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Job Description

Position Objective:
To provide electrical and mechanical services for the Grand Island, NY site of Thermo Fisher Scientific, including equipment and facility installation as it relates to site infrastructure and utilities, repair and preventative maintenance.

Essential Functions:
Perform equipment and facility installations and repairs as needed by internal customers or as determined through routine audits (including but not limited to electrical, plumbing (boilers, pretreatment systems, stills, etc.), refrigeration systems (ultra-low freezers, walk in freezers & coolers, rack systems), HVAC (rooftop package units and systems with desiccant driers), chillers and associated pump packages. Work with various departments to troubleshoot and resolve issues. Complete emergency repairs as needed.

Complete preventative maintenance on equipment and building systems as established in department procedures and audits, and required by regulatory agencies. Order and maintain inventory of spare parts, consumables and change tooling equipment

Monitor Facilities and Manufacturing operating equipment on a daily basis, troubleshooting problems and inefficiencies and recommending possible solutions. Coordinate the services of outside vendors when necessary. Identify existing and potential operational problems and inefficiencies and recommend resolutions. Assist in developing and maintaining required documentation including but not limited to blue prints, plans, and permits according to Company procedures and the requirements of external parties. Document daily facilities and manufacturing equipment operation and maintenance activities.
May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Nature and Scope:
This position interacts with all levels of internal customers and external vendors. That interaction requires solid communication, customer service and technical skills in identifying needs and problems and implementing efficient solutions that are cost effective. Effectiveness in this role also requires thorough working knowledge of the assigned site’s facilities and equipment, the related regulatory requirements, and the relevant technical training required to service them. The incumbent works on moderately complex problems where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations. The position requires judgment within generally defined procedures in selecting methods and for obtaining results. The incumbent receives minimal instruction on routine work and general instruction on new assignments. Must be self-directed and possess a high attention to detail.

High school diploma or equivalent with technical certification in more than one relevant mechanical and/or electrical trade required.

At least 5-8 years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior experience repairing HVAC/refrigeration systems preferred. A thorough working knowledge of relevant systems and equipment and the related regulatory requirements needed; mastery of more than one trade expected. Solid communications, customer service and technical skills necessary.


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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