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Staples Warehouse Maintenance Tech III 1st Shift **$2,500 Sign-On Bonus paid after 90 days** in Montgomery, New York

Shift : 7:00am - 3:30pm/Mon-Fri

Pay Rate : $23.00 hour

Reaching your full potential is more than a job for Staples associates! We offer competitive pay & benefits, while recognizing efforts to achieve career goals. This is an opportunity to be part of the Staples World Class Supply Chain Team and to provide essential products to our customers.

  • Competitive Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • Check out our perks and benefits (https://careers.staples.com/Staples-Life/Benefits) for complete list of full and part-time benefits!

What You’ll Be Doing:

Perform maintenance on conveyors, electrical motors, material handling equipment, skill saws, propane torch, man-lift, hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, grinders, electrical test equipment and ladders.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventative and spontaneous maintenance on lift equipment jacks, chargers, and batteries

  • Perform preventative and spontaneous maintenance on conveyors

  • Perform general building maintenance including overhead doors, construction repair, roll carts, floor repair and second level gates, doors, etc. Performs light plumbing maintenance on occasion

  • Perform various carpentry assignments as needed

  • Ability to work at heights

  • Use personal vehicle to pick up parts and equipment

  • Work as a team member by interacting and communicating with fellow associates in a cooperative, constructive manner

  • Relay direction from supervisor to junior technicians and assistants

  • Use initiative to ensure efficient assignments of junior technicians/assistants to projects/tasks

  • Order needed repair parts for equipment with supervisors approval

  • Work safely and in accordance with Staples safety policies

Equipment Used:

  • All material handling equipment used in the FC, including forklift, pallet jack, reach lift, boom lift, and order picker

Qualifications :

Basic:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Minimum one (1) year of relevant work experience

  • Experience in forklift maintenance, conveyor maintenance or a related field

  • Mechanical, Electrical or Electro mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to lift, push or pull items weighing 70 pounds, up to 100 pounds on occasion

  • Knowledge of hydraulics, electrical and pneumatics

  • Ability to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift; additional overtime hours may be required based on business needs

  • Ability to work in a warehouse environment with seasonal temperature variations

  • Forklift factory certification strongly desired

  • Applicants are subject to passing a criminal background check and a drug screen

  • Basic English language skills (both verbal and written communications)

  • Demonstrated regular attendance

Preferred:

  • Computer knowledge helpful

  • Military or Trade school background

Work / Physical Conditions:

  • Work at heights up to 60 feet

  • Exposure to dust and fumes from grinding and welding

  • Exposure to vibration from power tools

  • Exposure to hot surfaces from welding

  • Chemical Conditions: o Battery Acid o Lubricants o Paint o Cleaning Solvents o Detergents

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described 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

Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits !

Staples believes Inclusion is a verb and we encourage diversity of thinking and ideas as well as backgrounds and experiences. Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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