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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Posted: March 24, 2022
The Facilities Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the buildings and grounds for Unicep Packaging, LLC as well as performing preventive maintenance. This position is regular, full-time.
Location: Spokane, WA; occassional trips to Sandpoint, ID for support.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Schedule and perform preventive maintenance on electrical, heating, ventilation, plant systems and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
  • Schedule and perform preventive maintenance on mechanical and plumbing equipment.
  • Diagnose mechanical, electrical and plumbing problems and make necessary repairs.
  • Maintain the facility, keeping it free from safety hazards for employees and visitors.
  • Perform general facility maintenance and repairs.
  • Prioritize, plan and schedule daily maintenance.
  • Maintain facility grounds, including snow removal in winter.
  • Special projects, including moving furniture for office reassignments, as they arise.
  • Ensure compliance with GMP, FDA, OSHA, and all other regulatory requirements, in accordance with company policy.
  • Adhere to company safety requirements.
  • Drive company vehicles and snow plows as required.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Two to five (2-5) years facility maintenance experience 
  • Certification in the maintenance field and/or willing to hold necessary certifications. 
  • Preventive maintenance experience preferred.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize workload to meet established timelines.
  • Ability to climb and work from ladders.
  • Mechanically inclined.
  • Plumbing experience.
  • Experience with HVAC systems.
  • Experience with steam preferred.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Prior experience in a FDA manufacturing facility preferred.
  • Knowledge of GMP regulations preferred.
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently required to talk and hear
  • Frequently required to stand and walk
  • Occasionally required to climb
  • Frequently required to kneel and stoop
  • Occasionally required to crawl under equipment
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds 
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Vision ability including close vision, distance vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus. 
  • Frequently required to work with cleaners, solvents and chemicals. MSDS sheets are provided. Required to wear respirator when working with certain chemicals 
  • Occasionally required to work outside in inclement weather conditions

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable those individuals who are disabled as defined by the Americans with Disability Act to perform the essential functions of this job 

Alternatively, you may apply via email. Please send your completed Employment Application (PDF) or resume to careers@unicep.com.

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