General Mechanic (PM Shift)

Location: Lakeland, FL

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Job Posted
Jun 12, 2024
Company: Parallel

Company & Role Overview


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  • Ensure all personal, facility, and department safety standards are met.
  • Operate, install, and maintain components which make up the building as well as the buildings' electrical, heating, ventilation, overhead doors, and other mechanical systems including their controls.
  • Able to analyze problems with equipment, make repairs and test for correct results.
  • Assure the proper operation of a wide variety of mechanical machines and devices including pumps, engines, motors, conveyors, compressors, and laboratory equipment.
  • Repair existing structures according to work orders or verbal instructions by inspecting the work site to determine the materials, equipment, tool requirements, and method to be used.
  • Performs basic plumbing work by repairing existing plumbing and pipelines, replacing washers in valves, installing plumbing fixtures.
  • Performs basic electrical work.
  • Practices preventive maintenance in maintaining electronic test equipment and mechanical tools.
  • Contributes to the overall success of the Facilities Maintenance Department by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Age 21 or over
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Government-Issued Photo ID
  • Completion of a maintenance vocational/technical school or a recognized apprenticeship program
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in the operation, repair and maintenance of building structures, systems, and equipment
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience with CMMS systems
  • Proficient in the use of test meters and other diagnostic equipment
  • Journeyman Class B, Systems Contractor Class C, or Systems Technician Class D.
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of motors, electrical controls, lighting, gas systems and building systems.


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing, and challenging environment
  • Exposure to bright light where eye protection is required
  • Exposure to cannabis odor
  • Exposure to skin contact with plants, to which some individuals may be allergic
  • Exposure to moderate heat and humidity
  • Must be able to sit, stand and do repetitive actions with your hands for long periods of time
  • Must be able to see color to discern color-coded wiring
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time
  • Prolonged periods standing, kneeling, bending, and climbing ladders or scaffolding


  • Are self-motivated; micro-managing isn't fun for anyone
  • Roll your sleeves up and do the work; strategy is important, but so is getting stuff done
  • Can work fast and be flexible; our industry is always changing
  • Play nice with others; we collaborate with each other a lot
  • Think creatively; sometimes, the "traditional" solution isn't the best one


  • Employee discount
  • Consistent, reliable benefits; Full medical/vision/dental, 401k with possibility of a company match, access to company-sponsored well-being programs
  • Balance and flexibility; paid time off, paid parental leave, flexible work arrangements
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Pet Insurance
  • Chance to make a difference; Employee Relief Fund, community volunteerism through our Parallel Cares program


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Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

401(k) with Company Match, Career Advancement, Career Training, Charitable Gift Matching, Company Discounts, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Education Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Pet-Friendly, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Work From Home / Remote

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About Parallel

Parallel is one of the largest privately-held, vertically-integrated, multi-state cannabis operators in the U.S. with active operations in five high-growth cannabis markets. In each market we are known by distinct retail brand names:  ‍

  • Florida: Surterra Wellness
  • Massachusetts: NETA 
  • Texas: goodblend 
  • Pennsylvania: goodblend 
  • Nevada: The Apothecary Shoppe

Parallel is building a leading well-being company and are looking for the best, most diverse talent to join our team. We have a high-performance, inclusive, and employee-focused culture, that focuses just as much on how we do things as on what we do. We strive for the highest compliance to our laws and regulations, while finding the most efficient and innovation solutions that will benefit how we continue to serve our customers.