteries and charges in working order in accordance withy 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
    • Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift 
    • Answer after hours “call backs” as needed
    • 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)
    • Candidates with RETA courses preferred. However, as a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to certify in (6) courses during the first 18 months
    • HAZMAT trained candidates are preferred. However, as a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to be trained in HAZMAT, obtain and maintain the certification
    • Must be certified to test sprinkler systems (if facility has such systems
    • Must have a high level of knowledge with OSHA PSM program


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    • 8 plus years maintenance mechanic experience
    • Fully competent to a high degree in mechanical knowledge 
    • 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 overtime
    • 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
    • Strong communication skills
    • Tools and Technology: Knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance or other trade experience, ISO, SAP, Microsoft Programs and Forklift Certificate


    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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