Maintenance Technician I

Knoxville, TN, USA Req #13357
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Maintenance Technician I
Gannett Publishing Services
Knoxville, TN

Responsibilities:

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Learn and understand all facilities department safety rules including chemical safety, hearing conservation, etc.Participates in monthly facilities departmental safety meetings.

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Learn and understand how to operate forklifts and pallet jacks, loading and unloading pallets, newsprint rolls, and other packages as necessary.

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Ship and receive items required for daily newspaper operation such as newsprint rolls, daily preprinted inserts and all other items required for operation. This includes proper newsprint loading/unloading, utilization of inventory scanning and tracking systems, and proper documentation.

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Store, inventory, and deliver supplies to all personnel as assigned.

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Assist Shipping and Receiving with processing, staging, storing, and disposal of preprints

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Unload preprint from trucks as needed.

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Maintain all facility equipment properly. This includes painting, remodeling, and all other general repairs to building or building equipment as required.

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Move equipment, furniture, cubical components, etc.

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Keep facilities and departmental area safe, clean, and organized. Maintains newsprint/insert warehouse in orderly fashion. Properly handles waste disposal (used chemicals, etc).

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Perform general facility cleaning indoor and outdoor of complete facility, water removal, floor maintenance, exterior and grounds maintenance, and facilitate company recycling programs.

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Keep restrooms, break/kitchen areas properly cleaned and stocked with janitorial supplies such as toilet paper, paper towels, trash can liners, etc.

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Cleaning, sweeping, and mopping of facility as assigned by manager.

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Other clean up methods of the facility and grounds including blowing leaves, shoveling snow, picking up trash.

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Dispose of materials such as building materials, crates, and skids as needed.

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Must follow all company policies and procedures.


Requirements:



High school education or general education degree (GED) required.

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Must obtain forklift certification.

Must have a valid driver's license and insurance.

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Excellent problem solving and basic math skills.

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Must learn to operate and have solid understanding of all material handling equipment including forklifts, clamp trucks, scissor lift, walk behind lifts, pallet jacks, etc.

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Excellent people skills, Must be able to work well and constantly communicate (both written and verbally).

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Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

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Must be available to work flexible schedule including days, night, weekends, and holidays.

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Prompt ness and reliability to work.

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Must have solid organizational and computer skills including good working knowledge of general software programs. Frequent lifting or moving of 25 to 50 pounds.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status. 

Other details

  • Job Family Facilities
  • Job Function General Administration
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Knoxville, TN, USA