Sr Maintenance Technician - Boiler Operator
, California
October 19, 2017
This position reports to Day (1st) shift. This shift schedule is Monday to Friday 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM. Due to business need, on select occasion employees may be required to work overtime and/or support operations on an alternate shift.

Responsible for operating and maintaining the Critical Systems and associated areas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform removal of hazardous waste.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and corrective work orders for critical system utilities on a regular basis.
  • Respond to urgent and emergency work orders for the Critical Systems department as needed.
  • Responsible for closing assigned work orders in JDE System.
  • Responsible for the completion of Change Control documentation (PRs) if required by the assigned work order.
  • Responsible for operation and repairs of Critical Systems and associated mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Shall be trained and qualified on designated facility SOPs governing the operation of boiler room equipment, critical systems and local GMP practices.
  • Will provide a moderate level of troubleshooting, diagnostic, and repair of Critical Systems, equipment and equipment components which include but not limited to: distillation units; boilers; air compressors; pumps, piping, and plumbing components.
  • Requires familiarity with generally accepted building, plumbing, piping, electrical, and fire protection practices and codes.
  • Must follow safety rules and ensure compliance with state and federal EPA regulation and laws.
  • Attends required training and meetings.
  • Keeps designated area 5S'd.(Safety, Sort, Shine, Standardize, Sustain).
  • City Los Angeles Unlimited Steam Engineer's license is required (or ability to obtain license within 90 days of employment).
  • Knowledge of water treatment systems, such as filtration, softening and reverse osmosis is required.
  • Basic computer skills such as e-mail and internet are required.
  • Experience with using computerized control systems is preferred.
Education and/or experience
High School Diploma and 5 or more years of mechanical systems repair experience or an Associate's degree and 3 or more years of mechanical systems repair/boiler operation experience is required

Physical Demands
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility.
  • Working Environment
  • Must be able to work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body.
  • No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the manufacturing environment.
  • Will work in a cold, wet environment
  • Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
  • May be required to work in a confined area.
  • Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.
  • Must able to climb ladders and move about in closed quarters facility non-manufacturing support areas.
  • Will be working in a loud area that requires hearing protection and other protective equipment to be worn.

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