Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair.

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Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

  • FT - Sales Specialist Plumbing - Day
    Lowe's    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 12 hours    

    **Job Description:**

    **What You Will Do**

    All Lowe’s associates deliver quality customer service while maintaining a store that is clean, safe, and stocked with the products our customers need. As a Sales Specialist Plumbing, this means:

    • Being friendly and professional, eager to understand the customer’s specific needs in order to pair the best products and service offerings in support of their project.

    • Ensuring displayed merchandise reflects our high standards of showroom readiness, operates as intended during demonstrations, and is up to date, accurately mirroring the manufacturers current product offering.

    • Engaging in safe work practices including the proper operation of store equipment.

    The Sales Specialist Plumbing serves as an expert, explaining the specifications and features of a product or service to existing or potential customers, with the goal of closing a sale. This associate provides exceptional consultative services to customers and confirms their needs are met before leaving the store. The Sales Specialist Plumbing is also responsible for executing orders and projects in their area of focus.

    _Travel Requirements: This role does not require regular travel; however, this role may need to travel on occasion to meetings, trainings, or to support neighboring stores._

    **What We're Looking For**

    • Hourly Full Time: Generally scheduled 39 to 40 hours per week, respectively; more hours may be required based on the needs of the store.

    • Requires morning, afternoon and evening availability any day of the week.

    • Physical ability to perform tasks that may require prolonged standing, sitting, and other activities necessary to perform job duties.

    • Minimally must be able to lift 25 pounds without assistance; may lift over 25 pounds with or without assistance.

    **What You Need To Succeed**

    _Minimum Qualifications_

    • High School Diploma or equivalent.

    • 1 year of external experience in customer facing sales OR 6 months Lowe's retail experience.

    _Preferred Qualifications_

    • 1 year of experience entering and submitting customer sales orders, including Special Order Sales.

    • 2 years of experience identifying and selling products based upon customer needs or plans.

    • 2 years of experience in providing customer service including identifying and resolving customer complaints, greeting customers, answering phones, building relationships with customers, and thanking customers for their business.

    • 2 years of experience following up on outstanding or incomplete customer orders, sales, or installs.

    • 1 year of experience promoting product related services and plans such as installation, delivery, credit financing, or extended protection plans.

    • 2 years of experience in a sales environment with required sales goals or metrics.

    • 1 year of employment with Lowe's as a Sales Specialist.

    • 1 year of experience in a trade directly related to fashion bath or plumbing.

    If the state or local municipality requires a salesperson license for this position, you must either be licensed or pass the requisite licensing exam within sixty (60) days of starting employment in this position.

    Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

    **Job ID:** 1878295BR

    **Line of Business:** Store

    **Job Category:** Store Operations

    **Department:** LWS_STR_Plumbing

    **Employment Type I:** Regular

    **Employment Type II:** Full time

    **Location #:** 1042

    **Location Name:** Phoenix, AZ

    **EEO Statement:**

    Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Sign Installer/Service Technician
    Staffmark    Tucson, AZ 85703
     Posted about 12 hours    

    Looking for a Sign Installer/Service Technician in Tucson that is open to travel throughout the state of Arizona . Experience with all types of sign installations including pylons, monuments, electrical & non-electrical signs is essential. Applicants must be experienced in Crane truck operations, must have a clean driving record.

    CDL required, NO DUI's, the ability to diagnose and repair electrical signs. Position requires leadership qualities and a positive attitude with the ability to work well under the pressure of meeting client deadlines, the ability to work proficiently with a team or on solo installs, able to work in inclement weather conditions, as well as organization and time management skills. Must be able to work out of town. This company is a family owned business that was established in 1927. We offer competitive pay as well as medical, dental and vision benefits.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $15.00 to $24.00 /hour


    * service technician: 1 year (Preferred)
    * construction: 1 year (Required)
    * installation: 1 year (Required)

    Work Location:

    * Multiple locations


    * Health insurance
    * Dental insurance
    * Vision insurance
    * Paid time off

    This Company Describes Its Culture as:

    * Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
    * Aggressive -- competitive and growth-oriented
    * Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
    * Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

    This Job Is:

