Maintenance Technician-Level 3

2 months ago(10/30/2017 12:12 PM)
Functional Group


Americold, based in Atlanta, Georgia, owns and operates 165+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada as well as our quarry operation in Carthage, MO. In North America we have over 11,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors, miners, to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.


The Carthage, MO limestone quarry has been in operation since 1927.


Work independently performing routine general maintenance and repair throughout the quarry operation. Must be proficient in the troubleshooting and repair of electrical, plumbing, rigging, welding, fabricating and large industrial equipment.


Essential Functions:

  • Performs all repair and adjustment of mining systems to include but not limited to conveyors, crushers, building maintenance and large industrial equipment work in accordance with MSHA standards
  • Inspects operation of all mining equipment to ensure compliance with MSHA and operational standards
  • Tests, maintains, and evaluates equipment performance
  • Tests and calibrates machinery
  • Metal fabricating and welding of equipment
  • Lifting and rigging


  • 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
  • Answer 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:

  • 4+ years maintenance mechanic experience working with large industrial machinery and equipment, preference given to quarry maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of general quarry 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
  • Completion of MSHA required training preferred but not required

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


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