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U-Haul Facility Maintenance Technician in Des Moines, Iowa

Location:

6310 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50322 United States of America

Are you interested in a challenging, rewarding career helping to keep a plant running smoothly? Are you skilled with repairs and looking to take on more responsibility? If so, consider becoming U-Haul’s newest Facility Maintenance Mechanic! In this role you will perform a variety of maintenance and repair duties so that your assembly plant can continue its high standards of quality.

U-Haul offers its Facility Maintenance Mechanics:

  • Career stability

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • Health insurance & Prescription plans if eligible

  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick days if eligible

  • Life insurance

  • MetLaw Legal program

  • MetLife auto and home insurance

  • Discounts on Apple products, Dell computers, cell phone plans, hotels, and more

  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Plan

  • 24-hour physician available for kids

  • Dental & Vision Plans

  • Subsidized gym/fitness membership if eligible

  • Business and travel insurance

  • YouMatter EAP

  • LifeLock Identity Theft Protection

  • Critical Illness/Group Accident Insurance

Facility Maintenance Mechanic Primary Responsibilities:

  • Regular attendance essential

  • Able to pass drug screen and background check

  • Perform basic electrical, plumbing, and carpentry duties

  • Control tool inventory

  • Change oil in cars, forklifts, and hydraulics

  • Order supplies

  • Manage budget

Maintenance Mechanic Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of pneumatic tools

  • Computer expertise

  • Driver’s license and ability to maintain a clean record

Work Environment:The work involves moderate risks or discomforts which require special safety precautions, e.g. working around moving parts, machines, fumes, or irritant chemicals. May be required to use protective clothing, or gear such as masks, goggles, gloves, or shields.

Physical Demands:The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods both indoors and outdoors of remaining stationary, traversing spaces, repositioning to reach and use tools, and moving a minimum of 50 lbs assisted or unassisted.

AMERCO and its family of companies, including U-Haul, have strived to create a culture of health and wellness. As of February 1, 2020, and consistent with applicable state law, no AMERCO or U-Haul company will hire individuals in states where it may lawfully decline to hire individuals who use nicotine products. By continuing with this application, you are indicating that, if hired, you consent to nicotine screening in the future. This policy will not apply to team members hired before February 1, 2020.

U-Haul is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, provincial, state or local law. Individual accommodations are available on requests for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Information obtained during this process will only be shared on a need to know basis.

Since 1945, U-Haul has been serving do-it-yourself movers and their households. Like many other successful ventures, the concept for U-Haul was generated out of need. After World War II, there existed the widespread need for do-it-yourself moving equipment that would be available on a one-way, nationwide basis. U-Haul co-founders L.S. "Sam" Shoen and his wife, Anna Mary Carty Shoen, recognized that need and acted upon it. Their visionary approach spread the cost of ownership among many users, facilitating the mobility of the populations of the U.S. and Canada. The covered wagon of the pioneers morphed into orange U-Haul trailers. In the process, an industry was born.

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