Buildings & Grounds Technician
Posted on: September 22, 2022
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 industry supply chain and to help put food on
tables around the world.
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates
temperature-controlled warehouses around the world. We have over
16,000 associates and offer a wide variety of career opportunities
- from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting,
administration, business development, customer support,
engineering, transportation, and technology solutions
Under general supervision works independently performing routine
general maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse. Must be
proficient in the troubleshooting and repair of electrical,
plumbing, lift truck, sprinkler systems, and carpentry.
--- Performs all repairs and adjustments of doors, dock levelers,
freezer doors, sprinkler systems, and electrical work in accordance
with OSHA Standards.
--- Performs basic maintenance and repairs on roofing systems.
--- Performs routine maintenance on office and break room HVAC
--- Inspects other operating equipment to ensure compliance with
OSHA and operational standards
--- Test, maintain, and evaluate equipment performance using
instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers, and pressure
--- Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use tools
and equipment carefully as instructed.
--- Maintain batteries and chargers in working order in accordance
with OSHA Standard.
--- Conducts test of safety equipment (Exit signs, fire
extinguishers, sprinkler systems, etc.) to ensure OHSA and
--- Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records
--- Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to
work assigned shift.
--- Answer security alarm calls as needed.
--- Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as
--- Able to perform routine maintenance on external equipment and
grounds to include snow removal, painting, paving repairs, etc.
--- Performs related work and other job assignments as required
Qualifications & Experience:
--- High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
--- 1-year maintenance mechanic experience
--- Knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance
--- Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (SAP
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
--- 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
--- 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
--- 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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