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Req ID: P25-98944-1

Maintenance Technician I

  • Company: Federal Express Corporation
  • Category: Maintenance
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Worker Sub-Type: Regular
  • Scheduled Weekly Hours:
  • Remote: No
  • Location: 7020 Van Buren Road, Syracuse, NY 13209, United States


The Maintenance Technician I supports the FedEx FedEx Industrial Maintenance for material handling to complete preventative and predictive maintenance and repair of material handling systems. Will utilize prescribed processes as they relate to mechanical power transmission, electrical, PLC/controls, welding/fabrication and other industrial maintenance related systems. May troubleshoot component and systems issues.

Essential Functions

  • Provides basic preventative and predictive maintenance and repair of material handling systems in mainly mechanical power transmission and will work to build stronger skills in electrical and PLC/controls and welding/fabrication.
  • Will diagnose simple mechanical power transmission issues visually or audibly apparent at the single component level.
  • Adheres to all applicable safety standards and promotes a safe work environment by attending safety meetings and required trainings and addressing all safety concerns.
  • Will require assistance/supervision in preventative/corrective maintenance tasks.
  • May participate in smaller scope projects.
  • May be required to work a flexible schedule including all days and shifts as the business need dictates.P>B>Examples of what you can expect to learn in the Maintenance Tech I level (does not include all areas/responsibilities).
  • Identify a failed bearing or gearbox on a single convey and successfully repair.
  • Ability to lace and track a conveyor belt.
  • Familiar with mechanical drawings and manufacturers manuals.
  • Use a digital multimeter on AC/DC voltage and continuity setting to identify a failed or stuck relay or contactor.
  • Identify and replace a failed photo eye.
  • Familiar with electrical drawings/schematics and manufacturers manuals.
  • Identify PLC components.
  • Welding or Fabrication.
  • MIG or stick weld.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED required with minimum skill requirements.


  • Demonstrated basic mechanical aptitude through background or hobbies in agriculture, automotive or other technical areas

  • In lieu of demonstrated mechanical aptitude, two (2) years of FedEx Operations Sortation equipment knowledge will be considered or currently enrolled in a certificate or degree program for Industrial Maintenance, Mechatronics or related discipline

  • Related military technical experience and electrical or mechanical trade experience will be considered


  • Possess basic mechanical aptitude

  • Basic electrical and mechanical skills preferred

  • Ability to solve basic mechanical or electrical problems, which may include understanding of basic engineering formulas

  • Ability to diagnose simple mechanical power transmission issues visually or audibly apparent at the single component level

  • Effective verbal and written communication within own department to peers, managers, and outside vendors to convey basic technical data and needs

  • Ability to follow detailed instructions

  • Software skills, including Microsoft Office suite and other web-based applications

  • Possess time management and organizational skills


  • Will need to use hand tools and possibly power tools

  • May be working in hot or cold temperatures

  • May need to stand, walk, bend, stoop and squat

Preferred Qualifications:

Pay Transparency: This compensation range is provided as a reasonable estimate of the current starting salary range for this role across all potential locations. If this opportunity includes multiple job levels, the salary information represents the job level minimum and the job level maximum. Actual starting pay would be determined by experience relative to the job, market level, pay at the location for this job and other job-related factors permitted by law. An employee may be eligible for additional pay, premiums, or bonus potential.  The Company offers eligible employees health, vision and dental insurance, retirement, and tuition reimbursement.

Pay: $19.85 per hour - $37.70 per hour

Additional Details:

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