Maintenance Technician II - Military Veterans

US-CA-Redlands
5 months ago
Job ID
542392
Amazon Fulfillment Services, Inc.
Position Category
Facilities, Maintenance, & Real Estate

Job Description

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The Maintenance Technician (MT) II will be responsible for assisting in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the automated packaging and distribution equipment.


A successful candidate in this role will accomplish the following:

  • Perform preventative/predictive maintenance of conveyance equipment using the appropriate job plans, procedures, and manuals
  • Maintain and repair distribution center racking
  • Complete preventative maintenance routines, documentation and procedures
  • Track and store department inventory, including spare parts
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Conduct maintenance and basic troubleshooting of robotics and robotic work cells
  • Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems related to all material handling equipment components
  • Maintain and troubleshoot motors, photo eyes, relays, proximity sensors, solenoids, motor starters, tachs, etc.
  • Assist in mentoring junior technicians by providing guidance and directions to help them develop their skill set
  • Assist with basic electronics/ Programmable Logic Controls troubleshooting


Physical Demands (must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Lift and move totes up to 49 pounds each
  • Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head
  • Occasionally push and pull wheeled dollies loaded with products up to 100 pounds during site visits
  • Engage in full manual dexterity in both hands and wrists
  • Walking in the FC and around area with great frequency; facilities are over a quarter mile in length
  • Ability to climb ladders and gangways safely and without limitation
  • Dexterity in eye/hand coordination, feet (foot pedals), manual (picking, pinching, holding, grasping), and wrist motion (repetitive flexion/rotation)
  • Working conditions may include small spaces, dust, fumes/odors, hot/cold temperatures, inside/outside noise, vibration, standing on concrete for long hours and wet or uneven surfaces
  • Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours


Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to work all days and shifts, including overtime (24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation, including holidays)
  • PC competency, Word & Excel and Windows OS
  • Experience in the following areas:
    o Automated conveyors systems and controls
    o Repair of material handling equipment
    o Predictive/ Preventative maintenance tools and procedures
    o Metal and wood fabrication
    o Blueprint and electrical schematic reading
    o Electrical and electronic principles

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree from a vocational school or college with a focus in the Mechanical or Electrical field
  • 2+ years apprenticeship or equivalent experience in the Mechanical or Electrical field
  • Experience with Material Handling Equipment (MHE) safety standards accordance with Original
  • Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Safety standards
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Experience with robotic operation/ maintenance
  • Able to troubleshoot basic Input/Output functions
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