Job Description

Lead Building Maintenance Technician– JO#13538

Location: South San Francisco

Our client is a premier multinational biotechnology corporation focused on improving the human condition through systems, consumables, and services for researchers. They currently have a requirement for a Lead Building Maintenance Technician. The position is located in South San Francisco.  

Responsibilities: Ensure all preventive maintenance is completed on schedule, either in-house or by a vendor, respond to all types of facilities requests from equipment failures to lighting issues in the workplace, Interface with property management and their contractors and liaisons when necessary for inspections and repairs on the exterior of the space. Manage contractors and vendors when necessary onsite. Participate in after hours on-call program to respond immediately to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) Coordinate event set-ups with janitorial, facilities and IT staff and ensure that the set-up is correct, perform additional job duties as requested.

Minimum Qualifications - (Must have) Must have at least three (3) years related experience to include a background in a large plant facility. Must have strong HVAC background and experience with automated HVAC Systems. Must have a proven working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and refrigeration equipment systems. Must have troubleshooting skills to test facility building equipment. Must have experience with reading blueprints and schematic drawings, along with the ability to read and comprehend technical manuals and instructions. Must be a hands-on team player committed to working in a quality environment. Must be able to communicate clearly across all levels of the organization. Must have valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications - (Nice to have) Current CFC certification, BOC certification. Experience in Facilities Management in commercial or industrial facilities operations in Bio Tech is preferred. Space planning knowledge. Administrative skills Knowledge of electro-mechanical, pneumatic and PLC controls. Familiar with hazardous gas and chemical handling. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

Position logistics:

  • Candidates must be currently authorized to work in the US for any employer.
  • Contract position
  • Local candidates strongly preferred.

What’s in it for you?

  • When your part of the team, 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.
  • Help contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. 

About Maxonic:

Since 2002 Maxonic has been at the forefront of connecting candidate strengths to client challenges.  Our award winning, dedicated team of recruiting professionals are specialized by technology, are great listeners, and will seek to find a position that meets the long-term career needs of our candidates.  We take pride in the over 5,000 candidates that we have placed, and the repeat business that we earn from our satisfied clients.

Interested in Applying?

Feel free to email Vishnu Rajeev ( or Call 408-715-1210 ext.109


Key Words: HVAC background, HVAC, CFC certification, BOC certification, PCL.