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Assistant Maintenance Manager

Company Name: Ralphs
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

Assist in supervising a staff of facilities maintenance technicians who perform maintenance services, implement preventive maintenance programs and perform energy maintenance repairs for retail stores and company facilities, buildings and grounds. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform all functions and duties of the maintenance role with direct guidance and oversight from the maintenance manager.
  • Assist in managing maintenance budgets, service levels and repair effectiveness.
  • Partner with the maintenance manager to provide oversight for company and EPA regulations associated with refrigerant usage and manage to ensure compliance.
  • Identify the training and training resources needed for technician staff to comply with EPA, OSHA, and company standards.
  • Assist in developing and executing the division’s equipment break/fix maintenance and preventative maintenance programs.
  • Manage third-party contracted maintenance service as directed.
  • Reduce energy costs by incorporating best practices into maintenance technicians’ daily activities.
  • Take immediate action with appropriate technician(s) regarding potential refrigerant usage issues and ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Ensure maintenance software best practices are being utilized to drive efficiencies.
  • Support construction and minor capital teams with project scoping, design criteria and quality control.
  • Coach maintenance technicians to follow Facility Engineering’s safety standards and training by providing support to the safety coordinator’s directives.
  • Manage company best practices for inventory management in the maintenance facility and service vehicles.
  • Travel to division locations regularly to engage staff and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and day to day maintenance operations.
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 5 years’ proven management experience within a maintenance organization
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • EPA Type 2 Certification

Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

  • Senior Technician
  • Refrigeration/HVAC maintenance experience
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and manuals


Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: EPA Certification Class 1 and 2
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: West


Jobs at Ralphs: At Ralphs, our people make us who we are. They are more than just our associates, they’re part of the communities we serve. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in every area of our operation. Whether you want to create a fast, fun and friendly shopping experience for customers in our stores or you want to be part of our innovative corporate team at our headquarters in Los Angeles, Ralphs is always looking for outstanding associates. Our associates enjoy competitive pay and excellent benefits, along with a positive work environment built on mutual respect and professionalism. If you are interested in building and advancing your career with Ralphs, we invite you to complete an online application today.


Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.



 Posting Notes:  CA || Compton || 1100 W. Artesia Blvd. || 90220 || Ralphs || None || Facility Engineering || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || EPA Certification Class 1 and 2 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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