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Stationary Engineer

There’s Always a Seat at Our Bar 

The Lagunitas Brewing Company began on a kitchen stove in Northern California in 1993 and has always looked to the future – whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or fueling stories, songs, and experiences with our IPA. Wherever you go: Beer Speaks, People Mumble.


What You’ll Get

  • Benefits – Awesome coverage for: Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Time off - Approx 33 days off in your first year (combo of vacay, holidays and personal days)
  • Retirement – up to 5% contribution on 401K plan
  • BEER – and non-alcoholic Lagunitas beverages
  • Schwag – 50% off food and merch
  • Gym Membership – $50 monthly reimbursement for that beer belly (or at least to prevent it)
  • Pet Insurance – keep your fur babies covered with pet insurance options
  • Skills to Pay the Bills – professional development, 24/7 operation
  • Opportunities – Expand your horizons in CA, Chicago . . . the world!
  • It’s Friday, Ya’ll – Get Paid every other Friday, $34.60/hr

The Gist

The Stationary Engineer (Boiler Operator/Mechanic) will perform maintenance to production equipment with focus on keeping our new, state of the art facility at peak operational performance and efficiency, always considering safety and quality as top priorities.


What You’ll Do

  • Operate and maintain Trance Chillers, CleaverBrooks Boilers, Atlas Copco Compressors and Carrier roof mounted HVAC units.
  • Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots all brewing and packaging equipment along with facility upkeep, using a Computerized Maintenance Management System to check work order assignment and report completed work.
  • Installs and maintains electric motors, control cabinets, motor starters, drives, wiring, sensors, switches, and general electric/electronic devices.
  • Installs and maintains pumps, gearboxes, shafts, bearings, bushings, sprockets, sheaves, belts, and general mechanical equipment. Performs equipment lubrication.
  • Plant wide equipment and systems troubleshooting.
  • Reaches out to vendors/OEMs as needed for technical support.
  • Generates parts requisitions using parts inventory control system.
  • Completes preventive maintenance routines as assigned.
  • Attends shift change meetings; participates in all continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Identifies root cause of problems. Proposes and implements solutions.
  • Actively contributes to the achievement of Company goals and KPI’s.
  • Keeps work area clean and organized.
  • Other duties as assigned.


What We’re Lookin’ For

  • Must be a licensed Stationary Engineer with credentials specific to location of employment.
  • Must have 5 years of industrial maintenance experience, or 2-year technical degree plus 3 years of industrial maintenance experience.
  • Brewing or high speed carbonated beverage packaging experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to read schematics, blueprints, and equipment manuals.
  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment and special tools.
  • Must be highly goal oriented and perform work in a manner consistent with plant safety and product quality within a team.
  • Results driven, proactive, able to work effectively individually and within a team.
  • Must have strong analytical competency and excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate issues, opportunities and risk.


Key Relationships

  • Reports to Maintenance and Engineering Manager
  • Frequently interacts with the Quality, Brewing and Packaging departments.


Physical Stuff

  • Must be able to lift and carry 60 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, lift and bend repeatedly throughout shift and tolerate outside summer/winter temperature and inclement weather conditions.
  • Ability to use computer and calculator.
  • Must be able to work flexible/rotating/off shifts, holidays, weekends and/or overtime as necessary to support business operations.


Come as You Are 

At Lagunitas, we welcome people (and dogs) from all walks of life. Anyone, regardless of their race, creed, nation of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, veteran status, marital status, or age, has a home here. Love, progress, and acceptance will always have a seat at our bar.  


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Facilities, Boiler Engineer, Supply Chain, Engineer, Supply, Operations, Engineering

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