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Facilities/Maintenance Technician

Company: Codexis
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAre you ready to join our mission to improve the health of people and the planet? Do you have a passion for science and the transformational role that enzymes are playing? Come be part of our team at Codexis, Inc. We are a leading enzyme engineering company leveraging our proprietary CodeEvolverĀ® technology platform to discover and develop novel, high performance enzymes and novel biotherapeutics. We are looking to hire a Facilities/Maintenance Technician to join our Facilities Team. If any of the below describes you, we would love to meet you!

  • Do you like to collaborate as a team? Do you enjoy helping others?
  • Do you see what the needs are and strive to meet them?
  • Do you possess knowledge of basic maintenance practices and procedures? In this role you will be responsible for:
    • Mechanical service call and in-house repairs throughout facility and grounds
    • Performs work in one or more maintenance trades including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and painting
    • Perform routine equipment maintenance and repair
    • Performs installation of various fixtures
    • Makes periodic or special inspections of equipment, utilities and premises to determine repair work necessary
    • May work from rough sketches and drawings
    • Contributes to and supports the company's research and development efforts to create high value therapeutics to address research needs
    • Works alongside the Senior Facilities Mechanic on assignments that are extremely complex in nature where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving Recommends and implements ideas to improve efficiency and cost saving
    • Performs alongside the Senior Facilities Mechanic for scheduled and routine maintenance duties to support facilities operations, including inspection of compressed gas containers, filter checks and replacement, inspection of safety stations, monitoring fluid levels and related preventative maintenance functions; completes documentation of preventative checks performed
    • Perform preventive maintenance procedures on a variety of specialized Biotechnology manufacturing and general mechanical equipment plus utilities
    • Visually inspects facilities for overall condition and potential maintenance needs, reports issues to facilities manager
    • Assists with setting up offices or meeting rooms for new personnel, meetings, and special events; moves furniture, sets up equipment, and arranges signs, displays or decorations
    • Provide supervision and direction to external service providers performing work on site
    • Provides other miscellaneous facilities support as assigned
    • May assist with deliveries of materials or packages
    • Performs basic tool maintenance, cleaning, and organization; orders and organizes supplies
    • Trains under the Senior Facilities Technician for advancement in career fieldTo be successful in this role your background and experience should include:
      • Minimum of three (3) years' experience working as Facilities technician, or Facilities maintenance, Production technician or a closely related field
      • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, and SharePoint
      • Demonstrated ability with detail-oriented work
      • Demonstrated ability to adhere to safety guidelines and work in a safe manner
      • Demonstrated ability to communicate well verbally and in writing
      • Demonstrated ability in independence and critical thinking
      • Demonstrated ability to work in a high stress fast paced collaborative environmentWhat can Codexis offer you? (besides an amazing and collaborative culture?)
        • Full benefits on your first day
        • 100% match on 401k (up to 4%)
        • Generous flex time off
        • Fitness reimbursement
        • Free fitness classes
        • Back up child/dependent care
        • Commuter vouchers
        • Student loan assistancePRINCIPALS ONLYNO AGENCIES OR THIRD PARTIESCodexis is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. Powered by JazzHRvjJ7wsJGce

Keywords: Codexis, Redwood City , Facilities/Maintenance Technician, Professions , Redwood City, California

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