Maintenance Technician

Gotham Greens

Gotham Greens

Providence, RI, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Job Details

Providence - Providence, RI


Maintenance Technician - Providence

The Role

As a Technician with the Gotham Greens Maintenance & Safety Team, you will help ensure our greenhouses and associated equipment are kept in the highest state of readiness. You will be expected to collaborate with fellow technicians to troubleshoot equipment failures and quickly restore equipment into service. You will conduct daily preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, troubleshoot critical systems, and assist with associated projects. You will assist in keeping the location clean, safe, and organized in accordance with OSHA and Food Safety regulations.

What You'll Do:

  • Maintain & troubleshoot electrical/mechanical aspects of automated greenhouse equipment.

  • Repair conveyors, labelers, irrigation, fan systems, and associated critical infrastructure.

  • Repair or replace adjustable & wearable components. (belts, chains, cables, hoses, bearings, pulleys)

  • Clean, lubricate, and calibrate equipment within specifications.

  • Troubleshoot PLC programs, components, and communications modules. (Photo Eyes, Sensors, Limit Switches, Transducers)

  • Conduct Preventative Maintenance in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Develop work plans with leadership & colleagues for emergency repair of critical assets.

  • Utilize MMS system to proper track labor hours, procedures, PM/CMs, and associated inventory.

  • Follow appropriate safety procedures while maintaining equipment, including LOTO, Arc Flash, and OSHA Standards.

  • Ensure a safe working environment by eliminating potential safety hazards.

  • Navigate ladders and catwalks safely while occasionally working at significant heights.

  • Work effectively in variable environmental conditions and temperatures.

  • Utilize hand tools and powered tools with precision and safety.

  • Use knowledge and experience to design and fabricate solutions to improve our facilities.

Who You Are:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of Facility or Manufacturing technical maintenance experience.

  • Strong technical background in HVAC, commercial electrical, plumbing, and pneumatic systems.

  • Ability to read and interpret schematics and blueprints.

  • Strong computer competency and willingness to leverage technology.

  • Strong knowledge of hand tools, powered tools, and commercial equipment.

  • Willingness to be a team player, while providing guidance, training, and support to junior team members.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate of Technical School or Engineering discipline.

  • Licenses or Certifications in HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Building Construction, OSHA.

  • Experience working with power distribution systems, lighting systems, transformers, and wiring up to 480V.

  • Experience troubleshooting and diagnosing Programmable Logic Controlled Systems.

  • Experience working in a greenhouse or food safety setting.

Who We Are:

Gotham Greens is an indoor farming company and a fresh food brand on a mission to transform the way we approach our food system, putting people and the planet at the forefront. Gotham Greens produces and delivers long-lasting and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings, dips, and cooking sauces all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers.

A Certified B Corporation™, Gotham Greens sustainably grows high-quality produce using up to 95% less water and 97% less land than conventional farming through its national network of climate-controlled, high-tech greenhouses across America, including locations in New York, Illinois, Rhode Island, Maryland, Virginia, Colorado, and California.

Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America. For more information, visit