Maintenance Tech - 2nd shift

Revolution Brewing

Chicago, IL, USA


$30-40 (hourly)


Feb 27

Revolution Brewery has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced multi-craft maintenance technician, located out of our production brewery in Chicago, IL. This shift is scheduled for 1pm-9:30pm (2nd shift) Monday-Friday most weeks (some Fridays are PM days that are 1st shift), with rotating on-call during for evenings and weekends. The brewery is located in the Avondale neighborhood, off the Belmont blue line and Belmont/Kedzie I-90/94 highway exit.

This is a full-time, hourly position with pay commensurate with experience. Revolution is a great place to work and offers an excellent benefits package including paid time off, health/dental/vision insurances, 401(K) with company match, and more!

Our Maintenance Tech's troubleshoot, maintain, and repair automated processing equipment, HVAC/R, and building systems to maintain a state of maximum equipment readiness. This position requires a high level of electrical aptitude, among many other trade skills. In addition, this role:

  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair brewing, packaging and facilities equipment. Works on packaging line machinery breakdowns as they happen and repairs brewery equipment. Current equipment includes a KHS filler, continuous motion cartoner, COMAC line for kegs, and a 4-vessel brewhouse with mash and lauter tuns, malt mill, and more.
  • Maintain facilities equipment including HVAC, refrigeration, air compressors, and glycol chillers. Repairs in-house HVAC, boilers, cooling systems, and filtration systems, along with other in-house equipment.
  • Ability to work independently on equipment and troubleshoot independently as first action
  • Continuously works on maintenance work order request log and assigned PM’s.
  • Proactively identify and implement improvements to plant and production efficiency.
  • Document work accomplishment and resources needed for future work as required.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with staff as needed throughout the day.
  • Must travel to Milwaukee Ave Brewpub to perform PM’s/maintain equipment and or repair equipment. Assist or guide Facilities Technician as needed for building maintenance, depending on work order specifications.


  • Skilled, multi-craft technician with packaging and brewery experience. Low pressure steam experience. EPA Universal certification desired. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • 5-10+ years experience as multi-craft technician in manufacturing required; packaging / bottling line experience is preferred.
  • High school/GED with trade/technical college desired. Associates degree education or military engineering experience is encouraged as well.
  • Areas of expertise should include some or all of the following: electrical, pneumatic, mechanical and computer skills.
  • Able to read schematics, drawings and equipment manuals.
  • Experience maintaining building facilities equipment including HVAC/R, boilers, compressors, and chillers.
  • Previous experience working with a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to enter work orders and complete preventative maintenance inspections.
  • Good time management and communication skills. Must be able to multi-task and stay focused on objectives for the day. Good troubleshooting and exceptional work ethic required.
  • Quality, safety and efficiency concerns need quick judgment

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Revolution Brewing

Revolution is Illinois' Largest Independently-Owned Brewery