Oriental Trading Company, Inc.

Maintenance Technician II-Swings

Location US-NE-Omaha
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Oriental Trading Company


As our Maintenance Technician II, you will assist in performing general repairs associated with all aspects of a building/warehouse setting including, but not limited to: Conveyors, carton sorters, warehouse racking, dock equipment, forklifts, plumbing and carpentry.  Installs all types of building components and warehouse equipment


The schedule for this role is Monday - Friday from 3:30 pm to 12:00 am.

Detailed Description

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


Essential Functions

  • Repairs, installs and tears down conveyor belts and racking.  This can include transferring and moving objects that may weigh up to 200 pounds in cooperation with other individuals
  • Performs general maintenance of equipment including conveyors and sorters, forklifts, dock levelers, trailer restraints and other equipment
  • Responds to maintenance calls/requests in a timely manner under general supervision. Dismantles equipment/machines and makes proper repair
  • Verifies corrections before task or job is complete
  • Performs general painting of walls, furniture and miscellaneous items as necessary
  • Performs general repairs of all aspects of building maintenance
  • Completes work order documentation and submits to Maintenance Team Leader in a timely manner.  Performs preventive maintenance on assigned equipment
  • Conducts all work activities in a safe manner
  • Cleans all areas as needed to maintain a safe work environment
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance
  •  Abides by all policies and procedures of Oriental Trading Company


Marginal Functions

  • Repairs and installs plumbing, including faucets, and clearing drain clogs
  • Repairs and performs new construction of walls, shelves and cabinets
  • Installs, disassembles and moves new and existing furniture and modular cubicles
  • Performs snow removal utilizing proper equipment such as shovel and snow blower
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Conducts all work activities in compliance with OSHA regulations
  • Requires knowledge and ability to operate and handle all varieties of hand and power tools
  • Ability to communicate and understand English in written, verbal or sign form
  • Demonstrated proficiency in operating equipment, as set forth by the OTC certification standards
  • Must provide own hand tools



  • Minimum two years experience in maintenance and manual labor including plumbing, painting,  and mechanical repair work
  • General AC/DC electrical experience is preferred
  • Formal technical training a preferred


Other Qualifications and Physical Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and driving record in accordance with OTC standards is required for operation of company vehicles
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds on a regular basis
  • Must be able to walk frequently, use elevators and climb open grate stairways
  • Ability to work rotational weekend shifts while being on call the entire weekend.
  • Ability to climb ladders of all types to access roof and ceiling

Equipment Utilization

Handles and operates hand and power tools utilized in routine construction work; operates forklifts;


Description of Working Conditions

Fulfillment warehouse and office environment that includes variations in temperature, light, noise and where dust may be a factor.  Work may take place in cramped, dirty/dusty, cold or hot conditions.  Climbing of open steel grate stairways and/or conveyor “crossovers” is necessary to reach some workstations.  Works around moving equipment, including moving conveyors.  Less than normal office working conditions are present.  This individual will be exposed to the full range of facilities and conditions present within this office; warehouse and production related facility. As well will work outside of the building in varied cold and hot temperatures.


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All work and no play just isn’t our style. Join us today! 

Oriental Trading Company (a Berkshire Hathaway company) is the nation’s largest direct retailer of value-priced party supplies, arts and crafts, toys and novelties, and a leading provider of teaching supplies and affordable home décor and giftware. Founded in 1932 by a Japanese American, the Oriental Trading' history of fun spans the better part of the last century. Today, Oriental Trading offers more than 60,000 products to individuals, teachers, schools, churches, businesses and nonprofits. With a corporate vision to “Make Life More Fun,” Oriental Trading spreads joy and smiles to millions each year through a robust family of brands; orientaltrading.com, Fun Express, MindWare, SmileMakers, Morris Costumes and halloweenexpress.com.




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