Maintenance Electrician/Technician

Chicago, IL
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The Role

 
The Maintenance Electrician/Technician is a key player in our maintenance team. This role will assist in the daily repairs and general maintenance of greenhouse equipment and facilities. This is a hands-on role requiring technical and applied knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems, with a focus on irrigation systems, greenhouse maintenance, and the installation and repair of production and manufacturing equipment. This role will work under the direct supervision of the Plant Manager and Director of Greenhouse Facilities and will have the opportunity to work with innovative greenhouse technology and assist in future agricultural projects.

 

Areas of Responsibility

 

  • To keep all equipment in good repair with a minimum of downtime by providing day to day maintenance of the equipment under the direction of Plant Manager and Director of Greenhouse Facilities
  • To continually support and improve maintenance services that effectively address problems affecting both equipment and staff
  • Strong mechanical/electrical aptitude in areas such as HVAC, industrial electrical, plumbing, and/or plant operations systems
  • Conducts electrical installations, including but not limited to; running conduit, sizing wire, based on NEC requirements
  • Conducts pluming installations and repairs
  • Troubleshoots and repairs all electrical equipment
  • Installs and maintains machinery and control systems
  • Maintains lighting and all electrical equipment
  • Diagnoses electrical issues
  • Performs all preventative maintenance duties as needed
  • Performs mechanical and other duties as assigned
  • Adheres to all food safety policies and maintains a clean, safe work environment
  • Maintains spare parts inventory

 

Qualifications

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 Years industrial electric/controls experience
  • Ability to work with voltages as high as 3 phases 480AC
  • Must be able to interpret wiring diagrams, and schematic drawings
  • Reads, writes, and comprehends English
  • Basic math
  • Successful completion of an approved Industrial Electrician or equivalent experience in the Electrical Trade
  • Exemplary performance work history
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Willingness to work off-shifts, holidays, and weekends as needed

 

Who We Are

 

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings, and dips all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers. Founded in 2009, the company opened its first greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., shortly thereafter. Today, Gotham Greens operates 500,000 square feet of high-tech greenhouses across five U.S. states.

 

Our team of 350+ full time team members are hardworking, supportive, and passionate about sustainable urban agriculture. We work to create an environment that is caring, fun and collaborative. Gotham Greens offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

 

We are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.

 

To apply, email jobs@gothamgreens.com.