    * A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
    * A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks - learn more at
    * A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
    * Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma


    * Monday to Friday
    * Overtime

    Benefit Conditions:

    * Waiting period may apply
    * Only full-time employees eligible


    About Staffmark

    Staffmark makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, medical condition, age, marital status, national origin, citizen status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, denial of medical or family leave, pregnancy or pregnancy disability leave or any other protected group status as defined by federal, state or local law. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application or interviewing process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Staffmark is an E-verify employer.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

    Packaging Corporation of America    Phoenix, AZ 85011
     Posted about 12 hours    

    Phoenix, AZ, USA Req #2911

    Thursday, March 26, 2020

    As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company. Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers - large and small - package, transport and display products of all kinds. Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence. We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers. Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

    People * Customers * Trust


    a variety of maintenance tasks to diagnose, repair, rebuild and replace
    mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems on all plant
    manufacturing and support equipment.

    as part of a team in a manufacturing operation with a goal of increasing productivity,
    decreasing downtime and waste.

    all company safety rules and lock-out tag-out procedures.

    with a sense of urgency to reduce downtimes of machines.


    2+ years of experience in successfully
    troubleshooting and repairing industrial machinery.

    Assist with ordering and coordinating needed services and

    Be proficient on a computer.

    Must be willing to pursue ongoing technical training to
    enhance capabilities.

    Be passionate about maintaining a safe work environment.

    Ability to work 2nd or 3rd shift, overtime, holidays, and weekends
    as needed.

    Comply with all company policies and procedures, including
    safety and maintaining good housekeeping.

    Ability to work in
    production environment, with varying temperatures based on season, around
    machinery, and heavy forklift traffic.

    Must have own tools.

    Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

    Perform other duties as needed.


    Electrician with a mechanical background preferred.

    Experience in a manufacturing
    environment, particularly within the corrugated or packaging industry.

    Troubleshoot programmable controllers, and repair all A/C
    and D/C drives and their control systems use.


    Ability to share ideas with
    others to solve problems of essential importance.

    Excellent communication

    Ability to work in a fast
    paced environment.

    Pre-employment assessment
    test will be required to assess skills.

    Ability to pass
    pre-employment drug test.

    PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

    Other details

    * Pay Type Hourly
    * Job Start Date Monday, April 6, 2020

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Maintenance Technician - FULL TIME
    Brookdale Senior Living    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 13 hours    


    Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

    The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you’ll receive competitive compensation and a benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. But you’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can enjoy opportunities to grow your career, as well as ongoing programs catered to your health, financial, mental, and emotional needs. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.


    Keeping our communities running in top-notch condition requires the skills of an experienced maintenance technician. Maintaining the interior and exterior of community buildings and grounds is a great career for the individual who likes working with their hands and tools. Our residents will appreciate your services as you keep public and private living areas up to expectations in accordance with current federal, state and local regulations and company policies.


    Requirements to be a Maintenance Technician

    Maintenance Technicians will maintain scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on, but not limited to: HVAC, elevator, fire and sprinkler equipment, generators, landscape, kitchen equipment and emergency pull cord equipment. Maintenance Technicians will also perform general maintenance projects as scheduled or assigned and respond to maintenance requests by community directors and residents in both private rooms and public living areas. They will also maintain positive communication with local fire marshal, building inspector and any other jurisdictions governing the community.

    **Schedule: Regular Full-Time**

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Maintenance Technician
    Bridge Investment Group, LLC    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 13 hours    

    Bridge Property Management (BPM) is an integrated property management affiliate of BIG, providing on site property management to our owned and managed multifamily assets. Our 800+ BPM professionals manage all aspects of our assets from construction and renovation to leasing and operations. We pay attention to community social services and programs such as organized after-school homework sessions, selected adult education programs, social events and sponsored sports leagues as well as to the environmental impact of our communities.


    The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing various maintenance functions that are necessary to maintain and enhance the value of the community. They work with the maintenance team and management to ensure the quality of work meets the standards set by the owner and resident.


