BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Facilities Technician to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.
Under supervision will be responsible for assisting in day to day operation, systems preventative maintenance and culture system fabrication inside pilot R+D facility. The position will involve working closely with the greenhouse manager and staff to assure that facility maintenance and operational tasks are completed as required. An individual with a mixture of â€œhands onâ€ aptitude and laboratory experience is an ideal fit. Experience culturing algae at a variety of scales, indoors and outdoors is a plus.
Experience with fermentation and/or algal culturing systems is desired.
Experience working in a laboratory setting.
Must have experience with PVC piping fabrication and pipefitting.
Laboratory equipment maintenance aptitude is desirable.
Facility equipment calibration following company SOPâ€™s is required.
Experience with culture systems control and monitoring is preferred (SCADA, pH, CO2 etc.); however, we will train.
Must have electrical experience with 120V, 240V and low voltage applications.
Ability to troubleshoot logically and work in a proactive manner.
Detail oriented and organized is a must.
Must be proficient with most hand and power tools.
Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPâ€™s) and additional verbal and written directions is required.
Must be a team-player who works well in a team oriented environment.
Must be able to work overtime.
Previous experience with CMMS systems and inventory control is a plus.
Must be able to work a schedule which includes weekends.
High School diploma or GED with minimum 2 year maintenance or construction trade background preferably electrical emphasis.
Previous facilities/plant operations/maintenance
Applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Ability to work in a hot/humid environment (greenhouse).
Must be able to perform a mixture of bending, squatting, kneeling, and standing for the working period
Must be punctual, dependable, have a team player personality and excellent communication skills.
Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word is required.
Experience with SOP development is desired.