ASRS Maintenance Technician


ASRS Maintenance Technician

#REC10015434 | Updated: Jul 08, 2019 


JOB TYPE: Full-Time

LOCATION: Rochelle, , Illinois, United States, 61068

INDUSTRY: Transportation / Warehousing

CATEGORY: Technician

SALARY: $26.00 - $29.00 / hr

EDUCATION: High School

EXPERIENCE: 2-5 years


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No - Local candidates only






Primary Responsibility: 
Works independently, performs advance maintenance and mechanical / electrical repair on Automated Storage / Retrieval System (ASRS) cranes and other automated pallet handling systems

Essential Functions:

Performs routine preventive maintenance on ASRS cranes, conveyors, pallet elevators, etc.

Performs major repairs on ASRS cranes, conveyors, pallet elevators, etc.

Inspect mechanical / electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, need for adjustment / repair, and make recommendations to improve performance & reliability.

Ability to understand and troubleshoot ladder logic programming, VFD, instrumentation, AC/DC motors, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical systems. 

Test, maintain, and evaluate equipment performance using the appropriate test equipment. 

Troubleshoots ASRS cranes, conveyors, pallet elevators, etc and recommends corrective action.

Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed.

Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records.

Answer after hours “call backs” as needed.

Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as required.

Performs related work and other job assignments as required.


Qualifications/Additional Skills:

Must have experience working on high-speed production machinery, 3 Phase (Up to 480 Volt), PLC programming/trouble shooting, VFD troubleshooting/programming, instrumentation, and experience with AC/DC Motors maintenance. 

Minimum 5 years’ maintenance mechanical-electrical experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment, preferably supporting ASRS, conveyors, and pallet elevators or similar.

Must be able to read and understand ladder diagrams, schematics, and blueprints.

Experience working in a CMMS system, SAP is preferred.

Strong communicate skills

Strong analytical thinking skills

Fully competent to a high degree in mechanical and electrical knowledge

Strong knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance trade

Successfully completed RETA courses is a plus.

Successfully completed HAZMAT responder training is a plus.

Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations.

Ability to work in cold conditions for extended periods of time.

Ability to work at high elevations in fall protection.

Ability to follow verbal and written instructions, as well as interpret pencil sketches and electrical diagrams.


Physical Requirements & Abilities:
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

May be required to tolerate working environment with inside controlled temperatures of –15 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation)

Must tolerate heights up to 35 ft. and be able to access elevated platforms and catwalks

Must be able to climb ladders and stairs

Frequently required to stand; walk; push; pull; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; and crouch

Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Must be able to use hand and power tools

Must be able to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, and/or manipulate parts & tools

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception. Either naturally or with the aid of eye glasses

Able to work nights and weekends

Able to pass a physical and respiratory exam


IMPORTANT: All resumes must be submitted with a brief candidate summary that outlines the key qualifications required for this position as per the job description. Please showcase all skills and experience relevant to each requirement for THIS particular job. This write-up will be shared with the client along with the resume.

Candidates without a proper write-up will not be forwarded to the client.




2 Openings for an ASRS (Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems) Maintenance Technician


PAY RANGE: $26.44 – $29.37/HR DOE


Shifts (1 Opening for each shift)

2nd shift (Monday – Friday 3PM -11PM) (.50 shift differential) (.75 on overtime)

Mid Shift – Monday – Friday from Noon – 8PM – Someone with a little bit of flexibility to cover other schedules if needed


Interview Details:

Initial phone interview with HR – manager phone interview – in-person interview


MUST HAVE Experience:

ASRS Experience

Looking for Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Mechanical, and Electrical systems experience

AC/DC Motors

Experience with VFD (Variable Frequency Drives)

Motors 3 Phase up to (480 Volts)

PLC – Programming not essential but troubleshooting is important

At least 2-3 years of experience in the industry