Maintenance Specialist - Third Shift

Fulfillment West Valley City, Utah

Position at Backcountry

POSITION TITLE: Maintenance Specialist

REPORTS TO: Fulfillment Maintenance Manager


LOCATION: Utah Fulfillment Center

NOTE: This is an entry level maintenance position.


Responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain fulfillment and facility equipment according to safety and preventative maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.



       Support Maintenance Team in monthly, quarterly, and preventative maintenance inspections on all mechanical equipment, including, but not limited to, automation equipment, conveyor system, cardboard baler, and industrial air compressors.

       Perform general maintenance and repair of building, facilities, equipment, and grounds

       Perform mechanical skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical 24V DC to 480V AC systems, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting, and repair of equipment – ability to safely and efficiently use all applicable manual and power tools

       Respond to and provide emergency/unscheduled repairs to facility equipment

       Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service

       Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments

       Detect faulty operations, effective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision

       Comply with lock out/tag out procedures

       Have basic knowledge and understanding of fire and burglar alarm systems

       Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas

       Support and track maintenance schedules and issues

       Support, organize, and maintain spare parts inventory

       General cleaning throughout the warehouse and office areas

       Work directly with Director to facilitate safety and security initiatives

       Operate at heights with scissor lift, as well as operate forklift, pallet jack, and various manual and power tools



       Participate in LEAN initiatives

       Participate in company events



       High school diploma or equivalency and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and distribution center maintenance experience

       Entry level maintenance position

       Previous experience in a fulfillment center preferred

       2+ years of manufacturing experience; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and industrial skills

       Basic knowledge of conveyor mechanic, plumbing, painting, appliance repair, and electrical troubleshooting

       Working knowledge of basic tools, materials and general building maintenance.  ability to use those tools and equipment safely and efficiently

       Possess a valid state driver’s license

       Verbal and written comprehension of the English language required

       Basic math skills required

       Computer skills, including familiarity with the internet and email required

       Must be familiar with the standard safety practices and tools used in the general maintenance and repair of facility and distribution equipment

       Must be able to apply established procedures and follow oral/written instructions

       Must be able to work independently without direct supervision and organize/prioritize workload to ensure completion of all tasks within established time frames

       Must be able to deal with the pressure of meeting production schedules

       Work varying shifts, weekends, and holidays as needed to support business

       Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and vendors

       Must be willing to work outside in inclement weather



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.  Terms are defined as “Regularly”: 60 – 100%, “Frequently”: 30 – 60%, “Occasionally”: 10 – 30%, “Rarely”: 1 – 10%.

       Regularly use hearing/speech abilities to communicate with coworkers, give/receive instruction, listen for equipment malfunctions, etc.

       Regularly use sight abilities: depth perception, hand/eye/foot coordination, visual acuity in near-, mid-, and far-range vision.

       Regularly stand/walk on concrete floor

       Frequently climb up and down stairs and occasionally climb ladders

       Frequently bend/twist at waist/knees/neck

       Regularly use both hands/arms to reach/push/pull/lift

   Constant: 10 – 30 lbs.

   Occasional: 30 – 60 lbs.

   Rarely: less than 10 lbs., or greater than 60 lbs.

       Work is predominantly performed indoors, and noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some work is required outdoors in varying weather conditions.