Environmental Monitoring Technician

Date:  Mar 26, 2024

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

Perform routine environmental monitoring of aseptic processing and controlled area cleanroom environments used for pharmaceutical manufacturing. Perform assigned quality control or quality assurance activities in compliance with applicable SOP's and cGMPs.


  • Combination of 1st and 2nd shift, 5-week rotating schedule repeating the following schedule:
  • Week 1: Mon-Th 0600-1430
  • Week 2: Sat 1700-2100, Sun-Wed 1200-2130
  • Week 3: Sat 0730-1130, Sun 0500-1100, Mon-Wed 0500-1530
  • Weeks 4-5: Mon-Fri 0700-1530

Essential Functions

  • Ensure a safe and quality working environment through training, awareness, and compliance with Safety/Quality guidelines and SOP’s.
  • Ensure the maintenance of the department, premises, and equipment.
  • Perform monitoring using lab equipment and techniques (SAS, SMA, Met One particle counter, viable airborne monitoring (active and passive), total airborne particulate sampling, viable surface monitoring, personnel monitoring, and membrane filtration of water samples).
  • Ensure assigned tasks are performed confidently and consistently.
  • Ensure the use of proper aseptic technique during testing of controlled environments and utility systems.
  • Perform all work in compliance with site quality, site safety and radiation protection guidelines.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure quality tasks is performed in a timely manner.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility in adjusting to changing priorities and schedules.
  • Attend mandatory training as required by site regulatory requirements and management.
  • Assist with investigations
  • Perform other general duties associated with the position as required by supervision.


  • Associate degree or completion of college-level life science courses preferred.
  • 0 or more years of experience in a quality control / production environment in a cGMP facility preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills, hands on, analytical, and problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communications skills.
  • Good computer skills, including utilizing personal computers and data entry programs.
  • Ability to work independently and with others to accomplish goals and priorities.
  • Flexibility and teamwork skills, high level of energy and regular, consistent attendance.


Working Conditions:

  • Willingness to work in plant producing radioactive materials and requiring all employees to participate in safety programs designed to minimize potential and/or actual exposure levels.
  • Responsibilities also include the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, walk, bend, stoop, push, pull, reach, and climb stairs with or without accommodation.
  • Must be willing to wear a variety of personal protective equipment.
  • Willingness to work in a team based environment.
  • Close attention to detail required.
  • May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time while performing duties.
  • Must be able to work outside of regular work hours.
  • Must possess good hand-eye coordination.


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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