About the job
The world needs our help. By 2050, there will be 9 billion people on the planet with less arable land than ever before. We need a solution to cultivate more using less and define the future of farming for generations to come. At AeroFarms, we are on a mission to do just this, growing the best plants possible for the betterment of humanity. As we scale to new locations across the world, we are seeking a Maintenance Technician Trainee to join our Production team as we take vertical farming to new heights for the planet and people everywhere.We have:+ An incredible ‘change-the-world’ company with the eyes of the world focused on our success+ A team of motivated, intellectually curious individuals to support you+ The backing of some very impressive firms like Goldman Sachs, IKEA, Prudential, and other leading venture funds.Job DescriptionReporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Technician Trainee is responsible for troubleshooting, dismantling, inspecting, repairing, modifying, rebuilding, servicing, and adjusting various types of plant equipment.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:+ Analyzes breakdowns of all plant equipment and follows a practical approach to effective repairs.+ Answers trouble calls, performs scheduled maintenance and scheduled inspections,+ Makes adjustments and repairs to equipment according to diagram or drawing specifications, manuals, or other instructions.+ Troubleshoots hydraulic, electrical, electronic, and pneumatic circuits, diagrams, and drawings as required to install, repair, adjust, calibrate, modify and service all types of systems and devices.+ Comprehends schematics and drawings related to the maintenance and repair of all types of electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems and devices.+ Follows engineering drawings and constructs electrical systems and components using tools normal to the trade.+ Each employee is responsible for the performance of his/her duties for his/her safety and the safety of others and is responsible for maintaining his/her work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.+ Troubleshooting and repair of equipment.+ Adherence to all GMP and GAP guidelines+ Tools must be clean and sanitized daily and documentation completed+ A specified quantity of work orders must be completed weekly+ Monthly work order report submitted to Farm (Plant) Manager+ Work with outside vendors in troubleshooting automatic Packaging equipment+ Participate in CI projects to streamline the process and foster a high- performance work system (HPWS)+ Assist with grounds maintenance to ensure a sanitary perimeter of the facilityYou have:+ 1-3 years heavy industrial maintenance and electrical experience or successful completion of an approved Heavy Industry Apprentice Program.+ High school diploma or equivalent.+ Operation of equipment including a forklift, man lift, aerial lift.+ Ability to exercise good judgment at all times and can complete assigned tasks, as well as breakdown repairs without direct supervision.+ Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize to ensure minimum interruption to the process.+ Ability to work in 23-24 degree temperature+ Plumbing experience/Knowledge is a plus.
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