Oriental Trading Company, Inc.

Maintenance Technician I

Location US-NE-Omaha
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Oriental Trading Company


As our Maintenance Technician I, you will assist in performing general repair associated with all aspects of a building/warehouse setting including, but not limited to: conveyors, carton sorters, warehouse racking, dock equipment, simple forklifts, plumbing and carpentry. Assists in installation of all types of building components and warehouse equipment.


Shift: Monday - Friday 7am - 3:30pm

Detailed Description

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  1. Assists in repairing, installation and relocation of conveyor belts and racking.  This can include transferring and moving objects that may weigh up to 200 pounds in cooperation with other individuals
  2. Assists in performing general maintenance of equipment including simple forklifts, conveyor, dock levelers, trailer restraints and other equipment
  3. Responds to maintenance calls/requests in a timely manner under general supervision. Dismantles equipment/machines and makes proper repair
  4. Verifies corrections before task or job is complete
  5. Performs general painting of walls, furniture and miscellaneous items as necessary
  6. Performs preventive maintenance on assigned equipment
  7. Completes work order documentation and submits to Maintenance Team Leader in a timely manner
  8. Conducts all work activities in a safe manner
  9. Cleans all areas as needed to maintain a safe work environment
  10. Maintains regular and predictable attendance
  11. Abides by all policies and procedures of Oriental Trading Company
  12. Work requires in-person collaboration among colleagues and contractors


Marginal Functions

  1. Assists with repairs and installation of plumbing, including faucets, and clearing drain clogs
  2. Assists with repairs and construction of walls, shelves and cabinets
  3. Delivers parts as needed
  4. Installs, disassembles and moves new and existing furniture and modular cubicles
  5. Performs snow removal utilizing proper equipment such as shovel and snow blower
  6. Performs other duties as assigned
  7. May drive company vehicle between locations; valid driver’s license and driving record in accordance with OTC standards is required for operation of company vehicles


Here’s what you need to join the fun:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Conducts all work activities in compliance with OSHA regulations
  • Ability to climb ladders of all types to access roof and ceiling
  • Requires knowledge and ability to operate and handle all varieties of hand and power tools
  • Ability to use hand and electrical tools
  • Demonstrated proficiency in operating equipment, as set forth by the OTC certification standards
  • Must provide own hand tools



  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience



  • One year experience in any aspect of manual labor and maintenance is preferred


Other Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • 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


Join us at Oriental Trading, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, where fun means business! 


Oriental Trading Company (www.orientaltrading.com), 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 (a Berkshire Hathaway company) spreads joy and smiles to millions each year through a robust family of brands; Oriental Trading, Fun Express, MindWare, SmileMakers, Morris Costumes and halloweenexpress.com.




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