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Pipefitter/Sanitary Welder

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.


About the Role


The Pipefitter/Sanitary Welder 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


  • Adhere to all safety standards set by Lagunitas and OSHA.
  • Actively participate in safety meetings, audits, and good catch program.
  • Fabricates, installs and maintains stainless steel, carbon steel, copper, PVC and CoolFit piping.
  • Installs and maintains valves on piping systems.
  • Troubleshoots and maintains CO2, HVAC, Compressed Air, Steam, Water, and Glycol systems.
  • Reaches out to vendors/OEMs as needed for technical support.
  • Uses Computerized Maintenance Management System to check work order assignment and report completed work.
  • 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/projects as assigned.


What We’re Lookin’ For


  • Minimum 5 years of industrial pipefitter experience in the food or beverage industry.  Brewing or high speed carbonated beverage packaging experience strongly preferred.
  • Associate Degree and/or completion of certified training course in welding is preferred.
  • Experience with precision cutting, fitting and welding with layout and assembly.
  • Proficient in MIG, TIG, and plasma cutting.
  • Knowledge and working experience in sanitary stainless steel pipe welding is required.
  • Experience working with stainless steel, carbon steel, copper, PVC and CoolFit piping.
  • Ability to complete basic electrical and mechanical maintenance.
  • Ability to read schematics, blueprints, and equipment manuals.
  • Knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Experience completing preventive maintenance activities.
  • Highly goal oriented.
  • Performs work in a manner consistent with plant safety and product quality
  • Results driven, proactive, able to work effectively in a team environment or with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills; able to clearly articulate issues, opportunities and risk.
  • Strong analytical skills.



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: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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