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Utility Mechanic at International Market Centers

Utility Mechanic

International Market Centers Atlanta, GA Full-Time
Your Experience. Our Vision. International Market Centers is in search of Team Members to be a part of a revolutionary enterprise that brings unprecedented unity, stability and opportunity to the furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. The IMC Team strives to create exceptional and enduring value for our customers by creating innovative and sustainable business platforms for the home, gift and apparel industries. Through passionate dedication to customer service, ongoing commitment to quality and excellence, combined with a focus on constant improvement, we facilitate frictionless commerce between wholesale buyers and sellers in the industries we serve.

Our goals are very straightforward:

* Building an Exceptional Company
* Winning as a TEAM
* Holding each other accountable
* Sharing one standard: "The Best"
* Relentlessly executing on our Company strategy
* Delivering on our commitments
* Enjoying the journey

Your job, every job, is essential to attaining these goals. We expect you to:

* Treat others with respect
* Work hard, work smart and be dedicated to winning through teamwork
* Support and hold each other accountable
* Share your positive team spirit
* Provide exceptional service to our customers
* Always act with integrity and honesty

What You'll Do

Performs minor maintenance and repair to mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems within AmericasMart facilities by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned by the Chief Engineer or Lead Mechanic.

* Replaces fluorescent lights and ballasts as well as light bulbs using a ladder and an extension suction stick.
* Locates defective electrical outlets, switches and breakers.
* Maintains lighting supplies in designated storage areas in a neat and orderly manner.
* Assists with responding to building service calls for maintenance repair and other special requests.
* Keep MP2 records current.
* Service flush valves assemblies.
* Replaces seals and gaskets on faucets and valves and removes/replaces p-traps.
* Unclogs drains with drain auger.
* Assists other mechanics with changing HVAC filters and cleaning cooling towers.
* Provides assistance to other mechanics on major equipment inspections via hands-on or remote monitoring with radios.
* Provides assistance during special market and tradeshow events.
* Assists with maintaining equipment rooms and work areas in a neat and clean manner.
* Adjusts door closers and repairs door hardware.
* Responds to building emergencies as directed to ensure tenant and building safety (e.g. operating fire extinguisher, we vacuum, etc.)

Highly Preferred Qualifications

* Prior related work experience in building maintenance is preferred, with basic electrical wiring on receptacles and florescent lighting as well as full knowledge on how to use a volt /ohm-meter , basic plumbing on toilets and faucets.
* High school diploma or general education degree;


* Excellent interpersonal skills-the individual builds relationships with the Engineering team members, AMC colleagues at all levels, prospective candidates, and third party vendors; has the ability to work with minimal supervision in a professional, courteous manner while demonstrating diplomacy, tact, and discretion.
* Customer service orientation-the individual has a passion for meeting and exceeding the needs of internal and external customers and will be a strong team player.
* Excellent oral communication-the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, has the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from AMC employees, customers, and the general public.
* Excellent written communication-the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information; has the ability to write, reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
* Time management-the individual prioritizes and plans multiple work activities to meet deadlines, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
* Quality control-the individual is well organized, demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
* Problem solving-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully to identify solutions
* Adaptability-the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
* Dependability-the individual is self-motivated, consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

Visibility-the individual interacts with employees and contractors on a daily basis


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demand: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, use hands to fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and/or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. To meet the demands of our business, an extended work schedule into evenings and/or weekends will occasionally be required.

Work environment: The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and toxic and caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Why you'll love working at IMC

Our Team Members are our most critical asset. The foundation for our success is built on teamwork, talent, creativity, hard work and dedication. Together, we truly have a transformational opportunity to positively impact the industries in which we work. We are pleased to offer a wide array of comprehensive benefit programs and services that you would expect to see at a great company like IMC including competitive medical, dental, vision, EAP, FSA and 401k Retirement Match to name just a few. There are also a few differentiators like unlimited PTO, paid parental leave, BYOD (cell phone compensation), tuition reimbursement, Workplace Rewards providing discounts to a wide variety of consumer products and services, a "seed" grant of at least $1,000 annually into your Value HSA Plan, and considerably more!

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: IMC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About IMC

International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the wholesale furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. With more than 20 million square feet of premium wholesale showroom space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta, IMC has more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce. With the launch of the Juniper™ suite of digital sales and marketing solutions and B2B ecommerce marketplace, IMC now provides the only omnichannel platform that seamlessly connects physical and digital wholesale commerce for the industries we serve.

For more information, visit IMC is a Blackstone and Fireside Investments portfolio company.

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