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Maintenance Technician (2nd shift) on S. Wood in Chicago

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

2nd shift Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 2:00pm - 10:30pm

with the possibility of overtime

(Training may be required during 1st shift/day hours for 2-4 weeks)

Install, maintain, and repair machinery, equipment, physical structures, plumbing, and electrical systems while following all regulatory and company safety standards, policies, and procedures. Training can be provided to acquire the skills necessary to grow within the maintenance team.


  • Perform basic preventative maintenance tasks and minor repairs on all mechanical assets impacting the operation of the facility, physical structure, and exterior grounds under the instruction and close supervision of leadership
  • Perform basic inspections of refrigeration system under the instruction and close supervision of leadership.
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance tasks on material handling equipment per manufacturer and company guidelines to ensure continual and safe operation under the instruction and close supervision of leadership
  • Other tasks as assigned


  • Operate power tools, cutting torch and other welding apparatus to cut or join metal parts
  • Utilize onsite motorized lift and rental equipment as needed while operating, inspecting, calibrating, and maintaining equipment


  • Must be mechanically inclined.

  • Must have electrical experience and knowledge, preferably up to 480

  • Completion of trade school courses -OR- minimal of 3 years of experience in one or more of the following areas preferred: ammonia refrigeration maintenance, building maintenance, material handling equipment maintenance or ammonia refrigeration maintenance.

  • Pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical experience

  • Must understand the importance of preventative maintenance (PMs) and prioritizing daily responsibilities

  • Capable of completing routine preventative maintenance (PMs) with instructions and supervision

  • Fully proficient with, and capable of operating power and hand tools

  • Basic computer skills

  • Previous experience or knowledge using a multimeter for diagnostics.

  • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of the facility.

  • Possess problem-solving skills

  • Must pay attention to detail.

  • Experience troubleshooting, Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload with demonstrated organizational skills.

  • Ability to work in temperatures as low as -5 Fahrenheit 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.

  • Must be comfortable working in various noise levels; at times it can be loud.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice of Working at Heights up to 60 feet.

  • Previous experience and knowledge of following SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)

  • Preferred: Basic ability to read and interpret Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) may be required at some facilities

  • Preferred: Previous experience maintaining and repairing forklifts and/or MHE (material handling equipment).

  • Preferred: Previous experience using eMaintenance, or another CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)

  • Preferred: Previous experience calibrating instruments and equipment

  • Preferred: Experience operating a forklift

  • Preferred: Experience using a scissor lift

  • Preferred: Previous pneumatic knowledge and experience

  • Preferred: Previous hydraulic knowledge and experience

  • Preferred: Previous experience reading electrical schematics, wiring diagrams

  • Preferred: Previous experience using a cutting torch

  • Preferred: Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Training / Experience

  • Preferred: Emergency Shutdown System / ESD knowledge


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.