• Maintenance Technician

    Job Location US-TX-La Porte
    # of Openings
    Contract to Permanent (Full Time)
  • Overview

    Assist on the repair and maintenance of all equipment pertaining to warehouse operations under the assigned terminal following Katoen Natie’s standards and procedures.


    • Complete work orders, records, logs and other written or computer-based documents according to established procedures.
    • Perform preventive maintenance and repairs on equipment including but not limited to rolling equipment, material handling equipment, hydraulic equipment, electronic and electrical equipment.
    • Troubleshoot complex problems with equipment where the repair is not immediately visible or obvious.
    • Turn in detailed reports on completed tasks and report consumption of spare parts and supplies and inform the Maintenance Manager when inventory levels are low.
    • Wear Personal Protection Equipment following all Safety Procedures outlined by OSHA.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language.
    • Ability to perform all basic calculations (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
    • Solve practical problems, interpret instructions, and deal with a variety of variables.
    • Able to work in a fast paced environment at various temperatures to complete tasks.
    • Ability to perform physical activities that require lifting, walking, stooping, and handling equipment. Ability to lift and carry up to 100 lbs. to move supplies and/or equipment.
    • Ability to stand and perform work duties for an extended period of time.
    • Ability to handle up to 85 decibels of noise per 8 hour shifts due to heavy machinery and rolling equipment within the terminal, all according to OSHA permissible exposure limits.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    • Work other than normal scheduled hours, which may include evenings, weekends and/or holidays. According to the needs of the business.
    • Ability to perform assigned work tasks with little or no supervision.
    • Willingness to finish repairs within the assigned deadlines.


    • Higher technical education (minimum 2-3 years) or equal experience working with electrical, electronics, and mechanical equipment (e.g., forklifts, conveyers, building equipment, automated equipment).
    • Understand and have working knowledge of pumps, motors, accumulators, solenoid valves, proportional valves, temperature sensors, vacuum pumps, and gearboxes.
    • Proper use of basic shop equipment (drill press, horizontal/vertical band saw, bench grinder, cut off saw, etc.), photo electric cells, keys, keyways, filters, bolt grades, thread sizes, and lubrication.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with the following machines: Palletizers, Form, Fill & Seal (FFS) machine and/or Wrappers.
    • Course work or certification in welding, electrical, mechanical automation, or industrial electronics.



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