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Lead Maintenance Tech - Full Time

Americold - Darien, WI

Posted on 11/27/23 (Ref: WI06aNky8K)

Lead Maintenance Tech - Darien, WI - Americold

About Us

Americold is a global provider of temperature-controlled infrastructure. We partner with farmers and food producers to ensure their perishable and frozen product reaches foods suppliers, restaurants, and your local grocery store without spoilage. Our customers, which include some of the most respected brands in the food industry, rely on our expertise and commitment to safety in order to deliver on their commitments.

What You'll Do

Skilled in all disciplines of maintenance, leads and coordinates the work of other mechanics and able to step in and replace the supervisor in his absence. May direct the work of contractors.

• Performs all repair and adjustment of refrigeration system, doors, dock boards, pallet racks, sweepers, sprinkler systems, forklifts, pallet trucks, and electrical work in accordance with OSHA Standards.
• Reviews inspection and repair reports and observes progress of work on major overhauls to evaluate efficiency and work quality
• Inspects completed work for compliance to blueprints, specifications, and safety standards.
• Troubleshoots equipment and recommends corrective action.
• Conducts test of safety equipment (Exit signs, fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems, etc.) to ensure OHSA and operational standards.

What Experience You Need

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
• 7 years' maintenance experience
• RETA Refrigeration Courses 1 -4 and Garden/Lanier Operator 1 & 2 required, with RETA Electrical 1 and 2, Control Theory 1 and 2, CIRO and CARO preferrred. However, as a condition of employment, selected candidates will be required to complete (2) courses per year until all RETA courses are completed.
• Ability to supervise and inspect work performed by all Levels of maintenance associates.
• Must be able to work flexible shifts, if required, including on call

Physical Requirements:

• May be required to tolerate working environment with inside controlled temperatures of -15 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation)
• Must tolerate heights up to 35 ft. and be able to access elevated platforms and catwalks
• Must be able to climb ladders and stairs
• Frequently required to stand; walk; push; pull; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; and crouch
• Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
• Must be able to use hand and power tools
• Must be able to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, and/or manipulate parts & tools
• 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
• Able to work nights and weekends
• Able to pass a physical and respiratory exam

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

What Could Set You Apart

  • Experience working in a distribution or warehouse cold storage site
  • Experience working with a team of techs with supervisory
  • Military experience
  • Ammonia refrigeration skills

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.


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