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Maintenance Associate

Primary Location Boone, Iowa Job ID R102312 Apply

Job Summary

The Maintenance Associate performs all aspects of troubleshooting, repair, and preventive maintenance of electromechanical systems as well as general building maintenance support in the fulfillment center environment.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.

  • Demonstrate mechanical knowledge and aptitude

  • Follow proper safety guidelines including point of work risk assessment and lockout/tagout

  • Troubleshoot, repair and install parts on machines and equipment

  • Ability to work independently or in a team setting

  • Knowledge and proper use of hand and power tools

  • Perform visual inspections and maintenance of production equipment

  • May initiate purchase order for parts and machines

  • Notifies department manager of unusual situations

  • Follows safety and security rules and keeps work area in a clean and orderly condition

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Post high school mechanical or building trades, or equivalent combination of education and work experience accepted;

  • Three (3) – Five (5) years of experience in building trades and/or machine repairs, including but not limited to plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc.;

  • Three (3) – Five (5) years of experience in preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of material handling equipment, conveyor systems, and automated equipment.

Working Conditions

Material and Equipment Directly Used:

  • General warehouse equipment

  • General office equipment

  • MS Office, Shipping and proprietary inventory management software

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

  • Operate material handling equipment, machinery and tools

  • Lift and carry up to 75 pounds: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Sitting or standing: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Use of hands: Continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Stoop, bend, or crawl: Occasional or frequent moderate physical activity

  • Climbing steps and/or ladders

  • Standing

  • Walking

  • Sitting

In general, the building’s primary work area consists of pallet storage racking, roller storage and small item storage shelving.  The facility uses powered conveyor systems for the transportation of products. Pallet jacks and forklifts are used for palletized products. Some positions require use of safety equipment, which is provided as needed.

Environment Factors:

  • This position requires no travel per week in a local area.

  • For this position being on-call is not required.

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