Whole Foods Market Full-Time Handyman / Equipment Maintenance Team Member: South Lake Union in Seattle, Washington

Job DescriptionTitle: Equipment Maintenance TM Team: AdminExempt status: Non Exempt Category: BC1Reports to: Store Team Leader Job Code: S022General SummaryThe Equipment Maintenance Team Member provides general maintenance of a Whole Foods Marketfacility including painting, various carpentry projects, and other general maintenance projects, usingsmall power tools and hand tools as well as acting as store contact for professional equipment serviceproviders.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Maintains inventory of light bulbs and ceiling tiles, and changes all bulbs and tiles as needed.

  2. Maintains accurate journal of equipment serviced, including service provider, date, and other pertinent information.

  3. Acts as store contact for service vendors, scheduling appointments as approved by Store Leadership.

  4. Performs preventative maintenance as needed.

  5. Make sure the customers are being taken care of and the store looks great at all times.

  6. Keep all work areas clean and ensure facility cleanliness in all common areas and exterior.

  7. Follow and comply with established procedures, including regulatory compliance, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.

  8. Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.

  9. This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Ability to follow instructions and established procedures.

  2. Ability to prioritize, to make good decisions on when and how to repair various things, and multitask.

  3. Ability to work independently yet have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with other Team Members and Store Leadership

  4. Knowledgeably communicate with service vendors.

  5. Ability to understand building maintenance needs.

  6. Ability to perform simple math operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).

  7. Knowledge of facility repair work and ability to use resources to find answers on maintenance.

  8. Ability to perform physical requirements of position.

  9. Ability to operate all necessary equipment.

  10. Use of box cutters.

  11. Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department.

Working Conditions

  1. Exposure to temperature variations and wet conditions.

  2. May walk and work on uneven surfaces.

  3. Requires reaching above and below shoulder height.

  4. Some exposure to dust, gas, fumes and chemicals.

  5. Repetitive use of hands with power grasping and fine manipulation.

  6. May need to use a ladder or stool to reach product or supplies.

  7. Exposure to continuous background and occasional loud noises.

  8. Walking surfaces are sometimes slick.

  9. Repetitive stretching and lifting required.

  10. Any item over 40 pounds requires a team lift.

  11. Iteration of duties.

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what we’re all about. Oh yeah, we’re a mission-driven company too.

Whole Foods Market attracts people who are passionate - about great food, about the communities they live in, about how we treat our planet and our fellow humans - and who want to bring their passion into the workplace and make a difference.

Learn more about careers at Whole Foods Market here!

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