Nursery Maintenance Specialist

Phoenix Foliage
Winter Garden, FL

The Maintenance Specialist is responsible for performing specific and skilled maintenance repairs to greenhouse equipment, systems, electric repairs and other detailed installed systems.

Responsibilities

  • Able to work after hours and weekends when required.
  • Work safely and responsibly at all times.
  • Perform other general maintenance tasks to include but not limited to greenhouse: structural and roof coverings, installation, piping, pumps and heating systems.
  • Responsible for managing and prioritizing assigned work/maintenance orders as needed, complete tasks and provide status of these to the department manager.
  • Coordinate or complete a variety of detailed electrical and maintenance repairs for all electrical equipment such as, but not limited to: identifying, replacing, repairing, installing and maintaining all electrical wires, fuses, switches, motors and lighting systems. Complete correction action to those that are not working appropriately.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on moving mechanical parts such as conveyor belts and motors.
  • Responsible for completing and/ or overseeing the daily work orders for plumbing requests such as, but not limited to: identifying, maintaining, and repairing all plumbing systems as well as other fixtures.
  • Install, maintain, and repair all automated irrigation systems, fertilizer systems, pumps, pipes as needed.
  • Perform general and routine maintenance of HVAC and related mechanical equipment, replace and program thermostats, replace fans and blowers, lubricate bearings, adjust and or replace bolts, replace filters, clear blockages.
  • Work safely and responsibly at all times, wear safety equipment. Report unsafe or hazardous conditions immediately to Maintenance Manager.
  • Perform other related or assigned duties by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of experience in manufacturing, greenhouse or agriculture environment.
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written.
  • Able to speak Spanish is a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to work in close quarters, high places and confined spaces.
  • Capable of working in varying temperatures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to operate heavy and specific electrical and hardware machinery
  • Ability to read and thoroughly understand manuals and other procedures
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and work cross-functionally with other teams and departments
  • Ability to work long hours, weekends as needed and be on call for 5 days or more