Facilities Maintenance Assistant $20 per hour

Facilities Maintenance Assistant $20 per hour

Kimball Midwest | Newtown, CT, 06470, US

Posted 15 days ago

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Kimball Midwest, a national distributor of maintenance, repair and operation products, is searching for a Maintenance Assistant in our Newtown, CT, location.

As a Kimball Midwest associate, you will experience why we have been listed as one of the Top Workplaces in Columbus 9 years in a row! Our sales revenue growth is dynamic, increasing from $1 million in 1983 to more than $300 million today. Throughout all our growth we have kept the family owned and operated culture alive. At Kimball Midwest, you are a name and not a number and we pride ourselves on our unique culture.


1. This position requires past experience in general maintenance systems, preferably in the distribution industry or related field.

2. This position requires the ability to read and write small letters and numbers; the ability to make arithmetic calculations; and the ability to understand written and oral instructions.

3. This position requires the ability to concentrate and to communicate with management, co-workers, and supervisors.

4. This position requires the ability to follow oral and written instructions, while working independently and as part of a team.

5. This position requires the ability to lift objects weighing fifty (50) pounds.

6. This position requires the ability to adapt to varying environmental conditions (i.e. heat, humidity, dust, toxic and/or non-toxic chemicals.

7. This position requires the wearing of safety equipment as required by management.

8. This position requires the successful completion of a ninety (90) day orientation period.


1. Shuts off gas, water, and electric supply in the case of an emergency.

2. Performs monthly inspections of all fire extinguishers in accordance with the guidelines located in Human Resources.

3. Assists Maintenance Specialist with minor plumbing, electrical, and carpentry repairs as they occur.

4. Completes appropriate items from the maintenance checklist daily.

5. Performs all tasks related to warehouse cosmetic improvements. Examples of tasks to be performed include:

a. Painting of floors, walls, and trim

b. Wall mounting of pictures, shelves, clocks, etc.

c. Mowing grass/Shoveling snow

d. Trimming weeds

e. Removing trash from around building

f. Sweeping/Scrubbing floor

6. Ensures the detailed cleanliness of the warehouse and offices.

7. Log hours spent on specific projects and turn in production sheets weekly, as requested.

8. May be required to drive personal or company vehicle to make pick up or delivery of materials.

Additional Information:

Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm

Pay: $20 per hour

We offer a benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, company sponsored life, optional life and disability insurance, Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) and, Tuition Assistance, Paid Time Off (PTO), a Dress For Your Day dress code and paid holidays.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

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