Louisville, KY, United States

Maintenance Technician I & II - 2nd and 3rd Shifts

Posted over 1 month ago · Full time · $21.20 - $23.43 Hourly

Job Description

Pay Range: Hourly paid position starting between $21.20 - $23.43/hr. (Depending on experience and position /shift)


Company Overview

W.W. Grainger, Inc. is a business-to-business distributor of products used to maintain, repair and operate facilities. Approximately 3 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, government and hospitality. They place orders online, with mobile devices, over the phone and at local branches. More than 4,800 key manufacturers supply Grainger with 1.5 million products made available to customers through Grainger's distribution centers and branches.


Position Overview

Join our work family in South Louisville. We are located off the Outer Loop exit at Minor Lane, Louisville, KY. We are a 1.5 million sq. ft. automated facility searching for experienced technicians.

This position’s primary responsibilities are to repair and maintain all Powered Industrial Equipment (PIE) and associated equipment in order to support the goals of the Distribution Center. In addition, completing Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing repairs and other building tasks will be required. This position will be required to demonstrate proper safe work practices around automated equipment while in a production environment by adherence to Lock-Out-Tag-Out (LOTO) and NFPA70E/NEC code standards. Additional responsibilities for this position include assisting higher level Technicians with the automated material handling system preventive maintenance and repair program.


  • We are hiring for 2nd shift: M-R, from 3 pm-12:00 am and then F: 3pm-9:30 pm
  • We are also hiring for 3rd shift: Sunday-Thursday from 7pm-5:30a OR 3rd Shift Days are Sunday-Thursday (ranging from 7pm-5:30am to 9pm - 7:30am)

Working this shift includes a $1.00/hr. shift differential on top of hourly pay

Some of our Benefits include:

•   1st Day Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance

•   Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL

•   Aetna Dental

•   EyeMed Vision

•   401(k) Company Contribution of 6% each pay period

•   (18) Paid Days off and (6) Paid Co. Holidays

•   Parental Leave

•   Charity Matching 3:1

•   Employee Assistance Program: Free/Confidential Resources

•   Grainger Product Discounts & free shipping to Team Member homes

•   Safety Shoes provided each year

•   Tools & Uniform provided

•   Ongoing developmental program

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

As a Maintenance Tech I and II, your primary responsibilities are to complete preventive maintenance tasks and routine repairs on the automated material handling system components of the Distribution Center. You will report directly to your Supervisor.

•   Perform preventive maintenance and general repair tasks on conveyors, sorters, shuttles, and related automated material handling assets.

•   Respond to calls for assistance with building issues, conveyor jams or shutdowns and other facility issues.

•   Complete assigned projects to support Operations Departments.

•   Perform general building repairs including plumbing, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and carpentry repairs.

•   Maintain shop equipment in working condition including cranes, drill presses, stand grinders, welding equipment, presses (hydraulic/pneumatic), jacks, jack stands, band saws and other pieces of equipment.

•   Use CMMS to enter daily maintenance activities.

•   Work with contractors, service providers and other Facilities personnel.

•   Operate all automated material handling and mobile equipment within the Distribution Center.

•   Maintain PIE fleet and associated assets, including picking carts, batteries, battery changing equipment.

•   Help with complex repairs and projects on automated material handling system.

  • Perform repairs and preventive maintenance tasks for PIE fleet.
  • Perform battery changes on PIE.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and repair on batteries and the battery changing equipment.
  • Perform repairs to picking carts, trash gondolas and other warehouse support assets.
  • Complete assigned projects to support Operations Departments.
  • Perform basic building repairs, including plumbing, electrical, mechanical and carpentry repairs.
  • Maintain shop equipment including cranes, drill presses, stand grinders, welding equipment, presses (hydraulic/pneumatic), jacks, jack stands, band saws and various other pieces of equipment.
  • Assist Facilities team as needed.
  • Perform tasks such as fire watch, removing and installing of conveyor and welding /burning projects, etc.
  • General shop housekeeping and stock keeping responsibilities.
  • Utilization of CMMS to enter daily Maintenance Activities.
  • Remain current in training for LOTO, NFPA/NEC standards and other KPI, as required by policies.

Position Requirements

  • 1 or more years of building and equipment maintenance experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft and Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) programs.
  • Knowledge and application of safe work practices, including LOTO standards.
  • Experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and pneumatic concepts.
  • Experience using electrical multi-meters, hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, calipers, gauges.
  • Interpret MEP (Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing) drawings and schematics.
  • Ability to understand and read directions.
  • Capable of completing all company forms and paperwork.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Possess working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and carpentry concepts, as well as proper tool usage.
  • Ability to develop skill sets through ongoing training in both formal and informal settings.
  • Vocational high school or equivalent training preferred.
  • Demonstrated reliability/flexibility in regard to attendance.

Work Environment

  • Ability to grasp, bend and lift.
  • Ability to work at heights and unusual position.
  • Able to safely operate all hand tools.
  • Able to lift up to 75 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Able to operate powered industrial equipment including forklifts, pallet-jacks, and handcarts.
  • Must be able to tolerate an environment with exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and work around moving equipment – often times while working in uncomfortable positions. 


DE&I Statement

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Apply with us today for immediate consideration! Complete the quick apply form and apply online or attach your most up to date resume!


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