HVAC Technician I - IV

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Jun 16, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary: The position will be responsible for start-up, normal operation, monitoring and shutdown of HVAC and equipment; troubleshooting, preventative maintenenance, calibration and repair work of all mechanical related systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Maintenance of coolers and freezers including Ultra Low temperature Freezers

• Maintenance of Centrifugal and Reciprocating refrigeration chillers

• Maintenance of Chilled water systems including distribution and condenser pumps

• Maintenance of Air Compressors

• Electrical power systems and stand-by power generation equipment

• Follows current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs) and good business practices (G)

• Participate in rotational on-call for site emergency work.

• Ensure safe and efficient hands-on maintenance of all plant manufacturing equipment and related support equipment with strict adherence to SOP's, cGMP's, GDP's and quality standards

• Become fully gown qualified to work within Production areas

• Communicate and coordinate with each department and within Facilities Management when planned and unplanned work events occur

• May plan and schedule outside contractors/vendors to perform scheduled and/or non-scheduled Preventative Maintenance or general work

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Strong awareness toward safety including Lockout Tag out (LOTO) and Arc flash.

• Good organizational and communication skills

• Must interact well with other departments

• Strong written skills to properly document all work

• Strong computer skills with previous Building Automation System operating experience.

• Working knowledge of computer based programs and controls

• Ability to read and understand technical material including operating manuals and standard engineering drawings

• Must be able to lift, push or pull up to 50lbs

• Comfort and flexibility to work in a changing environment

• Knowledge of Pharmaceutical compressed gases and piping

• Working knowledge of Building Automation Systems

• Working knowledge of High/ Medium/ Low voltage circuits and equipment up to 480V 3 phase

• Working knowledge of Liquid Nitrogen (LN2) and LN2 freezers

Education and Experience:

• Technical school training with 5 + years of field experience in AC, Heating, Chilled Water Systems, Building Automation Controls, and Maintenance is required. Will substitute relevant work experience in lieu of education.

• Electronic, PLC, mechanical and building automation systems experience in Pharmaceutical Industry preferred

• EPA certified for refrigeration gases

• Working knowledge of industrial HVAC systems including maintenance of industrial Air Handler Units

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.