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Facilities Technician II

Date:  Oct 26, 2021

Maryland Heights, MO, United States

About Curium

Curium is the world’s largest nuclear medicine company with more than a century of industry experience. We develop, manufacture and distribute world-class radiopharmaceutical products to help patients around the globe. Our proven heritage combined with a pioneering approach are the hallmarks to deliver innovation, excellence and unparalleled service.


With manufacturing facilities across Europe and the United States, Curium delivers SPECT, PET and therapeutic radiopharmaceutical solutions for life-threatening diseases to over 14 million patients annually. The name ‘Curium’ honors the legacy of pioneering radioactive researchers Marie and Pierre Curie, after whom the radioactive element curium was named and emphasizes our focus on nuclear medicine. The tagline ‘Life Forward’ represents our commitment to securing a brighter future for all those we serve: An enhanced quality of care for our patients. A trusted partner to our customers. A supportive employer to our valued team.


Summary of Position

To support the preventative maintenance and repairing of industrial equipment and special projects as required of the manufacturing and support groups. Perform a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, or optical areas, including troubleshooting, calibrating, adjusting, testing, and maintaining equipment, components, devices, or systems.

Essential Functions

  • Be self-motivated and able to work as a member of a team when needed.
  • Ensure a safe and quality working environment through training, awareness, and compliance to safety guidelines and SOP’s.
  • Follow and promote on-the-job safety expectations, including wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and following cGMP rules and guidelines in all designated areas.
  • Maintain proper housekeeping expectations.
  • Work from schematics, engineering drawings, and written or verbal instructions
  • Perform all assigned PM’s and work orders on time and make preventative maintenance checks and inspections as required.
  • Perform calibration and alignment checks; make adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed.
  • Respond to production-down issues in a manner that minimizes downtime.
  • Troubleshoot electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics and mechanical system in an industrial environment.
  • Test equipment after repairs and leave equipment and area in a clean, safe condition.
  • Operate related equipment, conduct tests and report data in prescribed format.
  • Use predetermined methods, sequences, and setups to inspect or test specific equipment or product; making modifications and adjustments as necessary.


  • Associate’s Degree or technical certification in Industrial Maintenance, HVAC, or related field preferred.
  • 2-3 years maintenance experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing preferred.
  • Must have experience with the following:
    • Industrial Electrical Controls
    • Building Management Systems
    • HVAC equipment
    • Air Compressors and Vacuum systems
    • Boilers and steam systems
    • Strong Troubleshooting Skills
  • The following experience is preferred:
    • Pipefitting
    • WFI or USP Water systems
    • Clean steam generator
    • Chilled water system Operation and Maintenance
    • Root Cause Analysis
  • Must have training and ability to perform at least three of the following trades:
    • Industrial electricity
    • HVAC
    • Machine maintenance
    • Electronic Controls
  • Strong Understanding of Pneumatic and Hydraulic systems
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Good computer skills, including utilizing personal computer (PC) based maintenance management systems.
  • Ability to work independently and with others to accomplish goals and priorities.
  • Strong ability to diagnose and repair equipment problems without supervision
  • Flexibility and teamwork skills.
  • High level of energy and regular, consistent attendance.


Working Conditions

  • Must be willing to work around radioactive materials in accordance with federal and site regulations.
  • Must be flexible to work weekends, off-shifts and overtime as necessary.
  • Must be able to stand for 8+ hours a day.
  • Must be able to work in temperatures of 90+ degrees during a scheduled workday (during seasonal changes in weather), and, at times, lifting weights of 50 to 70 pounds.
  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors with exposure to mechanical/moving parts hazards, dust, dirt, odors, and irritants.
  • Exposure to high noise levels.
  • Must be able to kneel, lift, crouch, bend, pull, push and twist the upper body and climb stairs with or without accommodation. 


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Curium is an equal opportunity employer and believes everyone deserves respect, dignity and equality.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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