State Systems, Inc.
  • Columbia, TN, USA
  • $15 to $20 per hour based on experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time




The Maintenance Inventory Hydrotest Technician must be focused, detailed oriented, and self- motivated, can work independently and also in a team environment, must enjoy working with his/her hands, be mechanical minded, be able to follow written and verbal instructions and must be proficient with the latest technology. Accuracy and precision in following procedures and regulatory processes is mandatory. This individual will be responsible in preventive and general maintenance and repairs of the company facilities, grounds, vehicle fleet and other assets. This individual will be responsible for the shipping and receiving functions of a small warehouse. This individual will go through a training program that includes learning to examine, test, and maintain compressed gas cylinders including cylinders used in beverage, scuba and fire extinguishers per DOT and NFPA specifications. Upon completion of training, the candidate will begin the safe testing and maintaining of compressed gas cylinders which may also include delivery of the cylinders. Must learn and demonstrate a competent understanding of applicable NFPA codes, manufacture standards and DOT 49 CFR guidelines. The

Technician must be in good physical condition as the demands of the job are physical in nature. Position will be Columbia based.

Job Duties:

 Performs light mechanical repairs and preventative maintenance on company fleet vehicles.

 Performs preventive maintenance and basic mechanical repairs on tractors, forklifts, pressure washers, pallet jacks, and other equipment as required.

 Performs basic building repair; painting, wall repair, minor carpentry, floor repair, etc.

 Performs general grounds maintenance, upkeep and other related tasks as assigned.

 Compiles data from sources such as contracts, purchase orders, invoices, requisitions, and accounting reports and writes, types, or enters information into computer to maintain inventory, purchasing, shipping, or other records.

 Keeps back order file in established sequence and releases back orders for issue or shipment as stock becomes available.

 Prepares purchase orders for purchasing or requisitioning additional stock items.

 Examines articles for defects and sorts articles according to extent of defect.

 Prepares parts for tech pick up or to be delivered.

 Groups jobs together and stores on shelves or pallets.

 Unloads and unpacks incoming shipments.

 Counts material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies in stock and posts totals to inventory records.

 Compares inventories to office records or computes figures from records such as sales orders or purchase invoices to obtain current inventory.

 Delivers materials to job sites.

 Keeps floor swept and trash emptied

 Perform recharging of dry chemical, wet chemical, clean agent and CO2 cylinders per

Manufacture, NFPA and DOT specifications.

 Perform low pressure hydro testing on cylinders per Manufacture, NFPA and DOT specifications.

 Perform high pressure hydro testing on cylinders per Manufacture, NFPA and DOT specifications.

 Perform 6 year maintenance on dry chemical fire extinguishers per Manufacture and DOT specifications.

 Demonstrates knowledge of DOT special exemptions CFR 49 Section 173.34 and CGA pamphlets specified in CFR 49 Section 173.34 and performs all duties in keeping with the company's safety policies and procedures.

 Completes all documentation and data entry associated with testing, inspection and repair in a timely and accurate manner. This includes all testing, inspection and repair documents.

 Communicate with extinguisher technicians regarding completed tests.

 Maintains work area and other areas in a clean and orderly condition.

 Conducts equipment troubleshooting and minor maintenance and routine inspection of operating equipment to fix or determine the need for additional equipment repairs or replacement, as needed.

 Offer excellent service to walk-in customers, selling extinguishers and service as needed

 Ability and willingness to work extended hours and weekends, as necessary.

 Operate forklift to load/unload cylinders and fire extinguishers.

 Operate Company Box Truck to make needed fire extinguisher and cylinder pick up and deliveries to customers and branch locations.

 All other duties assigned by manager.

Core Competencies:

 Proficient computer skills in Windows based software and MS office 2000 or higher.

 High School Diploma or equivalent required.

 Demonstrated ability to multi-task, and work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.

 Good organizational skills.

 Must have valid driver's license and a good driving record that meets company requirements

 Strong analytical and mechanical aptitude

 Excellent interpersonal skills

 Must possess strong communication and time management skills

 Flexible Style; perseverance; action oriented

 Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

 Aptitude for problem solving; ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

 Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and industry codes and standards.

 Ability to operate material handling equipment including forklifts, and pallet jacks.

 Ability to work a full time schedule

 Complete classroom instruction and satisfactory pass written and practical demonstration exams within 6 months of hire for NFPA and DOT, visual inspection and hydrostatic testing and required State Licenses.

 Available for travel, may include nights and weekends to accommodate training courses and customers' needs.

 Must possess valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

 Must be able to pass drug screen and company background check.

Physical Requirements & Exposures:

 Must be able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds

 Must be able to carry 75 pounds repeatedly

 Must be able to push greater than 100 pounds as needed

 Must be able to pull greater than 100 pounds as needed

 Must be able to safely climb a ladder and reach a height of at least 12 ft.

 Constant (5-8hrs/shift) standing, walking, handling items, and eye/hand/foot coordination

 Frequently (2-5hrs/shift) lifting, carrying, repetitive motions, noise exposure, grasping items

 Occasionally (up to 2hrs/shift) sitting, pushing, pulling, climbing, stooping, balancing, reaching, crouching, exposure to weather

This position may require the handling of chemicals that may be skin and/or respiratory irritants. Person may also be exposed to ventilation areas which may have respiratory irritant. Must not be skin and respiratory sensitive to these materials and environments. MSDS are available.

Company Overview:

State Systems, Inc. is a privately owned total protection company based in Memphis, Tenn., that seeks to embody its mission of protecting life and property into every client, service and product every day.

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