Maintenance and Repair Technician I - Rental and T

at Sonepar USA Inc in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Maintenance and Repair Technician I - Rental and Turnaround


Safety Services

New Castle, DE











Position Summary:

The Vallen Maintenance and Repair Technician I- Rental and Turnaround position is to perform Inspections, Testing, Maintenance and Repairs (ITM) to Life Safety Equipment owned by the Vallen Rental Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Include the following. Other duties may be assigned)

Services and maintain rental equipment, makes repairs, inspects and puts equipment into "make ready" condition.

Receives incoming rental equipment back from rent and issues out equipment to new rental customer orders.

Assembles components such as 6 & 12 packs, air trailers and other assemblies that need to be made up and put together before going into the rental fleet for use.

Cleaning shop, warehouse and work area. Maintaining a clean and organized shop and warehouse area is an important aspect of this position.

Able to rig-up and use a wide range of safety and rescue equipment including but not limited to winches, tripods, retractable lifelines, harnesses, and lanyards.

Operate electronic safety and communications systems including portable gas monitors, hand-held radios, & other related equipment.

Providing customer service in the area of Inspecting, Testing, Maintenance and Repairs of Life Safety Equipment. Including, but not limited to: Fire Extinguishers, Gas Detection Monitors, Respiratory Equipment, Breathing Air Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment and Portable Safety Shower / Eyewash Units.

Responsible for completing the testing and repair documentation and ensuring it is filled out accurately, completely and turned in for proper record keeping.

Assist with the shipping and receiving of all rental equipment per Best Practices and Vallen SOP protocol.

May include the use of company provided assets such as but not limited to: Company Vehicle, Inventory, Safety Equipment, Laptop, LSI Scanner, Test Equipment, Tools, Radio, Cell Phone, Fuel Card and/or Credit Card.

Basic knowledge of regulatory standards pertaining to assigned duties; i.e., State, OSHA, and NFPA regulations, NFPA Guidelines and Vallen SOP's.

Exhibit safe work practices at all times.

Associates are required to maintain proper care of all assets as defined by Vallen policies.


Education and/or Experience:

High School or GED

Minimum 2Certifications (manufacturer) in a related field.

Minimum 3 - 5 years related experience

Mechanically inclined


Experience in the Inspection, Testing, Maintenance and Repair of Life Safety Equipment.

Ability to repair and service equipment maintained by the Vallen Rental Department.

Basic computer skills.

Current Motor Vehicle License with good driving record.

Commercial Drivers License required if carrying loads of hazardous materials.

Proficient with hand tools.

Able to complete repairs and maintenance of equipment in a timely and accurate manner.

Able to provide assistance, advice and training to Vallen associates and plant personnel.

Assist warehouse personnel with orders when needed.

Keep all certifications and licenses current and renewed by completing continuing education as required.

Ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process and quality instructions).

Work Environment (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.):

Working conditions will vary with service work being performed indoors and also out in the field.

Possibility of working in hazardous environments when working within a plant which would require safety precautions and appropriate equipment.

Ability to work in climatic weather (cold/heat) during day or night operations

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.

Occasional lifting of items weighting a maximum of 55 pounds.

Ability to climb stairwells up to 15 levels high.

Ability to ascend and descend ladders (step, extension, cage) up to 24' high.

Able to walk at a normal pace for up to 15 continuous minutes.

Able to work from a standing position for 8-10 hours.

Bending, climbing and stooping as needed for access of equipment to repair and service.

Pass all test requirements to be approved to work off shore. (If Applicable)

About Vallen

is an industry leader in delivering flexible supply chain solutions and services along with a comprehensive range of maintenance, repair, operating, production, safety, and electrical products to meet the growing supply needs of customers in facilities across North America and around the world. Vallen is headquartered in Belmont, NC and is a subsidiary of , part of the global family.

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What are the Benefits?

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and... For full info follow application link.


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Job Posting: 859157

Posted On: Oct 16, 2021

Updated On: Nov 13, 2021