Industrial Maintenance Technician ($19/hr)

Fulfillment West Valley City, Utah


Position at Backcountry

Maintenance Technician

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.

About the Position:

  • 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
  • Assist with janitorial responsibilities through facility
  • General cleaning throughout the warehouse and office areas and other janitorial duties as needed – chemicals and cleaning solutions required for some tasks
  • 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

About You:

  • High school diploma or equivalency and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and distribution center maintenance experience
  • AA degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance a plus
  • Previous experience in a fulfillment center preferred
  • 4+ years of manufacturing experience; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and industrial skills
  • Basic knowledge of conveyor mechanics, carpentry, plumbing, painting, masonry, groundskeeping, appliance repair, and electrical troubleshooting
  • Working knowledge of basic tools, materials and processes of janitorial functions and general building maintenance and 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
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds
  • Ability to walk, sit, stand, bend, lift and move continually during working hours
  • Ability to work at elevated heights (30+ feet)
  • 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. 

About Backcountry 

Seek it. Find it. Send it. We help customers seek the perfect gear for their backcountry, find their awe, and send it their way. Through our five brands—Backcountry, Competitive Cyclist, MotoSport, Bergfreunde, and Steep&Cheap—we give our customers the gear, knowledge, and inspiration they need to chase life’s greatest moments. We foster local outdoor communities around the locations of our expanding number of retail stores, and we’re actively creating a more inclusive and equitable outdoors for all through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives.

We’re a company of Gearheads and we offer personalized expertise at every level of the organization. This means we curate the best assortment of premium gear and apparel, a premium shopping experience, personalized Gearhead advice, super-fast and accurate fulfillment, and aspirational and informative content.

We take growth and personal fulfillment seriously. For our employees—aka, our Herd—this means career growth potential and the ability to take ownership and make an impact daily. We offer perks like an exceptional gear discount, an annual summer Adventure Contest, summer barbecues, and a pet-friendly office. 

When you join the Backcountry Herd, you join a crew that is passionate about their jobs and equally stoked on the outdoors. Pre-dawn skintrack laps are the norm, MTB rides are our lunch break, and you’ll regularly find coworkers hitting the trail together post-work. Benefits are competitive and include medical, dental, vision, and disability & life insurance, paid maternity and paternity leave, 401(k) matching, Flexible Spending or Health Savings Account.






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