Facilities Mechanic

Job Description


JOB SUMMARY (Briefly state why this position exists)

This position ensures that all SYGMA FL warehouse equipment, building and grounds are maintained in a safe and efficient operating condition.


  • Keep up to date on all maintenance records for warehouse equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment, chargers and batteries on schedule.
  • Perform repair work to MHE and facilities equipment.
  • Issue POs for all parts ordered on approval per management approval.
  • Create work orders for all work performed.
  • Grounds Maintenance, including but not limited to landscaping repairs and irrigation  minor repairs 
  • Building Maintenance including minor construction and repair, painting, preventative maintenance, electrical and plumbing.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management



  • Perform/assist in general maintenance of building, MHE and grounds to include (but not limited to) repairing storage racks, move furniture, erect partitions, basic electrical repairs, basic plumbing repairs, HVAC repairs, dock leveler preventive maintenance, painting and light construction and de-construction of areas of the facilities
  • Scrubber, forklift, pallet jack, scissor lift, battery changer, battery and cherry picker repairs and Preventive Maintenance



The position requires a high school diploma/GED or equivalent in experience. Must have the ability to read and write English. Five years of technical experience in mechanics & electronics is preferred.  A minimum of 2 years of experience in maintaining Warehouse Equipment is required for this position.


Work is medium to heavy in nature. The employee must be able to safely lift 50 lbs. - 75 lbs. occasionally. Repair work requires excellent hand and finger dexterity.  There may be sufficient noise requiring the employee to shout in order to be heard.


You must be able to read text that is close and at a distance with or without correction.  Forklift operation requires distance vision.


Activities occur both inside (protected from weather conditions but not temperature changes) and outside.  Employee is subjected to extreme cold during freezer work.  Hazardous conditions exist, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current and working in high places.


Forklift, floor scrubber, and pallet jack.  Additional equipment may include scissor lift, cherry picker, welder, grinder, cutting torch and a variety of hand tools.  Personal Computer skills including invoice processing software, SAP experience preferred.


MHE Operation Certification on all equipment maintained