Facilities Maintenance at Ameristar Meats

Posted in Manufacturing 11 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Spokane-AMM, Washington

Job Description:

Headquartered in Spokane, WA. Ameristar Meats is seeking a new team member to join our Maintenance team!

This is a full time job and with that we offer a full benefits package, medical, dental, vision, 401k with a company match, Term Life Insurance and employee EAP program. Benefits 100% paid by the company

Great working hours!!.... Monday - Friday with every weekend off!

Our company is a drug free workplace. As such, we conduct hair follicle drug testing.

  • Performs a variety of maintenance and repairs throughout production and warehouse operations

  • Can include metal working, electrical, plumbing, woodworking and equipment repair

  • Responsible for performing preventative maintenance checks and repairing the facility and equipment as needed

  • Installs, maintains and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, pipe and electrical systems in warehouse establishment following specification, manuals, and schematic drawings; using hand tools, power tools, forklift, measuring and testing instruments

  • Visually inspects and tests equipment

  • Dismantles defective machines/equipment; installs new or repaired parts following specifications, using precise measuring instruments and hand tools

  • Cleans/lubricates parts of machinery

  • Performs minor maintenance throughout warehouse and office operations


  • Qualified individual will present well-rounded skills in maintenance, welding, electrical, plumbing and woodworking

  • Ability to operate power tools, use hand tools and drive forklift

  • Must have valid drivers license

  • 2-3 years maintenance experience preferred


  • Must have valid drivers license/arms reaching, grasping and carrying, weights up to 30 lbs., occasionally up to 50 lbs., rarely up to 100 lbs.

  • Ability to stand/walk constantly through 8 hour work shift; 3-5 miles daily

  • Ability to bend/twist at waist, knees and neck frequently throughout work shift

  • Ability to use both hands and arms simultaneously reaching/handing/grasping and exerting push/pull force normally 30-70 lbs., up to 120 lbs. on occasion

  • Frequently overhead reaching using both hands

  • Frequent climbing on ladders/stairs, working in confined/cramped spaces, awkward positions

  • Crouching/kneeling/crawling occasionally

  • Constant use of hearing/sight/speech abilities required to perform essential job functions


  • Must work quickly under constant interruptions and meet required deadlines

  • Attention to detail

  • Must posess excellent problem-solving skills

  • Must work independently, performing all repairs in expedited fashion

  • Must be able to communicate with supervisor/other workers and record data

Work Conditions

  • Hazards are numerous, including: noise, dust, oil, slippery surfaces. Exposure to moving equipment/machinery, hazardous chemicals and products. May work inside and outside and be exposed to temperature extremes of -10f. to 80f., work under deadlines and pressures

  • Safety equipment required and provided

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.


Salary: $13.00