Maintenance Utility Technician

June 6th, 2024

Location: Ashley, Indiana

Role: Maintenance Utility Technician | Department: Plastics Operations | Reports to: Team Solids Manager


Company Overview:

Brightmark tackles the planet’s most pressing environmental challenges with imagination, optimism, and activity that is making real progress toward a cleaner future. We do this by taking a holistic, closed loop, circular economy approach that has actual results. Driven by equal parts urgency and optimism, we Reimagine Waste. We deploy circular waste solutions, focused on plastics renewal (circular plastics) and anaerobic digestion (renewable natural gas), that disrupt the status quo and make actual change happen. Our programs are tailored as scalable project solutions that meet specific environmental needs around the world and in communities where people live and work.


Join us as we build toward a more livable future without waste!


Job Summary:

The Maintenance Utility Technician is responsible for all duties related to utilities and facilities maintenance at Brightmark Plastics Renewal in Ashley, IN. This position reports to the Maintenance Manager. Pay rate starts at $26.25 an hour (experience dependent) for 10 hour shifts (subject to change).



  • Responsible for ensuring and documenting that all manufacturing utilities and facilities are functioning safely and efficiently. This includes the interior and exterior of the plant.
  • Observe all safety rules and always use proper safety equipment.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • Assists in operations of boilers, air compressors, chillers, air rotation units, make-up air units, wastewater treatment facility, feed water supply equipment and fire suppression system.
  • Assists in the monitoring of all control panels in the utility control rooms.
  • Assists other team members in the performance of their duties.
  • Assists in the monitoring and adjusts chemical additions for optimum boiler, air compressor, chiller performance and wastewater treatment plant performance.
  • Enters work orders, identify parts and equipment and schedules work to ensure all equipment is properly maintained according to the preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Performs duties and directs activities according to our emergency preparedness plan.
  • Document accurate records of preventative maintenance and utility operations.
  • Read, understand, and communicate content from maintenance manuals.
  • Understanding the changing needs of the site through time and seasons to effectively maintain all utilities systems.
  • Assist maintenance technicians during project work and post project clean up.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to constantly bend, climb, twist, reach and pull during the shift.
  • Able to work on a ladder and/or in a lift basket. Ability to stand for entire shift (5 or more hours).
  • Ability to work on steep and uneven terrain in a variety of weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain and snow.
  • Mechanical/maintenance work related background.
  • Boiler Operator experience and Wastewater Treatment Operator experience preferred.
  • Experience with HVAC systems, compressed air system, as well as fire protection systems is preferred.
  • Standard understanding of utility operations.
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools to perform preventative maintenance.
  • Basic understanding of construction needs.
  • Effectively use and maintain personal tools and safety equipment.
  • Safely use plant mobile equipment including lifts, carts, and fork truck.
  • Proficient English.
  • PC skills in common office software.
  • 3+ years experience.



  • Hourly pay starting at $26.25



  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Disability Assistance
  • Paid Vacation


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