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Maintenance Helper

Company: Americold
Location: Ontario
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About Us

Americold is a global provider of temperature-controlled infrastructure. We partner with farmers and food producers to ensure their perishable and frozen product reaches foods suppliers, restaurants, and your local grocery store without spoilage. Our customers, which include some of the most respected brands in the food industry, rely on our expertise and commitment to safety in order to deliver on their commitments.

What You'll Do

Primary Responsibility: Under close supervision, assists in very basic level duties of general maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse. Maintenance areas include battery and charger maintenance, electricity, plumbing, carpentry. Essential Functions: • Assist in maintaining batteries and chargers in working order in accordance with OSHA Standard. Conducts Preventative Maintenance and Repairs on the batteries and chargers as needed. • Work in the battery changing room to facilitate and manage the battery changing process. • Capable of operating a forklift, pallet jack and battery changer. • Cleans, lubricates bearings, gears of other machinery parts using rags, brushes and a grease gun. • Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed. • Assist in conducting test of safety equipment (Exit signs, fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems, etc.) to ensure OHSA and operational standards. • Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift. • Assist in keeping accurate preventive maintenance records. • Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as required. • Performs related work and other job assignments as required

What Experience You Need

Qualifications & Experience: • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred. • Basic mechanical knowledge and aptitude required. • Mathematical and documentation skills necessary • May be expected to participate in HAZMAT responder trainingKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance trades • Microsoft Knowledge preferred • Prefer some maintenance or mechanical experience • Knowledge of general warehouse practices • Strong communication skills • 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 supervisorPhysical 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 examAmericold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

What We Offer

Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me? We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Compensation Minimum

USD $21.25/Yr.

Compensation Maximum

USD $21.25/Yr.

Keywords: Americold, Ontario , Maintenance Helper, Professions , Ontario, California

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