Utilities Apprentice Job in Genesee Brewing Company

The Utilities Apprentice will be trained to oversee the safe operation and maintenance of both a large-scale Ammonia Refrigeration System as well as the Steam Plant. They will also be trained in all other equipment relating to any of these positions. The Apprentice will aid the Chief Operating Engineer and the Assistant Chief Operating Engineer to ensure all assets are managed in accordance with IIAR, EPA, OSHA and applicable state and local codes.
The Apprentice once properly trained will be used to fill the next vacancy in the department whether it be an Engine Room Operator, Steam Plant Operator or Maintenance/ Vacation Relief Technician at the Chief Operating Engineers discretion. The Apprentice will have the lowest Seniority in the department until they are moved to the next available vacancy in which they will have accrued seniority from their start date.
The Apprentice will be paid at Collective Bargaining Unit agreed wage upon hiring. After obtaining both lowest Rochester City Licenses-R4 & S3 (Paid at Licensed rate) the Apprentices pay increases will come from acquiring higher Rochester City Licenses. (Paid at Licensed rate)
STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: Rochester, NY
DEPARTMENT: Maintenance / Utilities
SHIFT: Rotating 12-hour shifts / Weekends / Holidays
Oversee, operate and maintain Ammonia Refrigeration, Glycol, CO2, Steam and Air systems. This includes monitoring, trending, troubleshooting and repairing on all systems.
Will be responsible for logging hourly rounds on all pertaining equipment
Will be responsible for logging into CMMS and completing work orders as they are assigned
Duties include water treatment and testing of condenser sumps, pasteurizers and boilers
Responsible for daily communication and logging of any pertinent information to other operators, maintenance personnel and supervisors
Will assist with maintaining PSM program
Once appropriately trained Apprentice will be used for Vacation Relief coverage
Must adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and well as follow all safety guidelines and policies set forth by the company
Perform other various job duties as needed
Actively exhibit a commitment to support a diverse and inclusive work environment
Maintenance or utilities experience preferred but not required
Must obtain OSHA HAZMAT 24-hour certification within 90 days (company-paid)
Must be willing to join RETA (Refrigeration Engineers and Technicians Association)
Must obtain Rochester City License R4 within 13 months of start day (2080 hours required to take the exam per license)
Must obtain Rochester City License S3 within 26 months of start date (2080 hours required to take exam per license)
Must pass a physical and Respirator Fit Test for SCBA use
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Must be willing to work in confined spaces
Must be willing to work with Hazardous Chemicals
Generous Benefits with options to fit your life
Blue4U Discounts
Retirement Options with employer contributions
10 paid holidays per year
Gainsharing Bonuses
Union Support
Tools and tool replacement options
Genesee Brew House discounts
Culture of pride and community involvement
And of course, beer!
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Job Type: Full-time
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Referral program
Retirement plan
Vision insurance
12 hour shift
Day shift
Night shift
Weekend availability
Supplemental Pay:
Bonus pay
Application Question(s):
Are you at least 21 years of age or older (YES/NO)?
We are a 24/7/365 department. Are you able to work rotating 12-hour shifts, as well as weekends, holidays, and OT?
Work Location: One location

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