Industrial Mechanic – PurposeEnergy (South Burlington)

Posted: November 22, 2023

PurposeEnergy has revolutionized the way food and beverage processors treat organic waste. PurposeEnergy’s waste stream solutions feature the innovative and patented Tribrid-Bioreactor™ – the most robust anaerobic digester available for treating food and beverage waste. The Tribrid-Bioreactor™ eliminates the cost of disposing waste and, importantly, produces significant quantities of renewable energy.

Job Description:

The following examples of work are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive

  • Perform preventative maintenance and repair of equipment at five industrial food and beverage anaerobic digestion facilities in western Vermont.
  • Monitor and perform work on plant and equipment including:
    • pumps, motors, gearboxes, piping, racks and supports.
    • controls, instruments, control panels and low-voltage wiring
    • heat exchangers, glycol loops, CIP flushing
    • biogas fueled 300-1,000kw generator, oil changes, filter changes, lash valves, fluid checks.
    • Repaints equipment and interior and exterior surfaces; operates manual and power tools.
    • Fabricates and makes repairs using welding and cutting on various metals.
  • Perform other work which is consistent with the essential functions of the job.
  • Fills in as a plant operator when necessary.
  • Log and schedule all work in Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

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  • $25 – $30 / hr depending on relevant experience.


PurposeEnergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.