Location:17635 Ben E Keith Way, San Antonio, Texas

FSA_755250 Maintenance

Date Posted:

Pay Type: Hourly
Job Family: Maintenance Technician
Req. No. 6365

For more than a century, Ben E. Keith Company has been a leader in fine food and premium beverage distribution, and we strive to consistently exceed our customers’ expectations.

Our Food Division is a complete broad line multi-state distributor, and our Beverage Division operates throughout the state of Texas as a proud distributor of Anheuser-Busch products, craft and import beer brands, spirits, and wine.

We are dedicated to the growth and success of our business, our customers, and our employees—continuing our commitment to delivering quality since 1906.

This is a skilled, semi-skilled position in several trades. An employee of this job performs various skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of machinery, equipment, and buildings. The employee exercises technical independence in determining work methods and procedures and receives assignments orally or through written instructions which may be accompanied by sketches or diagrams. Work is reviewed by superiors through inspections and discussions.

  • Installs electrical conduit, wiring, switching devices, controls, outlets, fixtures, motors, and other such equipment.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on all equipment, which includes testing, and evaluating equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers, and pressure gauges.
  • Test and calibrate pneumatic HVAC controls.
  • Performs skilled maintenance activities including construction, welding, brazing, soldering, and plumbing.
  • Checks and repairs pumps, fans, valves, pneumatic, electric, and fuel injected motors.
  • Adjust, repair, and replace electrical and electronic pneumatic relays.
  • Assembles, installs, and repairs pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, air, and sewer systems; including opening clogged drains and pipes.
  • Maintains and repairs lift trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Maintains tools and machinery in good condition, and uses all tools carefully.
  • Has authority to purchase tools and repair parts that do not exceed $100.00. Larger purchases require supervisors' approval. Purchase orders must be submitted on all purchases over $10.00 Receipts must be provided on all purchases.
  • Maintains tools and machinery in good condition, and uses all tools carefully
  • Organizes and maintains tool room and spare parts storage rooms.
  • Performs accurate records for preventive maintenance.

Job Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization. Ability to interpret and work from sketches and diagrams.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Trade school diploma preferred.
  • Preferably two years experience in building and plant maintenance work which involved electrical, mechanical, refrigeration (Freon and/or Ammonia), and building trades.
  • Should have considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trades involved.
  • Preferably have an EPA certification card.
  • Electrical and plumbing preferred not required.

Ben E. Keith (BEK) Company is one of the largest food and beverage distributors in the United States. We are a family-owned business with a long-standing tradition of supporting the diverse communities in which we live and work. Our competitive employee benefits provide health and financial protection to our employees and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401K with matching contribution
  • Profit-Sharing Plan (100% company-paid)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Employee Credit Union

We have sought to create an environment in which the contributions of each employee at Ben E. Keith are fully valued. This means more than simply treating one another with respect; it also means considering how all our people can positively impact the quality of the decisions we make about our business.

Here at Ben E. Keith, we recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we want to do all we can to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. We believe our differences are also our strengths and we want to do all we can to use those strengths to find more creative solutions for the business challenges we face. Ben E. Keith is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor