Mass. Bay Brewing Company (MBBC), parent company to Harpoon, UFO, Clown Shoes, Arctic Summer and City Roots, is seeking a General Maintenance Intern who will provide hands-on support in the daily operations of Boston’s Harpoon Brewery as well as special mechanical projects. A successful intern will be an energetic, motivated, and organized team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills. The General Maintenance Intern will have excellent time-management and prioritization skills to balance general maintenance requests with ongoing building maintenance needs.


This role is comprised of, but not limited to, the following duties:

  • Assisting maintenance department staff as needed
  • Parts pick-up and deliveries
  • Helping with rebuilds and troubleshooting equipment
  • Special projects as requested (e.g. mechanical repairs, electrical/construction work, etc.)
  • Keeping an orderly and safe work environment within department as well as entire facility
  • Proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Keeping work place clean; storing tools properly, cleaning up debris, tidying work spaces, etc.
  • Assisting in the general maintenance of all production equipment
  • Actively problem solving to fix real-time issues
  • Analyzing processes and working with production team to take corrective action in reducing inefficiencies
  • Assisting in documenting processes as they relate to standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Organizing and documenting spare parts


  • Recent graduate or in pursuit of a degree, certificate or accreditation in a mechanical or engineering program
  • Experience in a production/packaging environment a plus
  • Mechanical aptitude in areas such as automotive, HVAC, plumbing, welding, etc.
  • Familiarity with fluid systems, food & beverage processing, and/or filling equipment
  • Technical brewing knowledge with an enthusiasm for craft beer and a commitment to beer quality
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a self-directed work ethic
  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to be comfortable working in a team environment with a great deal of inter-departmental coordination
  • Ability and aptitude to work with and troubleshoot equipment


This position can be very physical in nature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the General Maintenance Intern will be working over, under, and around potentially dangerous moving machinery in tight and cramped spaces. The General Maintenance Intern will work in awkward positions for extended periods of time and/or will be standing for long periods of time. This position also requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds at shoulder length and up to 100 pounds in general. The General Maintenance Intern must be comfortable working at heights while standing on a ladder or in a basket. This work environment involves indoor and outdoor activities in various temperatures and weather conditions. Employees are exposed to high levels of noise requiring the use of hearing protection.


MBBC offers some great perks including great co-workers, a friendly environment (pet-friendly as well!), participation in our unique Wellness Program, and, of course, amazing beer benefits!

FLSA: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

TO APPLY: Please apply directly through our Careers page using the link provided below: