JOB TITLE: Maintenance Technician
LOCATION: Comstock Brewery
REPORTS TO: Maintenance Team Lead
FLSA POSITION TYPE: Full-time, Hourly Non-exempt
SHIFT: Weekend Day Shift: Friday – Monday (Sat & Sun 7:00am-7:00pm Fri & Mon 7:00am -3:00pm)
INTERNAL POSTING DATES: 7/17/2018-8/5/2018
EXTERNAL POSTING DATES: 7/17/2018-8/5/2018

POSITION SUMMARY: Works to upkeep and repair equipment and assets in the brewery. Assists in a variety of aspects throughout the business, as needed. Communicates effectively between the incoming and outgoing Maintenance Technicians, Beer Production staff and Packaging Leads. Will perform activities/duties surrounding Packaging, Brewing, Cellaring, The Cube and Critical Systems.

•Adheres to and advances the “Safety Always” culture of Bell’s Brewery, Inc.
•Troubleshoots equipment problems within the Brewery.
•Performs preventative maintenance routines as designated by the Maintenance Manager/Planner.
•Works with equipment calibration procedures.
•Assists with new equipment installation and startup.
•Promotes an atmosphere of cooperation and teamwork within the department and the company.
•Works with Beer Production, Packaging, Scheduling, the Maintenance Planner and other Shift Leads within the Maintenance Department to ensure effective communication of new and existing maintenance tasks/jobs.
•Works at and monitors all Maintenance areas, and assists in general cleaning of the Maintenance shops.
•Responsible for the completion of daily checks/duties in the Cube (weekends and overnight).
•Responsible for preventative maintenance/break-fix for all brewing processes including but not limited to Laboratory, Cellaring, Brewing, and Grain Handling and Dust Collection.
•Performs Automation troubleshooting with on-call Beer Production support, as needed.
•Covers rotating shifts on an “as needed” basis.
•Rotating “on-call” responsibilities for after-hours and weekend emergency duties.
•Will assist with periodic reviews of the preventative maintenance schedules.

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•Must possess a valid driver’s license

•Must provide a variety of personal hand tools
•Miscellaneous shop tools including mill, lathe, drill press and power tools etc.
•Automated packaging equipment
•Forklift trucks, scissor lift and articulated boom lift
•Cleaning agents and other hazardous chemicals
•Desktop computer including an understanding of Word, Excel and Outlook
•Company vehicle

•Ability and aptitude to work with and troubleshoot equipment
•Skills applicable to general maintenance functions. This skill set should include mechanical, electrical, plumbing, welding, pneumatics, pipefitting, and boiler/steam
•Working knowledge of brewing/process equipment including: electrical controls, process instrumentation, Programmable Logical Controllers
•Experience in a production brewing or packaging environment with an understanding of lock-out/tag-out and other core safety issues
•Strong written and verbal communication skills and comfortable addressing diverse groups
•Interpersonal skills sufficient to be comfortable in a team environment with a great deal of interdepartmental coordination
•An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards who will positively represent Bell’s Brewery both internally and externally
•A well-organized and self-directed individual who is a team player
•Exceptional time management skills with a proven ability to plan and prioritize work load to balance multiple projects
•Ability to handle potentially hazardous chemicals & train others in safe practices
•Outstanding attention to detail
•Ability to coordinate with other departments according to schedule demands
•Ability to work/communicate effectively with outside vendors, equipment manufacturers and contractors

•Minimum of 3 years of experience in preventative maintenance
•Prior experience in maintenance, repair, engineering, or related field
•Formal maintenance education, training, certifications, or accreditation, a plus
•Access to personal tools

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit for long periods of time, stand, walk, use a computer and other office equipment
•Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb
•Ability to frequently talk, hear, and smell
•Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 55 lbs., occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 lbs. with assistance, and occasionally maneuver 165 lb. kegs with assistance
•Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms. Use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls
•Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
•The work environment is that of a brewing and packaging facility
•The employee frequently must work in a sterile environment.
•The noise level in the packaging facilities is frequently loud (80+ dB)
•The employee regularly works around high voltage, hot water, steam and flame
•The employee regularly works with pressurized vessels
•The employee comes in contact with and has to handle broken glass.
•The employee handles hazardous materials.
•The employee works near moving mechanical parts.
•The employee works on wet floors and with wet equipment.
•The employee works in a shared office environment.

Bell’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer