Maintenance Technician 2

Illumina | San Diego, CA

Posted Date 1/16/2024
Description What if the work you did every day could impact the lives of people you know? Or all of humanity? At Illumina, we are expanding access to genomic technology to realize health equity for billions of people around the world. Our efforts enable life-changing discoveries that are transforming human health through the early detection and diagnosis of diseases and new treatment options for patients. Working at Illumina means being part of something bigger than yourself. Every person, in every role, has the opportunity to make a difference. Surrounded by extraordinary people, inspiring leaders, and world changing projects, you will do more and become more than you ever thought possible. We are looking for a Facilities Maintenance Technician 2 to be responsible for the maintenance of site facilities equipment to include but not limited to mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC&R and painting operations. This will be a 2nd shift position: M-F 1pm-9pm Responsibilities: Perform Paint mixing, tinting, and matching colors. Proper methods of preparing various surfaces for painting and finishing. Plan, lay out, and perform difficult painting work in multiple environments. Mix, tint, and match paints and enamels as required. Tools, equipment, and materials used in painting. Orders and stocks supplies, spare parts, equipment and painting materials/supplies. Use communication skills to effectively resolve problems with technical personnel including department managers, supervisors, and outside technical support. Collaborate with employees and contractors to ensure efficient completion of assigned tasks and projects. Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of work areas, including the workshop following good housekeeping practices consistently. Travels between facilities to support all functional areas. Regular and reliable attendance on a full-time basis. Respond to after-hour security calls. Perform other duties as assigned. Perform read-only monitoring functions and basic operating functions for the Building Management System (BMS). Ability to support installation, startup, and commissioning of Capital Projects. Maintains facilities equipment in use-ready state. Major equipment includes chiller systems; air handler units, cooling towers, Variable Refrigerant Flow VRF, refrigeration and heating systems; all equipment pertaining to each system, vacuum condensate return systems, control valves relating to: pressure reducing stations, radiators, heating coils, convectors, unit heaters and boiler controls, heat exchangers for heating, domestic and industrial hot water, cold rooms, dehumidifiers, humidifiers and roof top package units, commercial splits systems, vacuum pumps, compressed air, RODI units, fire alarm, sprinkler, diesel generators and elevators. Requirements: Ability to utilize multiple painting techniques (brush and spray) as required in labs, conference rooms, general areas, breakrooms, manufacturing areas and controlled environments. Advance techniques on multiple uses of patching and paints of epoxy, varnishes, enamels, and shellacs, including mixing and blending. Ability to continually learn through on-the-job training, independent training, and research. Intermediate mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills. Ability to read and understand equipment schematics. Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal and external business associates that reflect positively on the company and is consistent with the company's policies and practices. Ability to bend, climb, squat, reach, kneel, lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. Keep accurate work records and follow Good Document Practices – GDP and Good Manufacturing Practices - GMP. Willing to work overtime and/or support unplanned activities. Team player, hard worker, good interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well in both oral and written reports. Physically able to operate electric hand tools, work on a ladder, carry tools, lift, and carry heavy loads, operate required equipment. Able to work in close places such as closets, crawl spaces, attics, vaults, etc. Ability to work after hours, over weekends and on public holidays with short or no notice. Intermediate plumbing experience to include but not limited to assemble, install and repair drainpipes, fittings and fixtures of drainage systems in light commercial and industrial applications required. Minimum of 2 years of facilities maintenance experience required. Minimum of 2 years of cGMP experience required. The estimated base hourly range for the Maintenance Technician 2 role based in the United States of America is: $22.59 - $33.84. Should the level or location of the role change during the hiring process, the applicable base pay range may be updated accordingly. Compensation decisions are dependent on several factors including, but not limited to, an individual’s qualifications, location where the role is to be performed, internal equity, and alignment with market data. Additionally, all employees are eligible for one of our variable cash programs (bonus or commission) and eligible roles may receive equity as part of the compensation package. We offer a wide range of benefits as innovative as our work, including access to genomics sequencing, family planning, health/dental/vision, retirement benefits, and paid time off. At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact To learn more, visit: The potential of genomics to change the world is unparalleled. At Illumina, we are leading the way. Our technology empowers researchers and clinicians globally to improve cancer treatments, change the course of diseases, protect the environment, and fight food insecurity. We are made up of dedicated professionals, all-in on creating a better world – and we need every skill set on our path to making genomics useful for all. Learn more about life at Illumina.
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