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Maintenance Specialist

Full Time

Overview


Omega Yeast Labs is looking for a Maintenance Specialist to work on the upkeep and repair of the facility and brewing equipment. They will also aid in the design and fabrication of new process equipment. 


Omega Yeast Labs was founded in 2013 and grows high quality, ready-to-pitch liquid yeast for professional and home brewers. We’re known for our progressive propagation techniques, innovative strains and reliable, responsive service.


We love what we do with energy and excitement! We have a commitment to authenticity, friendliness, and approachability which means that we connect on a personal level with brewers and our staff. We’re fun, casual, and sincere. Our people are engaging, invested, self-starters who make things happen because we believe we can do it better. We’re nerds and we’re cool with that!


Accountability


Reports to: Maintenance Manager

Supervises: N/A


Responsibilities

  • Regular inspections and maintenance on brewing equipment
  • Repair faulty or broken equipment/utilities
  • Plan and document monthly, quarterly, and annual maintenance
  • Assist in planning and fabrication of process equipment as needed for process improvement projects
  • Provide support for brewhouse commissioning crew
  • Perform general maintenance on facility including painting, plumbing, electrical, and landscaping
  • Support warehouse staff by loading/unloading trucks and reorganizing skids
  • Maintain inventory records for equipment and supplies

Qualifications

  • Plumbing copper, PEX, PVC
  • Wood and metal working 
  • Maintenance scheduling experience, software usage a plus
  • Basic understanding of home electrical systems (breakers, equipment electrical needs, running conduit)
  • Basic understanding of commercial plumbing systems
  • Basic understanding of commercial HVAC systems
  • Drywall
  • Troubleshooting/research skills to address issues
  • Concrete
  • Box truck driving
  • Valid driver's license
  • Forklift experience, or willingness to be trained on forklift operation
  • Willingness to learn

Bonus skills

  • Welding knowledge
  • Small electric motor repair
  • Mechanical valve replacement
  • Electrical schematic diagram knowledge
  • Brewery experience
  • Boiler maintenance and repair knowledge
  • Air compressor maintenance and repair knowledge

Benefits

As an employee you will be eligible for a benefits package that adds to your overall compensation. Omega Yeast Labs subsidizes Health Insurance as well as Dental and Vision plans. Life and long-term disability insurance are included at no cost. Paid vacation time is provided. Optional Medical and Transit FSAs are available. You are eligible to participate in Omega's 401K program, with a fully vested employer contribution match of up to 4% each year.


Position Type

Full-time


Omega Yeast - Chicago, IL

4720 W Pensacola Ave, Chicago, IL, 60641
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