• Maintenance Technician

    Full job description


    We are looking for a highly motivated and reliable Maintenance Technician to join our team! As a Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of our facilities by performing a variety of maintenance duties. You will perform preventative maintenance, troubleshoot and repair a wide range of facility systems, and work with a variety of hand and power tools. Our ideal candidate will have strong communication and problem-solving skills, along with the ability to work independently on complex tasks. If you are looking for an opportunity to use your expertise to make a difference, we'd love to hear from you!

    About US Tarp

    Headquartered in South Haven, MI, and distribution facility in Salt Lake City, UT, US Tarp® designs, manufactures and distributes load containment and cargo protection tarping systems, controls, and tarps for commercial vehicle applications. The US Tarp® design team develops automated and manual systems for custom applications in the Construction & Landscaping, Agriculture, and the Recycling & Refuse markets. Our systems are used on commercial medium duty trucks, heavy duty tractor trailers, dump trucks and roll-off container handling equipment.

    Why US Tarp

    We are driven to solve customer problems, passionate about our markets and confident that our products add value. We are innovative, hands-on, agile and responsive. We design, manufacture and carry inventory to be the most responsive tarping systems supplier in the business.

    We Offer

    • Clean Environment
    • Professional Training
    • Competitive Compensation
    • Medical, Dental, Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 401K with Employer Match
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Paid Company Holidays
    • Tuition Reimbursement

    Position Summary

    Maintenance Technician are responsible for proactively performing routine maintenance inspections and performing general maintenance of equipment, facility and grounds. Responsible for transporting products and handling deliveries in a timely manner. They must follow traffic laws and correctly route themselves, ensuring the vehicle has enough gas and is in safe working condition.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Perform routine maintenance, such as inspecting drives, motors, or belts, checking fluid levels, replacing filters, or doing other preventive maintenance actions.
    • Start machines and observe mechanical operation to determine efficiency and to detect problems.
    • Repair machines, equipment, or structures, using tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, wrenches, or equipment such as precision measuring instruments or electrical or electronic testing devices.
    • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.
    • Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work.
    • Inventory and requisition machine parts, equipment, and other supplies so that stock can be maintained and replenished.
    • Perform general cleaning of buildings or properties which may include snow removal.
    • Paint or repair roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, plaster, drywall, or other parts of building structures.
    • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles.
    • Use the company vehicle to perform on-time deliveries and pick-ups.
    • Research and plan for traffic, construction, and weather conditions.
    • Use navigation applications to determine the best route.
    • Professionally represent US Tarp in interactions with clients, vendors and the general public.
    • Ensure the vehicle is fueled, clean and in good working order; reporting any maintenance concerns to the supervisor.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

    • Required DOT Physical, Medical Exam and Chauffeur license.
    • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
    • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
    • Microsoft Office: Spreadsheet, Word, Calendar, and Internet browser
    • 5 years previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience
    • Ability to maintain an acceptable driving record for automobile insurance coverage.
    • Ability to drive safely without distractions and troubleshoot routing and traffic.
    • Ability to receive, track, and distribute materials, supplies, and equipment.
    • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate channels.