Plant Utilities Technician, 3rd shift

Rensselaer, New York
Jun 22, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are currently looking to fill a Plant Utilities Technician position with a 3rd shift 10:00pm-6:30am Monday-Saturday schedule. Regeneron successfully manufactures a range of biopharmaceuticals for patients worldwide, including our approved therapeutic proteins and those involved in clinical studies. Our Plant Utilities Technicians are responsible for start-up, normal operation, monitoring, maintaining and shutdown of Plant Utility systems and equipment within Plant Utility mechanical rooms that support overall facility buildings.

Please note this will be a Monday-Friday 1st shift position for approximately 3-6 months for training. Working hours thereafter will be 3rd shift 10:00pm-6:30am Monday-Saturday.

As a Plant Utilities Technician, a typical day might include the following:

  • Maintaining high pressure steam and hot water boilers, controls and associated equipment

  • Maintaining boiler and cooling tower chemical treatment program

  • Maintaining all other Plant Utility equipment such as boiler pretreatment water, condensate return, natural gas, domestic potable water, tepid water, wastewater

  • Monitoring controls of plant systems using Building Automation System (BAS) or Programmable Logic Controls (PLC)

  • Reviewing, monitoring, responding and reacting to alarm notifications from the Building Automation Systems

  • Performing Plant Utility monthly Preventative Maintenance

  • Planning and scheduling outside contractors/vendors to perform scheduled and/or non-scheduled Preventative Maintenance or general work

  • Scheduling, assigning, completing and reviewing incursions specific to Plant Utility activities

  • Communicating and coordinating with each department and within Facilities Management when planned and unplanned work events occur

  • Coordinating the execution of small departmental Plant Utility projects

  • Maintaining documents and records on all plant equipment and systems

  • Collaborating with other departments, contractors and subject areas on scheduling repairs and maintenance of plant utility systems

  • Maintaining and ordering adequate equipment, spare parts and supplies for Plant Utility inventory

This role might be for you if you:
  • Have experience with or knowledge of high-pressure boilers and waste neutralization

  • Are not afraid to work with chemicals and steam

  • Follow current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs) and good business practices.

  • Demonstrate basic problem solving skills

  • Able to build and maintain positive working relationships with the business

  • Can learn and follow routine procedures independently as well as part of a team

  • Find working in an environment with changing priorities exciting

  • Can lift, push, and/or pull at least 50 lbs

  • Are able to prioritize and shift focus when needed

To be considered for the Plant Utilities Technician you must be willing and able to work Monday-Saturday 10:00pm-6:30am. Applicants should have an AAS degree, preferably in an Engineering or Construction Technologies related area and the following minimum amounts of experience for each level:

  • Plant Utilities Technician I: 0 years or HSD/GED with 2+ years of related experience

  • Plant Utilities Technician II: 2+ years of related experience or HSD/GED with 5+ years of related experience

  • Plant Utilities Technician III: 5+ years of related experience or HSD/GED with 8+ years of related experience

  • Plant Utilities Technician IV: 8+ years of related experience or HSD/GED with 12+ years of related experience

Prior experience in the maintenance and operation of large scale utilities plant preferred. Level will be determined based on qualifications relevant to the role.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.