Maintenance Technician 2 - $500 Sign On Bonus

Charles River Laboratories
Frederick, MD
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 16, 2022
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 SummaryPerform routine and moderately complex daily and preventative maintenance, repair machinery, and assist in construction and refurbishment of physical site. Ability to troubleshoot is needed.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: .Perform a wide variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks to assist in the daily repair, preventative maintenance and construction of machinery and physical plant and expansion projects, including routine carpentry, masonry, electrical, heating/air-conditioning, plumbing, painting, mechanical and floor/wall coating installation.Operate construction and maintenance equipment and power tools; maintain hand tools and assigned equipment; perform preventative maintenance on equipment.Perform scheduled inspections/repairs on all facilities systems.Examine machinery and equipment to diagnose trouble using basic mechanical tools and equipment. Disassemble machines and equipment and adjust, replace or repair broken or defective parts and pieces.Inspect completed mechanical repairs for quality, safety, and proper operation.Perform equipment calibration and preventative maintenance procedures as directed.Perform supply, delivery, distribution and acquisition tasks as directed.Participate in snow removal and ice remediation activities such as shoveling and spreading de-icing agents on walkways and parking lots, where site weather conditions necessitate.Assist in moving office contents within site, including furniture, files, etc. as needed.Maintain accurate records of maintenance repairs and services.Respond to emergencies as needed.Take proper safety precautions and utilize appropriate safety gear/equipment in the performance of all duties.Job QualificationsQUALIFICATIONS:Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED)Experience: One to three 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.Other: Must be able to understand and follow verbal directions.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.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.