Maintenance Technician-Level 2

2 weeks ago
Functional Group
Advertised Schedule (e.g. Monday-Friday; 9:00am-5:30pm)
Monday-Friday 2:00 pm-11:00 pm


Carthage Crushed Limestone, a division of Americold, is seeking an experienced maintenance technician for their Carthage, MO based quarry. 


Americold is 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 quarry. Maintenance areas include but are not limited to electricity, plumbing, and heavy equipment maintenance.


Essential Functions:

  • Performs basic repair and adjustment of heavy equipment, mining system, building maintenance, and electrical work in accordance with MSHA standards
  • Cleans, changes, and lubricates bearings, gears, and other machinery
  • Maintains tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed
  • Conducts test of safety equipment (Exit signs, fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems, etc.) to ensure OHSA, MSHA 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 experience
  • Knowledge of mining practices and maintenance
  • 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
  • Ability to become forklift certifed


Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and aptitude required
  • Must have basic level knowledge of MSHA


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


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