Commonwealth Dairy, Vermont
  • Brattleboro, VT, USA
  • Full Time


  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair mechanical equipment and facilities, and aid in the manufacturing of all company products in a safe and sanitary work environment.
  • Perform emergency repairs in breakdown situations.
  • Willing to work a 5 day; split weekend shift system with weekend and night standby "on call"
  • Some overtime & weekend /"off hours" availability as needed even without forecast.
  • Perform and follow all OSHA guidelines regarding work and safety manuals
  • Ensure all programs are being upheld and documentation is current.
  • Maintain completed daily record of work performed on maintenance software.
  • Write simple correspondence, and complete manufacturing documentation completely.
  • Analyze electro/mechanical problems of dairy processing and packaging equipment, and auxiliary equipment. (Includes assisting manufacturing personnel on process related problems.)
  • Work on low and high voltage transformers, motors, motor starters, and switchgear.
  • Assist machine operators in determining when the machine should be shut down due to mechanical or electrical problems.
  • Perform established preventative maintenance procedures on plant equipment and completes appropriate paperwork.
  • Executes assigned projects under the direction of the Maintenance Manager/Planner.
  • Ability to disassemble and assemble all parts of machines and support equipment according to the manufacturer's specifications.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of HVAC and refrigeration systems.
  • Able to help train other technicians.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Be able to read electrical schematics and mechanical blueprints.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hydraulic / pneumatic systems.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of boiler function and operation.
  • Comprehensive metal working/machining skills
  • 3 years' experience in maintenance or experience in a related position.
  • Quickly able to troubleshoot/repair pumps, valves and packaging equipment.
  • Quickly able to provide comprehensive electrical troubleshooting skills
  • Must be able to TIG weld.
  • Knowledge of industrial 3-phase power, including AC and DC motors, relay logic and programmable control logic.
  • Knowledge of Siemens / PLC strongly preferred.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of power transmission equipment, mechanical drawings, scales, and symbols.
  • Intermediate Computer Skill (i.e. Word, Excel, etc).
  • Multi-tasked Individual.
  • Ability to work independently.

EEO: Commonwealth Dairy is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

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