    Completion of all maintenance service requests as assigned

    Perform tasks associated with electrical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry and painting

    Maintain, repair and replace HVAC systems

    Repair and treat structures such as showers, sinks, appliances, doors, cabinets, walls and building exteriors

    Schedule and complete preventative maintenance

    Minor pool maintenance

    Assist in monitoring all work being performed by outside contractors

    Monitor and maintain all building systems as assigned

    Assist with maintenance of grounds such as trash pick-up, sweep sidewalks and light landscaping

    Make ready units for new move-ins

    Assure safety practices are used which comply with all company, local, city, state and federal guidelines

    Follow Bridge policies and procedures and comply with Fair Housing, state and federal laws

    Regular, on-time attendance

    Special projects and other responsibilities as assigned


    Basic understanding of electrical, plumbing, painting, masonry and carpentry

    Working knowledge of HVAC systems

    Follow oral and written instructions

    Ability to communicate with residents, co-workers and management

    Available to perform emergency repairs at all times (24 hours/day)

    Ability to climb up to 40 feet

    Color vision and the ability to hear



    High school graduate or equivalent


    Two years working experience in facility maintenance


    Inside and outside in all weather conditions

    Bridge distinguishes itself by providing our employees with:

    + A competitive base salary.

    + Bonus potential based on individual and team performance.

    + A suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision.

    + 401k program with 4% company match

    + Tuition Reimbusment program

    + Generous paid time off including maternity and paternity leave.

    + Physical and financial wellness programs

    Job ID: 2020-2431

    External Company URL:

    Street: 20808 N 27th Ave

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Harbor Maintenance Worker - Lake Powell-Wahweap
    ARAMARK    Page, AZ 86040
     Posted about 13 hours    


    Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 280,000 team members deliver innovative experiences and services in food, facilities management and uniforms to millions of people every day. We strive to create a better world by making a positive impact on people and the planet, including commitments to engage our employees; empower healthy consumers; build local communities; source ethically, inclusively and responsibly; operate efficiently; and reduce waste. Aramark is recognized as a _Best Place to Work_ by the Human Rights Campaign (LGBTQ), DiversityInc, Black Enterprise and the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.


    **Position Summary:** The Harbor Maintenance Worker is responsible for maintain a clean and safe atmosphere of dock for guests and employees by performing maintenance and welding duties.

    **Essential Functions:**

    + Identify and perform repairs and maintenance on boats, buildings, and docks

    + Troubleshoot repairs of major plumbing components

    + Perform welding repairs and construction assistance if needed

    + Be aware of MSDS sheets books and be able to use this information when necessary

    + Other duties and tasks as assigned by manager


    + Demonstrates interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

    + Boat Operation and ability to swim knowledge is required

    + Previous irrigation work experience preferred

    + Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification and/or Irrigator’s License preferred

    + Requires a valid Driver's License

    + Must be able to withstand hot and humid conditions for entire shift and may encounter desert animals

    + Follows prescribed safety requirements

    + Must be willing to participate in the random drug/alcohol testing pool

    + Experience preferred with: Hand Tools, Drills, Saws, Sanders/Grinders, Fork Lift, Crane/Winches, Ladder, Chase Boat, Hand Truck, ATV 4 Wheeler, Welding Machine, Other Machinery/Equipment

    + Requires occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling

    + Requires occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 100 lbs.

    Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

    Aramark will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance ordinance.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

    Camden    Chandler, AZ 85225
     Posted 1 day    

    Are you customer focused, have a passion for people and like to have fun? Our Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintenance service requests for the community. They are customer focused and team players who take pride in the work they perform which may also include make-readies, groundskeeping, pool maintenance and preventative maintenance, etc. Camden Maintenance Technicians are experts in customer service who are able to understand and anticipate our customers’ needs to create exceptional experiences.

