Lead Maintenance Tech - Warehouse

West Valley City Utah
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 15 hours ago
CEO Pledge

POSITION TITLE: Maintenance Lead

REPORTS TO: Sr. Manager Fulfillment Analytics


LOCATION: Fulfillment Centers

Responsible for leading and developing Maintenance Team to perform highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain distribution and facility equipment according to safety and preventative maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives as well as maintaining the building’s overall cleanliness.


Perform mechanical skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting, and repair of equipment – ability to safely and efficiently use all applicable manual and power tools
Lead Maintenance Team to diagnose and fix problems with the conveyor system, cardboard baler and industrial air compressors
Develop and lead monthly, quarterly, and preventative maintenance inspections on all mechanical equipment, including, but not limited to, conveyor system, cardboard baler, and industrial air compressors
Prepare work schedules, assign work, and work hand in hand to complete job duties with other maintenance personnel
Work directly with Director to facilitate safety and security initiatives
Respond to and provide emergency/unscheduled repairs to facility equipment
Support, organize, and maintain spare parts inventory
Forecast building needs and act accordingly – prepare budgets, secure estimates for vendor resources, supplies, and repair parts as needed
Maintain knowledge of local, state, and federal laws pertaining to fire suppression systems
Enforce safety and housekeeping practices throughout the facility – cleaning, grounds keeping, etc.
Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas, ensure compliance with lock out/tag out procedures
Support and track maintenance schedules and issues
Operate forklift, pallet jack, and various manual and power tools
Maintain paperwork for checking and maintaining forklift equipment


High school diploma or equivalency or trade diploma and minimum of 6 years maintenance and/or mechanical experience or any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position
AA degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance a plus, or relevant certification
Previous experience in a fulfillment center preferred
Previous supervisory experience preferred
4+ years of manufacturing experience; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and industrial skills
Trained in OSHA programs and practices, familiar with codes and regulations, NFPA - 70e certification preferred


Strong Troubleshoot of complex 24 volt automation systems. Must be able to diagnose/troubleshoot PLC issues (programmable logic controllers)
In depth knowledge of conveyor mechanics, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, painting, masonry, groundskeeping, appliance repair, and electrical wiring
Knowledgeable in all phases of construction and building maintenance
Possess a valid state driver’s license
Verbal and written comprehension of the English language required
Basic math skills required, Computer skills, including internet and email required
Exhibit strong judgment and decision-making skills
Must be familiar with the standard safety practices and tools used in the general maintenance and repair of facility and distribution equipment and Osha Standards
Ability to interface with all types of mechanical and construction contractors
Must be able to work independently without direct supervision and organize/prioritize workload to ensure completion of all tasks within established time frames
Must be able to deal with the pressure of meeting production schedules
Work varying shifts, weekends, and holidays as needed to support business
Ability to walk, sit, stand, bend, lift and move continually during working hours
Ability to work at elevated heights (30+ feet)


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Terms are defined as “Regularly”: 60 – 100%, “Frequently”: 30 – 60%, “Occasionally”: 10 – 30%, “Rarely”: 1 – 10%.

Regularly use hearing/speech abilities to communicate with coworkers, give/receive instruction, listen for equipment malfunctions, etc.
Regularly use sight abilities: depth perception, hand/eye/foot coordination, visual acuity in near-, mid-, and far-range vision.
Regularly stand/walk on concrete floor
Frequently climb up and down stairs and occasionally climb ladders
Frequently bend/twist at waist/knees/neck
Regularly use both hands/arms to reach/push/pull/lift
Constant: 10 – 30 lbs.
Occasional: 30 – 60 lbs.
Rarely: less than 10 lbs., or greater than 60 lbs.

The ability to crawl is required in tight spaces
Work is predominantly performed indoors, and noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud (ear protection may be required).
Some work is required outdoors in varying weather conditions.


Our mission is to connect people to their passions. Our five online stores—Backcountry, Competitive Cyclist, MotoSport, Bergfreunde, and SteepandCheap—aim to supply our customers with the gear, knowledge, and inspiration necessary to get out there and chase down life’s greatest moments. We do this by providing the biggest and best assortment of premium outdoor products, a superior shopping experience, personalized Gearhead expertise, lightning-fast and accurate fulfillment, and inspirational, informative, and community-centered content.

In addition to an outdoor enthusiast culture, we aim to create the best possible work environment in our temperature controlled, state-of-the art automated Fulfillment Center. We provide a supportive staff of managers and administrators to adhere to employee accommodations, onboarding and daily needs. Perks such as an excellent gear discount, recognition prizes, company events and in-office celebrations make for a positive employee morale and fun work atmosphere. Backcountry employees will have the benefit of flexible shift schedules with full and part-time availability and opportunities for advancement and quarterly increases. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and disability & life insurance, paid maternity and paternity leave, 401(k) matching, and Flexible Spending or Health Savings Accounts.