At Bowery Farming, we dream of a world where agriculture gives back to the people and the planet more than it takes. But to achieve this, we need more than incremental change.
We need to reimagine farming from the ground up.
Everyday, Bowery’s purpose-driven team works toward this mission. Right outside of cities, we build indoor farms that grow wildly flavorful produce that’s defiantly free from pollutants, all while using less finite resources like space and water. Our smart farms are powered by our proprietary farm operating system, BoweryOS, creating a simplified, agile food system that’s focused on flavor, freshness, and safety.
At Bowery, we’re farming efficiently so we can feed effectively, democratizing access to fresh, local food in our communities. Join us: https://boweryfarming.com/careers/
At Bowery, we’re making wildly delicious food more accessible to everyone. Driven by our proprietary end-to-end technology, our farms are transforming the entire fresh food supply chain to be simpler, safer, and vastly more sustainable.
We have 5 farms in operation (including state-of-the-art R&D and innovation farms) and we’re just getting started. We’re backed by tech and agriculture industry leaders with $647M in equity and debt capital, and our products are sold in over 1,400 locations.
Working at Bowery is more than just a job. It’s a chance to make a global impact with first-of-its-kind technology and ridiculously good food. We’re always looking for passionate minds to grow (and eat) with us! Ready to make a real difference? Join us. We’d love to have you here.
About The Role:
We are seeking a Maintenance Technician who will manage maintenance & facilities management operations on our indoor farm. The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for driving and maintaining the overall function of our automation, lighting & irrigation systems, leading resolution of equipment emergencies.
Unlike traditional Maintenance Technician roles, you’ll also be supported by our proprietary farm management software, BoweryOS, which delivers unprecedented support in monitoring equipment performance and maintaining efficient operations. You will operate in a multidisciplinary environment with engineers, computer scientists, agricultural scientists, business operators, and farm operations. Your work will meaningfully impact the evolution of the indoor agriculture industry.
* Schedule: Night Shift (7:00 PM - 7:00 AM) on a Rotating (2-2-3) Schedule *
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The salary for this role will be $26.00/hour. If this role is of interest to you, we encourage you to apply no matter what so we can see your profile and background. You can trust us to make an assessment based on your unique skills and experience and communicate where you are leveled.
Bowery is an equal-opportunity employer - a place that celebrates unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures that will enrich the workplace. We are attempting to redefine what a sustainable agricultural supply chain can look like. We cannot achieve this mission without a team that reflects the diversity of people who want fresh, locally-grown food in regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, age, national origin, religion, family status, disability, military status, and experience. We strongly encourage people from marginalized communities to apply to join our team.
What You'll Do:Be a first responder for Grow Area systems/equipment, including but not limited to fire suppression systems, HVAC, electrical distribution, emergency generators, solar panel (PV System), plumbing systems, networking, and general facility maintenance, responding to emergencies whether remotely or on-siteMonitor and Lead repairs to building & support equipment Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, fire suppression, networking, and ancillary systems to a root cause and in-house repairDocument and maintain preventative maintenance logs as required by NFPA, OSHA, and local and federal authorities having jurisdiction Manage vendor service calls and on-site service to ensure proper maintenance of Facility and Farm supporting equipmentDocument root cause analysis for emergency events causing interruption or downtime for farming operations to senior managementSupervise and execute projects in the field using internal and external resources or vendors to assist in the kick-off through the completion of projects Other ad hoc projects and duties as assigned and directed
Who You Are:Knowledge and experience in electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systemsKnowledge of procedures relating to Facility Management requiredAbility to read schematics, wiring diagrams, blueprintsSuperior communication, customer service, and interpersonal skillsKnowledge of equipment, controls, and building automation maintenance.Effectively accomplish tasks with little to no supervisionHigh level of motivation, initiative, and a self-starterGood attendance and punctualityWork flexible schedule as required by operational demandsSupport extensive walking, climbing stairs and ladders, occasional lifting, etc. depending on work requirementsKnowledge of industry safety best practices and standardsKnowledge of NEC, OSHA, NFPA, DEP, DEC, HAZMAT, and SQF regulations
Benefits As Good As Our Greens:Free benefits from Day 1 for employees (Medical, Dental, and Vision) Heavily subsidized benefits for your family from Day 1 16 weeks of fully paid parental leave for all new parents (full-time employees)Competitive vacation and sick time off401K & company stock optionsCompany paid Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Free Mental Health Resources and Wellness Benefits, including Spring Health (personalized quality therapy and psychiatry for mental health needs), Headspace (unlimited access to guided meditation sessions, and Carrot (family forming support)Uniforms and PPE provided by BoweryFree leafy greens & more…