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Maintenance Technician - Upslope Brewing Co. - Boulder, CO

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  • Maintenance Technician - Upslope Brewing Co. - Boulder, CO

    Maintenance Technician

    Upslope Brewing Company is a Certified B Corporation, which means we meet high standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. Through investment in our employees, continuous process improvement and a focus on innovation, we aim to deliver a high quality product, while prioritizing environmental stewardship and inclusion in our operations, brand and partnerships.

    We are seeking a skilled and experienced individual to add to our team as a Maintenance Technician. This position requires a self-motivated, responsible and proactive professional with experience in a production or manufacturing environment, general facilities maintenance or has strong mechanical aptitude. The Upslope Engineering Team focuses primarily on the mechanical aspects of production in maintaining, upgrading and or servicing all the equipment in our facilities. Upslope Maintenance Technicians also assist each department within the company, as well as general maintenance needs for the tenants of Flatiron Park. This full-time, benefited position, that may require occasional night/weekend or emergency shifts.

    For more information, please visit our jobs page at:

    Job Responsibilities/Duties
    • Maintain, repair, upgrade and perform preventative maintenance on most of the equipment in the brewery or contact and coordinate with the appropriate technician or contractors for specific work. Seek to minimize equipment downtime.
    • Work closely with other departments in a team environment to accomplish the primary goal of producing quality beer. Cross-train with other production departments to become familiar with processes and equipment.
    • Maintain and keep inventory of manuals and spare parts for all the mechanical and electrical equipment in the company including keeping tools organized and accessible.
    • Create orders, solicit bids for competitive pricing, shop for, and pick up spare parts, equipment, repairs, etc.
    • Keep an organized list of the contractors and suppliers, etc in order to contact them efficiently. Maintain relationships with suppliers to facilitate ordering and stocking of parts and materials
    • Use CMMS software to document repairs and log relevant information related to equipment.
    • Ensure the use of all the safety gear equipment and safety protocols. Maintain a clean and organized work environment.
    • Proactively identify machinery in need of maintenance or mechanical issues that could result in a potential production shutdown and delay the production schedule.
    • Periodic training and learning in the use of the tools and equipment as well having the knowledge of the operation of all equipment in the brewery and maintaining knowledge of the functionality of the entire brewery.
    • Aid production departments in accomplishing daily production tasks when necessary
    • Aid in maintaining grounds and tenant spaces as needed.

    Work Time/Availability

    Monday to Friday, morning shift 8:00am to 4:30pm. . Some level of flexibility is required to work occasional evening, weekend, night or on-call shifts as necessary to meet the company’s goals.

    Compensation, Benefits + Culture

    Upslope offers a transparent and unique work environment with an emphasis on teamwork and innovation. It’s important to make sure each employee understands the impact they have on the mission. We work for beer, but get paid in dollars.

    Compensation Package includes:
    • Starting salary range: $17.00 - $20.00 hourly, depending on experience
    • Paid Time Off, Sick Pay, Paid Holidays and Paid Volunteer Hours beginning 30-days after employment
    • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Disability/ Life insurance with company contribution beginning 30-days after employment
    • 401(k) with company match beginning day one
    • Free RTD EcoPass
    • Free Beer (Daily taproom perks and monthly retail beer allotments)
    • Merchandise discounts
    • Discounts & Pro Deals on outdoor equipment & activities
    • Professional Development opportunities
    • And many more!

    Qualifications/Position Requirements and Specifications
    • Mechanical aptitude and experience working with power tools
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
    • Integrity, strong interpersonal communication and general computer skills
    • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and constantly changing work environment and ability to shift daily priorities while staying on schedule to task completion
    • Ability to safely operate vehicles, machinery and various hand and power tools
    • Interest in the Craft Brewing Industry or one of our core values

    Desired/Preferred, but Not Required:
    • Trade school or two-year degree minimum in a related field
    • Experience with plumbing, electrical, HVAC, pneumatic, and/or mechanical systems
    • Experience in a food production or manufacturing facility (brewery experience preferred)
    • Experience with carpentry, framing, drywall, and/or welding
    • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings, schematics, and blueprints

    Still Apply If…
    • You possess mechanical aptitude, translational experience and have a willingness to learn

    Candidates must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends and occasionally respond to off-hours facility emergencies. This position requires periods of prolonged standing in a production setting which may be loud, slick, humid, hot or cold. Outdoor work may be required regardless of weather conditions; as well as work that involves heights, bending, stooping or lifting/carrying heavy items up to 55lbs (either independently or with support.) Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals who may not meet all physical requirements of the position.


    [B]At Upslope, we’re committed to building justice, equity, and inclusion in every aspect of our company. Our goal is to create the ultimate culture of belonging for everyone, regardless of your craft beer knowledge or the number of powder days you crushed this season. We value what makes you unique and want to ensure that you feel encouraged and welcomed to apply, work, and Apr