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Master Crafts Worker-Restaurant Mechanic

At the Monterey Bay Aquarium, we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that celebrates and values diversity. We firmly believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices, working together, increases our capacity to serve our visitors and fulfill our mission.  We welcome people from all walks of life into our team and strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Job Summary:

Under limited supervision, responsible for the maintenance and repairs on Monterey Bay Aquarium’s (MBA) restaurant mechanical equipment, refrigeration, and systems. Perform troubleshooting and specific preventative maintenance on food service equipment; coordinate, schedule, and supervise repair work by contracted service providers; provide MBA support and maintenance for plumbing shop duties; perform other duties as required.

Core Activities:    

  • Perform routine maintenance on restaurant and kitchen equipment.
  • Troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment.
  • Identify solutions and conduct repairs.
  • Perform refrigeration troubleshooting and repair with outside contractors as needed.
  • Develop, maintain, and document preventative maintenance procedures for new and existing kitchen equipment.
  • Enter work orders and utilize Archibus to track jobs and materials.
  • Work under the direction of the Plumbing shop supervisor to provide plumbing assistance and perform preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Manage contracted service providers including identifying potential vendors, scope of work, bids, price negotiation, and performance management.
  • Partner with events teams to troubleshoot and improve kitchen process and upgrade equipment as needed.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

  • Ability to follow safe work conditions that meet OSHA standards and requirements for all work performed.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license with clearance in the DMV pull program
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include nights, evenings, and weekends
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills in Windows
  • Forklift and scissor lift certifications
    CFESA certification
  • Refrigeration certificate in EPA 608 Type I, II, and III required
  • Advanced mechanical and power tool skills
  • At least 5 years’ experience with plumbing and refrigeration trade experience
  • Ability to work within, and maintain Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Core Values

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