Forklift/Pallet Jack Mechanic
U.S. Foodservice - Houston, TX

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13000408

Employee Status

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Schedule

Regular

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Full-time

Primary Location

TX-Houston-Conroe

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.

Description

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.

Will perform minor building maintenance

Schedule: Monday thru Friday; may work between Divisions

Qualifications

Education/Training

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High School education or equivalent preferred; additional mechanic training or trade school degree preferred.

Related Experience

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A minimum of 1-2 years previous mechanic experience required. CROWN equipment experience preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

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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. Computer knowledge required (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Physical Requirements

Occasionally: 1-33% Frequently: 34-66% Continuously: 67% - 100% Never: 0%

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:
SIT - Occasionally
STAND - Frequently
WALK - Frequently
DRIVE - Occasionally (Test drives equipment)

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT:
1-10 lbs - Continuously
10-20 lbs - Frequently
25-50 lbs - Occasionally
50-100 lbs - Occasionally
Over 100 lbs - Never

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY:
1-10 lbs - Frequently
10-20 lbs - Frequently
25-50 lbs - Occasionally
50-100 lbs - Occasionally
Over 100 lbs - Never

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:
Push/pull - Occasionally e.g.: Boxes, pallet jack control arm, hand tools, drive units
Climb/balance - Occasionally e.g.: equipment Pallet Jack, fork lift, order selector
Stoop/squat - Frequently
Kneel - Occasionally
Bend - Frequently
Reach above shoulder - Occasionally
Grasp objects - Frequently
Manipulate objects - Frequently
Twisting - Occasionally

Shift

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Day Job

Job Function

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Maintenance

Job Level

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Individual Contributor

Travel

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No

U.S. Foodservice is an EEO/AA employer.

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