Senior Environmental Technician

Lake County, Illinois
Jan 14, 2022
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Performs advanced mechanical tasks and preventative maintenance (PM) procedures on all Environmental Systems Equipment (ESE), including decontamination of equipment and facilities throughout Abbott Lake County operations. Performs test and balance of clean room systems, terminal filters and labs. Work includes troubleshooting, ordering parts and installation of parts and material on equipment such as constant volume control boxes, fractional horsepower motors, variable frequency drives, unit c
  • May install belts, gaskets, etc. on ESE equipment utilizing a variety of gauges, tools and test equipment including pressure gauges, leak detectors, torque wrenches, multimeters, ammeters, etc.
  • Understands basic test and balance theories including relationships of total/static/velocity pressure, static losses in ductwork systems, static regain, fan laws, and effective ventilation
  • Assists in ensuring that GMP and safe work policies and procedures are followed and maintained at all times in accordance with established company policies, and effectively communicates job status to customers.
  • Orders material and parts from the stockroom and initiates work orders and various other forms that may be required.
  • Must have knowledge in the use of flow hood, vel grid and pitot tube for test and balancing.
  • Has the knowledge and experience to perform advanced troubleshooting and mechanical repairs on various devices including fans, valves, actuators, etc. Must be an expert in the use of mechanical hand tools and test equipment including multimeters, flow hoods, etc.
  • Has knowledge relating to the installation of HVAC and ESE equipment and accessories according to AbbVie EngineeringStandards.

  • • Must have a high school education or equivalent.
  • • Must have a minimum of 2 years of increasing job knowledge and formal training and responsibility in the field of ESE system maintenance.
  • • Must possess good communication skills
  • • Advanced understanding of HVAC theory and application to air handling systems in a commercial and/or industrial environment.
  • • Must know all CMMS functions that pertain to maintenance, PM and related activities.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.