Maintenance Mechanic I

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Seeking mechanically inclined, eager to learn, motivated individuals to come join our maintenance team in our highly mechanized Distribution Centers.


The Maintenance Mechanic l will perform preventative maintenance and repairs (electrical, mechanical and fabrication).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on mechanical material handling equipment, including transportation conveyors, sortation systems, and forklifts.

  • Perform maintenance projects as assigned on: conveyor systems; to include installation, removal, and process improvement changes.
  • Perform emergency mechanical repairs to failed material handling systems.
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled repairs to facility equipment.
  • Identify and locate required repair parts for failed systems.
  • Maintain accurate record keeping such as: work orders, time sheets, and parts request.


  • Technical / Functional Competence
  • Adaptability
  • Commitment
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Quality of Work
  • Willing to learn


  • Knowledge of basic manual hand tools, powered hand tools as in drills, grinders, and saws. Have the ability to weld and utilize a cutting torch. Must possess knowledge of basic facility repairs as in painting, minor plumbing, and lighting. Must also possess knowledge of spare parts procedures and inventory control.
  • Ability to utilize and be certified in the operation of forklifts, powered pallet jacks, scissor lifts, and boom lifts.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Requires overtime work as necessary.
  • Must be flexible to work any shift and/or weekends as scheduled.
  • One to two years of progressive mechanical aptitude in a distribution or manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Mechanical inclination required.
  • Capable of troubleshooting basic mechanical system failures.
  • Will be expected to conduct all assigned tasks scheduled by supervisor.
  • Must be well organized, and able to complete, and perform work orders.
  • Cognizant of the expectation to be accountable for company assets, expenditures, and tools or equipment assigned.
  • Must place the utmost importance on working safely, and maintain a safe work environment for yourself and others at all times.