Covance Facilities Technician in San Carlos, California
Hands-on involvement in maintenance of all facilities and equipment.
Responsible for the maintenance and/or enrolling the following in preventive maintenance programs for all equipment: boilers, autoclaves, washers, HVAC system, etc.; and maintaining all associated documentation
Responsible for changing out lights and ballasts, patching holes, painting as necessary
Responsible for the maintenance and/or enrolling the following in preventative maintenance programs of medical equipment (C-Arms, ultrasound, TEE, ICE, etc.), ORs, OR tables and other medical/surgical/laboratory equipment; and maintain all associated documentation
Responsible for maintaining animal housing areas, including vents, drainage system (including maintenance of grinder and pump system), automatic watering system, light cycles, and environmental monitoring
Provide support for standard office equipment, including phones, copiers, printers, computers, etc
Responsible for maintenance of audiovisual system
Report any malfunction of equipment and systems with direct and immediate impact on animals to Supervisor and Veterinary Staff
Attend Management Meetings, provide weekly reports, status reports, etc. as needed
Assists Director with equipment and budget planning, as well as inventory of supplies
Responsible for the Metasys program; printing and reviewing reports.
Maintain controlled access system
Landscape duties of facility grounds as assigned
Organizing outside areas, mezzanine, utility corridor, boiler area, etc.
May be required to work weekends and holidays
Other duties as assigned
- Associates Degree or equivalent in related field and/or two years of related experience.
Experience in a laboratory setting preferred
Engineering experience specific to physical plant maintenance
Knowledge of boilers and HVAC systems
Knowledge/use of sanitation techniques, autoclaving, cage washing, chemical cleaning compounds, clean room concepts, and hazardous agent usage
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Strong communication and written skills
Job Number 2018-25851
Job Category Facilities/Maintenance
Position Type Full-Time
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