Maintenance Trainee

The Maintenance Trainee is responsible for helping perform routine building and equipment maintenance and providing assistance when possible to all members of the maintenance team.  He/she must exhibit good attendance and set an example for employees/clients with disabilities.

 

Duties:

  • Assist Maintenance & Facilities Supervisor and Operations Manager in meeting maintenance/production line requirements in all facilities

  • Assist with minor building maintenance (i.e. replace filters, light bulbs, painting, etc.)

  • Help the maintenance team to perform preventive maintenance on all floor, facility & operating systems equipment when not in use

  • Place orders for shop stock supplies

  • Watch and learn how to repair equipment that is down and assist when needed

  • Keep grounds and sidewalks clear of debris, ice and snow

  • Assist the disposal of contaminated substances in the facility.

  • Willing to be trained to operate a forklift for maintenance needs

  • Drive company van for Maintenance needs

  • Maintain his/her work area and tools in a safe and organized manner

  • Demonstrate effective, timely and efficient work habits

  • To comply with all SQF procedures and policies, and is responsible to report food safety problems

  • Follow all policies and procedures established by the Corporation

  • Perform other related duties as directed by the Maintenance & Facilities Supervisor and Operations Manager

 

Qualifications: 

High school diploma or G.E.D. required.  Good mechanical skills required.  Ability to understand verbal and written directions.  Good communication skills required.  Valid driver’s license.

 

Experience:

6 months to 1 year of experience or equivalent education.

 

Physical Requirements: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. 

 

Reports to: 

Maintenance & Facilities Supervisor