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Forklift Technician I

Company: AmeriCold Logistics
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

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 :o
Performs preventative maintenance, repair and adjustment of material handling equipment. o
Inspects forklifts, pallet jacks, and other material handling equipment to ensure compliance with OSHA and operational standards.o
Maintain batteries and chargers in working order in accordance with OSHA Standards.o
Performs routine maintenance on various types of warehouse equipment in accordance with OSHA Standards.o
Tests, maintains, and evaluates equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, and any other testing instruments.What Experience and Education You Need :o
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.o
2 years' employment maintenance relatable experience (i.e.: automotive mechanic, diesel mechanic, equipment rental mechanic, etc.) or relevant Technical School certification/vocational program.o
Required to successfully complete assigned technical training and/or mechanical-electrical courses.o
Required train in HAZMAT, obtain and maintain the certification.o
Basic computer skills required (email, internet searches, basic data entry, etc.).What Could Set You Apart :o
Previous experience maintaining MHE, Forklifts, Pallet Jacks, etc. o
Previous training on specific forklift equipment (Crown, Raymond, etc.) o
General maintenance experience in an industrial setting (cold storage, warehouse, manufacturing, etc.)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.o
May be required to tolerate working environment with inside controlled temperatures of -20 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation).o
Must be able to work at heights in excess of 35 ft. and be able to access elevated platforms and catwalkso
Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.o
Frequently required to stand; walk; push; pull; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; and croucho
Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.o
Must be able to use hand and power tools.o
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.o
Able to work nights and weekends.o
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 disabilities to perform the essential functions.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 and complies with applicable employment laws.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

Keywords: AmeriCold Logistics, Indianapolis , Forklift Technician I, Professions , Indianapolis, Indiana

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