Home Depot Repair and Tool Technician in Hammond, Louisiana

Job DescriptionPosition Purpose:

Provide outstanding service to ensure efficient day-to-day operation and maintenance of equipment in the Tool Rental department, making sure that available equipment is reliable and properly maintained.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:

  • Performing preventive maintenance on tools. Diagnosing problems with tools and making necessary repairs. Keeping work area clean and organized

  • Forecasting and maintaining an adequate inventory of parts for repair. Using information from manuals, vendors, etc., to help diagnose problems and restore equipment

  • Returning returned tools by cleaning, inspecting, and preparing tools for rental by other customers

  • Ensuring tools are repaired and available for rental in a timely manner while keeping costs to a minimum

  • Processing tool rental transactions (logging repairs and work orders, generating contracts, taking deposits, turning contracts into invoices upon equipment return, etc.)

  • Training Tool Rental Sales Associates on turning, operation, and minor repair of new and existing tools

  • Acting as Sales Associate on the floor

Nature and Scope:

  • Due to forklifts and other heavy equipment traveling through the store, temporary cracks may appear in the floor, causing an uneven walking surface

  • The warehouse environment can be dusty and noisy

  • Doors are frequently open, causing drafts and interior temperature changes

  • Floors around work area may become slippery during wet weather conditions

  • May have to handle merchandise and work with tools with sharp edges

  • Passing forklifts emit gas fumes

  • Tools, supplies and related merchandise may contain hazardous materials

Environmental Job Requirements:

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time