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Facilities Technician - Day Shift

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Facilities & HSE

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.

Description

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC is looking for a Facilities Technician to join our growing team!  The Facilities Technician is responsible for assisting in a wide variety of installation, repair, and maintenance activities associated with buildings and facilities. Performs basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC duties under the direction of senior staff. Responds promptly and professionally to internal customer requests. Resolves routine service requests and/or problems.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
1. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics’ Quality System.
2. Support general facilities activities in all functional areas (i.e. carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC).     
3. Perform all job duties under the direction and supervision of higher level staff.
4. Perform preventative and corrective maintenance activities.
5. General construction activities such as painting, drywall, flooring, etc.
6. Inspects facilities and equipment.
7. Fill in with light janitorial support as needed.
8. Provide excellent customer service.
9. Work effectively with outside vendors and contractors.
10. Communicate effectively and professionally.
11. Cooperate with other technicians in completing assigned job duties.
12. Work from drawings, email, electronic systems and/or verbal instructions using a variety of hand and power tools.
13. Safely operate company vehicles.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Training and Education
High School diploma or equivalent required. Vocational training in a related field preferred.

Experience
1. This is an entry-level role. No previous experience is required; however, previous directly related experience is preferred.
2. Valid Utah’s driver’s license
3. Clean driving record
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Good communication, both written and verbal. Excellent customer service skills. Basic computer skills.

Physical Requirements
1. Will be required to work/drive in adverse weather conditions (e.g. rain, snow, cold, heat, etc.).
2. Must be able to safely lift 75lbs without assistance including the ability to lift 50lbs or more overhead.
3. Must be able to work 75% of the time while standing and/or actively working.
4. Ability to follow clean room gowning protocols and move throughout the facility.
5. Ability to go up and down ladders.

BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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