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As a Certified B Corporation, AeroFarms is a mission-driven company with global headquarters in Newark, NJ, championing indoor vertical farming and fundamentally transforming agriculture. Recognized by Fast Company as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies and by Inc.com as one of the Top 25 Disruptive Companies in the World, AeroFarms is scaling to meet the demand for our fresh, locally grown produce that is setting new culinary standards and we need someone special who can bring their experience as a Maintenance Technician to help us grow further. The Maintenance Technician must be aligned with our mission and passionate about making a difference.

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.
  • Backed by some seriously impressive firms including Goldman Sachs, Prudential, leading VCs, and strategic partners with a view on global expansion.

Position Overview:

The Maintenance Technician is responsible to troubleshoot, dismantle, inspect, repair, modify, rebuild, service and adjust all types of plant equipment.

  • Print reading to include electrical and hydraulic prints and schematics.
  • Experience with AC/DC motors and drives, 110-460Vac Circuits, thermocouples, single and three-phase circuits, HVAC, reversing starters, and personnel computers.
  • Communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Troubleshooting, conduit threading, bending installation, wiring installation, electronic repair skills.
  • Work with Packaging Technician and Farm Operators on establishing equipment home-settings and maintaining baseline conditions.
  • Operation of equipment including a forklift, man lift, aerial lift, overhead cranes, and mobile cranes.
  • Use of Voltmeters, calibration of equipment, oscilloscope leaders, PLCs, PCs.
  • Calibration of all types of electrical equipment and HVAC systems.
  • Must 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.
  • Errors could cause serious injury or loss of life for employees or others. Significant financial losses could occur from damage to equipment and/or losses of equipment.
  • Work in an environment with a temperature that varies from extreme good to moderate. Exposure to farm environment: outside heat (110 degrees), (32 degrees cold) (ambient), wet, humid, dirty wet, and some chemical exposure.
  • A high to a very high degree of concentration is required.
  • Strenuous physical activities including a lot of walking, climbing ladders and stairs, entering restricted areas, heavy lifting (50 lbs. or more), and working in high areas.
  • Responsible for the maintaining and sanitation of all work tools

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years heavy industrial maintenance, electrical, and/or plumbing.
  • Successful completion of an approved Heavy Industry Apprentice Program helpful
  • Print reading including electrical and hydraulic prints and schematics
  • Calibration of all types of electrical equipment and HVAC systems.
  • Five (5) years of heavy industrial maintenance and electrical experience or successful
  • Rotating weekends required

Skills:

  • A high to a very high degree of concentration is required.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize to ensure minimum interruption to the process.
  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing.

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  • Company Address 212 Rome St, Newark, NJ 07105, USA
  • City Newark
  • Location New Jersey
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