Maintenance Helper Job Description

Maintenance Helper Job Description

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Maintenance helper provides technical advice and assistance in the installation and maintenance of electrical and pneumatic control systems on present and new equipment.

Maintenance Helper Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective maintenance helper job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included maintenance helper job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Have Entry level knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, and lift physics
Learn all state and federal laws pertaining to lift maintenance mechanics
Parts washer cleaning & replenishment
Inspect Eyewash, Crane & Hoist, Ladder to ensure compliance
Assist with mechanical repairs of all assets
Perform preventative maintenance for all small equipment in machine shop
Monitor machine coolant level and replenish as required
Monitor and replenish oil carts
Collect and dispose of machine debris and maintain scrap dock cleanliness
Maintain the cleanliness of the flammable fluid and oil storage rooms

Maintenance Helper Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Maintenance Helper

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, NAVSEA, II, IAT, OFA

Education for Maintenance Helper

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the maintenance helper job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and University Degree in General Education, Education, High School Education, Industrial, Technical, Process Technology, Technology, Electronics, Electrical Technology, Associates

Skills for Maintenance Helper

Desired skills for maintenance helper include:

General warehouse practices
Various types of equipment in maintenance trades
Safety standards and procedures
Fixing blinds and changing light-bulbs
Hydraulics
Use of Microsoft programs and other database systems
Mechanics
Lift physics
Electrical
Fred Meyer policies

Desired experience for maintenance helper includes:

Miscellaneous-unplanned standard work
Background checks may be required by client
Ability to stoop, stand, climb, frequently lift a minimum of 50 lbs
Must be able to lift and carry 50 pound sacks of material
Must be able to work at heights and in an enclosed environment
Working knowledge in related trades to building maintenance and repair

Maintenance Helper Examples

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Maintenance Helper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a maintenance helper. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for maintenance helper
  • The kind of work the helper is permitted to perform varies from trade to trade
  • Assists with the weekly moves of employees, including the movement of desks, computers, between offices
  • Oversees copier maintenance and paper delivery needed for operations
  • Performs daily walk through of equipment
  • Arranges for and supervises the repair of inoperative equipment
  • Coordinates building maintenance, rework and repair
  • Grounds and shop maintenance
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge in the use of Microsoft programs (MS Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Responds to correct and help correct equipment storage/mechanical breakdown
  • Position may be responsible for performing duties in compliance with the Company’s HACCP Plan
Qualifications for maintenance helper
  • Ability to move heavy objects from one location to another
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus one year experience in mechanical field
  • Must have a knowledge of basic electricity sufficient to differentiate fluorescent light tubes (e.g., rapid start, instant, who, ) and change ballasts
  • Performs occasional painting, dry walling, and cleaning as needed
  • Must be a trained and competent counterbalance operator
  • Must have knowledge of general building maintenance and cleaning
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Maintenance Helper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of maintenance helper. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for maintenance helper
  • Must adhere to all local vehicular regulations while operating a motor vehicle
  • Perform all daily, weekly , monthly lift checks
  • Physically able to climb Lift Towers, lift 50+ LBS, maneuver and work on lift towers in extreme weather conditions without aid
  • Able to learn how to operate snowmobiles or ATVs on mountain terrain, groomed and un-groomed conditions
  • Takes charge of his other employee’s safety
  • Assists in removal of defective parts by dismantling devices
  • Atlantic City, NJ
  • Periodic overtime may be required
  • Assists moving equipment, cleaning and dispose of items as directed
  • Inspects returned items
Qualifications for maintenance helper
  • Ability to work at heights of 100 ft or more - Required
  • Ability to work in dirty conditions - Required
  • Holidays, weekends, evenings as necessary - Required
  • Additional knowledge/skills may vary by contract or assignment
  • Must be able to read, write, and comprehend instructions, correspondences, and memos
  • Must be able to perform intermediate arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, and ratios
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Maintenance Helper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a maintenance helper. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for maintenance helper
  • Work is performed under general direction of higher-classification tradesmen
  • Observe all safety practices, procedures, directives, and use proper PPE as required
  • Oversees maintenance process and/or staff
  • Performs the same work duties as those of whom they supervise
  • Collaborates with production staff and upper management to resolve maintenance issues
  • Prepares and maintains employee records if applicable
  • May serve as a direct report for maintenance staff
  • On specific instructions may weld, pull wire, thread pipe, gather materials, position work and perform other work
  • May drive a fork lift truck
  • On occasion may check incoming shipments and arrange stock
Qualifications for maintenance helper
  • Must have working knowledge of applicable legislation
  • Must hold a valid "G" driver’s license
  • Must obtain a Class A commercial drivers license and all applicable endorsements before the end of the newly hired employees’ 90-working day probation period
  • 1 year experience working as a mechanic preferred
  • Must obtain a commercial drivers license (CDL) "A" and all applicable endorsements before the end of the newly hired employees’ 90-working day probation period
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance is preferred
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Maintenance Helper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of maintenance helper. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for maintenance helper
  • Perform clean-up duties at renovation site
  • Office and computer related responsibilities
  • Entry level support
  • Sweeping, debris removal
  • Cleaning/removing debris from fasteners, structures, equipment or appliances
  • Manually moving and transporting appliances, equipment and materials
  • Loading and unloading palletized materials
  • Change a variety of different filters throughout buildings on Fort Lee
  • Assist in the performance of mechanical preventive maintenance
  • Perform basic repairs on non-mechanical equipment
Qualifications for maintenance helper
  • Comfortable working with and around machinery
  • Safety knowledge and awareness
  • Troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance (PM) on equipment
  • Must be a current student in a technical or secondary school
  • Safety and Quality consciousness
  • Flexible to work 20 hours a week which will include one weekend day
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Maintenance Helper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of maintenance helper. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for maintenance helper
  • Preform Maintenance around the site and facilities as needed
  • Perform general labor duties around Landfill
  • Assist with landscaping duties
  • Will walk on slopes and pick up paper
  • Will be trained to operate HE equip
  • Perform pre-inspection checks for type of preventive maintenance required on vehicles
  • Keep accurate time and mileage logs
  • Tow trailers as needed
  • Performs duties that require close attention to work and supporting documentation specifications, verbal instructions and other requirements
  • Observes mechanical parts in operation (conveyor/belts) locate causes of trouble
Qualifications for maintenance helper
  • Be able to lift more than 100 lb
  • Cuts lawn using hand, power or riding equipment
  • 1+ years of related experience in a commercial property setting preferred
  • Ability to maintain inventory using appropriate software
  • Must be able to process paperwork
  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship

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