Facilities Maintenance Associate
Operations | New Castle, PA | Full Time
At Holistic Industries we are building a great place to work, shop and invest in cannabis. Our mission is to provide patients with the highest quality, safest cannabis medicine possible. As our name suggests, we care for the whole person. Scaling from a seed of inspiration in 2011, Holistic Industries is now one of the largest and fastest growing private MSOs (Multi-State Operators) in the country. We're able to deliver consistent value to employees, patients, and investors because of the values that drive our work - how we do business and why. We have one of the most seasoned teams in the industry, a budding "Greenhouse of Brands" and a meaningful model of doing well by doing good. Our company develops and offers a wide range of proprietary strains that increase desired cannabinoids such as CBD. These high CBD strains have become our foundation for growing, packaging, and selling the best cannabis in our markets. We are committed to harvesting and crafting industry-leading strains, consumer brands, and medical-grade products based on the most progressive science in the space. Holistic Industries has a unique model and approach that enables it to win licenses, scale operations and introduce national brands successfully in highly regulated markets. The company has proven to be responsible stewards of capital since its inception by sourcing licenses on merit rather than simply acquiring them on the open market. A "GREENHOUSE OF BRANDS" beginning with our flagship retail and wholesale brand, Liberty Cannabis, we continue to prove our ability to launch new brands from scratch and attract noteworthy partners.
We are deeply and actively committed to the communities we serve; our efforts under Liberty Cannabis Cares are focused on four pillars: Social Equity, Diversity, Community, and Cannabis Literacy.
Our team includes the nation’s most knowledgeable experts in cultivation and medical dispensing, along with professionals who are top of their fields in medical professions, security, agriculture, real estate, and the legal distribution of other highly controlled substances. We are a team of best-in-class executives and staff from within and outside the industry who share a passion for advancing cannabis products and retail experience at scale.
Our well-established company is growing rapidly and adding to our team of professionals and specialists. Our employees receive PTO, paid Sick Leave, medical, dental, vision and other leave benefits as part of our highly competitive compensation package. Join us as we build a great place to work, shop, and invest.
Holistic Industries is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
About the Job:
The Facilities Maintenance Associate will support equipment and facility maintenance and services of the cultivation facility to ensure that the needs of the organization and its employees are met.
Be able to complete general maintenance tasks in the facility, including, but not limited to: troubleshooting, repair, cosmetics, plumbing, HVAC, and other maintenance tasks as directed.
Be able to assist with maintaining each piece of equipment and system in the facility.
Understand all systems within facility including, but not limited to, security, HVAC, plumbing, electric, fertigation, and Building Management Software (BMS).
Troubleshoot issues with each piece of equipment and system in the building, incorporating knowledge of control systems and safety procedures.
Maintain workspace, including proper organization of all tools and department supplies.
Adhere to specific rules and regulations determined by the law and by the commission.
Be aware of and comply with all safety and health regulations, including, but not limited to, hazardous materials (hazmat), personal protective equipment (PPE), lockout/tagout, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
Participate in problem-solving discussions about building, operations, execution, etc.
As directed, meet with vendors.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: VERY LABOR INTENSIVE. Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 80 pounds (125 pounds with assistance), may include walking or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching. Moderate to loud exposure to noise level. Must have excellent balance and coordination. Job requires occasionally climbing heights above 20 feet. Standing, crouching and reaching for extended periods of time. Good eye sight and hearing are essential. Ability to work in all types of weather and temperatures.
Due to state regulations, qualified candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a fingerprinting background check and drug screening – certain criminal convictions may disqualify candidates based on state medical marijuana licensing regulations.
Previous facility maintenance experience in a regulated medical or laboratory environment extremely helpful.
Previous facility maintenance experience in a large commercial environment required.
Experience with institutional boilers and chillers a plus.
Experience in refrigeration and/ or reverse osmosis water systems a plus.
Reading and understanding blueprints a bonus.
Understanding of electronic control systems.
Knowledge of Building Management Systems.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Good troubleshooting and mechanical ability.
Familiarity with basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, electronic and pneumatic systems.
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Must be a self-starter, flexible to work in a collaborative structure and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Proven experience as maintenance tech or similar .
Working knowledge of facilities machines and equipment
Ability to keep track of and report on activity
Previous marijuana industry experience preferred with priority given to candidates with experience in licensed facilities
Strong ethics and sound judgment