Maintenance/Facilities Associate - $1000 Signing Bonus

Charles River Laboratories
Frederick, MD
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 16, 2022
Specialty Trades
Full Time
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.Job SummaryTake your first step towards a new careerAs Maintenance Technician with Charles River you will be responsible performing a variety of semi-skilled and skilled task to support the operation of our state of the art animal facility. Responsibilities include preventative maintenance, including basic carpentry, masonry, electrical, heating/air-conditioning, plumbing, painting, mechanical and floor/wall coating installation to support the business operation.If you have experience in building maintenance, construction, or mechanical background and the following qualities, we will train you in the rest:Ability to work in a fast paced environmentAbility work independentlyAttention to detailDemonstrated dependabilityResponsibilitiesAbility to communicate and follow directionLocal to the area (no relocation)With plenty of room for growth, you can enjoy a long and meaningful career with Charles River. In addition to a positive work environment.Take your first step, patients are waiting.QualificationsEducation: High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED)Experience: One to two years' experience in general building maintenance with mechanical and construction background.An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.Certification/Licensure: None.Other: Must be able to read, write, and understand English. Must be able to follow verbal directions. Demonstrated ability to perform independently and as team member. Basic computer skills required.About Safety AssessmentCharles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 300 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.