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AeroFarms // indoor vertical farming
 
Newark, NJ    Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020
 
   
 
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(Two positions)

The Company
As a Certified B Corporation, AeroFarms is a mission-driven indoor vertical farming company transforming agriculture with global headquarters in Newark, NJ.  Recognized bycom as one of the Top 25 Disruptive Companies in the World, AeroFarms is scaling quickly to meet the demand for our fresh, locally grown produce that is setting new culinary standards. We are now looking for some reliable enthusiastic Maintenance Technician (Electrical) to join our Farm Production Team.
We are:

  • 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 venture funds.

Position Overview:

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

  • Print reading to include electrical & hydraulic prints & schematics.
  • Experience with AC/DC motors & drives, 110-460Vac Circuits, thermocouples, single & three phase circuits, HVAC, reversing starters, & personnel computers.
  • Communication skills both verbally & written.
  • Troubleshooting, conduit threading, bending installation, wiring installation, electronic repair skills.
  • Work with Packaging Technician & Farm Operators on establishing equipment home-settings & maintaining baseline conditions.  
  • Operation of equipment including forklift, man lift, aerial lift, overhead cranes, & mobile cranes.
  • Use of Volt meters, calibration of equipment, oscilloscope leaders, PLC's, PC's.
  • Calibration of all types of electrical equipment & HVAC systems.
  • Must exercise good judgement at all times & can complete assigned tasks, as well as, breakdown repairs without direct supervision.  Ability to manage multiple tasks & prioritize to ensure minimum interruption to process.
  • Errors could cause serious injury or loss of life for employee or others.  Significant financial losses could occur from damage to equipment and/or losses of equipment.
  • Work in environment with temperature that varies from extreme good to moderate.  Exposure to farm environment: outside heat (110 degrees), (32 degrees cold) (ambient), wet, humid, dirty wet & some chemical exposure.
  • A high to very high degree of concentration is required.
  • Strenuous physical activities including a lot of walking, climbing ladders & stairs, entering restricted areas, heavy lifting (50 lbs. or more) & working in high areas.
  • Responsible for the maintaining & 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 & hydraulic prints & schematics
  • Calibration of all types of electrical equipment & HVAC systems.
  • Five (5) years heavy industrial maintenance & electrical experience or successful 
  • Rotating weekends required

Skills:

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