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Lead Maintenance Technician

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

vernon, ca, usa
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023
Lead and train the team responsible for all maintenance-related activities involving machinery, equipment, physical structures, plumbing, refrigeration system components, and electrical systems while following all regulatory, and company safety standards, policies, and procedures.


  • Plan, assign and direct the work of a team of maintenance technicians
  • Perform physical inspection and calibration, preventative maintenance, and repairs on all mechanical assets impacting the operation of the facility, physical structure, and exterior grounds
  • Collaborate with leadership to ensure adherence to departmental operating and capital expenditure budget for labor, materials, and lender required building projects
  • Ensure proper and complete utilization of the computer maintenance management system (CMMS) and verifying completion of applicable work orders
  • Participate in developing procedures to help solidify continuous improvement, cost savings and energy management
  • Utilize onsite motorized lift and rental equipment as needed while operating, inspecting, calibrating, and maintaining equipment


  • May manage all third-party maintenance contracts for the site, ensuring compliance to all company standards, policies, and procedures


  • 2 years pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical experience
  • 4 years of mechanical maintenance experience
  • 4 years demonstrated knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC) including NFPA 70 or industrial refrigeration experience (ammonia, Freon and/or CO2) or combination of experience and trade school.
  • Successful completion of Refrigeration Operator 1 course and/or a (CARO) or equivalent within 6 months of hire is the goal
  • Demonstrated knowledge of regionally adoptable standards for the safe installation of electrical wiring and equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID) drawings may be required at some facilities
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of safety, electrical, fire protection and regulatory standards
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work in temperatures as low as -20 Fahrenheit/-25 Celsius in cold storage sites or up to 100 Fahrenheit/37 Celsius in dry storage sites while wearing company provided personal protective equipment and freezer gear
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs./23 kgs.; weight may be more dependent upon facility
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule and shift, including weekends if needed.
  • Some locations require being comfortable with various noise levels, at times, can be loud
  • Some locations require demonstrated knowledge and practice of Working at Height regulation.


Why Lineage?

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers’ requirements. Beyond that, you’ll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We’ll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.

Lineage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful harassment and retaliation. Lineage will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability or any other protected status under federal, state and local law.


Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, medical, dental, and basic life and disability insurance benefits, 401 retirement plan, paid time off, annual bonus eligibility, and a minimum of 7 holidays throughout the calendar year.