Mar 23, 2024

Maintenance Technician I/II-HVAC-Days

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Wilmington, OH 45177, USA
Full-Time Facilities

Job Description

Alkermes, Inc.


An entry level technician position involving general maintenance and preventive maintenance activities under limited direct supervision intended to keep the facility and HVAC equipment (i.e. process HVAC units, comfort cooling, and process and HVAC chilled water/glycol systems) within operational specifications and safe. This position is part of a 24 hour/7day operation and may require assignment to a regular off shift and weekends schedule.


  • Perform PM's
  • Follow Written Preventative Maintenance Procedures.
  • Accurately complete maintenance paperwork, including work orders and logbooks.
  • Review and update maintenance procedures based on field experience.
  • Review and update drawings to reflect as built conditions.
  • Identify opportunities for improving PM program.
  • Accept ownership of selected equipment and serve as point person for repairs/PM.
  • Train fellow mechanics on technical details.
  • Identify critical spare parts based on field experience,
  • Execute Repairs
  • Respond to customer requests and/or alarm conditions.
  • Assess breakdowns, systematically identify problems, and restore to operation.
  • Accurately document repair activities.
  • Support Quality Assurance investigations of breakdowns.
  • Operate Site Utility Systems
  • Monitor site (steam, electric, chilled water, compressed air, etc) and clean (WFI, clean steam, etc) utility operating parameters.
  • Respond to out of range conditions or trends.
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise.
  • Contractor Support
  • Supervise contractors performing tasks within building.
  • Ensure that contractor employees follow Alkermes safety and cGMP standards.
  • Oversee technical quality of work performed.
  • Lead Small Projects
  • Identify facility/utility improvement projects, develop scope and estimates, and manage small (<$5K) projects to completion.
  • Contribute to facility support activities such as office moves, area reconfiguration, painting, etc.


  • Technical knowledge
  • Basic mechanical aptitude.
  • Basic pipe fitting, plumbing, and industrial maintenance skills.
  • Basic knowledge of rotating machinery (pumps, fans, blowers).
  • Basic knowledge of electrical systems and electronics.
  • General understanding of automation systems.
  • Basic understanding of engineering principles as they apply to facility and production equipment.
  • Ability to read P&ID's and other engineering documents.
  • Details oriented.
  • Trouble Shooting
  • Hands-on ability to isolate problems and identify root cause of issues.
  • Ability to assist others with troubleshooting direction.
  • Ability to juggle multiple problems with supervisory direction.
  • Able to lift/move 40 lbs overhead.
  • Facility Maintenance and Operation
  • Experience with general facility systems and equipment such as Cooling Towers, Chillers, Boilers, Air Handlers, etc.
  • Basic experience with refrigeration systems.
  • Communication
  • Ability to clearly describe technical issues.
  • Writing Skills
  • Ability to clearly and neatly document work performed.
  • Ability to revise maintenance procedures that clearly define required tasks.
  • Ability to proofread other's work for accuracy.
  • Regulatory
  • Basic knowledge of OSHA safe work practices.
  • Basic understanding of cGMP, GDP, and FDA requirements as they apply to maintenance.
  • Pharmaceutical Operations
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing technology (preferably Aseptic) including fillers, washers, autoclaves, HEPA filters, etc.
  • Knowledge of Pure Utility technology such as ROEDI, Multi-effect distillation, clean steam generators, etc.
  • Sanitary piping principles including pipe specification, valve configuration, pump setup, etc.
  • Ability to gown in an aseptic manner.
  • Computer Systems
  • Basic knowledge of Process Control and Instrumentation Systems.
  • Basic knowledge of typical office automation software suite.


  • Teamwork
  • Comfortable working in production environment with multiple priorities.
  • Works effectively as a team member or as a team leader.
  • Able to juggle multiple tasks with supervisory guidance.
  • Comfortable working in culture of performance.
  • Positive Attitude
  • Role Models "can-do" attitude.
  • Reinforces positive approach in daily group activities.
  • Readily adapts to changing job duties.
  • Troubleshooting
  • Basic ability to acquire data, organize, analyze, and reach accurate conclusions.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Comfortable working in culture that emphasizes responsiveness.
  • Works to ensure that customer timelines are understood and met.
  • Able to provide off-shift coverage.
  • Able to support call-in and OT requirements.

Maintenance Technician I-HVAC

Required Qualification

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • One to three years of Maintenance
  • Universal HVAC License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two-year technical degree or trade school a plus.
  • Experience in a regulated industry a plus.
  • Basic understanding of cGMP, GDP, and FDA requirements as they apply to maintenance a plus.
  • Pharmaceutical Operations a plus

Maintenance Technician II-HVAC

Required Qualification

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Five to ten years of maintenance experience.
  • Universal HVAC License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two-year technical degree or trade school a plus.
  • Experience in a regulated industry a plus.
  • Basic understanding of cGMP, GDP, and FDA requirements as they apply to maintenance a plus.
  • Three to seven years of experience in pharmaceutical industry a plus



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