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Maintenance Technician III - Shreveport, LA ($10k Launch Bonus)

Job ID: 2521222 | Services LLC


In addition, to outstanding benefits and compensation, this position qualifies for a $10k launch payment. You are eligible to receive one launch payment per calendar year.

About Maintenance at Amazon:
Operations is at the heart of Amazon’s business. We are known for our speed, accuracy, and exceptional service. Our buildings deliver tens of thousands of products to hundreds of countries worldwide, every day. Reliability Maintenance & Engineering (RME) are the business partners that work tirelessly behind the scenes to make it all happen. We drive continuous improvement, and maintain all of the Material Handling Equipment (MHE) to ensure our customers are met with the Amazon smile. Come join us, on our journey!

If you do not meet 100% of the preferred qualifications outlined in this job description, we still encourage you to apply. We understand that skills and competencies can be gained in many ways and we are primarily interested in a demonstrated commitment to the work and the potential to grow. Experience comes in many forms and passion goes a long way. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying.

About the Role:
As a Maintenance Technician III, you will lead service technicians on the team in the installation and repair of automated packaging and distribution equipment. You will support the Operations Maintenance team by designing solutions for difficult problems and managing projects. You will help train, and mentor service technicians and contract technicians.

What Do We Offer?
Amazon offers competitive compensation packages including comprehensive healthcare benefits starting on Day 1, matching 401(k) program, and up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave. But wait, there’s more: we don’t wear suits and ties! Come as you are because jeans, t-shirts, sneakers and sometimes a neon safety vest will be your daily outfit.

Key job responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to
- Promote a safe working environment by following all safety procedures
- Maintain and troubleshoot all conveyor systems in the building
- Lead and audit preventative maintenance procedures.
- Install, maintain, and troubleshoot relay logic, ladder diagrams, control components, photo-eyes, motor starters, limit switches, proximity sensors, solenoids, etc.
- Create and close out work orders with data including labor hours, equipment maintenance and parts used
- Maintain a positive working relationships across all of the Amazon Operations facility
- Develop training plans for service technicians
- Develop work plans for emergency repair of critical assets
- Move up to 49lbs as well as stand and walk during shifts lasting up to 12 hours, with or without reasonable accommodation

Please note that while we strive to accommodate employees' preferences for shift assignments, due to operational requirements and scheduling constraints, we cannot guarantee a specific shift assignment.

The following are typical shifts in the Maintenance Tech role:

Front Half Day Shift:
Schedule: 4 days on, 3 days off. The days can be set according to your operational needs, a common pattern is working Sunday to Wednesday.
Hours: Typically, this shift might start in the morning and end in the late afternoon. For a 10-hour shift, this could be 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM, with a half-hour break included.

Back Half Day Shift:
Schedule: 4 days on, 3 days off. Often, this shift could be Wednesday to Saturday to complement the Front Half Day Shift.
Hours: Like the Front Half Day shift, this shift would also occur during daytime hours. Depending on your downtime windows, a typical schedule might be from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM, with a half-hour break.

Front Half Night Shift:
Schedule: 4 days on, 3 days off. The days can be arranged as per your needs, such as Sunday to Wednesday.
Hours: This shift would occur during the night. For example, it could run from 6:00 PM to 4:30 AM, with a half-hour break.

Back Half Night Shift:
Schedule: 4 days on, 3 days off. To complement the Front Half Night Shift, this might run from Wednesday to Saturday.
Hours: Like the Front Half Night shift, this shift would take place during the night. Depending on your downtime windows, a typical schedule might be from 7:00 PM to 5:30 AM, with a half-hour break.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Shreveport, LA, USA


- 1+ years of Microsoft Office products and applications experience
- High school or equivalent diploma
- Work a flexible schedule/shift/work area, including weekends, nights, and/or holidays


- Associates or higher degree from a vocational school or college with a focus in the Mechanical or Electrical field
- 5+ years of experience working with automated conveyors and controls
- 5+ years of experience with electrical and electronic principles, National Electrical Code (NEC), and industrial electronics
- 5+ years of experience conducting preventative maintenance
- 5 + years of experience reading blueprints and schematics
- 5 + years of experience with Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) programs
- 3+ years of work order management
- 4+ years apprenticeship or equivalent experience in the Mechanical or Electrical field
- Previous leadership experience
- Previous vendor management experience
- Experience with robotic maintenance
- Experience with Material Handling Equipment (MHE) safety standards accordance with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Safety standards
- Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

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