Lead Field Service Technician / Foreman

$19.00 - $20.00 hourly
  • OMNI Cart Services, Inc.
  • Remote (Work is done at customer's locations.)
  • Jan 13, 2020
Full time   Other

Job Description

OMNI Cart Services, Inc. has been in business for over 30 years and we are still growing. We clean, inspect and repair shopping carts and other backroom equipment for supermarkets and other stores. We are known for our quality work and excellent customer service and are looking for people in the San Jose area to join our team and maintain our standards.

Our workday usually begins at 4:00 am. We travel to the locations we service in a company truck equipped with an inventory of parts and tools needed to perform the job. Our average workweek is 45 hours, including travel time. About 30-35 hours per week is spent at the stores we service and the rest of the time is travel time. We do not normally work weekends. The job is done outdoors and requires the minimum physical requirements listed below. All cleaning is done with a pressure washing system.

Repairs include straightening frames, inspecting and replacing wheels and other parts, and mig welding. In addition, we provide condenser cleaning services for our customers. As a Foreman you will be responsible for performing maintenance and service on shopping carts as well as condenser cleaning at customers' locations while maintaining OMNI's high standards of quality.

Job duties include:

  • Performing routine preventive maintenance to ensure that carts and other equipment will function properly.
  • Repairing or replacing defective equipment and parts using hand tools and power tools and then the reassembly of equipment.
  • Using tools ranging from common hand and power tools from hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Assembling, installing and/or repairing wheels, casters, seatbelts, and other components.
  • Diagnosing problems and determining how to correct them by checking repair manuals and parts catalogs as necessary.
  • Recording maintenance and repair work performed along with estimating the cost of the work.
  • Performing mig welding as needed to repair carts and other equipment.
  • Supervising a service technician.
  • Communicating with Operations Manager to ensure customer satisfaction on all jobs.
  • Communicating with Store Managers at each location to maximize high service levels and gain new business.

Skills Needed:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet objectives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Mechanical knowledge of machines and tools including their designs and uses.
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.


  • Ability to perform the minimum physical requirements of the job including: moving and turning carts weighing from 25 to 40 lbs, lifting tools and parts as needed, and bending to perform work.
  • Previous successful employment, including at least 3 years with one employer.
  • Prior supervisory experience.
  • Outdoor work and approximately one week of overnight travel per month is required.
  • A valid driver's license along with a clean driving record.

Other Information:Benefits include Health Insurance, paid Life Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, Flexible Spending Account, paid Holidays, paid Vacation and Tuition Reimbursement Plan. Dental Insurance is also available.

Starting pay is $20.00 per hour, with the potential for an additional quarterly bonus based on productivity and customer feedback that averages $2,500 per quarter. Average starting wages including hourly pay, overtime, and bonuses can exceed between $60,000 and $65,000 per year.


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Deadline to Apply

Feb 08, 2020