Maintenance Technician

Production / Manufacturing Washington, District of Columbia


Details of Position

  • This is a Full-Time position
  • Location: Cheverly, MD
  • Job Schedule: Monday - Friday, 4:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Starting Pay: $24.00-$27.00 per hour DOE

Position Summary
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the day-to-day troubleshooting, maintenance and repairs of all commercial equipment and machinery within the chilled food facility. They keep the culinary center and its grounds in a safe, clean, secure and operable condition. Their primary objective is to keep operations running efficiently and effectively, with a minimum amount of down time in a challenging, fast-paced environment.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage daily maintenance needs and routine preventive maintenance work to ensure the proper upkeep of the machinery and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair machinery and equipment within the designated facility. This may include, but is not limited to, conveyors, PLC, packaging equipment, minor electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, instrumentation, refrigeration, water, sewer, treatment, etc. This may require reading service manuals, schematics, diagrams, blueprints or as-builds.
  • Maintain and repair a variety of kitchen equipment including kettles, skillets, ovens, warmers, thermal units, racking, conveyor and heat seal machines.
  • Assemble, maintain and repair office area including lighting, bathroom plumbing, paint, trim and furniture. Clean, patch and paint as needed. May complete landscaping tasks, as needed.
  • Assists with maintaining and sourcing tools, parts and supplies.
  • Required to adjust devices and control instrumentation.
  • Manage preventative maintenance (PM) agreements with vendors and ensure PM visits occur in a timely fashion for equipment such as HVAC, refrigeration, forklift, compressor and generator.
  • Perform regular (daily/weekly/monthly/annual) property and equipment inspections.
  • Controls and tracks downtime associated with maintenance and repair work. Documents what corrective actions were taken.
  • Respond to emergency calls during non-business hours.
  • May coordinate with agency representatives to inspect and ensure that all required certifications are up to date (sprinkler systems, health department, fire marshal, etc.).
  • May need to liaise with 3rd party vendors at the site or by phone where equipment is under warranty, or to help establish or diagnose a problem. Maintains the highest level of professionalism and demeanor as a business representative.
  • Coordinate service calls with trades people when necessary.
  • Ensure that all maintenance tools are in good working condition and stored neatly and securely. Maintain tool inventory. May assist with sourcing tools, parts and supplies.
  • Perform other tasks as needed (assisting team members, cleaning units, maintaining and securing tools, etc.)
  • Follows all required safe work practices. This includes lockout tag-out requirements and wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in a similar Maintenance Technician position performing mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, minor electrical, plumbing and carpentry related tasks. A solid mechanical background is required.
  • Apprenticeship, related maintenance technician training and/or education is helpful.
  • Experience working in a fresh or chilled food environment that supports the ability to work in an independent capacity.
  • Experience working with tile and masonry repair helpful.
  • Goal-driven with the ability to multi-task and work a flexible schedule, covering varied shifts.
  • Basic computer literacy and the ability to update facility maintenance systems.
  • Must have a good mechanical aptitude and ability to read schematics, diagrams, service manuals and blueprints.  
  • Ability to diagnose and repair faulty equipment and problem-solve, while working under pressure and compressed timelines.
  • Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools, meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • A strong electro-mechanical background is preferred.
  • Knowledge of common food handling safety requirements is preferred.
  • Committed to the Revolution Foods mission that all children will have access to nutritious, tasty food to support the development of healthy minds and bodies.

Physical Requirements Include, but are not Limited to:

  • Ability to stand frequently.
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to bend, twist, and perform hand and arm motions.
  • Ability to work in refrigerated environment.

Why join Revolution Foods?

Do work that matters supporting the mission of Revolution Foods, which provides healthy meals across the nation! At Revolution Foods we value our employees and provide access to great benefits, pay, and opportunity, including:

  • Medical, dental, & vision plan options for full time employees
  • Company paid life insurance coverage for full-time employees
  • 5 paid holidays and 5 paid vacation days for full-time employees
  • 401(k)

Revolution Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We make employment decisions based on merit and the Company’s business needs. In accordance with all applicable laws, the Company prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender, marital or registered domestic partnership status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. #zr

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