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Facilities Maintenance Technician - NY

Company: Curia
Location: Decatur
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


Curia provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries

Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients' lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.


It is the responsibility of the Facilities, Maintenance Technician to facilitate the routine preventative maintenance and repair of the Company equipment and facilities. The Facilities, Maintenance Technician will maintain a working understanding of plant production processes, equipment systems, and facilities in order to perform such maintenance effectively; and will work closely with management, engineers, quality control, and safety personnel to perform in compliance with all governmental regulations and safety procedures. The Facilities, Maintenance Technician will perform modifications and repairs to facility, properties, equipment and furniture, and assists in the maintenance and upkeep of the general facility, including custodial functions.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for facility modifications and repair, encompassing electrical, plumbing, painting and light construction. Assures that these functions are performed in compliance with workplace safety procedures, OSHA requirements, and all applicable federal, state and local regulations, to the extent that the employee is aware of from discussions with the supervisor and training received.
  • Maintain a working understanding of plant production processes, equipment, systems, and facilities in order to perform maintenance effectively, under general direction.
  • Interact with, monitor and assist outside contractors and vendors in conjunction with their projects.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance on equipment and facilities in accordance with the company's Maintenance Schedule and SOPs.
  • Use machine tools, hand tools, and other tools of the trade to work with a variety of materials within prescribed tolerances, as directed.
  • Cutting and installing insulation by using knife or scissors.
  • Install and remove bottom valve.
  • Cutting hose with knife and then use side cutters to cut wire.
  • Recommend and implement methods to increase the quality of products and/or services.
  • Participates in self-development activities and training of others.
  • Exhibits safety awareness and safe work practices.
  • Performs other related duties as may be reasonably assigned in the course of business or as requested by supervisor or management.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience
  • Associates Degree in an electrical or mechanical discipline preferred, or appropriate trade certification and at least 2 years of experience in maintenance and/or machine repair
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills and be able to coordinate a number of diverse responsibilities
  • Chemical Hygiene Training

    Language/Communication Skills

    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to stand and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Incumbent may be required to obtain/qualify for and maintain the clearance to wear a respirator at a "class B" level or above following OSHA mandated guidelines.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    All interested applicants must apply online. Curia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Keywords: Curia, Decatur , Facilities Maintenance Technician - NY, Professions , Decatur, Illinois

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