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DC Maintenance Mechanic

Department: PEY Maintenance
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: DC Supervisor
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level:
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


10 Hour Rotating schedules ( starts 8:00am or 8:00pm )

Paid Time Off

We offer :

Medical /Dental / Vision / 401K / Tuition Reimbursement / Life Insurance /EAP Benefits

Employee Discounts Perks

Kroger Plus Card Discounts (10% off all kroger brands )

Cell Phone Service Discount And Much More

Position Summary:

Responsible for maintaining and repairing equipment, buildings, and fixtures of the distribution center. Maintain lift trucks and keep them in good repair.

The company also requires that all employees perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Install and repair plumbing.
  • Maintain electrical systems.
  • Maintain ventilation system.
  • Install, repair and replace racking.
  • Maintain doors.
  • Maintain shipping/receiving dock equipment.
  • Inspect and evaluate roof structure.
  • Weld, cut, design and repair aluminum and steel structures and devises.
  • Repair and maintain hydraulic systems, air compressors, fire system.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on lift trucks.
  • Repair other equipment as needed.
  • Repair and maintain battery chargers and batteries, keeping them in working condition.
  • Maintain tuggers, carts, pallet jacks, sweepers, scrubbers, and fork lift attachments.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work weekends.
  • Ability to work overtime.
  • Ability to work any shift.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with distribution center terms and processes.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects.
  • Ability to work within set time frames and fixed deadlines.
  • Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes.
  • Ability and willingness to continue education, as necessary.
  • Ability to operate the following special equipment, machinery, and/or special tools: hand truck, hand and power pallet jack, power lift equipment (Company will train).
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Limited Maintenance Industrial license.

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • High school education or general education degree (GED) plus two years experience in plumbing, blueprint reading, general building maintenance, hydraulic and electrical experience; four years in electric or gas fork lift repair, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.



Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Shift(s): Overnight

Regions: South


Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Medical, Electrical, Engineering, Healthcare