Americold Maintenance Technician in Fort Smith, Arkansas

Job Descriptions:

AmeriCold Logistics, the largest provider of temperature controlled distribution services in the US, is seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our team at our Fort Smith, AR facility.

Summary:

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.
  • Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed.
  • Maintain batteries and chargers 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 show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.
  • Assist 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.

Required Experience:

Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • 1 - 3 years maintenance mechanic 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.

Tools and Technology:

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

Educational Requirements:

  • Basic mechanical knowledge and aptitude required.
  • Mathematical and documentation skills necessary.
  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • 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

Keyword: Warehouse Maintenance, Warehouse Mechanics
From: Americold