Sr Facilities Technician

Longmont, Colorado, United States Full-time

Position Title: Sr. Facilities Technician
Job Location(s): Longmont, CO
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: Full Time
Starting Salary Range: Competitive
Job Requisition #: 18061

Avista Pharma Solutions is a contract testing, development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) encompassing over 200,000 square feet of laboratory and manufacturing space across three locations (Agawam, MA – Durham, NC – Longmont, CO), providing pharmaceutical, animal health and medical device clients with a broad suite of scientifically-differentiated services.

DUTIES:

  • As Sr. Facility Technician, you will support the oversee facility operations; maintain the mechanical integrity of the plant / process equipment and overall facilities; manage facility and equipment mechanical maintenance; manage repair and preventive maintenance; and manage janitorial and facility grounds maintenance services.
  • Specifically, you will manage and / or perform installation, repair, and maintenance of facilities and equipment.
  • As Facility Manager, you will perform preventive maintenance of major facility equipment including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and critical laboratory equipment.
  • You will be required to test, troubleshoot, and repair facility equipment and systems requiring the isolation of the malfunction, disassembly of equipment and repair / replacement of electrical and electromechanical equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s Degree in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in commercial or industrial facility maintenance activities.
  • Ability to read schematics, blueprints, technical manuals, engineering drawings, and sequences of operations.
  • Ability to bend, squat or crouch, crawl, kneel, stoop, stretch and stand and / or work in cramped areas for prolonged periods of times while repairing equipment both at floor level, overhead, and / or in confined space areas.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders (both inclined and vertical), enter man-holes, vaults, and other classified and unclassified confined spaces and must be able to exert 50 to 100 pounds of force with or without assistance occasionally, and / or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and / or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and job-related materials and/or equipment.

SUCCESS FACTORS:

  • Basic knowledge of facility operations and maintenance.
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow safety procedures.
  • Basic computer skills.

Avista Pharma Solutions is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.