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Equipment Maintenance Technician in Greater Landover, MD at PODS

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Pay Rate: $18.00

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for maintaining operational condition of equipment (which may include forklift, lift systems and delivery trucks) at all Storage Centers within a designated territory. Assist with ensuring a safe and clean working environment, inside and out, for assigned territory.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Schedule and perform maintenance on lift systems using diagnostic computers, gauges, instruments and may perform welding. May perform preventive maintenance on forklifts
  • Complete and maintain records on repairs and scheduled preventive maintenance and provide to management as needed
  • May provide training to Drivers on proper use of lift system to eliminate unnecessary repairs.
  • When required, repair damaged containers to PODS standards and perform light carpentry work and repair in storage centers
  • Flexibility to travel between storage centers in an assigned territory
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Typically reports to Management. Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include: Market Manager, Territory Manager
  • Though this position is typically NOT directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management), it may manage temporary staff during busy season

Job Requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Prior supervisory or team leader experience; warehouse experience preferred
  • Welding experience preferred
  • Light/Medium carpentry skills
  • 2 years repair experience (forklift, hydraulic lift systems, vehicle maintenance, small engine repair)
  • Forklift Driver Certification (preferred)
  • Possess a current valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Possess math skills sufficient to perform required duties
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Shift start times may vary; additional hours may be required including nights and weekends. Required to work overtime as needed
  • Travel requirements: Within Location Territory. Travel outside specific territory may be necessary for training reasons and to assist other markets with repairs as needed
  • Regularly works around moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity. Noise level may be loud at times
  • Warehouse locations may not be climate controlled except for specific areas
  • Regular attendance and punctuality required
  • Subject to pre-employment criminal background check and/or drug screening in accordance with company policy

 

DISCLAIMER

 

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed; the level of knowledge and skills typically required; and usual working conditions of this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive listing of all requirements or responsibilities that may be required by employees in this job. 

Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

PODS Enterprises, LLC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We will not discriminate unlawfully against qualified applicants or employees with respect to any term or condition of employment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, place of birth, military service status, or other basis protected by law.

 

It is essential for us to work in an atmosphere of friendly cooperation; it is your responsibility to:

  • Ask your direct supervisor for an explanation of anything you do not understand.
  • Attend Orientation class and any required training sessions.
  • Read your job description and Associate Handbook; sign the required acknowledgement documents and return to HR.

Ask any questions about these items as well as any information given to you at meetings and through individual or group instructions, which will assist your understanding of this position.

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