Facilities Technician

November 17 2021
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Burnaby, BC

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you’ll do!

  • Repairing, inspecting, and maintaining mechanical systems within a building(s) overseeing preventative maintenance and unscheduled repairs of HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, lighting, electrical, and life safety systems (Fire Extinguishers, etc);
  • General maintenance including (from time to time) sweeping, litter pick up, shoveling and painting
  • Assist and support with handling Site Security requirements (Access Fobs, CCTV, Alarm Monitoring)
  • Work with outside contractors in support of Facilities Department (projects, repair, and maintenance)
  • Maintain and organize facility designs/ drawings, contracts, and related commercial documents
  • Assist with environmental and facility-based audits and reporting
  • Assist with waste, recycling, and hazardous materials disposal and scheduling
  • Build purchase requisitions for inventory spare parts, supplies, and materials for Facility operations
  • Support the overall facilities strategic plan as assigned
  • Participate and support in vital safety initiatives and programs
  • Participate in the EHS Committee meetings (to support site safety initiatives and compliance)
  • Assist in new hire Safety Orientations
  • Other assigned duties.

Who You will Report to

  • Reporting to the Facilities Supervisor, the Facilities Technician, is an intermediate level building operator responsible for providing operational and technical support as a member of the facilities team.
  • The primary objective of the Facilities Technician is to ensure that the assigned portfolio of building(s) is being handled and maintained in a safe and environmentally responsible manner and to the highest level of operational efficiency minimizing down time.
  • You are comfortable working to support Vanrx’s internal and external stakeholders to ensure the workplace continually strives to ensure people, equipment and products are operating in a safe manner.

Who you are!

  • Skilled Trade Certification (I.E. Red Seal) or post-secondary diploma / certificate equivalent
  • Two years of direct work experience holding a junior or intermediate position in building operations / general construction an asset but not a requirement
  • Experience working with hand and power tools, as well as industrial equipment
  • OFA Level 1 or 2 would be an asset
  • Entry – Mid level skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Prepared to work on call and flexible hours (which might include evening shifts)
  • Strong communicational, collaboration, and organizational skills
  • Hold a valid driver license

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Apply now!

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