Facilities Technician- Lead


Job Title:                    Facilities Technician- Lead

Location:                    Corporate Office

Department:              Safety

Reports To:                Safety Manager

FLSA Status:             Non-Exempt

Position Summary

The Abita Brewing Company Facilities Tech - Lead position is responsible for maintenance and upkeep of commonly used spaces in buildings. It requires strong self-motivation and problem solving, physical stamina, must be mechanically inclined to understand, diagnose and perform basic repairs, and perform routine cleaning and maintain necessary cleaning supply inventories for areas of brewing operations as well as the administrative offices.  This position requires a high degree of flexibility for shifts outside of normal business hours including early in the morning or late at night.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that assigned areas cleaned, disinfected and maintained in good condition and report any issues to supervisors immediately.
  • Sweep and mop floors, empty trash bins, load/unload dishwasher, vacuum and dust, replenish bathroom supplies as needed.
  • Deep cleaning of designated floors and exterior walls using a steam pressure washer and a powered floor cleaner; perform routine inspection of the equipment and coordinate service and repairs as necessary.
  • Document and maintain supply inventories for consumables and light cleaning chemicals and supplies placing orders with vendors as required.
  • Support Marketing and Retail with onsite events including setup/takedown of electrical string lights, garbage cans, seating arrangements and running temporary power cords.
  • Evaluate current processes and make recommendations for safety and efficiency gains as part of continuous improvement.
  • Support other departments as needed and directed with regards to manpower

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Position requires standing for long periods of time (10 to 12 hours), bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, reaching, upper body and arm rotation, arm extension, twisting
  • Able to lift products and materials weighing up to 50 pounds and pulling up to 70 pounds
  • Able to work from heights and operate powered industrial equipment
  • Exposure to various temperature changes
  • Able to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (ear plugs, gloves, boots, etc.)
  • Have an eye for detail and be able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to complete daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning schedule checklists
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Be an effective team member and display initiative
  • Ability to safely use basic hand held and power tools such as drills, pressure washer, etc. and ensure they are in good working conditions
  • Purchase supplies and maintain an organized supply storage area
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently without direct supervision


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Forklift / Man lift Operator experience desired
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills for dealing with diverse guests
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States

Abita Brewing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

ABITA BREWING CO is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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