HVAC Facilities Mechanic

Tris Pharma
Monmouth Junction, NJ
Apr 30, 2022
Pharm Country
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


Founded in 2000, Tris Pharma, Inc. (www.trispharma.com) is the 3rd largest, private, specialty pharmaceutical company in the United States. With our intense technical focus on the application of physical chemistry in biological systems, coupled with the requirements of manufacturing and market demands, we have grown our employee base over 250% in the past three years. Specifically, we are engaged in research, development and manufacturing of both OTC and Rx branded products and specialty generic products. 

We have an immediate opening in Monmouth Junction, NJ for a HVAC Facilities Mechanic. This is a 1st shift position. 

The HVAC Facilities Mechanic is responsible for Maintenance and Operations support, including but not limited to: daily monitoring, repair and preventative maintenance (PM) activities on all types of HVAC and refrigeration equipment, critical systems and facility equipment in order to keep it in proper and effective operating condition. She/he provides a wide range of highly skilled refrigeration, air conditioning, and mechanical duties required for the installation, maintenance, modification, and repair of equipment and systems in accordance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Standards.


Primary duties/responsibilities

• Responsible for all aspects of HVAC and refrigeration equipment maintenance while complying with cGMPs, SOPs, and FDA requirements

• Performs routine and complex work related to troubleshooting, repair, and upgrade of HVAC and refrigeration equipment; Identifies, repairs, maintains, installs and/or replaces HVAC systems and equipment in order to ensure a proper and efficient working unit

• Assists in performing root cause analysis on equipment failures to support investigations; Diagnoses causes of problems and/or failures in heating/cooling/refrigeration systems for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair and/or replacement needs; Inspects all systems and their components for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs and recommending PM

• Assists in the validation of existing and new equipment

• Requisitions parts and appropriate material, as needed

• Adheres to all plant safety policies and procedures

• Works extra hours or weekends as required by management to meet demands of schedule and emergency needs




Associates degree or 2-year technical school diploma in the HVAC or mechanical/electrical field AND minimum 4 years experience handling and servicing HVAC equipment REQUIRED 

• Extensive hands on knowledge of all types of HVAC and refrigeration equipment REQUIRED

• Universal chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) recovery certification REQUIRED

• Low pressure Black Seal boiler license REQUIRED

• Current working knowledge of electrical and plumbing trades including the ability to interpret blueprints, technical manuals and specifications REQUIRED

• Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents such as safety and environmental policies, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals, etc. REQUIRED

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office REQUIRED 

• Ability and willingness to work additional hours as required by business needs REQUIRED

• Pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience A PLUS 

Physical requirements REQUIRED 

Manufacturing based position 

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

Ability to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Ability to stand for extended periods

Tris Pharma, Inc. offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. To build and enhance our diverse workforce, we encourage applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, LGBTQ, etc. Tris Pharma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #LI-DNI