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Maintenance/Facilities Technician Job

DATE: May 9, 2019

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 86627 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Finance 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!


Summary:  The Associate Maintenance/Facilities Technician is responsible for completing routine responsibilities in the facilities/maintenance areas as well as the mail room function. This includes, but is not limited to, lighting, restroom maintenance, furniture moving etc.

Reports to: Manager, Maintenance


Must possess the ability to:

  • Perform Facility maintenance and Facility maintenance support, work in mail room and miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Operate a fork lift and scissor lift and one person lift.


 Includes but not limited to:

  • Change light bulbs in facility, office areas and egress lighting and O/S
  • Change ballasts 120V, 277V, 480V
  • Paint and remodel as required
  • Load and unload supplies, parts and equipment
  • Complete work orders and other paperwork as required
  • Lift up to 75 pounds as required.
  • Change batteries in flushers, PT dispensers and soap machines etc.
  • Tighten/replace toilet seats
  • Hang pictures and dry-erase boards, cork boards, banners, etc.
  • Load and unload trucks
  • Move furniture.
  • Clean the 810 dock (power wash).
  • Replenish dispensers in restrooms as required
  • Road trips to pick up supplies and parts in company vehicle
  • Learn Plumbing fixtures and repairs (plumbing skills)
  • Exit doors/alarms, exit lights
  • Facility improvements, changes
  • Furniture demount and install
  • Emergency repairs of all types
  • Perform preventative maintenance. Learn all facility maintenance tasks.
  • Set up chairs/tables for various meetings
  • Misc. cleanup of unexpected spills
  • Too hot, too cold issues
  • Assist with mail room tasks
  • Perform other work as assigned.


Mail Room Responsibilities:


Process USPS:

Receive:          Sign for registered mail; give outbound mail to USPS carrier.

Sort:                Customer service cards. Sort mail and magazines according to name. ID department if no name.

Deliver:            Mail to departments and possibly sort to department’s mail systems.

Gather:            End of day sweep by departments to gather outbound mail.

Process:          Use mail machine to process outbound mail that needs postage (charging postage to departments). Place outbound mail in location for next day pick up.


Deliver Packages from UPS & Fedex

  • Learn and utilize a mail room scanner to deliver small packages to the associates located within the DC, IT, or 810 Home Office, Photo Studio, Fixtures, FC and other DSW areas.


Process Outbound Store Mail

  • Gather communications regarding items from DSW departments that need to go inside the bi-weekly mail-out to stores. (Typically received from other mail room associates)
  • Assemble boxes, attach labels, insert items from DSW departments into the boxes, seal boxes and prepare for pick up by Fedex
  • Assist other mail room associates. Keep the mail room orderly.  



  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in related Distribution Maintenance, in building maintenance/repair.
  • Command of safety procedures (including lock-out/tag-out)
  • PC skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Forklift Driver’s License
  • High School Education

DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws. DSW also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant requiring a reasonable accommodation during the application process or applicant who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should request for accommodations by asking to speak with a Store Manager, District Manager, and Regional Manager, or by contacting Human Resources at DSW will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on DSW.


Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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