Americold

  • Apprentice Technician-Level 2

    Job Locations US-ID-Nampa
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/11/2018 10:57 AM)
    ID
    2018-5201
    Functional Group
    Maintenance
    Schedule
    Sunday-Saturday; 6:00AM-6:00PM
  • 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.

    Responsibilities

    Primary Responsibility: 
     
    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

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications & Experience:


    • 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
    • 1 - 3 years maintenance mechanic experience


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


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


    Physical Requirements:


    • May be required to tolerate working environment with inside controlled temperatures of –15 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation)
    • Must tolerate heights up to 35 ft. and be able to access elevated platforms and catwalks
    • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs
    • Frequently required to stand; walk; push; pull; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; and crouch
    • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
    • Must be able to use hand and power tools
    • Must be able to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, and/or manipulate parts & tools
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception. Either naturally or with the aid of eye glasses
    • Able to work nights and weekends
    • Able to pass a physical and respiratory exam


    Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


    EOE/AA  M/F/D/V  DFW

     

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