Facilities Technician II - Overnight Shift in Berlin, NJ at Michaels Stores

Date Posted: 11/30/2022

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Job Description


We're here for the Makers! Come be a part of the team where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!

Michaels is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are here for all Team Members and all Makers to create, innovate and be better together.

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Maintain, install, and repair facility equipment and automation equipment within the Distribution Center (DC), with some oversight for more complex work assignments.

Major Activities

  • Diagnose and perform preventive maintenance/repairs to powered industrial equipment and conveyor systems.  All work performed must adhere to all safety policies/procedures (e.g., lockout/tagout) in order to maintain a safe working environment for all. 
  • Diagnose and perform repairs/preventive maintenance on building equipment such as air compressors, heating/ventilation, and plumbing/electrical. Perform welding repairs as needed.
  • Communicate frequently with Facilities Manager and Operations leaders/team members regarding status of repair work and any implication on the operation. 
  • Perform project work to support warehouse daily operations and building projects as assigned; may be assigned to lead the project and coordinate the work of others.
  • Maintain CMMS, work orders, and inventory management.
  • Complete other related duties as assigned.

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Special Certifications or Technical Skills

  • Computer proficiency to input work performed, identify work assignments, and use MS Outlook

  • Proficient use of conveyor control systems software and shock watch system software

  • Ability to MIG and Stick Weld and use tools effectively and safely

  • Ability to operate all powered equipment in the facility to include yard trucks, forklifts, and maintenance vehicles

Minimum Type of Experience the Job Requires

  • 3+ years of related experience in a similar role

  • Experience in diagnostic and troubleshooting as well as repairs on mechanical equipment


  • Accurately interpret drawings, blueprints and technical manuals in paper or electronic format

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to complete assignments

Effective written and verbal communication skills to fully understand and explain related issues

  • Effectively manages time to meet all specified deadlines as well as respond to urgent matters to minimize downtime to the operation

  • Flexibility to work overtime, off-shifts and weekend work as needed to support the operation and/or complete project work

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent lifting and carrying of tools and/or product weighing 5 to 60 pounds
  • Frequent pushing or pulling of material and/or equipment
  • Frequent standing when working and when driving powered industrial equipment
  • Frequent walking, primarily in the warehouse
  • Frequent reaching, bending, stooping, kneeling and twisting
  • Occasional sitting to perform office tasks and review and enter data in computer
  • Repetitive motion and substantial movement of the wrists, hands and/or fingers

Work Environment

  • Exposure to extreme temperatures dependent on external climate and proximity to dock doors/exits
  • Moderate noise level from DC conveyor/sortation system, powered industrial equipment and use of hand tools/equipment
  • Occasional vibration if/when operating powered industrial equipment
  • Will regularly be exposed to the usual lubricants and cleaning agents required for performing normal preventative maintenance. Occasional exposure to fumes and airborne particles

Applicants in the U.S. must satisfy federal, state, and local legal requirements of the job.