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DFC Mechanic I- Nights

Job ID 1497823BR Date posted 12/10/2018 Location Pleasant View, TN Location Name Nashville, TN DFC Address 2782 York Road Employment Type I Regular Employment Type II Full-Time Line of Business Distribution Department 0306 - DC Building Maintenance
The focus of the maintenance team is to keep equipment in the Direct Fulfillment Center (DFC) fully operational when needed. The Maintenance Mechanic I is an experienced mechanic capable of safely and independently repairing most of the equipment in the DFC. The Mechanic I is able to prioritize tasks, plan their work, determine the type of repair needed, obtain or order the appropriate spare parts, and execute the repair. This person is capable of mentoring a Maintenance Utility, but also seeks assistance from a Mechanic II, Mechanic III or the Assistant Maintenance Manager when needed. A successful performer can be promoted to Mechanic II.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Maintain appropriate certification as required by state and local regulations
Determine safety precautions and requirements for task
Prepare worksite; Perform lock-out/tag-out
Gather tools and spare parts for task
Use tools safely; check condition of tools prior to using; use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
Evaluate condition of equipment; determine spare parts needed and repair effort required; recognize potential for breakdown in near future and take pre-emptive action
Plan work and execute task
Mentor Maintenance Utility; use as assistant if appropriate
Seek assistance from a more experienced mechanic if needed
Leave worksite in good condition
Turn in unused spare parts
Document condition of equipment as found, work performed, spare parts used, and any other applicable information
Enter data into 7I system (computerized maintenance management system); close out work orders and Preventative Maintenance (PM) requests
Inform next shift of remaining work
Provide status of incomplete tasks bridging the two shifts
Demonstrate positive and effective communications with maintenance customers
Attend and participate in training as scheduled; learn about the systems and repair methods in the following areas, and become proficient in these areas:
oConveyor systems, controls, and subsystems
oIndustrial Electrical Systems (Note: Some states have specific regulations concerning this type of work, and those regulations will supersede the training noted here)
oHeating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)
oFire Suppression systems
oWelding and Fabrication
oPlumbing and Carpentry (Physical plant-type construction and repairs)
oFork Lift and Material Handling systems, including subsystems and components of the equipment
oPreventive maintenance technologies
Required Qualifications:
Possess a valid state driver’s license
Demonstrated adherence to safety requirements
Highly motivated for the team’s success; demonstrated success as a contributing member to a team; works well with others
Individually motivated to succeed
Able to work independently and make sound decisions; prioritizes tasks
Able to read blueprints, schematics, and other technical drawings
Can follow instructions and pays attention to detail
Willing to learn new skills, takes instructions from others, and can use the skills learned in new situations
Able to work in a fast-changing environment; adapts easily to new situations
Communicates well; clearly explains a problem
Creative problem solving; can analyze a problem, troubleshoot, and come to a resolution quickly
Combination of experience and/or technical training in electrical/electronic theory ranging up to 600 volt systems (or willingness to obtain appropriate training within 1 year of employment)
High school diploma or GED equivalent with at least 2 years related maintenance experience
Comfortable working at tall heights
Able to operate various maintenance and operations vehicles and equipment
Able to see objects and differentiate colors
Preferred Qualifications:
Welding and fabrication skills/certifications
Electrical work certification or high voltage work certification
Technical school graduate preferred

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

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