AECOM Battery Changer I in Aberdeen, Maryland

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149805BR

Position Title Battery Changer I

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Energy

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Maryland

City Aberdeen

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

We provide single-source, life-cycle solutions for Fortune 500 clients in industrial markets—oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, manufacturing, food, beverages, and life sciences. We’re a market leader in facility management and hold world-class expertise in numerous process engineering areas for oil/gas processing and refining. We provide facilities maintenance and management services for our clients’ industrial, manufacturing, distribution, logistics, and commercial sites worldwide. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, 3 weeks Paid Time Off, a 401k plan with company match, an Employee Referral Bonus program, employee discounts, and much more – and your benefits start the same day you do. Come join our team!

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a 3rd shift Battery Changer I in Aberdeen, MD! Typical work hours are Monday - Friday, 11:00pm – 7:30am; hours may vary based on business demand.

This position uses specially designed equipment to safely remove discharged batteries from Material Handling Equipment (MHE) and replace fully charged batteries in same.

Follow established procedures and protocols to recharge batteries so that an active fleet of equipment is available to the associates assigned to use this equipment. Perform a variety of tasks designed to maintain the battery charging equipment or to secure the safety of the charging area.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain and/or replace batteries for Material Handling Equipment.

  • As assigned, provide assistance or training to others and or coordinate activities.

  • Maintain Hazardous Material awareness to ensure knowledge regarding handling and moving hazardous materials. Complete daily inspection sheet.

  • Inspect batteries for water level, vent caps, connectors, terminal covers and disconnect blocks (36Vs only) before they are placed into a Material Handling Equipment vehicle.

  • Keep no less than 40 batteries (20 of each type, 24V & 36V) inspected and/or watered in advance to facilitate the next battery change.

  • Repair batteries per the established repair guidelines.

  • Appropriately complete battery change log sheet per established procedures.

  • Complete daily work logs with detailed information and maintenance reports on a timely basis.

  • Anticipate and solve problems.

  • Adhere to business code of conduct and other Company policies and protocols.

  • Maintain professional and courteous customer relations including client, vendor, and internal team at all times.

  • Maintain safety work practices as defined by the Company.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision or oversight, while still maintaining a high level of quality and safety.

  • Ability to identify and wear appropriate PPE per application.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  1. High school graduate or demonstrated equivalent.

  2. This is an entry-level position with no previous work experience.

  3. Ability to operate forklifts.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position may require a valid Driver’s License.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires frequent moving of materials weighing from 10-43 pounds. Other materials may be handled manually and infrequently (i.e. small barrels of cleaning supplies) which may weigh up to 50.

  • Requires sitting and standing for extended periods of time and frequent bending, twisting, reaching and turning.

  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one‑on‑one or group discussions, meetings and presentations.

  • May be required to work from heights, ladders and elevated platforms.

  • Requires the use of various hand tools.

  • Requires keyboard skills and visual activity associated with the use of keyboards and terminals.

  • Some tasks require repetitive wrist movements.

Special Requirements:

  • Must wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves and other PPE as needed.

  • Must be able to respond to emergency alarms.

  • Requires the ability to operate forklifts, power and hand material moving equipment.

  • Coping with demands (stresses) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles or dust; high voltage; toxic or caustic chemicals.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

  • May be required to work in confined, restricted and/or hot/cold areas.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Technical certification or specialized training preferred.

  2. Familiarity with Rite Aid Distribution Center and/or warehouse operations is a plus.

  3. Strong mechanical background.

  4. Ability to perform preventive maintenance and basic repairs.

  5. Experience working in a warehouse environment.

  6. Customer Service experience.

  7. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in a team environment.

  8. Must be willing and able to be certified in various forklift operations.

  9. Demonstrated skill with hand and power tools

  10. Basic computer skills.

Other Attributes:

  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.

  • Hours/schedule are subject to change based on business needs.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.