RME Maintenance Technician

Amazon.com Services, Inc. - Tracy, CA3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $41,000 - $56,000 a year
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Able to work all days and shifts, including overtime (24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation, including holidays)
  • PC competency, Word & Excel and Windows OS
  • Experience in the following areas: Automated conveyor systems and controls; Repair of material handling equipment; Predictive/ Preventative maintenance tools and procedures; Metal and wood fabrication; Blueprint and electrical schematic reading; Electrical and electronic principles
** This posting is for openings at the following locations: Patterson, CA and Tracy, CA **

The Reliability, Maintenance, and Engineering (RME) is hiring for a Maintenance Technician. The Maintenance Technician (MT) will be responsible for assisting in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the automated packaging and distribution equipment.

A successful candidate in this role will accomplish the following:
  • Perform preventive/ predictive maintenance of conveyance equipment using the appropriate job plans, procedures, and manuals
  • Maintain and repair distribution center racking
  • Complete preventative maintenance routines, documentation and procedures
  • Track and store department inventory, including spare parts
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Conduct maintenance and basic troubleshooting of robotics and robotic work cells
  • Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems related to all material handling equipment components
  • Maintain and troubleshoot motors, photo eyes, relays, proximity sensors, solenoids, motor starters, tachs, etc.
  • Assist in mentoring junior technicians by providing guidance and directions to help them develop their skill set
  • Assist with basic electronics/ Programmable Logic Controls troubleshooting
Physical Demands (Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation):
  • Lift and move totes up to 49 pounds each
  • Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head
  • Occasionally push and pull wheeled dollies loaded with products up to 100 pounds during site visits
  • Engage in full manual dexterity in both hands and wrists
  • Walking in the FC and around area with great frequency; facilities are over a quarter mile in length
  • Ability to climb ladders and gangways safely and without limitation
  • Dexterity in eye/hand coordination, feet (foot pedals), manual (picking, pinching, holding, grasping), and wrist motion (repetitive flexion/rotation)
  • Working conditions may include small spaces, dust, fumes/odors, hot/cold temperatures, inside/outside noise, vibration, standing on concrete for long hours and wet or uneven surfaces
  • Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours
  • Degree from a vocational school or college with a focus in the Mechanical or Electrical field
  • 2+ years apprenticeship or equivalent experience in the Mechanical or Electrical field
  • Experience with Material Handling Equipment (MHE) safety standards accordance with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Safety standards
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Experience with robotic operation/ maintenance
  • Able to troubleshoot basic Input/Output functions
Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age