Sapporo-Stone Brewing

Sr. Water Operations Technician

Onsite - Escondido, CA
$50K - $75K Annually
Application Deadline: 4/12/24


Sapporo USA and Stone Brewing have come together to form one of the top 15 largest breweries in the United States, building on the strong legacies of our celebrated heritages. We brew badass beers on both coasts at our breweries in Escondido, CA and Richmond, VA, and create amazing experiences at our Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens and Taproom locations. We’ve enjoyed a rich history following our passion and are in search of people who are equally passionate about pursuing their craft to join the team.


The Water Operations Technician performs a variety of skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of the water/wastewater operations facility, including assisting with projects as needed.

Training will be Monday – Friday starting at 8:00am and will last about 3 months. The shift availability after training will be dependent on staffing levels and business needs.


  • Maintain water operations by performing sampling, lab analysis, load outs and de-watering operation
  • Perform general cleaning tasks, including weed-pulling/whacking, shoveling, sweeping, hosing, wiping, and shop-vacuuming
  • Provide routine preventative maintenance, including repair on wastewater pumps, switches, valves, blowers, aeration tank heat exchanger and cooling tower system
  • Install or modify wastewater piping as needed to improve performance or expand capacity
  • Prevent storm water pollution by cleaning around storm sewers, including cleaning occasional sludge spills and preventing future spills
  • Log critical readings for plant efficiency, along with other internal record-keeping
  • Refill 55-gallon chemical containers on as needed basis
  • Perform clean in place processes, including changing filters
  • Coordinate liquid byproduct hauling


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Experience and competency with basic hand and power tools required with an ability to accurately measure and mark material for cutting or fitting
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of programs, including Office, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Excellent written and oral communication and comprehension skills
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Motivated, self-starter with a proven ability to problem-solve
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs
  • Travel Requirements: occasional travel required to vendors and other Stone locations

Compensation, Benefits & Perks

  • Pay Range: $30.00/hr. – $36.00/hr.
  • Annual Bonus Plan: 2.5% of Annual Pay
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance, 401K, and Bonuses for Eligible Team Members
  • Company beer perks program and discounts
  • Paid Time Off – including Vacation accrual, Sick Leave, and 12 paid Holidays
  • Benefit programs supporting Financial Wellness, Health & Wellness and Career Development

Sapporo USA and Stone Brewing is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, citizenship status, various ability status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression of an otherwise qualified individual, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law. Sapporo USA and Stone Brewing hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Sapporo USA and Stone Brewing seeks to build a culturally diverse staff where differences are valued and respected. Women, minorities, individuals with various abilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ and intersectional individuals are encouraged to apply.