Sep 03, 2021

Warehouse Maintenance Tech III

$23.00 - $30.50 hourly
  • Staples Inc.
  • 6400 Hollister Street, Houston, TX, USA
Full-Time Facilities Installation - Maint - Repair Supply Chain Warehouse

Job Description

Pay: $23.00-$30.50/hour Depending on Experience + $1.00/hour Shift Differential (when working 2nd shift.  Getting off at 7pm or later qualifies entire shift as 2nd)

Schedule: 3:00pm-11:30pm/Monday-Friday (Please note that the hours for this position can vary based on the needs of the business.  The shift may vary between 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift.  Flexibility is required)

Reaching your full potential is more than a job for Staples associates! We offer competitive pay & benefits, while recognizing efforts to achieve career goals. This is an opportunity to be part of the Staples World Class Supply Chain Team and to provide essential products to our customers.

  • Competitive Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Check out our perks and benefits for complete list of full and part-time benefits!

Note:  Some regional traveling may be required.


What You’ll Be Doing:


Perform maintenance on conveyors, electrical motors, material handling equipment, skill saws, propane torch, man-lift, hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, grinders, electrical test equipment and ladders.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventative and spontaneous maintenance on lift equipment jacks, chargers, and batteries
  • Perform preventative and spontaneous maintenance on conveyors
  • Perform general building maintenance including overhead doors, construction repair, roll carts, floor repair and second level gates, doors, etc.; perform light plumbing maintenance on occasion
  • Perform various carpentry assignments as needed
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Use personal vehicle to pick up parts and equipment
  • Regular attendance
  • Work as a team member by interacting and communicating with fellow associates in a cooperative, constructive manner
  • Relay directions from supervisor to junior technicians and assistants
  • Use initiative to ensure efficient assignments of junior technicians/assistants to projects/tasks
  • Order needed repair parts for equipment with supervisor’s approval
  • Work safely and in accordance with Staples safety policies



  • High school education or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Minimum two (2) years of related experience
  • Strong electrical/electronic troubleshooting skills
  • Mechanical aptitude, knowledge of hydraulics, electrical, pneumatics, and ability to read blueprints/schematics
  • Material handling equipment certification 
  • Demonstrated excellent attendance
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Good attitude and willingness to go above and beyond stated duties
  • Ability to work overtime with little or no notice based on facility operational requirements
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and troubleshoot complex automated electrical control systems
  • Ability to use vendor manuals and procedures to perform preventative maintenance and troubleshooting tasks
  • Ability to program logic devices
  • Understanding of low voltage DC electrical systems
  • Ability to work with high voltages (up to 480VAC) in troubleshooting and repair of motor control and lighting systems
  • Ability to design and fabricate devices required to improve system operation or aid in equipment maintenance functions
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, and accomplish work with little supervision
  • Ability to lift, push or pull items weighing 70 pounds, up to 100 pounds on occasion
  • Ability to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift; additional overtime hours may be required based on business needs
  • Ability to work in a warehouse environment with seasonal temperature variations
  • Applicants are subject to passing a criminal background check and a drug screen
  • Basic English language skills (both verbal and written communications)


  • Trade school background

Work / Physical Conditions

  • Work at heights up to 60 feet
  • Exposure to fumes from welding
  • Exposure to dust from grinding
  • Exposure to vibration from power tools
  • Exposure to hot surfaces after welding
  • Chemical Conditions:
    o Battery Acid
    o Lubricants
    o Paint
    o Cleaning Solvents
    o Detergents

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



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