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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Great Divide Brewing Company is an award-winning regional craft brewery located in Denver, Colorado. We have been an independent brewery in the heart of downtown for 30 years and counting. We are looking to build our team with people who are passionate about beer, have a positive work ethic and can bring creative ideas to the table. Candidates must align with the company values and be able to communicate effectively with both co-workers and customers.

This position’s primary responsibility is to troubleshoot, upkeep, repair and maintain the brewing, packaging and warehouse systems and equipment keeping production lines and systems operating safely and efficiently.  In addition, the Maintenance Technician will assist with the maintenance of the building and building systems.

Department: Maintenance 

Position Type: Full-Time; Salary; Exempt 

Pay Range: $60,000 – $75,000 annually

Reports to: Director of Brewery Operations

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include but are not limited to: 

  • Troubleshoot, upkeep, repair and maintain the building, brewing, packaging and warehouse systems and equipment, including but not limited to boilers, chillers, air compressors, packaging and brewing equipment, general building maintenance and maintenance of the infrastructure of the building.
  • Develop, modify, execute and document a preventive maintenance schedule. 
  • Lead the successful completion and installation of major projects and equipment. 
  • Work with and manage contractors for major projects, repairs or installations. 
  • Manage tool and spare parts inventories. 
  • Work with the Director of Brewery Operations to manage purchasing and budget spending within targets. 
  • Maintain equipment and train co-workers to sustain a safe working environment. 
  • Keep workspace clean and organized and assist others in doing the same. 
  • Occasionally drive company vehicles to pick-up supplies and parts. 
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Education, Experience and Certification/License Requirements: 

  • At least 3 years of experience performing maintenance tasks in a manufacturing facility, with food / beverage experience preferred. 
  • Extensive experience and understanding of general mechanical, electrical (high and low voltage), plumbing, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, boilers, heating, refrigeration and general construction and handy-work.  
  • Valid driver’s license.

Technology Requirements 

  • Computer proficiency including MS Office Suite. 
  • In-depth understanding of automation and programmable logic controllers (PLC).

Competencies  

  • Positive attitude with an ongoing sense of urgency. 
  • Excellent time management skills. 
  • Proven ability to work with, lead and supervise others. 
  • Advanced mathematical and reasoning skills. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Strong overall understanding of OSHA regulations and requirements.

Physical Requirements 

  • Must be able to lift 55 pounds and move 170 pounds regularly. 
  • Must have the ability to regularly stand, walk, use hands, reach, climb, work from heights, stoop, kneel and crouch. 
  • The ability to work near moving parts and machinery. 
  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, the ability to adjust focus and the ability to see color; either with or without accommodation. 
  • The ability to work in loud, wet, cold, hot, indoor and outdoor environments frequently.

Benefits: 

  • Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance 
  • 401K 
  • Paid Time Off  
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Weekly beer allotment 

Please submit your completed cover letter, and resume to [email protected] with Maintenance Technician in the subject line

Equal Opportunity Employer – Great Divide Brewing Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, marital status, sex, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy.

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