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US Cold Storage Maintenance in Minooka, Illinois

Who We Are: USCS is driven to advance, innovate and serve companies seeking the best service, facilities, and logistics in the cold chain. We are employee focused, an equal employment opportunity employer and would love to have you join our team.

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The Job Details: We are looking for dependable hardworking individuals with good work habits, abilities to minimize downtime of all equipment, and operate the facility at its maximum efficiency. In addition, we need someone who works well with others and is self-motivated. Duties and Responsibilities can include the following: 

  • General house-keeping of all maintenance areas including refrigeration system

  • Complete required paperwork

  • Complete and log tasks as requested

  • Battery changing and maintenance

  • Equipment inspections, as requested

  • General maintenance including painting, cleaning, and preventative maintenance inside and outside of the facility

The Job Specifics:

  • Location, Department and Work Hours: MidWest, Maintenance, Hours Vary

  • Reports To: Assistant Chief Engineer and or Chief Engineer

  • Travel Amount: 0-10%

  • Job Type, EEO, and Job Code: Full-Time, Non-Exempt EN04100227C

What We Are Looking For:


  • High School Degree preferred


  • Previous warehouse maintenance preferred but not required

  • Knowledge of general hand and power tools

  • Previous residential maintenance experience

  • Background in preventative maintenance

Other Abilities You Will Need to Have: The physical demands described below are representative of those required of an individual performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Bend and lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis

  • Lift up to 70lbs with assistance on an occasional basis

  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time

  • Use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls

  • Be able to speak and hear for safety and productivity

  • Use scanners, tablets, radio, phones, and other warehouse machinery

  • Ability to lift overhead

  • Ability to work overtime is an essential part of this position due to demand

  • Drive a registered motor vehicle to satisfy daily requirements

  • Have acceptable and / or correctable vision

  • Work in an atmosphere range of + 50 to - 30 degrees F with a moderate noise level

  • Personal interaction and communication required to and from other people is extremely high

  • Good arithmetic and reading skills

  • Understand and follow verbal instruction, written instruction and company policies

  • A self-starter that can work independently and coordinate with others

  • Work in a fast pace environment with the ability to manage stress and productivity guidelines

The Standard Details:

  • Always maintain a professional manner in appearance and communications.

  • Participate in staff and/or customer meetings if required.

  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to product, process, and quality systems. 

  • Identify and record any issues relating to product, processes and/or quality.

  • Initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through appropriate channels.

  • Verify the implementation of solutions.

  • Follow posted security procedures at all times while in the building.

  • Participate in Safety and Educational Training.

What’s In It For You:

A great company with great people. Full-time employees not under contract are offered: 401K and Educational Assistance after 1 year; If elected, Blue Cross Blue Shield after 30 days of service; Company Life Insurance; and a bunch of other great perks.

Things We Need To Mention:

  • The above job description may not include all tasks necessary to complete the job.

  • Job functions may vary based on area of operation. The job description is a listing of the most common tasks the associate will be required to perform in that job area.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Job ID: 2021-2201

External Company Name: United States Cold Storage

Street: 601 Twin Rail Dr