Lowe's Maintenance Mechanic in Rockford, Illinois

Job Description:

The Maintenance Mechanic I is an experienced mechanic capable of safely and independently repairing most of the equipment in the RDC. The focus of the maintenance team is to keep equipment in the RDC fully operational when needed. The Mechanic I is able to prioritize tasks, plan their work, determine the type of repair needed, obtain or order the appropriate spare parts, and execute the repair.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

• Maintain appropriate certification as required by state and local regulations

• Determine safety precautions and requirements for task

• Prepare worksite; Perform lock-out/tag-out

• Gather tools and spare parts for task

• Use tools safely; check condition of tools prior to using; use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

• Evaluate condition of equipment; determine spare parts needed and repair effort required; recognize potential for breakdown in near future and take pre-emptive action

• Plan work and execute task

• Mentor Maintenance Utility; use as assistant if appropriate

• Seek assistance from a more experienced mechanic if needed

• Leave worksite in good condition

• Turn in unused spare parts

• Document condition of equipment as found, work performed, spare parts used, and any other applicable information

• Enter data into 7I system (computerized maintenance management system); close out work orders and Preventative Maintenance (PM) requests

• Inform next shift of remaining work

• Provide status of incomplete tasks bridging the two shifts

• Demonstrate positive and effective communications with maintenance customers

• Perform additional tasks as assigned by Maintenance Coach

• Provide additional training to Maintenance Utility as required

• Assist with changing batteries in equipment

Required Qualifications :

• Possess a valid state drivers license

• Demonstrated adherence to safety requirements

• Highly motivated for the team’s success; demonstrated success as a contributing member to a team; works well with others

• Able to work independently and make sound decisions; prioritizes tasks

• Able to read blueprints , schematics, and other technical drawings

• Can follow instructions and pays attention to detail

• Willing to learn new skills, takes instructions from others, and can use the skills learned in new situations

• Able to work in a fast-changing environment; adapts easily to new situations

• Communicates well; clearly explains a problem

• Creative problem solving; can analyze a problem, troubleshoot, and come to a resolution quickly

• Combination of experience and/or technical training in electrical/electronic theory ranging up to 600 volts systems (or willingness to obtain appropriate training within 1 year of employment)

• Comfortable working at tall heights

• Able to operate various maintenance and operations vehicles and equipment

• Welding and fabrication skills/certifications

• Electrical work certification or high voltage work certification

• Technical school graduate preferred

EEO Statement

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

Job ID: 1245971BR

Line of Business: Distribution

Job Category: Maintenance

Department: 0306 - DC Building Maintenance

Employment Type I: Regular

Employment Type II: Full-Time

Location #: 1440

Location Name: Lowe's Illinois RDC

City: Rockford

State: IL

EEO Statement:

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.