Maintenance Utility Person
Location:North Charleston, South Carolina
Maintenance Utility Worker - UniFirst
Our Team is Kind of a Big Deal!
UniFirst is seeking a reliable and hardworking Maintenance Utility Person to join our UniFirst Family. As a Team Partner in the Maintenance Department, you will be assisting with maintaining the location building and equipment systems by performing; basic maintenance and plant utility functions, loading and unloading deliveries, painting, operating industrial equipment, and plant cleaning / blowdowns. At UniFirst we have a standard Monday - Friday work week with periodic night and weekend overtime! We have an immediate opening and provide on the job training.
Pay & Benefits:
On the job training & great hourly pay + 401K with Company Match, Profit Sharing, Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Direct Payroll Deposit, Tuition Reimbursement, 30% Employee Discount, Employee Referral Bonuses.
What’s in it for you?
Our Team Partners receive quality skills training designed to enhance their performance and assist them with their career potential and advancement.
You may quickly find yourself on the fast-track to success. We are a rapidly growing company offering significant avenues for personal development and growth.
Our family culture is what makes UniFirst an organization that stands out from the rest.
At UniFirst, you'll find an environment packed with different cultures, personalities, and backgrounds. We believe our diversity makes us who we are, and we strive every day to build a culture where everyone feels welcome.
What you’ll be doing:
Utilize equipment to perform plant cleaning operations, this includes,: floor scrubbers, lint and dust removal devices, outside rubbish removal, equipment cleaning, and pit / trench screen cleaning.
Perform miscellaneous painting tasks throughout the plant or outside on facility grounds.
Operate powered industrial forklifts / lifts throughout the facility to assist in relocating materials.
Assist in loading and unloading trucks
Assist with production receiving activities.
Perform various levels of facilities upkeep including landscaping, snow removal, and other removal operations.
Perform light equipment maintenance tasks, trench screen cleaning, lint and dust blowdown of facilities and equipment, fluid level checks, light bulb replacement, ceiling tile replacement, cart cleaning and repair, and pressure washing after appropriate training from UniFirst.
Upon proper training and certification, may be called upon to operate Company vehicles such as shuttle trucks or route trucks.
Perform other duties as assigned by leadership.
What we’re looking for:
Experience using basic hand and power tools is required.
Ability to read, comprehend and interpret procedures and instructions in English.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from co-workers and managers.
Ability to work overtime as needed is required.
Ability to lift up to 80 lbs.
At least 6 months of relevant experience is preferred.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Valid driver's license preferred and a safe driving record are required.
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
Must be able to operate powered industrial equipment (forklifts, floor scrubbers, scissor lifts) and other similar tools as required.
High school education and/or GED equivalent is preferred.
The fabric of UniFirst is woven from its very unique family culture where our Team Partners enjoy a small company feel while taking advantage of the resources and stability that come with being a 2 billion-dollar organization.
UniFirst is an international leader in the $18 billion-dollar garment services industry. We currently employ over 14,000 team partners who serve 300,000 business customer locations throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. We were included in the top 10 of Selling Power magazine’s “Best Companies to Sell For” list and recognized on Forbes magazine’s “Platinum 400 – Best Big Companies” list. As an 80-year old company focused on annual growth, there’s never been a better time to join our team.
UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws
UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to TalentAcquisition@unifirst.com or call (978) 658-8888 to let us know the nature of your request.