Forklift Technician I - 50752

at Americold Logistics, LLC in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Americold is a global provider of temperature-controlled infrastructure. We partner with farmers and food producers to ensure their perishable and frozen product reaches food 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 delivery on their commitments.

Primary Responsibility :

Under general supervision, perform routine material handling equipment (MHE), repairs and preventative maintenance throughout the warehouse. Provide maintenance support as necessary to ensure operational objectives are met. Perform basic troubleshooting and repair of material handling equipment and other powered industrial equipment as assigned. Perform general refrigeration, dock door/leveler, plumbing, electrical, and building maintenance as needed.

What You'll Do :

Performs preventative maintenance, repair and adjustment of material handling equipment.
Inspects forklifts, pallet jacks, and other material handling equipment to ensure compliance with OSHA and operational standards.
Maintain batteries and chargers in working order in accordance with OSHA Standards.
Performs routine maintenance on various types of warehouse equipment in accordance with OSHA Standards.
Tests, maintains, and evaluates equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, and any other testing instruments.

What Experience and Education You Need :

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
2 years' employment maintenance relatable experience (i.e.: automotive mechanic, diesel mechanic, equipment rental mechanic, etc.) or relevant Technical School certification/vocational program.
Required to successfully complete assigned technical training and/or mechanical-electrical courses.
Required train in HAZMAT, obtain and maintain the certification.

What Could Set You Apart :

Knowledge of general MHE practices.
Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations.
Proficient use of testing equipment.
Must be able to work flexible shifts if required, including on call.

Physical Requirements :

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

May be required to tolerate working environment with inside controlled temperatures of -20 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation).
Must be able to work at heights in excess of 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.
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. Contact lenses are prohibited when working with ammonia.
Able to work nights and weekends.
Able to pass a physical and respiratory exam.

Work Environment :

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with...

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 4210393

Posted On: May 21, 2024

Updated On: Jun 20, 2024

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