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Maintenance Technician I (Wed-Sat)

Company: Qurate Retail Group
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

You'll feel the energy everywhere at Qurate Retail Group. We are a select group of like-minded brands, a world of individuals all driven by a shared passion for bringing joy, inspiration and humanity to shopping. Working together with integrity and purpose, in a culture like no other. When you're part of Qurate Retail Group, you'll be one of 27,000 difference makers in eight countries who help millions of customers around the world discover curated collections of unique products every single day. We are not limited by bricks and mortar or defined by any screen. We are always evolving, ever expanding and we never stand still. We rise to the occasion, discover what's next and ignite the industry. We are creating the third way to shop.
The Opportunity

The purpose of a Facilities Mechanic I position is to perform basic tasks and repairs within the fulfillment center including work on conveyors, PIT equipment, and general building maintenance. This requires a basic understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical systems. Also we ask that you have familiarity with AC/DC systems and the ability to use a volt meter. General tenant improvement work such as light repairs to plumbing, electrical, walls or room finishes and small repairs and projects should be carried out independently. You will assist all other Facilities Mechanics with more complex maintenance responsibilities. Additional responsibilities include participating in 5S organization and cleaning activities.

You will report to the Facilities Area Manager and work onsite in our Bethlehem, PA fulfillment center. The hours will be 6:00am to 4:30pm.

Who We Are

Corporate Real Estate & Workplace Services (CREWS), is responsible for a variety of work streams and projects that allow our campuses to have a comfortable and safe work place. The services the department provides range from building maintenance and repair, AV Setup/Installation, guest registration, badges/parking permits, space planning/moves, drawing requests and design, large scale projects, and caf/catering services.

Your Impact

  • Building Maintenance - Perform and facilitate general facility repairs such as plumbing, electrical, lighting, painting, HVAC, and wall repair. Perform repairs on dock doors, dock locks, and dock plates to resolve problems and ensure successful operation. Escort and assist outside vendors.
  • Equipment Maintenance - Perform planned and unplanned repairs, and preventative maintenance to production-related equipment, Powered Industrial Trucks, and building equipment. Identify and correct safety hazards and potential maintenance issues before they become critical. Help with repairs when unscheduled breakdowns occur.
  • Conveyor, Automation and Sorter Systems - Support and perform planned and unplanned repairs and preventative maintenance to maintain operation of conveyors and sorter equipment. Help with conveyor, automation and sortation system repairs. Address production-related issues and consult with team leaders to ensure necessary corrections to maximize equipment throughput are performed.
  • Detect and inform team leaders of potential problems so that resolutions to electrical, mechanical, plumbing, heating/cooling, and equipment problems are performed before they affect the operation of the facility.
  • Continuous Improvement - Participates in team activities around Kaizen events and other continuous improvement initiatives. Support the design and implementation of continuous improvement processes including Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) activities.
  • Electrical - Have a fundamental understanding of AC and DC systems and how to use a voltage meter. Follow lock out/tag out policy. May be asked to assist team leaders with repairs or replacement of de-energized electrical systems.
  • Safety / Facility Cleanliness -Practice and be a leader in 5S and safety procedures to ensure that the area is safe, organized, and clean. Maintain complete inventory and cleaning of all equipment and work areas daily. Understand and comply with all safety and environmental regulations, company procedures including hazardous energy control (lock out/tag out), safe lifting techniques, fall protection, proper power equipment operation, and use of PPE. Identify and act immediately to correct any safety hazards, spills., to avoid the risk of accident, and escalate issues.

    What you Bring
    • Read and comprehend technical manuals. --- Familiarity with blueprints, and engineering specifications
    • High School graduate or equivalent; Industrial mechanic trade school courses or certification (i.e., electrical, controls, plumbing, welding) or equivalent military technical training with proficiency in at least one trade.
    • Trade skills must include electrician, carpenter, pipefitter, air conditioning mechanic, welder, or machine repairer.
    • 6 months or more experience with mechanical and electrical systems
    • Occasionally be on call, work days or nights, weekends and overtime
    • Must have a valid driver's license
    • Prefer working knowledge of voltage meter and AC/DC systems
    • Can repeatedly lift 50 pounds


      Join us as we enrich life's everyday moments - including yours. Apply today!

      If you enjoy being a part of a team, creating experiences and delighting customers, you'll love it here. If you're excited about retail, fashion, media, social, live streaming, technology, customer service, design and more, you'll find amazing projects to work on. If you want to grow professionally and learn every day, you'll thrive with us. If you appreciate flexible working options, our Qurated community, where intentional connections matter and a company committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, you'll be amazed at what's available for our team members! We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package including competitive compensation, health care benefits starting on day 1, 401(k), paid time off, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, parental leave, paid volunteer hours, company discounts and much more. Best of all, working with Qurate Retail Group means friendly teams, ambitious projects and fast-moving careers!

      For Qurate Retail Group, our focus on diversity, equity and inclusion is deeply rooted in Our Principles. They call on us to Drive Progress, Act With Empathy, Be Brave, Embrace the Future, and Do What's Right so that everyone can thrive. We are committed to ensuring that our workplace provides equal employment opportunities for all team members and candidates and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. As an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a barrier-free employment process. If you need reasonable accommodations/support throughout, please contact us at for assistance.

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