    Essential Functions:
    Respond to and complete service requests in a timely manner
    Coordinate with the maintenance supervisor and team to prioritize tasks throughout the day
    Provide excellent customer service when interacting with residents, guests, and vendors
    Identify any issues regarding safety, hazardous conditions or maintenance needs in the community and correct them or report them to the maintenance supervisor
    Perform preventative maintenance on equipment within the community
    Prepare vacant apartments for move-in, including completing any necessary repairs or replacements
    Ensure upkeep of community appearance by replacing lightbulbs, removing trash and litter, painting and performing repairs
    Accurately complete records in Onesite regarding service requests, preventative maintenance, and make-ready of vacant apartments
    Perform electrical and plumbing work as required
    Assist with groundskeeping, pool maintenance, housekeeping, distribution of notices, apartment inspections, and other tasks as needed
    Six months of maintenance experience, preferably in the apartment industry
    High School Diploma preferred; certification from an accredited trade school highly desired
    EPA Type I, Type II or Universal certification strongly preferred
    Demonstrate knowledge of technical skills as it relates to apartment maintenance
    Handle tile work, carpentry repairs and all facets of the make ready process
    Troubleshoot and repair HVAC, plumbing, electrical and all other systems at the community
    Must have valid driver’s license, dependable transportation and be able to accommodate a rotating on-call schedule
    Ability to work a varied schedule including weekends and holidays as required
    And here’s the fine print HR wants you to know:
    Will be exposed to constant activity that requires intermittent standing, bending, crouching, pushing/pulling, lifting/moving/carrying (light to heavy weight material/appliances/equipment up to 50 lbs.), climbing ladders/stairs, and walking on rooftops.
    Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate small-motorized equipment (i.e., repetitive hand/wrist, griping and elbow motion).
    Must have normal range of hearing, vision, color discrimination and depth perception for proper operation of machines and equipment.
    Must be able to complete tasks wearing appropriate safety equipment (i.e., goggles, masks, gloves, etc.).
    Must be able to read and write in English at intermediate level to read diagrams, meters, instructions, etc.
    Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions and plans.
    Deals with standardized situations with occasional or no deviations from standard procedures.
    Requires public contact and excellent interpersonal skills.
    Will be exposed on a regular basis to outdoor environment (i.e., heat, cold, damp, rain, etc.). Will also have light to moderate exposure to injuries (i.e., chemicals, electrical, machinery, tools, lifting, etc.).
    Will be exposed to some low-level noise when using power tools.
    Hazards can be minimized with proper lifting techniques, SDS and general safety training, and wearing of proper safety equipment.
    Attendance and punctuality is essential for success in this position
    Contact your HR team for the position’s Physical Demands Analysis
    This job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. Camden may add or change responsibilities in order to meet business and organizational needs. Employees must meet qualification standards that are job-related and consistent with business necessity and must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations.

    To learn more about our awesome Benefits, visit Camden Benefits.

    Seniority Level

    Some work experience (up to 5 years, non-manager)


    Business Management & Administration

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Facilities Maintenance Technician
    AXON    Scottsdale, AZ 85252
     Posted 1 day    

    Our mission is to protect life.
    We’re out to make the world a safer place by solving big problems and taking on the public safety challenges of our time. From our company's inception building the TASER device to a full suite of hardware and software solutions, we are focused on providing police agencies with the state-of-the-art devices and services they need to successfully serve and protect us. In the next few years, we're going to eliminate the burden of paperwork in policing, so officers can increase the time they spend building relationships and serving in their communities. We’ll put video at the heart of the police record so our justice system can get to the truth faster. And we won't stop innovating until the bullet is rendered obsolete.

    It’s a big mission, but it’s one we’ll pursue relentlessly every single day.

    Your Impact

    The Facilities Supervisor will execute the maintenance, repair and alteration of all AXON facilities in Arizona. Taking direction from the AZ Facilities Manager, ensure that jobs are efficiently completed to Axon standards, within budget, and on time.
    Your Day-to-Day

    Complete work order tickets, which may include office facilities support, site maintenance, repairs, construction, and preventative maintenance
    Prioritize daily workload and project work to meet Facilities Team SLAs
    Support Health and Safety personnel to execute all H&S initiatives; aid in conducting various drills/tests etc.
    Be point person on shift for Facilities and/or Emergency Response Team
    Provide direction to Security, Janitorial, and Contractor staff as needed
    Provide Facilities support for Special events, as assigned
    Complete work in accordance to Axon standard operating procedures and policies
    Follow all safety, health, and environmental policies, procedures, and initiatives
    Complete all assigned training
    Support new construction projects, as needed
    Perform other related duties, as assigned
    Cover assigned on-call shifts, outside of normal shift
    Basic Qualifications

