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Thread: Oskar Blues Brewery (NC Location) - Maintenance Operator

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    Jun 2015
    North Carolina

    Oskar Blues Brewery (NC Location) - Maintenance Operator


    The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and improving mechanical and electrical equipment, wastewater pretreatment facility, and systems in a working manufacturing environment with an emphasis on employee safety as the top priority.

    Essential Responsibilities
    • Responsible for keeping brewery equipment running to its full potential with a minimum amount of downtime.
    • Maintain and repair facility chillers, compressors and HVAC units.
    • Diagnose, repair and overhaul process pumps, automatic control valves, sensors, positioners, actuators, basic electrical AC/DC troubleshooting and related systems.
    • Diagnose and repair of all machinery and process malfunctions, must be fluent in mechanical troubleshooting, electrical troubleshooting a plus.
    • Diagnose and repair of all mechanical power transmission equipment. Knowledge of Gear boxes, mechanical drives and variable speed applications.
    • Read and decipher mechanical drawings, schematics and piping diagrams.
    • Application and use of mechanical tools, hand tools, power tools and skilled in machine shop to machine within specific tolerance using various measuring equipment.
    • Manage the maintenance, repair and operation of the wastewater pretreatment facility.
    • Operates, maintains, troubleshoots and improves mechanical and electrical equipment and systems in a working manufacturing environment with an emphasis on employee safety as the top priority.
    • Maintain CMMS system in coordination with department managers.
    • Follow company policies & procedures, reflect organizational core values and strive to maintain a clean and safe working environment at all times.
    • Perform daily inspection of all brewery support utilities and equipment and conduct preventative maintenance work.
    • General understanding of specific beer process terminologies as they relate to maintenance needs.

    Additional Responsibilities
    • Assist with plumbing, electrical and IT as needed.
    • Maintain facility grounds cleanliness.
    • Make general repairs as needed for taproom and food truck(s).
    • Manage repairs and maintenance for fleet of company vehicles.
    • Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Knowledge of safe maintenance practices.
    • Knowledge of mechanical, welding, boiler, plumbing, HVAC, compressors, electrical, and fabrication skills as related to brewery equipment operations and maintenance
    • Knowledge of pumps, valves, plumbing, process piping systems, automated equipment, fluid dynamics, high-speed packaging equipment, plant utility systems, steam, compressed air systems.
    • Knowledge of MS Office Suite.
    • Skill in effective communication.
    • Skill in responsible decision making.
    • Ability to demonstrate reliability.
    • Knowledge of draft systems.

    Physical & Mental Requirements
    Must have the physical and mental strength and endurance to be able to perform duties, in at times extreme environments, as well as the ability to handle stressors of the position in operational and administrative situations. Required to frequently lift and move 30-160 pounds. Expected to stand, sit, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend, talk, hear, taste, smell, see, and operate objects, tools, and controls.

    Position Snap Shot
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Job Type: Non-Exempt
    Pay Type: Salaried
    Supervisor: Director of Brewery Operations
    Manages Others: No
    Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED Required
    Minimum Certification: None
    Minimum Experience: 1 Year
    Required Travel: None
    Driving Requirements: Yes
    Tools & Equipment Used: Power Tools, Manual Construction Tools

    Equal Opportunity
    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability, or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    The employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position as a result of evolving business needs.
    Last edited by skiplizard; 04-29-2019 at 02:23 PM.

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