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Maintenance Tech - Full Time - Monday-Friday 6:00AM-2:30PM

Function: Distribution/Warehouse/Transportation
Location: Staples Industrial - Sudbury, Sudbury, MA US
Date posted: 4/30/2018 2:39:21 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1047862

Position Summary:
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



  • High school diploma or GED
  • 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 to 100 pounds
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, electrical and pneumatics
  • Forklift factory certification strongly desired
  • Demonstrated regular attendance



  • 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 Requirements:

  • Ability to twist, turn, walk, bend, kneel, stand, lift 70 pounds to 100 pounds, possibly more at times
  • Ability to drive pallet jack, etc.
Staples is an AA/EEO Employer


Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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