Maintenance Technician I

In search of a maintanence technician with a minimum of 2 years of experience (or certification in applicable field) to join our clinical trial support laboratory and become an essential part of our scientitific work!

If you are a maintianence technicain, especially with experience working in laboratory research environemnts, this is an excellent opportunity for you!

The maintenence technician provides technical support, assistance in coordinating maintenance work activities, and follows established priorities to ensure maintenance needs are met.

Responsibilities of this role:

  • Ability to trouble shoot across most site mechanical technologies.
  • Resolves issues and improves operations by making necessary logic changes, recommending and executing equipment upgrades and assists in developing new processes and procedures.
  • Performs maintenance and associated corrective actions on production, facility, and utility equipment.
  • Maintains equipment by providing troubleshooting to ensure equipment performance is reliable and meets expectations.
  • Adjusting, repairing, and replacing components on mechanical equipment and systems.
  • Performs preventive, corrective, or emergency work orders and respond to service calls while the plant is in operation, which may include off-shift periods and weekends.
  • Corrective work may include replacing electrical or powered component, including multiple phase motors.
  • Assists in the troubleshooting to better understand deviations from proper operation.
  • Helps execute test protocols either independently or developed by Engineering and under their direction, depending on the complexity for the scope.
  • Maintains and ensures documentation, both written and electronic, is accurate, complete and factual as required by policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Documents activities supporting maintenance best practices to ensure that continuous improvement activities have adequate and reliable data for analysis.
  • Reviews and analyzes measurement data collected by self or others in order to ensure proper documentation, adherence to procedures, and proper use of standards and references.
  • Executes test protocols developed by self or others (Reliability and/or Engineers) in support of the qualification of new and existing equipment.
  • Ensures equipment/system documentation requirements are completely and properly documented.


  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical methodology, advanced maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment/systems and troubleshooting.
  • Understanding of equipment start-up and project support – Working knowledge of blue prints, schematics, P&ID drawings, and ISA symbols & numbering.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively maintain, troubleshoot and repair mechanical systems and equipment
  • Requires HVAC, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and technical aptitude.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to maintain accurate records.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply all relevant Work Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures and other regulatory requirements.
  • Attention to detail, safety, quality and customer requirements.
  • Demonstrate a high level of personal motivation and initiative.
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible with daily work assignment changes as well as a continuously improving work environment.
  • Ability to make decisions within the scope of operating policies and procedures.

Physical Demands / Surroundings:

  • Being outside in any weather condition, climbing stairs and ladders, working in awkward positions, working in sterile areas with proper gowning and aseptically cleaned equipment
  • Working in and around equipment containing hazardous chemicals, including toxic substances while wearing proper respiratory protection and personal protective equipment
  • Working in areas of elevated temperatures such as boiler rooms.
  • Manually lifting components, parts, equipment, and tools is a normal and routine part of the job.
  • Items over 50 pounds, generally, are lifted with mechanical assistance or help from co-workers.
  • On occasion, heavier lifts without assistance are necessary due to the confines of the workspace.
  • Compliance to company policies, gowning, SOPs, cGxPs, documentation and training requirements, etc.
  • Would be responsible for following proper safety protocols and acceptable work standards.
  • Ability to work off-shifts and weekends due to business needs.

Must have:

  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) + Minimum of two (2) years experience
  • OR Certification/Associates Degree in Applicable Field.
  • Experience in related technology: instrumentation, measurement, control, and /or troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical methodology, advanced maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment/systems and troubleshooting.
  • Understanding of equipment start-up and project support.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $21.00 – $25.00 per hour



  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance




  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


Ability to commute/relocate:


  • Fulton, MO: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)




  • Maintenance: 2 years (Required)
  • HVAC, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and technical: 2 years (Required)


Work Location: In person

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