Facilities Engineering Technician II in Pleasanton, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Job Description


The primary role of the Maintenance Mechanic is to assist with vendor coordination for general maintenance, preventive maintenance, emergency repairs and activities including escorting vendors to work locations and assist with the installation of diverse types of lab equipment such as incubators, centrifuges, freezers, and other types of laboratory equipment.

The successful candidate will ensure work requests for the laboratory, office and building systems are fulfilled in a timely manner.  The Facilities Engineering Technician II must have the ability to respond immediately to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure), including after-hours, (within a reasonable amount of time) and perform additional job duties as requested. This individual will provide some facility-related Project Management support and must have an understanding of a cGMP manufacturing facility or similar industry experience.


Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Must have a working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and refrigeration equipment/systems.
  • Must have good troubleshooting skills to test facility/building equipment.
  • Must have experience with reading blueprints and schematic drawings, along with the ability to read and comprehend technical manuals and instructions.
  • Must be a hands-on team player committed to working in a cGMP quality environment.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations after business hours.
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow, Standard Operational Procedures (SOP) and Work Instructions (WI).
  • Assist with new hire desk setup and internal employee office moves.
  • Assist with supporting/setting up facility for meetings and other company functions.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs. 
  • Ability to stand and move about building and office areas for extended periods of time.
  • Familiar with BMS, EMS and Security systems.
  • Familiar with hazardous gas and chemical handling.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • HS Diploma/Technical School (equivalent).

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced, small start-up company environment.
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and able to function independently as well as part of a team.
  • Prior experience working in regulatory environment: Food Drug Administration (FDA), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Good Documentation Procedures (GDP).
  • Strategic agility, strong critical and logical thinking with ability to analyze problems.
  • Strong ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work in an evolving environment.
  • Excellent presentation and written/verbal communication skills. 
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • HS Diploma or equivalent.

Please send resumes to ndo@apexlifesciences.com

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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.