1906 New Highs

Maintenance Engineer - Henderson, CO

Job Posted
Oct 10, 2022
Employment Type
Time Commitment
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Company & Role Overview


Hello! We were founded to transform the world of cannabis by creating functional highs that help you do all the life stuff better. We launched in 2016, and since then, we've advanced from a start-up to Colorado's fastest-growing edibles brand. Our company has been touted by media, industry watchers and consumers as one of the most exciting brands in the cannabis space. This is an incredible time of expansion for 1906 and we are rapidly growing beyond Colorado. We are currently seeking long-term, committed and enthusiastic team members to grow with us. 1906 offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses based on performance, and competitive health and wellness benefits.

1906 is simply the most innovative brand in cannabis and a major challenger in the wellness space. In the last two years we have quintupled revenue, released a six formula new product line novel in the market, created the world's first edible for cognitive focus, and expanded to multiple new states.

Our Operations Team is seeking a Maintenance Engineer! This position will be based out of Denver, Colorado. With a requirement of up to 40% travel to our additional markets across the United States.

1906 New Highs is an innovative multi-state operator (MSO) in the fast-growing cannabis edibles industry. We license our suite of experience-focused, plant-based edibles (drops, beans, and chocolate peanut butter cups) to licensee partners in eight states: Colorado, Arizona, Oklahoma, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. In 2022, we are expanding to more new markets, and are adding to our team to support these substantial growth plans.

This new role will help accelerate our team's progress. The Maintenance Engineer will report to our COO, with a dotted line reporting to our VP of Operations.

As Maintenance Engineer you will be responsible for performing maintenance and repairs on packaging equipment, production equipment, and all aspects of building maintenance. This role will be instrumental in implementing, scheduling, and helping drive a preventative maintenance program. This position will sit on-site at our Henderson, Colorado facility and travel up to 40% to our additional markets as needed.

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of Manufacturing /Production support systems.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, rebuild, or replace mechanisms for Chocolate Equipment, Tablet Presses, Packaging Machines, and Coaters.
  • Maintain all aspects of building maintenance such as lighting, HVAC, air compressors, boilers, plumbing, cleaning, and light carpentry.
  • Assemble, install and/or repair mechanical components and assemblies, machinery, production lines and industrial equipment.
  • Maintain log books and maintenance checklists for all equipment and safety apparatus'.
  • Maintain and monitor inventory of maintenance supplies, and replacement parts.
  • Identify and resolve building maintenance, equipment repairs and safety issues and follow through to completion.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and schematic prints of plant equipment and electrical lay outs, in order to fabricate, build, and/or revamp equipment and electrical systems with minimal supervision or verbal instruction.
  • Complete tasks requested by work orders and individual requests.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

  • Minimum of 5 years experience of general machine and building maintenance.
  • Electrical, mechanical and plumbing installation and repair skills.
  • Demonstrated experience reading blueprints and wire schematics for troubleshooting/repairs.
  • Previous management experience with small teams.
  • Basic Math skills.
  • Experience implementing, and scheduling, preventative maintenance systems, in a cGMP facility.
  • Ability to move or lift objects exceeding (50 lbs.)
  • Previous experience repairing and troubleshooting tablet presses and coaters. (preferred)

  • $68,000 - $83,000 base salary (dependent on experience), plus annual bonus based on performance
  • Generous PTO policy
  • 100% employer paid medical insurance for employees
  • Dental and vision benefit options
  • Unlimited growth potential in one of the fastest growing industries! Cannabis is expected to hit $100 Billion in sales by 2030.

1906 is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

401(k) with Company Match, Career Advancement, Company Discounts, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Inclusive Environment, Paid Time Off, Pet-Friendly, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Work From Home / Remote


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About 1906 New Highs

1906 is revolutionizing self-care one edible at a time. We created a new category of cannabis to amplify health and happiness, which quickly put us on top as the fastest-growing brand in Colorado. We’ve innovated across R&D, manufacturing and marketing with breakthrough products that combine moderately-dosed THC with medicinal plants and adaptogens.

User-friendly, portable and thoughtfully engineered, they deliver curated effects within 20 minutes—faster than any other edible on the market. The rapid-onset formulations help users get the most out their days and nights, while staying pleasantly in control. We call it a toolkit for modern living. The industry calls it a giant leap forward.

1906 is available in Colorado, Oklahoma, Illinois, Massachusetts and Arizona.

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