Maintenance Technician

Location: Freeport, IL

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Job Posted
May 11, 2024
Company: Acreage Holdings Co.

Company & Role Overview



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About the Role


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  • Perform minor repairs of all buildings and equipment with minimal supervision.?
  • Perform major repairs at the direction and under the supervision of the Maintenance Manager (MM). Major repairs may include working alongside and coordinating with external contractors or licensed tradesmen. Repairs can include emergency situations and/or scheduled repairs.
  • Responsibly use and/or operate vehicles, tools, materials, parts, maintenance supplies and equipment when necessary and ensure that they are used safely, effectively, and efficiently.
  • install and maintain new equipment (assembling racks, installing dehumidifiers, etc.) at the direction of the (MM).
  • Follow maintenance and repair schedules set forth by the (MM) and ensure routine maintenance is performed in a timely and efficient manner.?
  • Work closely with the operational Directors to manage facilities and equipment safely in accordance with operational needs.
  • Repair equipment, along with repairs including but not limited to growing lights, fans, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, etc.
  • Execute work request system along with a record keeping process.
  • Process and log all maintenance and repair work to include daily report on the status of repairs.
  • Conduct safety inspections to ensure all equipment is operating optimally and create a cadence for ongoing inspections.
  • Aid in receiving and storing supplies and materials across all departments.
  • Assists in verifying manifest, break down pallets and boxes, and stages/stores all supplies to proper destination.
  • Install new equipment as needed.
  • Manages facility repair requests.
  • Scheduling maintenance is outside of realm of expertise, but continuously learning from contractors to eliminate the need for outside services when possible.
  • Troubleshoots minor maintenance problems involving electrical, structural, plumbing, and equipment repair or replacement. (Major repairs may include planning and coordination with external contractors or licensed tradesman.)
  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures on building mechanical equipment and systems.
  • Helps team complete daily, weekly, and monthly checklists on building equipment maintenance procedures and maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Aids in obtaining estimates for supplies, repair parts; and assists with ordering items as needed.
  • Responsible for accountability of vehicles, tools, materials, and equipment when necessary and ensures that they are used safely, effectively, and efficiently.
  • Ensures that all facility resources are well-maintained, well-organized, and reordered promptly.
  • Aids in yearly review of all processes to ensure proper permitting and licensing.
  • Assists with the Operations Manual and SOP maintenance relating to Facilities Maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Maintains accurate records of repairs, equipment cleaning, maintenance and calibration and any other facility systems related logs assigned by the (MM).
  • Promptly reports any system failure, malfunction, or facility damage to the (MM)?
  • Assist the (MM) with the completion of daily, weekly, and monthly checklists on building equipment, and maintenance ?


Skills to be Successful


  • High school diploma or equivalent experience. An associate degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in building and mechanical equipment maintenance and repair
  • A strong knowledge of trades- plumbing, electrical, carpentry, drywall, tile, miscellaneous repairs and maintenance or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experienced with MS Word, Excel, computerized maintenance management and project management software.
  • Knowledge of the marijuana industry strongly preferred or other highly regulated industry
  • Work history showing flexibility and willingness to accept additional projects or challenges.
  • Knowledge of a variety of building maintenance procedures and techniques
  • Knowledge of machinery, equipment, and tools necessary for the maintenance and repair of buildings
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skill in reading and following blueprints and assembly instructions
  • Skill in using hand and power tools.
  • ?Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization
  • Successful track-record with being a team player.
  • Flexibility and creativity with finding solutions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and absolute reliability and honesty.

Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

Career Advancement, Career Training, Company Discounts, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

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About Acreage Holdings Co.

Headquartered in New York City, Acreage is a multi-state operator of cannabis ‎cultivation and retailing facilities in the U.S., including the company’s national retail store ‎brand, The Botanist. Acreage’s wide range of national and regionally available cannabis products include the award-winning Botanist brand, the highly recognizable Tweed brand, the Prime medical brand in Pennsylvania, the Innocent edibles brand in Illinois and others. Acreage also owns Universal Hemp, LLC, a hemp subsidiary dedicated to the distribution, marketing and sale of CBD products throughout the U.S.

Since its founding in 2011, Acreage has focused on building and scaling operations to create a ‎seamless, consumer-focused, branded experience. More information is available at