Facilities Technician


The Opportunity:

Helomics is an Integrated Clinical Contract Research Organization located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA. Helomics mission is to improve the standard of care for cancer patients through innovative research and development partnerships with pharmaceutical, diagnostic, biotechnology, and academic organizations, leading to better and more personalized treatments and diagnostic technologies for human disease. Helomics’ CLIA-certified lab provides clinical testing that assists oncologists and surgeons in individualizing patient treatment decisions.


Primary Responsibilities: (Include the following: other duties may be assigned)

As a member of the Materials/Facilities team, the Facilities Technician will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:


  • Perform general maintenance work such as, scheduling Floor cleanings, hanging pictures/whiteboards, moving furniture and general equipment cleaning to ensure a clean, safe work environment. 

  • Completes regular inspections of facilities including buildings, equipment, systems and work of vendors.

  • Ability to understand and work with HVAC Control Systems.

  • Ability to understand and work with Equipment  Monitoring Equipment, where knowledge of basic wiring and computer inputs are requried.

  • Completes vendor audits for services rendered.

  • Identifies building and equipment issues and remedies by working with Materials Management team, landlord or vendor to schedule or perform electrical, painting or HVAC work.

  • Completes daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment maintenance procedures and maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures through use of EMS.

  • Ensure system specification, design and troubleshooting documentation is created, maintained and modified as appropriate and adhering to all regulatory requirements.

  • Adherence to change control processes and procedures. 

  • Act as Access Key Controller for all sites and manage FOB System

  • Provide backup to other Materials Management areas.  Available to respond to 24 hour emergency calls for facility or equipment related issues.

  • Occasional night and weekend support as needed




  • Education:

    • High School Diploma/GED required

    • 2 years trade school required


  • Experience:

    • 3+ years of prior maintenance experience required

    • Course work involving electronics, mechanical systems, and HVAC  Systems

    • Work or community service experience which require professional etiquette and leadership qualities preferred.


  • Required Skills:

    • Demonstrated experience providing excellent customer service and administrative support in a customer service environment.

    • Working knowledge of general property operations, HVAC, safety, plumbing, electrical & appliance repair. 

    • Ability to understand technical drawings and schematics

    • Attention to detail and organization required

    • Ability to work independently and in small teams

    • Demonstrate organizational skills to handle multiple and changing priorities

    • Ability to independently prioritize tasks and work efficiently

    • Demonstrate ability to write documentation for a technical audience

    • Well developed and effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

    • Proficiency with Microsoft® Office


  • Language Skills:

    • Effective communication in English, both written and spoken


  • Physical Demands:

    • Standing for long periods of time

    • Use of computer keyboard and mouse for extended periods

    • Ability to travel between laboratory sites (all within the City of Pittsburgh)

    • Lifting up to 50 lbs


  • Work Environment:

    • Cubicle space with shared team areas

    • Fluorescent lighting

    • Fluctuating temperatures

    • Enclosed areas

    • Laboratory Environment

    • Individual workstations with shared development server resources


If you are seeking a dynamic, challenging atmosphere, that is never boring, with a chance to make a difference and help cancer patients, email your resume to Resumes@Helomics.com with the word “Facilities Technician” in the subject of the email.

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