Facilities Equipment Maintenance Technician
Company: Empower Pharmacy
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Electricians, Skilled & Trades
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 11/29/2020

Position Summary

The Facilities Equipment Technician is a maintenance technician responsible for monitoring and maintaining the operations of all production and building systems; including, but not limited to, production automation, appliances, and building equipment. This position responds to all system failures by taking appropriate corrective action and completing or assigning the repairs needed to ensure that systems are operational and are functioning safely and efficiently. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs skilled and semi-skilled maintenance activities including the maintenance of building equipment and systems (e.g. HVAC equipment and electrical systems) and production equipment troubleshooting and repair  
  • Daily responsibilities include performing preventative and reactive maintenance on any facility system and assisting manufacturing technicians (MT) with process and machinery repairs and improvements  
  • Supports a cleanroom manufacturing and non-sterile lab environments, which utilize manual, automated, and semi-automated equipment in a critical environment  
  • Develops preventive maintenance schedules and/or procedures  
  • Maintains daily equipment, facility, and HVAC inspections  
  • Promptly responds to requests for repairs and work orders and include parts and inventory used  
  • Solves technical issues by identifying root cause(s) and identifying both short-term and long-term countermeasures  
  • Inspects the quality of third party and/or MT repairs  
  • Responsible for inventory control, ordering of replacement parts, tools, and supplies through purchasing. Conducts physical parts inventories  
  • Records and documents working history on all equipment for facilities and engineering via a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)  
  • Leads non-supervisory employees and other staff that may include contractors, consultants, and/or temporary employees  
  • Manages projects and develops associated documentation 
  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns  
  • Performs well under limited supervision  
  • Requires a flexible work schedule which may include nights and weekends to support operating schedule and the needs of the facility  
  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate/OSHA Standards and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures  
  • Effectively communicates with all Empower staff and maintenance team  

Knowledge and Skills

  • Organized self-starter with advanced problem-solving ability  
  • Knowledge of single and three-phase electrical systems, electrical control systems, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems; including air compressors, HVAC systems, boilers, and water/air cooled chillers  
  • Must be trained and qualified to enter an ISO classified cleanroom under operator standards set by the Quality and Manufacturing teams  
  • Ability to gown into classified cleanroom within 15 minutes of notice from manufacturing operators reporting issues  
  • Ability to work in a clean manner in manufacturing areas  
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)  
  • Experience in performing NIST Calibrations recommended  
  • Ability to use basic hand and power tools/equipment: such as hand drill, forklift, and scissor lift  
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and mechanical drawings  
  • Project management skills a plus  
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365  
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English verbally and orally  
  • Ability to research parts, drawings, diagrams, and schematics  
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations  
  • Ability to lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds  
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities  

Experience and Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Advanced degree or trade school preferred  
  • Previous military experience valued  
  • 2+ years of facilities maintenance experience, with a focus in equipment operations and preventative maintenance procedures, preferably in a cGMP regulated environment  
  • Previous experience with maintaining/managing equipment; both building and production  


  • Health/Dental/Vision 
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Accounts (HSA) 
  • 401(k) with company matching, no vesting period 
  • Paid holidays  (8 days) 
  • Paid Vacation  (10 days) 
5980 W Sam Houston Pkwy N
Houston, TX 77041
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