Extraction Technician

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Posted on: 
Jun 24, 2022

2.4 __Full-time1 hour ago

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“Trulieve Grows One Patient at a Time”

If you have an interest in being part of one of the fastest growing industries in the nation in you may consider wanting to work for Trulieve! If you have a desire to help others in need through your efforts, this may be the role for you!

At Trulieve, we strive to bring our patients the relief they need in a product they can trust. Our plants are hand-grown in an environment specially designed to reduce unwanted chemicals and pests, keeping the process as natural as possible at every turn.

Our products are designed to alleviate seizures, severe and persistent muscle spasms, pain, nausea, loss of appetite, and other symptoms associated with serious medical conditions such as cancer.

Our specially trained staff works hand-in-hand with physicians to provide the right products and the correct dosage to ensure patients get the compassionate care they need.

Requisition ID: 1321

Remote Work Available: No

Description & Requirements


Job Title: Extraction Technician

Department: Processing

Reports to: Oil Supervisor or Team Lead

FLSA Status: Regular-Non-Exempt

Role Summary:

Trulieve is looking for an Extraction Technician to support our extraction and production operations. You should be very technically astute in mechanical, electrical, and computer operated systems utilized in production/manufacturing environments. You need to be proactive, quick thinking and innovative in your approach.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Preparation of equipment and plant materials for extraction

Execution of extraction and processing in accordance with state and local standards

Operation of sophisticated extraction equipment

Ensure consistency and efficiency of product through quality control testing and procedures

Cleaning and maintenance of extraction equipment and manufacturing facility

Maintaining strict inventory records of all plant materials, chemicals, and equipment used in the facility

Oversee day-to-day operations of the entire extraction space beginning with storing the raw cannabis through the extraction process and all the way to fulfillment of orders

Operating, maintaining, and making adjustments and repairs to extraction equipment

Storing supplies and equipment and disposal of waste according to guidelines

Complete the cleaning and sanitization of all production equipment, work surfaces, and tools

Maintaining inventory records of supplies, materials, and equipment and preparing requisitions as needed

Maintaining material safety data sheets for all chemicals and products

Following all standard operating procedures regarding product creation and lab safety

Assist in packaging and labeling of finished products

Works with testing laboratory as defined by state guidelines

All other duties as assigned



Bachelor’s or Associate degree or its equivalent, from a recognized college or university, with a major in chemistry or biology preferred

Understanding of state and local laws

Understanding of proper and safe handling of hazardous materials

Familiarity with separations, isolations and fractionation

Knowledge of solvent and non-solvent extraction methods

Stay current of practices and new developments in the cannabis extraction industry

Ability to work quickly without compromising accuracy

Ability to discern the quality of plant material and finished products

Strong computer and social skills


Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 25lbs to a minimum height of 5 feet and able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet, with or without mechanical assistance

Must be able to work seated/standing as appropriate at workstations for extended periods of time, maintain body equilibrium while climbing ladders, stairways, stopping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, and use hands/fingers to hold, grasp, turn, pick, pinch frequently/constantly to complete tasks

Must be able to handle organic matter daily, able to wear PPE as appropriate (eye, face, hand, arm, head, foot, body, fall protection), and able to be exposed to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions while wearing PPE (95 degrees or greater)

Must have visual acuity with/without job aids to perform activities such as; reading, viewing a computer terminal, visual inspection involving small parts/details. Clarity of vision at 20 ft or more in day and night/dark conditions

Must be able to speak and communicate verbally at conversation levels with co-workers, vendors, etc. (Moderate noise)


40+ hours weekly with flexible hours depending on department needs. Must be available to work occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays

Equal Opportunity Employer l Trulieve Supports a Drug Free Workplace

Salary will be commensurate with experience. A comprehensive benefits package including paid time off is offered with this position. This position will work an average of 40 hours per week and will be available “after hours” if an emergency situation should arise.

Trulieve provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.



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