    5+ years of facilities maintenance experience
    Effective oral and written communication skills
    Ability to work both independently and within a team environment, with a high sense of urgency
    Strong organization skills and attention to detail
    Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize to meet established deadlines
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications, SharePoint, and other software applications
    Preferred Qualifications

    Previous multi-site experience a plus
    Facilities Management Certification(s) a plus
    OSHA Safety Certification(s) a plus
    Compensation and Benefits
    o Competitive salary and 401k with employer match
    o Discretionary paid time off
    o Robust parental leave policy
    o An award-winning office/working environment
    o Ride along with police officers to see them use our technology and get inspired
    o And more...

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    Seniority Level

    Experienced (5+ years, non-manager)


    (IT) Information Technology

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Field Service Technician
    Pitney Bowes    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 1 day    

    About the Opportunity

    At Pitney Bowes, we do the right thing, the right way.

    As a **Field Service Technician** for Pitney Bowes, you can too.

    We have amazing people who are the driving force, the inspiration, and foundation of our company. Our thriving culture can be broken down into four components: **Client. Team. Win. Innovate.**

    As a Field Service Technician you install, service, and maintain a wide range of Pitney Bowes products for our always expanding client base within your assigned geographic territory. You see opportunities where others see challenges.

    **You Are:**

    + Autonomous, high performing, team driven, and have a keen sense for customer service and client relationship building.

    + Have a proven background in electro-mechanics troubleshooting, installing, repairing, and performing preventative maintenance on machines and equipment.

    + Are passionate about client success.

    + Collaborative team player who isn’t afraid to think outside the box to provide solutions.

    + Strive to exceed expectations.

    + Move boldly in the quest for superior and best in market solutions.

    **Build. Deploy. Bridge. Grow.**

    **You Will:**

    + Work remotely, providing field maintenance support in an assigned geographic area.

    + Manage a queue of dispatched service calls to ensure that customers are contacted within the established time frames and incidents are closed in a quality manner.

    + Troubleshoot, monitor, repair, schedule, and provide mechanical/electrical preventative maintenance on a variety of postage meters and mailing solutions inserter/sorting machines.

    + Plan and perform equipment upgrades and new installations.

    + Provide client training, phone support, emergency on-site assistance, and on-call availability as needed.

    **We Will:**

    + Provide the opportunity to grow and develop your career

    + Offer an inclusive environment that encourages diverse perspectives and ideas

    + Deliver challenging and unique opportunities to contribute to the success of a transforming organization

    + Offer comprehensive benefits globally (


    + A minimum of 1 years’ experience troubleshooting and repairing complex mechanical/electrical equipment preferred.

    + Experience in maintaining, repairing and installing mailing equipment such as inserters, sorters, or comparable equipment is preferred but not required.

    + Excellent problem-solving skills, including proven ability to troubleshoot equipment problems, establish priorities and work under deadline pressures.

    + Strong written & verbal communication skills.

    + Complete familiarity within a Windows environment and basic knowledge of PC interaction with automated equipment.

    + Ability to work a flexible schedule with travel as required and overtime if needed.

    + AA degree in Electronics, Mechanics, Computer Science or related field of study is preferred.

    + A valid driver's license is required.

    + The ability to perform frequent lifting and/or moving items up to 55lbs with or without accommodation.

    **The Team**

    Within our **Sending Technology Solutions** team, we provide a full range of mailing equipment and postage meters, maintenance and support services and supplies that enable our clients to efficiently create mail and evidence postage. We segment our Sending Solutions business between our North America operations, comprising the U.S. and Canadian businesses, and our International operations. We are a leading provider of postage meters and have approximately one million meters installed.

    M/F/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/LGBT are encouraged to apply.

    All interested individuals must apply online. Individuals with disabilities who cannot apply via our online application should refer to the alternate application options via our Individuals with Disabilities link.

    **Job:** _Field Service Operations_

    **Title:** _Field Service Technician_

    **Location:** _AZ-Phoenix_

    **Requisition ID:** _183990_

    Employment Type

    Full Time

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