Technician, Facilities Maintenance

Sarasota, FL
May 06, 2022
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Akron Biotech, a leading supplier of cGMP compliant materials and technologies for cell and gene therapy is looking for a maintenance technician. The maintenance technician will perform routine and non-routine maintenance throughout the facility, such as maintaining the buildings HVAC systems, minor plumbing, minor electrical work, and other duties as assigned. The candidate should have experience in these areas. Blue Mountain asset management software knowledge would be helpful but not a requirement.

  • High school diploma or GED and minimum (7) years building maintenance experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • General use of a laptop/personal computer and computer skills.
  • Must possess general math and reading skills.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a FDA regulated facility maintenance operations preferable.
  • General knowledge of hand and power tools, and measuring equipment
  • Ability to read, explain and understand compressed air, electrical wiring and control diagrams.
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental rules and regulations concerning procedures, tools, mechanical and electrified equipment, commonly used chemicals and basic safe work practices is required.
  • Must possess a welcoming manner and positive attitude; demonstrate effective communication skills; ability to professionally interact with guests and other employees; and assist in handling internal work orders, involving management as necessary.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

  • Lead assignments in and/or perform scheduled, unscheduled, and preventative maintenance on, but not limited to: HVAC, generators, water conditioning systems, manufacturing equipment, compressed air systems, building management systems, and security systems.
  • Lead projects pertaining to and/or perform maintenance projects as scheduled or assigned, involving, but not limited to: plumbing, drywall, lighting fixtures, carpentry, fenestration, furniture, floors, and painting.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose deficiencies in equipment or systems to provide recommendations for repair.
  • Understand and provide detailed knowledge on the variety of temperature, pressure and humidity monitoring/control components and systems.
  • Understand and provide detailed knowledge on the building management system, fire sprinkler and security.
  • Ability to teach subordinates on the general knowledge of various systems, components and equipment.
  • Maintain cleanliness and appearance of the internal and external building and grounds.
  • Lead and prepare for company event set-ups, employee moves, and workstation modifications or relocations.
  • Perform a variety of tasks that may involve the use of ladders, measuring equipment, and hand or powered tools.
  • Oversee contracted facility services and ensure services are rendered correctly.
  • Provide knowledge for the recommendation of purchase, cost saving measures, and development of a project or repair budget.
  • Maintain logbooks, work orders, and maintenance documents.
  • Oversee the quality of documents submitted by subordinates.
  • Provide input and/or author various documents to include but not limited to: standard operating procedures, internal memos, deviations, equipment change requests, preventative maintenance forms, work orders, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager.
  • Works in a neat, orderly, and safe manner, constantly seeking to improve methods and the safety of others.
  • Ensure safety procedures are followed.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment for employees while performing required duties.
  • Monitor and guide subordinates in their ability to maintain a clean work environment.
  • Work within a work schedule designed to minimize the impact on manufacturing and other critical operations.
  • Works under limited or no supervision.