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Facility and Site Services
This is a full-time day shift facilities mechanic position that is responsible for the operations, maintenance, calibration, and service repairs on equipment used in the Altos Labs Cambridge Institute. This position will reside at the Cambridge UK facility with primary responsibility for this location, including but not limited to specified operations, maintenance, and vendor service oversight.
This is a Facilities Master Mechanic position that includes the following duties and expectations:
Experienced mechanic with thorough understanding of industry maintenance and operation practices.
Provide hands-on maintenance, repair, fault diagnosis and troubleshooting of site utilities and lab equipment as required with limited supervision.
Must be proficient in troubleshooting electrical, HVAC, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical failures.
Assure safe, timely and right the first-time execution, with proper documentation, of all assigned maintenance activities.
Identify, anticipate, organize, and initiate acquisition of spare parts, safety equipment, engineering documents, service manuals, and test equipment.
Collaborate and communicate appropriately with a variety of site stakeholders to ensure satisfactory performance of facilities equipment and minimize impact to customers.
Provide input into the development of technical documentation including, but not limited to user requirements, standard operating procedures, preventive maintenance plans, automated functional requirements, and piping and instrument diagrams.
Ability to read and understand piping and instrumentation drawings.
Basic computer skills, with the ability to utilize programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as email.
Represent the Facility and Site Services organization on multidisciplinary project teams.
Provide flexible and on-call support of 24x7 operations, as needed.
High school/trade school diploma or equivalent.
8+ years in an industrial maintenance and operation environment is required, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
Demonstrated understanding of regulations and codes that apply to facilities management and a laboratory research environment.
Ability to perform a variety of mechanical, electrical and HVAC repairs and troubleshooting.
Working knowledge of CMMS and BMS systems.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.
Strong technical leadership, able to work independently or as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Physically able to climb ladders, lift 50 lbs objects.
Ability to work weekends and extended shifts as required.
Altos currently requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to legally required exemptions (e.g., due to a medical condition or sincerely-held religious belief).
Thank you for your interest in Altos Labs where we strive for a culture of Scientific Freedom, Learning and Belonging.