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Facilities Project Technician

Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000040757


General Job Description

Perform a wide variety of skilled, pro-active, preventative equipment maintenance duties, and projects in support of clean room manufacturing, Lab, and office environments. The position will report to the Projects Supervisor.


Roles and Responsibilities

Perform preventive Maintenance, equipment repairs, installations, and corrective maintenance and special projects on mechanical/HVAC equipment (compressors, air dryers, process cooling water systems, process vacuum systems, chilled water system, steam system, etc).  Inspect major systems and identify operating problems, perform complex troubleshooting, and implement repairs. Perform building operations including building automation monitoring, alarm response, and implementation of corrective actions. Support Engineering and customer request. Develop PM and operational procedures and support continuous improvement project efforts for the site.  Participate in the site Emergency Response Team (ERT) requiring completion of Hazardous Materials Training and be able to perform Confined Space entry after completion of training.



Position requires High school degree and Associate’s Degree (AA) or equivalent two year college or technical school. Candidate must have at least 5 to 10 years of HVAC, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Welding experience. Able to operate standard HVAC testing equipment and tools. Capable of reading and understand blue prints and/or schematic diagrams. Must be able to work independently or within a team environment and perform complex duties of a more specialized nature, frequently requiring independent analysis, trouble shooting, and decision-making. Must have good communication and computer skills (email, word, excel).  Able to implement standard trade practices consistent with industry requirements and a general understanding of code requirements. Ability to perform building operations, respond to alarms, and implement corrective actions. Perform all duties in accordance with company and site safety standards. Be familiar with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) and the ability to retrieve PMs and enter PM data.

Other Desirable Qualifications

1.     CFC certification and be able to maintain records for refrigerant loss/recovery.

2.     NFPA 70E knowledge and training

3.     Controls knowledge.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


·         Skilled in operating a variety of electrical tools and instruments.

·         Able to adapt written and verbal instructions to recognized industrial equipment operating practices.

·         Comply with safety requirements, with or without reasonable accommodations.

·         Reach for and manipulate objects, and/or power tools, materials, and/or equipment.

·         Requires occasional to frequent lifting or moving materials weighing up to approximately 50 pounds

·         Stand, walk or sit for long periods.

·         Stoop, kneel, bend, crouch and/or crawl.

·         Climb, work on ladders, scaffolds or other facilities and equipment and/or work on heights.

·         Recognize differences in size, shape and shading of lines, figures, objects or drawings.

·         Able to hear or see emergency alarm signals.


Special Requirements

·         Coping with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contributions are maintained.

·         Must wear ANSI safety shoes steel toe and personal protective equipment.

·         Be able to wear respirator and other breathing apparatus.

·         Able to adapt to special circumstances and perform related duties according to the client and business requirements.

·         When required, be able to assign tasks and direct the efforts of others to complete work assignments.

·         Must provide his/her own basic tools (screw drivers, wrenches, pliers, hammer, etc)  to perform work duties.




While performing the duty of this Job, the employee is occasionally working near moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; presence of fumes or airborne particles; areas known to contain toxic or hazardous chemicals, and areas with risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the some work environments may be unusually loud.



The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.