Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Facilities Maintenance Technician - 1st Shift in South San Francisco, California

Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals


  • Ensure all preventive maintenance is completed on schedule, either in-house or by a vendor

  • Respond to all types of facilities requests from equipment failures to lighting issues in the workspace

  • Interface with property management and their contractors and liaisons when necessary for inspections and repairs on the exterior of the space.

  • Work closely with EHS to ensure all areas of the facility meet local, federal and company safety standards and correct any deficiencies as they arise.

  • Monitor BAS/HVAC system and report or correct any issues

  • Manage contractors and vendors when necessary onsite

  • Participate in after hours on-call program to respond immediately to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.)

  • Coordinate event set-ups with janitorial, facilities and IT staff and ensure that the set-up is correct

  • Perform additional job duties as requested.

Minimum Qualifications - (Must have)

  • Must have at least three (3) years related experience to include a background in a large plant/facility.

  • Must have HVAC background and experience with automated HVAC Systems

  • Must have a proven working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and refrigeration equipment/systems.

  • Must have troubleshooting skills to test facility/building equipment

  • Must have experience with reading building plans 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 quality environment

  • Must be able to operate independently as well as with a team and complete tasks efficiently and effectively in both arenas

  • Must be able to communicate clearly across all levels of the organization

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Must have valid driver’s license.

  • High School diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current CFC certification.

  • BOC certification

  • Experience in Facilities Management in commercial or industrial facilities operations in Bio Tech is preferred.

  • Space planning knowledge

  • Administrative skills

  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical, pneumatic and PLC controls.

  • Familiar with hazardous gas and chemical handling.

  • CAD experience

  • Event planning/set up experience

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.