This position is responsible for executing day-to-day equipment repair and maintenance requirements. The successful candidate will ensure that the irrigation, HVAC, and electrical equipment is operating optimally to assure our farms’ successful growth of microgreens herbs and edible flowers.
CORE JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Repair and maintain all farm equipment. Immediate response is required to mission critical components.
Follow preventative maintenance schedule as defined by the Head Grower. Conduct routine inspections to ensure proper equipment function. Work with service contractors and suppliers.
Record service logs to monitor equipment condition. Maintain in-house inventory of critical components – track inventory, tools and equipment to ensure job success.
Complete internal irrigation maintenance projects as defined by the Head Grower.
Follow emergency response protocols with key service contractors. Follow SOP’s for facility operations.
Be a lead responder for critical equipment malfunctions and facility issues.
Assess and recommend maintenance and equipment needs as the business grows.
JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
Growing, hydroponics and project management or related experience preferred but not necessary
Must have knowledge of plumbing and/or irrigation systems .
Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally
Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness.
Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment
The person in this position needs to regularly move about the facility to ensure safety and proper functioning of our equipment which will include at times getting on a step ladder to reach 8ft ceiling heights or bending below the knees underneath 2ft shelves.
The person in this position frequently communicates with other employees. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.