Master Maintenance Technician


Job ID:1481525
Posted Date:01/28/2014
Company:Americold Logistics
Location:BURLEY, ID
Position Type:Long Term, 40 Hours per Week
Salary:Depends on experience
Pay Type:Hour


Experience:60 Months
Education:Some College
Driver's License:Standard

Under general supervision, works independently, performs advance maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse including electrical, refrigeration, ammonia, plumbing, fire protection systems, MHE, and carpentry. May oversee work of contractors.


Essential Functions:

  • Performs all 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.
  • Inspects forklifts, pallet jacks, and 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 gauges.  Test and calibrate HVAC equipment.
  • Inspects completed work for compliance to blueprints, specifications, and safety standards.
  • Troubleshoots equipment and recommends corrective action.
  • Reviews inspection and repair reports and observes progress of work on major overhauls to evaluate efficiency and work quality.
  • Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed.
  • Maintain batteries and charges 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 for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.
  • Answer after hours “call backs” as needed.
  • May be on call.
  • Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as required.
  • Performs related work and other job assignments as required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • 8 plus years maintenance mechanic experience.
  • Fully competent to a high degree in mechanical knowledge (passed all level 3 requirements).
  • 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.

  • Strong communication skills.


Tools and Technology:

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


Educational Requirements:

  • Mathematical and documentation skills necessary.

     High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

  • Candidates with RETA courses preferred. However, as a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to complete (6) courses during the first 18 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 be certified to test sprinkler systems (if facility has such systems.
  • Must have a high level of knowledge with OSHA PSM program.


Physical Requirements:


N: Never (not at all)

F: Frequent (34%-66% of the time)

S: Seldom (0-10%)

  C: Constant (67%-100% of the time)

O: Occasional (11-33% of the time)





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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential functions for this position and meet the physical requirements needed to perform them.  Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals with disabilities.