Job Listing Description

Equipment Services Technician

Description:
PDS Tech is seeking candidates to fill an Equipment Maintenance Tech position in Pleasanton, CA

The candidate will be performing preventive maintenance, repairs, moves, upgrades on a large variety of robotic equipment used in the Biotech industry. The candidate will perform their activities by following SOPs, and will receive in-house training. The equipment includes but is not limited to DNA/RNA Synthesizers, liquid handling robots, vacuum pumps, centrifuges, condensers, HPLC systems. Most of the equipment handles hazardous chemicals, so the candidate must be willing to work with/handle hazardous chemicals as well as hazardous waste.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs maintenance, testing, troubleshooting, calibration and repair on a variety of manufacturing and testing Instrumentation.
  • Carries out routine repairs on a daily basis.
  • Provides technical support to internal customers on operational or maintenance aspects of system equipment.
  • Works independently and prioritizes work schedule of service calls a majority of the time, may require direction from Lead or Supervisor sporadically.
  • Maintains own tool inventory to ensure adequate supply to perform duties.
  • Works with team and administrator to assure there is adequate supply of spare parts in stockroom (Specifies and requests purchase of components).
  • Performs all administrative duties including documenting maintenance and repair calls in SAP as well as completing required documentation and reports.
  • Proficient and compliant with ISO standards and practices.

Qualifications/Experience/Skills:
  • Education: Minimum AS in Electronics/mechanical/electro-mechanical, BS in Engineering preferred
  • Experience: 1-2 years repair experience (Field Service or In-House Service)
  • Experience with the following is highly desirable:
  • Robotic instrumentation (especially HPLC, Hamilton, Bravo, and Biomek FX)
  • Handling Hazardous materials
  • Handling Hazardous waste
  • Liquid handling Robots
  • Pneumatic instruments
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Knowledge of GMP, ISO 9001 and or 13485 Standards
  • Experience with general handheld tools plus multi-meters and other electronic test equipment.
  • Experience with manual pipetting
  • Broad knowledge of state of the art optical imaging, precision motion control, microfluidics, automation systems, and signal processing technologies.
  • Experience with FDA regulated system development/design control is a plus.
  • Proficiency with Solidworks is a plus.
  • Advanced technical writing and verbal skills to produce reports, documents, and communicate with customers.
  • Must be able to work effectively alone under minimal supervision and complete assigned work targets in a timely manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to efficiently evaluate, prioritize and handle multiple and changing work tasks and priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interpret and summarize scientific/technical results in a clear, concise, accurate manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate and solve problems.
  • Must be flexible to work swing shift, weekends and overtime if needed.

 
Job Number: 2010117579
Job Location: Pleasanton, CA
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 08/21/2020
Last Updated: 10/21/2020
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Patrick Mahoney
Address: 300 E JOHN CARPENTER FWY STE 700
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
800 Phone: 866/224-2745
Email: cecjdallasav@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003P2iSQAS&URLSource=cjhunter

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