CO, Golden - Repairs & Maintenance Technician
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage - Golden, CO

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NATURAL GROCERS BY VITAMIN COTTAGE
Job Description
(9/16/11)

Title: Repairs/Maintenance Technician
Employment Classification: Full-time Regular Employee/Non-Exempt
Reports To: Production Supervisor
Location: Distribution Center

Job Summary
The Repairs Technician position is responsible for performing preventative and corrective maintenance on Avatar (Taylor) bulk production equipment at the Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) Distribution Center, as well as forklift maintenance and some fabrication for production equipment. Daily schedules will be coordinated by the Facilities Manager and in some cases, travel may be required.

Responsibilities
Repairs and Maintenance - Distribution Center (1st priority)
  • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on equipment
    • Inspects mechanical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects, adjustments needed to standard
    • Cleans, lubricates and adjust parts, equipment and machinery
    • Dismantles equipment and machinery to remove, replace or repair defective parts
    • Re-assembles and tests equipment and machinery to verify repairs and ensure safe and efficient operation
    • Provides installation and repair techniques for all piping systems (water, gas and air)
    • Repairs and maintains all conveyor belt systems
    • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on air compressors and air dryers
    • Ability to work on and understand DC voltage
    • Performs pneumatic and hydraulic systems installation and repairs
  • Creates clear, accurate, complete and timely documentation of work orders

Repairs and Maintenance - All Locations
  • Repair and replace broken or malfunctioning components of forklifts
  • Performs basic carpentry repairs
  • Re-assembles and tests equipment and machinery to verify repairs and ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Repairs and maintains equipment using needed tools
  • Basic HVAC preventative maintenance
  • Performs plumbing repairs on toilets and sinks
  • Replacement of lights and ballasts as needed
  • Creates clear, accurate, complete and timely documentation of work orders

On Call
  • This position is on call 24/7 for any weekend or evening emergencies and travel may be required

Although this is a general outline of job responsibilities all employees are expected to be “hands on” and do whatever it takes to get the job done and make the company thrive.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • 3-5 years experience as repairs/maintenance technician in an automated industrial production facility, conducting maintenance and/or repair. Certification from company and/or vendor training programs.
  • 3-5 years experience repairing and maintaining bulk production equipment (auger and vibrating scales) and programming equipment controls for the bulk machines
  • Must have Forklift/ Powered Pallet Jack Operator maintenance certification which must be kept current for this position
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot maintenance issues
  • Possesses basic carpentry, plumbing, rigging and forklift operation
  • Can provide installation and repair techniques for all piping systems (water, gas and air)
  • Possesses industrial safety, machine safety and safeguarding techniques
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and take the initiative to get assigned work done efficiently and effectively and in a timely manner
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and communicate with management on progress
  • Strong attention to details and getting the work done right the first time
  • Must have valid drivers license
  • Must be a non-smoker; NGVC is a health food company with a non-smoking policy for all locations.

Physical Requirements:
  • Must have the ability to lift 75 lbs, repetitive lifting up to 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to carry up to 75 lbs.
  • Requires the use of both arms and both hands with full range of motion.
  • Must be able to bend at the waist and knees, twist, push and pull on occasional basis
  • Must be able to kneel, squat, and climb as needed
  • Must be able to reach overhead and away from the body
  • Must be able to stand for at least 90% of the time
  • Must be able to walk for at least 90% of the time
  • Must be able to see colors and view computer monitors for extended periods.

  • This job description is not an employment contract. It does not guarantee a job or that the above listed duties are the limit of responsibilities. The job and job description are subject to change with and without notice. Employees are required to accomplish any and all tasks assigned to him/her by their Store Manager and/or other corporate managers that may not be listed in this job description.

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