Maintenance Mechanic, Facilities in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for a  Facilities Maintenance Mechanic  who will grow at our Vancouver, WA facility.

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for building, equipment repairs and installation.  This is a safety sensitive position where the employee holding this position has the responsibility for his/her own safety and other people's safety.

In this role you will:

  • Conduct preventive equipment maintenance
  • Conduct equipment repairs
  • Troubleshoot equipment
  • Manage building repairs
  • Assist with custom part fabrication as needed
  • Conduct equipment install
  • Clean large bottling tanks
  • Have some welding responsibilities

The perfect person will have:

  •  High School Diploma or equivalent.  At least two years combined experience with equipment repair, electrician
  •  Certified forklift operator license
  • Posses a Clean background and driving record (checks are required)
  • Mechanically inclined abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and customers as needed
  • Ability to drive safely and responsibly
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management skills

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk for long periods of time, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; and reach and lift repetitively with hands and arms.  The employee is sometimes required to walk and lift or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • Time for this position is split between an office and warehouse environment
  • The noise level while in the office is typically quiet
  • The noise level while in the warehouse is typically moderately noisy to noisy
  • The indoor work environment is typically an indoors climate controlled and structured business setting
  • The warehouse work environment is typically an indoors and open warehouse setting subject to extreme shifts in temperature

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.
  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program
  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network  

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.  

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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