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Curia Facilities Mechanic I (Grave Shift) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Facilities Mechanic I in Albuquerque, NM


Curia provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

The Facilities Mechanic I is an integral part of the Curia team, contributing to our success by performing routine maintenance tasks on industrial equipment such as HVAC systems, water purification systems, air compressors, low pressure steam systems, and sterilizers. Able to read and understand basic schematics, technical drawings, and technical manuals. Must be able to clearly and accurately document all work performed using electronic work order systems. Must be self-accountable and able to verbally communicate transparently and with a high level of integrity.

Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Knowledgeable in one or more of the following areas; Electrical, Hydraulic, Pneumatics, Mechanical, PLC.

  • Inspect, repair, and maintain building systems and production support equipment.

  • Performs basic maintenance and repair tasks in any of the following areas; electrical, heating and refrigeration (HVACr), hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, electronic systems, and general trades skills.

  • Works cooperatively with and maintains relationships with employees and other professionals.

  • Supports more senior level staff during troubleshooting and investigations.

  • Follows cGMPs, SOPs, and complies with all safety requirements while performing during all activities.

  • Attends meetings and participates on committees as required.

  • Works overtime as needed.

  • Documents work performed on work orders.

  • Completes routine PMs by the assigned due dates.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed by the immediate supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). 0-2 years of related experience in a maintenance setting.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access, as this individual will perform work within these systems on a routine basis.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Able to maintain gown certification.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of standard methods, practices, tools, and materials used in several maintenance trades.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the maintenance trades.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work within established schedules.

  • Ability to complete assignments by demonstrating initiative.

  • Ability to identify emergencies and report to appropriate personnel.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with plant maintenance, engineering staff, and other departments as needed.

  • Ability to work well independently or as a team.

  • Ability to work at heights.

Other Qualifications:

Must pass a background check

Must pass a drug screen

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; explosives; risk of radiation, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

All interested applicants must apply online. Curia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.