Hy-Vee Food Stores Maintenance Technician - Fresh Commissary - Full Time in Ankeny, Iowa

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Location:Commissary Facility Revision Date: 07/18

General Function:

The Maintenance technician’s responsibilities include: Assisting in maintaining the building, grounds and machinery in a timely and efficient manner.

Working Relationships:

Accountable and Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor. Daily contact with Production Managers and production employees.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work from a written or verbal list.

  • Starts, and monitors production machines.

  • Repairs, modifies and maintains plant equipment.

  • Must possess good communication skills

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to problem solve under time constraints.

  • Follows established plant HAACP principles.

  • Report to work when scheduled and on time.

  • Hours worked may vary from regular schedule to cover for other technicians on weekends or to cover vacations.

Education/Experience Required to Perform Job:

High school education or equivalent. Prior maintenance experience required. Previous experience with pneumatics, electronics, stainless steel, and hydraulics helpful.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds of force repeatedly; exert up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects.

  • Must be able to be on feet (standing and walking) for 6-8 hours a day.

  • Visual requirements include vision from less than 20 inches to more than 20 feet with or without correction, depth perception, color vision, and field of vision.

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

Working Conditions:

  • The duties of this position are performed mostly in the production area which is wet and refrigerated (@38 degrees).

  • Work around loud equipment.

  • Frequent deadlines exist while handling multiple tasks.

  • Daily contact with employees, technicians and salespersons.

  • Ability to climb, bend, lift and work in areas of limited mobility.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must have the ability to use logical or scientific thinking to solve problems and with several abstract and concrete variables.

Equipment Used to Perform Job:

Pallet jack, forklift and wide array of hand tools both electric and manual.


Has daily contact with customers, employees and suppliers/vendors. Has occasional contact with federal or state regulatory agencies regarding inspections.