1+ months

Maintenance Technician II - Petaluma, CA

California City, CA 93505
Location :
US - California - Petaluma
Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

What will you do?

  • Follow quality standards in accordance with company policy.
  • Perform preventive and predictive maintenance practices and record all data.
  • Observe mechanical equipment in operation and follow good troubleshooting practices to locate causes of trouble. Adjust functional parts of equipment and control instrumentation. Install or replace worn or faulty components for equipment performance restoration or improvement. Test equipment performance and record all data.
  • Perform daily responsibilities with urgency and a high level of accountability.
  • Demonstrate creativity and diligence in meeting daily and long term projects and performance objectives.
  • Initiate purchase orders for parts and machines.
  • Assist in training new technicians.
  • May perform other reasonable, related business duties.

Under general supervision, repairs and maintains machinery and equipment such as motors, pneumatic equipment, conveyor systems, production machines, and general facilities maintenance.

How will you get here?


High school diploma or equivalent required.

Trade certificates/diplomas or degrees preferred.


  • 2-4 years of related experience and/or training, which includes experience or training in two or more of the following trades: plumbing, electrical, machine shop, or electronics/controls.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to read and interpret a variety documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals furnished in written, oral, diagram.
  • Ability to work well with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to use hand and machine shop tools. Ability to train others by technical means and by example.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables.
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Basic computer skills (Outlook, Excel, Word).
  • Able to recognize and troubleshoot machine problems.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to alternate between standing, walking, and sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability work flexible hours at high level of intensity, closely and effectively with people of all levels of the organization to produce necessary results.
  • The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level can range from quiet to loud.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Posted: 2019-09-04 Expires: 2019-11-02

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