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Maintenance Technician in Des Moines, IA at Lineage Logistics

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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Job Description

 About Lineage Logistics:

Lineage Logistics is a warehousing and logistics partner committed to delivering sophisticated, customized, and dependable cold chain solutions to leading food, retail, agriculture and distribution companies. We serve customers who put a premium on excellence and reliability to ensure our nation’s food supply is handled, stored and delivered safely and securely through the entire supply chain.

Your Career Starts Here!

Lineage is currently searching for a Maintenance Technician to join our growing team! The ideal candidate is self-motivated, takes personal pride in their work, and is safety minded. Potential Team Members must be focused at delivering consistent, high quality services at all times.

As the Maintenance Technician, you are responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing machinery, equipment, physical structures, pipe and electrical systems by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for building maintenance including repairs and maintenance to floors, racks, overheard doors, freezer doors, electrical wiring and troubleshooting, and some plumbing.
  • Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment.
  • Listen for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  •  Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery and equipment.
  •  Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as transformers, breakers, switches, receptacles, wiring, and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  • Lay out, assemble, install, and maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  • Repair and maintain physical structure of establishment.
  • Operate cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Preventative maintenance on equipment.
Work Environment:
  • Fast paced work environment with, in and around industrial machinery.
  • Working with Material Handling Equipment on a daily basis.
  • Cold storage environment.  Warehouse bays are kept at a constant 32 degrees (and below in certain areas). Ability to withstand cold storage temps for extended periods of time (warm gear provided by company).
  • Noise level varies and at times and can be loud.

Job Requirements

  • Previous experience related to building maintenance and/or repairs and maintenance to floors, racks, overheard doors, freezer doors, electrical wiring and troubleshooting, and plumbing
  • Knowledge and experience in general maintenance procedures on HVAC and plumbing systems
  • Prefer experience with HazMat, welding, plumbing, and knowledge of alarm systems
  • Basic familiarity of NH3 Refrigeration systems a plus
  • The ideal candidate will have two to three years of experience in a factory/warehouse environment
  • Proven ability to use basic mathematical skills
  • Available to work occasional to frequent overtime
  • Ability to read and take direction in English
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with our without reasonable assistance and willing and able to frequently push, pull, kneel, bend and reach
  • Must be capable of becoming certified to operate equipment

Lineage Team Members:

  • Continually meet internal and external customer expectations through teamwork, respect and willingness to help and support others.
  • Demonstrate complete commitment to a culture of safety. Promote a safe work environment through personal actions and identifying any safety concerns.
  • Treat all team members with a respect while demonstrating positive work attitude and leadership skills.
  • Take initiative to continually improve performance and work processes through feedback, problem solving and generating new ideas.
  • Work with a sense of urgency to complete tasks safely, effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrate excellent job performance in productivity, quality, safety, and attendance.


Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, competitive pay, excellent Health and Dental benefits, 401K, and Paid Time Off and Sick Days.

Successful candidates will be required to pass a post offer, pre-employment drug screen and background check.


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