Maintenance Technician

Job Title:

Maintenance Technician

FLSA Classification:



Cider House/Cider Mill

Reports To:

Facilities Manager

Job Summary​:

The Maintenance Technician will work closely with the Facilities Manager to perform general maintenance, preventive maintenance, changeover and repairs to equipment, equipment optimizations, and property and grounds at the 1911 Cider House. All work will be done in accordance with 1911 SOP’s, GMP’s and SQF standards. Record keeping of maintenance logs as well as any and all other documents required by 1911/SQF shall be strictly adhered to.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: ​(Additional duties may be assigned)

  • Fulfilling work orders written by the Facilities Manager.
  • Performing PM on packaging equipment, compressor, lifts, chillers and cellar equipment.
  • Training existing as well as new line leads how to properly operate equipment in accordance with SOP’s, as well as troubleshoot common equipment failures.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing equipment failures quickly and efficiently during daily operations as well as recording and reporting any downtime due to those equipment failures.
  • Light carpentry, plumbing and electrical work.
  • Assisting outside contractors when necessary.
  • Keeping accurate spare parts inventory.
  • Maintaining proper record keeping of maintenance logs.
  • Ability to work 40+ hours per week including two evening shifts, as well as Saturday and Sundays. Hours will vary depending on production schedules.

Minimum Qualification Standards:

  • High School diploma required.
  • Forklift experience required.
  • Forklift certification preferred.
  • Equivalent combinations of education and work experience will be considered.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills to interact with co-workers and vendors in a professional and helpful manner in person or via phone or written correspondence.
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple projects and details simultaneously.
  • Some analytical ability to gather and summarize data, find solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritize work.
  • Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-term goals.
  • Ability to work productively in a fast paced, stressful environment.

Equipment, Machines and Software Used:

  • This position requires the regular use of:
  • Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel. Gmail proficiency required.
  • Familiarity with HMI and VFD’s preferred.
  • Ability to operate a multimeter required.

Mental Requirements:

Close mental and visual attention required to perform work dealing primarily with preparing and analyzing data and figures, using a computer terminal, and reading.

Physical Requirements:

Physical Activity


Average Amount of Time Per Day




Sit (e.g., at desk, in vehicle)





Motion of hands or wrists (e.g., typing)

Finger, grasp, handle, or feel

Push and pull with arms

Reach with arms and/or hands

Crouch, bend, or kneel

Physical Exertion:
Light work – exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Environmental Conditions:

Inside Work:​ ​With exposure to temperature changes (e.g., unheated or uncooled warehouse).


This position does not require travel.


  • All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
  • The company reserves the right to add to or revise an employee’s job duties at any time at its sole discretion.
  • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.