US Cold Storage

  • Maintenance Associate

    City US-PA-Quakertown
    Job ID
    2017-1236
    Type
    Full-Time
    Location Name
    Quakertown West
  • Overview

    United States Cold Storage (USCS) is a leading national public refrigerated warehouse operator with 35 facilities located in 12 states. USCS is comprised of more than 1,600 dedicated professionals who are guided by a common philosophy of integrity, mutual respect, and the pursuit of excellence. We have an unyielding commitment to being "Best in Class."

    Responsibilities

    PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for performing duties to operate, maintain, and repair as needed, to respond to all anticipated emergencies and keep all necessary records for all refrigeration, electrical, automatic sprinkler, (fire) hot water, compressed air and fire systems, handling equipment and building/grounds in compliance with warehouse needs to ensure maximum operating efficiency, minimal down time, and conformity with all company, state and federal health and safety rules.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Maintenance personnel daily requirements:
    • Responsible for any routine maintenance tasks as directed by Chief Engineer, Assistant Chief Engineer, Maintenance Supervisor or Facility Management.
    • Responsible for any routine operational tasks as directed by Chief Engineer, Maintenance Supervisor or Facility Management.
    • Responsible for general housekeeping of all maintenance areas including refrigeration system and as directed by the Chief Engineer, Assistant Chief Engineer, Maintenance Supervisor or Facility Management.
    • Responsible for routine inspections of all equipment including but not limited to Building, Handling Equipment. To be able to take readings (Log Keeping) of compressors, evaporators, and receivers.
    • Responsible for limited use of computer control system for the refrigeration equipment.
    • Responsible to substitute for Maintenance Supervisor when not available with respect to routine maintenance, operations, and emergency response under directions of facility management.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education: High School or equivalent

    Experience: Skilled in areas of building, handling equipment, refrigeration and systems maintenance and operations (such as basic electrical, control, values maintenance and basic hand tools).

    Specialized Knowledge: In refrigerated system operations and maintenance procedures.

    Special Skills: Competent to perform safe emergency shut-downs of refrigeration system, new equipment start ups as direct by management.

    Other: Must pass respirator exam.

     

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 frequently required to:

    • Stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear.
    • Frequently use of hand tools.
    • The employee ‘Will frequently lift and/or move objects ranging from 20 to 50 pounds.

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