Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job ID: 8299
The Facilities Specialist is responsible for the on-going maintenance of facilities in an operational and compliant state. This includes, but may not be limited to, ensuring that equipment and systems are functioning, clean and compliant with all applicable regulations. This also includes performing day-to-day troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of building and laboratory equipment.
Evaluates and performs repairs of major facility systems and infrastructure. This includes, but may not be limited to, computerized building control and monitoring systems, power and lighting systems, compressed gasses and vacuum, air supply and ventilation, De-ionized water systems, sanitary facilities and plumbing.
Acts as a contact for building-related issues such as, climate control, odors, smoke, spills, damage, or other emergencies.
Assists with maintaining building security and immediately respond to building emergencies on a 24-hour basis.
Provides on-call/rotation coverage for as well as availability for emergencies 24/7/365
Performs minor plumbing repairs, basic electrical repairs, HVAC repairs and equipment repairs. Consults with Facilities management to determine when an external contractor is required to complete the repair.
Installs laboratory and office furniture, fixtures, and related office equipment.
Assists with office moves as requested which may include dismantling and installing furniture. This may include the coordination of office moves as requested or required.
Fulfills facilities requests for special room needs and meeting configurations.
May operate a Forklift to transport supplies, furniture or other materials between buildings.
A high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a facilities maintenance-related role.
Demonstrated knowledge of, and practical experience applying, general facilities safety practices and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to perform electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning repairs and maintenance.
Demonstrated ability to work safely with hazardous materials, including hazardous waste.
Valid driver s license and ability to operate a motor vehicle including a forklift.
Ability to manipulate equipment up to 50 pounds.
Ability to work on a ladder for routine actions such as replacing light bulbs and ceiling tiles.
Good manual dexterity, with the ability to use hand-tools
Demonstrated ability to read and understand facilities drawings, handbook formulas, and a variety of maintenance and repair related equipment, including measuring instruments such as caliper and scale.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word & Excel).
- Fluency in English.
- Experience in the maintenance/facilities trades, formal apprenticeship or on-the job training within a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, laboratory or similar environment.