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US Foods Maintenance Mechanic in Austin, Texas

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BASIC PURPOSE

Responsible for upkeep and maintenance of warehouse-related equipment (i.e. pallet jacks, highlifts, forklifts, batteries, etc). This keeps day and night warehouse operations functional to ensure efficient shipping and receiving of product.

Starting Pay: $32/hour

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform necessary repairs and maintenance to warehouse-related equipment (i.e. pallet jacks, highlifts, forklifts, etc.) to insure that adequate machinery is available for day and night warehouse operations.

Review any equipment reports submitted by warehouse associates, record actions/repairs taken, and maintains a repair log per USF policy.

Perform PM’s (Preventative Maintenance) on equipment, and maintain PM log with proper documentation, per USF policy.

Comply with all USF and government guidelines regarding safety when working on equipment (i.e. Lock Out/Tag Out, placarding and required documentation, safe work environment, etc.)

Maintain and secure the battery-charging area, batteries and other equipment contained therein.

Responsible for company tools and maintenance equipment used in performance of job duties, including inventory maintenance, safe operation, proper storage, and security of tool area.

If authorized, may purchase tools and other equipment needs from local vendors to perform required duties.

SUPERVISION

RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: Warehouse personnel and supervisory staff, Operations support, Maintenance and Sanitation personnel

External: Outside vendors

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: High School education or equivalent preferred; additional mechanic training or trade school degree preferred.

Related Experience: A minimum of six months previous mechanic experience required. 3 to 5 years of MHE experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of equipment repair and operation; able to repair and overhaul warehouse equipment; welding ability; able to read and write legibly; able to follow orders; basic mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide); able to work with little direct supervision

Physical Requirements:

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:

  1. SIT Occasionally

  2. STAND Frequently

  3. WALK Frequently

  4. DRIVE Occasionally (Test drives equipment)

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT:

  1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Continuously

  2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Frequently

  3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally

  4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Occasionally

  5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY:

  1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Frequently

  2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Frequently

  3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally

  4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Occasionally

  5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:

  1. Push/pull Occasionally

e.g.: Boxes, pallet jack control arm, hand tools, drive units

  1. Climb/balance Occasionally

e.g.: equipment Pallet Jack, fork lift, order selector

  1. Stoop/squat Frequently

  2. Kneel/bend Occasionally

  3. Bend Frequently

  4. Reach above shoulder Occasionally

  5. Grasp objects Frequently

  6. Manipulate objects Frequently

  7. Twisting Occasionally

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