Overview

**Job Description:**

**Basic Purpose-**

Responsible for upkeep and maintenance of warehouse-related equipment (i.e. pallet jacks, highlifts, forklifts, batteries, etc). This keeps day and night warehouse operations functional to ensure efficient shipping and receiving of product.

**Description-**

Perform necessary repairs and maintenance to warehouse-related equipment (i.e. pallet jacks, highlifts, forklifts, etc.) to insure that adequate machinery is available for day and night warehouse operations.

Review any equipment reports submitted by warehouse associates, record actions/repairs taken, and maintains a repair log per USF policy.

Perform PM’s (Preventative Maintenance) on equipment, and maintain PM log with proper documentation, per USF policy.

Comply with all USF and government guidelines regarding safety when working on equipment (i.e. Lock Out/Tag Out, placarding and required documentation, safe work environment, etc.)

Maintain and secure the battery-charging area, batteries and other equipment contained therein.

Responsible for company tools and maintenance equipment used in performance of job duties, including inventory maintenance, safe operation, proper storage, and security of tool area.

If authorized, may purchase tools and other equipment needs from local vendors to perform required duties.

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**Qualifications-**

*Education/Training:* High School education or equivalent preferred; additional mechanic training or trade school degree preferred.

*Related Experience:* A minimum of six months previous mechanic experience preferred.

*Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:* Knowledge of equipment repair and operation; able to repair and overhaul warehouse equipment; welding ability; able to read and write legibly; able to follow orders; basic mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide); able to work with little direct supervision

**Physical Requirements:**

Occasionally: 1-33% Frequently: 34-66% Continuously: 67% – 100% Never: 0%JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:SIT – OccasionallySTAND – FrequentlyWALK – FrequentlyDRIVE – Occasionally (Test drives equipment)JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT:1-10 lbs – Continuously10-20 lbs – Frequently25-50 lbs – Occasionally50-100 lbs – OccasionallyOver 100 lbs – NeverJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY:1-10 lbs – Frequently10-20 lbs – Frequently25-50 lbs – Occasionally50-100 lbs – OccasionallyOver 100 lbs – NeverJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:Push/pull – Occasionally e.g.: Boxes, pallet jack control arm, hand tools, drive unitsClimb/balance – Occasionally e.g.: equipment Pallet Jack, fork lift, order selectorStoop/squat – FrequentlyKneel – OccasionallyBend – FrequentlyReach above shoulder – OccasionallyGrasp objects – FrequentlyManipulate objects – FrequentlyTwisting – Occasionally

**Primary Location:** Knoxville-TN

**Schedule:** Full-time **Shift:** Day Job

**Job Function:** Maintenance

**Job Level:** Individual Contributor

**Travel:** No

About US Foods

Why US Foods? As one of America’s top 10 largest private companies, we offer talented professionals outstanding opportunities for personal and professional development. We maintain a strong focus on growth in a high-performance environment. That means your work will be challenging and rewarding. We conduct business in a highly ethical manner and maintain an unwavering commitment to operational excellence, safety, and environmental responsibility. As important, we encourage collaboration and value each member of our diverse and talented team.