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Posted June 10th

Facilities Mechanic - Union

Syosset, New York

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Posted June 10th

Facilities Mechanic - Union

Syosset, New York

What You Need To Know


The Facilities Mechanic is responsible for overseeing the operation and maintenance of the warehouse equipment as well as general facility maintenance.  This position is responsible to monitor performance and implement programs to improve operational metrics.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain and repair electric order pickers, electric reach trucks, and propane forklifts
  • Ensure all equipment and systems used in the warehouse including conveyor systems, Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems AS/RS, and facilities perform optimally to meet the company’s nightly production and shipping goals
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and repair efficiently all mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electronic, and electrical equipment and devices used in Material Handling Systems and Facilities
  • Perform scheduled inspections and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and systems and update required documentation and repair logs
  • Assemble and install equipment, cabinetry, appliances, and furniture
  • Repair roofs, ceiling tiles, floors, partitions, windows, doors, plumbing, drywall, and paint
  • Maintain parts inventory and order parts as needed
  • Attend shop meetings and utilize/maintain personal tools
  • Utilize specifications, technical manuals, blueprints, schematics, and ladder diagrams as needed to resolve equipment issues
  • Ensure a safe working environment adhering to OSHA regulations, company safety policies, and procedures
  • Maintain confidentiality of all SGWS business and comply with all company rules and regulations as outlined in the employee manual
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Additional Primary Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED and 3 years experience in a distribution environment with an in-depth knowledge of conveyor systems and facilities equipment
  • Forklift certification and heavy equipment operation skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot automatic controls and 480 volts 3 phase electrical systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic equipment and conveyor systems
  • Certification in welding, electrical/wiring, HVAC, and experience in construction, fabrication, and carpentry helpful
  • Certification in PLC and or equivalent from a trade school, apprenticeship program, or credential as a Journeyman Mechanic or Electrician helpful
  • Capable of managing stressful and high-pressure situations as there is an extreme sense of urgency to repair items in an emergency

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands include a considerable amount of time walking, bending, reaching, standing, squatting, and stooping
  • Additional hours may be required during October, November, and December and other peak periods
  • May require working at heights of 8 feet or greater
  • May require lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 56lbs


This position is deemed a safety-sensitive position.  As such, any person who is given a conditional offer of employment will be required to pass a drug test.

Syosset, New York