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DC BRAU in Washington, DC is seeking a reliable and motivated Cellar Technician

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  • DC BRAU in Washington, DC is seeking a reliable and motivated Cellar Technician

    DC Brau Brewing Company is seeking a reliable and motivated Cellar Technician to join our Production Team in the Washington, DC Metro Area (DC, VA, & MD).

    Since our launch in the spring of 2011, DC Brau Brewing Company has become a competitive regional brand in the DC/MD/VA craft beer market. As we grow we are looking to increase our cellar staff to support DC Brau’s Production operations. We currently seek to hire one Cellar Technician to support the increasing demand for our award winning beer!

    The Cellar Technician at DC Brau Brewing shall be responsible for support of daily, ongoing, and abundant cellaring activities. This professional is expected to work closely with DC Brau’s Production and Management Teams and reports directly to the Cellar Manager. This position will work in daily coordination with the brewhouse, cellar, warehouse, and administrative staff.

    Our ideal Cellar Technician has a passion for craft beer and has technical experience in a brewery work environment. This professional must also possess a strong work ethic and must enjoy working as part of a unified team. This position is an opportunity for someone to develop his or her skills within the craft brewing industry.

    Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Checking and monitoring of active and non-active fermentations
    • CIP cleaning techniques (including but not limited to Caustic, acid and sanitary CIP cycles)
    • Transferring of wort
    • Transferring of beer via centrifugation
    • Harvesting and pitching yeast
    • Dry hopping fermenters
    • Filling pins and firkins
    • Filling and emptying barrels
    • Safely drive and operate a forklift and scissor lift
    • Work closely with cellar, brewhouse, and administrative staff to ensure timely availability of product.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Ability to meet physical challenges of working in a production brewery
    • Knowledge of chemicals used in cleaning cycles and how to handle and use them safely
    • Ability to accurately keep records in all necessary logs
    • Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining safety and quality standards
    • Self-motivated with good time management skills
    • Ability to manage multiple processes at one time
    • Ability to coordinate with other staff and departments according to schedule
    • Ability to work in a diverse team environment
    • Ability to effectively communicate with team members throughout the brewery
    • Must have a positive attitude
    • High School Diploma

    DC Brau is offering full-time (40+ hours/week) employment. After an on-boarding period, full-time employees are offered benefits including medical, vision and dental insurance, paid time off, holidays and a company sponsored retirement investment plan.

    DC Brau is an equal employment opportunity employer and implement policies and practices that do not discriminate against applicants and employees.

    Submit your cover letter and resume via email to Materials must be received no later than July 29, 2016.

    Greg Sensing
    Office Manager
    3178 – B Bladensburg Rd., NE
    Washington, DC 20018
    Founded in 2011, DC Brau is the first manufacturing brewery the nation’s capital can call its own in modern times.