Facility Maintenance

1 month ago
Functional Group
Advertised Schedule (e.g. Monday-Friday; 9:00am-5:30pm)
Flexible Hours


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.  


The distribution center is Salem, VA is hiring a full time facility maintenance technician.


Work independently performing routine general maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse. Must have some experience in general industry troubleshooting and repair.


Essential Functions:

  • Performs basic repair and adjustment of dock doors, dock boards, and racking systems.
  • General and basic electrical and plumbing work, in accordance with OSHA standards.
  • General painting, welding, and cleaning following repairs.
  • 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 etc.) to ensure OSHA and operational standards.
  • Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records.
  • Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as required.
  • Performs related work and other job assignments as required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • 2+ years maintenance or trade 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
  • Knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance trades

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


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