• Apprentice Technician-Level 2

    Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Functional Group
    Monday-Friday;11:00pm- 7:00am, some weekends
  • 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.


    Under close supervision, performs routine general maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse. Maintenance areas include electricity, plumbing, lift truck, refrigeration, ammonia, and carpentry.


    Essential Functions:

    • Performs basic 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
    • Cleans, changes, and lubricates bearings, gears, and other machinery parts using rags, brushes, and grease gun
    • 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
    • Assists answering security alarm calls as needed
    • Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as required
    • Performs related work and other job assignments as required


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    • 1 - 3 years maintenance mechanic experienceKnowledge of general warehouse practices
    • Strong communication skills
    • Mathematical and documentation skills necessary
    • 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 have strong relationship building skills
    • Relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions
    • Ability to perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others


    Tools and Technology Required:

    • Knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance trades
    • ISO knowledge preferred
    • Knowledge of SAP preferred
    • Microsoft knowledge preferred
    • Forklift certification


    Educational Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred
    • Basic mechanical knowledge and aptitude required
    • Candidates with RETA courses preferred (However, as a condition of employment, selected candidates will be required to complete (4) courses during the first 12 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 have basic level knowledge of OSHA PSM program


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


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