Maintenance Mechanic

Location: Miami, FL

Department: Maintenance

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Position Summary:

A Maintenance Mechanic maintains the regular cleaning and service of warehouse equipment and machinery.

Primary Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Perform refrigeration repairs, cleaning and full service including:
  • Monitor entire refrigeration system.
  • Check all freezer temperatures.
  • Do a walk thru of all freezers checking evaporators
  • Perform leak check of entire refrigeration system (weekly basis).
  • Check all levels of refrigeration vessels.
  • Take readings on all screws compressors, compressor engines and gas generators, if running.
  • Evaluate/complete what needs repair from previous night.
  • Handle repairs and maintenance of all warehouse machinery (i.e. forklifts and other lift equipment).
  • Ensure preventative maintenance is performed on all machinery.
  • Set up and install new equipment, modifies or renovates equipment as directed.
  • Responsible for cleaning and maintaining trucks.
  • Coordinate with General Manager on upcoming major projects that need to be balanced into the budget.
  • Responsible for general warehouse upkeep (i.e. paint, floor repair, door repair, etc.).
  • Perform necessary engine service on Caterpillar natural gas engine. 

Every 750 hours:

  • Replace spark plugs
  • Change oil & filter
  • Set intake & exhaust valves
  • Check coolant level & pH
  • Change air filter
  • Change transmission filter & oil
  • Maintain complete inventory records of machinery, equipment repairs and service cycle activities.
  • Comply with all internal policies and Occupational Safety and Health Administrative (OSHA) rules while working.
  • Report defects, damages and malfunctions of any kind to the supervising authority.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as needed. Loading goods on to the forklift in a systematic procedure.
  • Following proper handling procedure of the goods.
  • Responsibility of conducting regular inspection of the forklift to ensure its safety and ability of performing the operations.
  • Assisting in making pallets of goods and materials to put on trucks for transportation.
  • Maintaining and working in accord with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration norms (OSHA).
  • Verifying the loaded material with the order form given.
  • Coordinating work with the warehouse staff and efficiently carrying out the orders of the supervisor.
  • Checking, counting and weighing of inventory.
  • Partaking in training for license renewal.
  • Performing other duties as needed.


High School Diploma or GED and 2-3 years of proven experience/certifications in a related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to identify technical defects in refrigeration system and all other equipment in the facility.
  • Ability to read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • General knowledge of refrigeration and overall warehouse maintenance skills is desirable.
  • Team player
  • Ability to perform considerable manual labor.
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends occasionally as required.
  • Must have a solid work ethic, excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to efficiently coordinate work with co-workers and take orders from superiors.
  • Awareness of the safety and official procedures for handling equipment.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and meet set targets and deadlines.
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