Maintenance Technician (AM)

Swedesboro, NJ

Maintenance Technician

Reports To: Facilities Manager

Purpose of the Position:  The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for overseeing facility maintenance operations; performing a variety of technical tasks relative to facility maintenance; and acting as a liaison between maintenance functions and production needs.  

Essential Functions:

  • Determine need for and scheduling of necessary repairs, renovations, waste reduction improvements and safety inspections
  • Create, plan and execute preventative maintenance programs. 
  • Has thorough understanding of equipment, the functions and operations procedures.
  • Troubleshoots minor maintenance problems involving electrical, structural, plumbing, and equipment repair or replacement
  • Oversee workflow of preventive building maintenance duties, to include routine plumbing,  electrical, mechanical, and various other repairs
  • Purchases supplies, equipment, and materials necessary to complete projects
  • Work with outside contractors as needed for all maintenance repairs, monitoring timely and accurate project completions 
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance of HVAC and refrigeration systems
  • Performs preventive building maintenance duties, to include routine plumbing,  electrical, mechanical, and various other repairs
  • Support automation infrastructure and heavy equipment that supports our warehouse teams
  • Follow up on open service tickets in a timely manner to ensure they are properly closed out quickly
  • Various general tasks as assigned, to include assembling and moving furniture and office equipment, setup and breakdown of tables and chairs, replacing door knobs/locks, repairs to door closures and/or walls, and painting of interior walls. 
  • Repairs and replaces door knobs or locks, repairs door closures, patches holes in walls.
  • Promptly communicate all safety related issues and concerns
  • Any and all other functions as determined by management

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Required Experience/Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Electrical and/or mechanical is preferred
  • Knowledge of trades related to building maintenance and repair.
  • Knowledge of a variety of building maintenance procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of machinery, equipment, and tools necessary for the maintenance and repair of public buildings.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Skill in reading and following blueprints and assembly instructions.
  • Skills in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.
  • Skill in using hand and power tools.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing per OSHA standards

Physical Demands:

  • Ability and mobility to walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time
  • Frequent stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, reaching, twisting, grasping
  • Repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties
  • Climbing unusual heights on ladders 
  • Regularly  lift and/or move items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Operating assigned equipment and vehicles 

Working Conditions:

  • Temperature controlled warehouse environment
  • Must be able to withstand temperatures ranging from -20 degrees Fahrenheit to ambient room temperature
  • Exposure to noise, dust, grease, fumes/gases, mechanical and electrical hazards, and various temperature conditions
  • Possible exposure to various weather conditions

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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