Lead Maintenance Technician

Denver Beer Co.

Denver, CO, USA

Full time

$24-26 (hourly)

Oct 8

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Do you love craft beer and working with a kick-ass team? Are you a type-A, over communicator who loves getting bids for the best price on a job and knocking out work orders like a champ? Did you take apart your mom’s refrigerator as a kid to see how it worked? If you answered yes, yes and yes, we’d love to meet you. We are adding a Lead Maintenance Tech to our team. Our maintenance crew is the backbone of our breweries and this position is essential to producing world class beer, efficiently and deliciously! If you are thinking to yourself…”HECK YEAH, dream job!”, please send an email to iva.townsend@denverbeerco.com with your qualifications and/or resume and tell us why you’d like to join our crew.


  • Wage range $24 to $26 per hour (DOE)
  • Paid Time Off – 3 weeks annually
  • Paid Holidays – 7 days annually
  • Health Insurance with Company sponsored HRA
  • 401(k) with Company match
  • Employee Discount
  • Full Time – Flexible Schedule

WHO ARE WE? An independently owned and operated craft brewery, Denver Beer Co was founded 10 years ago on the core belief that beer is serious FUN. Our team creates approachable and damn delicious beer that is made with the finest locally sourced grain and produced using 100% clean solar power. We foster a safe, inclusive, and team oriented culture for our people and community. denverbeerco.com 


  • High school diploma and applicable technical knowledge required
  • Self starter, proactive, problem solver
  • Highly effective multi-tasker – resourceful “can-do” attitude.
  • Familiarity with CMS
  • Soldering a must!
  • PLC programming is a plus!
  • Welding experience is a plus!
  • Brewery / craft brewery experience is a plus!
  • Technical knowledge of brewery production equipment and facility maintenance
  • PPE loving, safety geek – understand and adhere to safety and sanitation standards
  • Occasional weekend work as needed to meet project deadlines and time sensitive maintenance tasks
  • This is a physical gig – able to regularly lift up to 50 lbs, bend, stoop, climb in and underneath brewery equipment and machinery


  • Troubleshoot equipment issues, identify priorities, and create action plans (work orders)
  • 50% of time spent on technical tasks (wrench turning) and 50% on planning, communicating and coordinating
  • Research and provide at least 3 bids for all third party vendor work requests, adhering to maintenance budget
  • Manage installation for new brewery equipment – read and decipher mechanical drawings, schematics, and piping diagrams
  • Organize, manage and evaluate maintenance needs for Taproom and Canworks facilities, evaluating preventative vs situational maintenance
  • Respond timely to incoming email requests, embodying a “customer service” approach
  • Perform basic maintenance tasks on brewery equipment and Taproom and Canworks facilities
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe work environment
  • Fluent in mechanical troubleshooting, electrical troubleshooting a plus.
  • Knowledge of Gear boxes, mechanical drives, and variable speed applications.
  • Basic knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Knowledge of Cylinders, valves, manifolds, vacuum systems, air filtration and lubrication devices.
  • Basic knowledge of process pumps, automatic control valves, sensors, positioners, actuators, basic electrical AC/DC troubleshooting, and related systems.
  • Proficient in knowledge of bearings, pulleys, chain drives, belt drives, and lubricants standards and applications.
  • Live and lead the Denver Beer Co Standards that are core to our culture and success! Over and Above . Accept Challenge . Pride . Continual Improvement . Camaraderie
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