Maintenance Technician I

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 11, 2022

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Position Title: Maintenance Technician 1
Reports To: Facilities Manager
Hours: Full-time
Home Location: Auburndale, FL
Classification: Non-exempt

Position Summary
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for assisting in cleaning, painting, construction, and loading and unloading of boxes. This individual should have a general working knowledge of construction, HVAC, and carpentry to perform simple maintenance action. This person works closely with the Operations Manager to ensure all building equipment and systems are in good working order and oversees any repairs or installations when the scope of such projects are beyond routine.
Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist with installing and maintaining production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.

  • Assist with diagnosing problems, replace, or repair parts, test and make adjustments

  • Assist with regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and develop sustainable solutions for issues with equipment

  • Basic understanding of electricity single and three phase

  • Basic understanding of HVAC systems a plus

  • Performs minor painting, carpentry, and masonry work (e.g. preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles, etc.)

  • Inspects buildings and equipment according to a pre-established checklist to ensure the facility and its systems are functional; prepare recommendations for needed repairs and schedules as necessary

  • Reconfigures, installs, positions, and re-mounts modular offices and space (e.g. furniture, wall panels, work surfaces, storage bins, lighting, file cabinets, etc.) to accommodate user needs and maximize office space using various hand, power and specialty tools, dollies and hand trucks

  • Prepares surfaces and paints various structures and equipment (e.g. walls, refrigerators, evaporative coolers, floors, roofs, doors, restroom facilities, etc.) to preserve wood and metal parts from corrosion and maintain a safe, comfortable working environment, using various painting equipment and related tools (e.g. sprayers, rollers, brushes, thinners, etc.)

  • Maintains a safe working environment, including wearing personal protective equipment, (PPE) ensuring proper storage of tools and equipment when not in use, using proper signage while working, etc.

  • Works to procure the best pricing for parts and equipment; retains required documents including equipment manuals, warranty information, and invoices

  • Must have a flexible schedule to respond to issues or problems rapidly.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • 3-5 years of experience working in a maintenance position, preferably in a manufacturing or production environment, required

  • Ability to identify cleaning and chemical supplies, to read and understand Hazard Communication Safety Data Sheets (SDS), to understand proper applications of chemicals and general cleaning supplies, and to frequently handle and properly dispose of these products

  • Must be self-motivated and proactive about identifying areas for efficiency and improvement

  • Must be adaptable and open-minded when troubleshooting new procedures or implementation of new systems

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings or late evenings as needed according to departmental needs

  • Must have reliable transportation

  • Must be committed to ensuring a secure facility and make sure all staff comply with established safety and security procedures

  • Must be able to pass a background check in accordance with state regulations

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for at least 8 hours per day

  • Occasionally required to lift/push/carry items up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to climb a ladder, kneel, stoop, and bend at the waist regularly

  • Manual dexterity needed for completing equipment installations and maintenance

  • Visual acuity needed for reading screens and fine print

Workplace Environment

  • Building maintenance environment, indoor/outdoor, consisting of exposure to moving mechanical parts and seasonal temperature changes ranging from freezing to extreme heat

  • May be exposed to high places, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and loud noises

  • Consistent moderate to high background noise level due to machinery, environmental systems, and fans

  • Exposure to cannabis odor

  • Exposure to skin contact with plant resins, to which some individuals may be allergic (PPE provided)

  • Exposure to moderate heat and humidity in bloom rooms

Job Type: Full-time


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