FLIR Systems Facilities Tech in Goleta, California

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At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Facilities Tech

Provides high quality journeyman-level support to Facilities customers at FLIR and reports directly to the Facilities lead worker. Maintains and repairs the facility’s structure, equipment and grounds, including plumbing, electrical and HVAC. Performs skilled trades work, such as carpentry or painting in the construction, repair or alteration of structures such as walls, roofs or office fixtures. Must be able to support on-call status, in rotation with three other Technicians for after hours-emergency response 24/7. Rotation scheduled for one week out of every four weeks (7 days), must be able to respond to site within 25 minutes during scheduled rotation. Works with manufacturing or process engineering in the installation or repair of building plumbing and wiring required in the production process. Makes periodic or special inspections of the premise to determine repair work necessary. Works from blueprints, drawings or rough sketches.

Duties and Responsibilities, but are not limited to:

Journeyman-level - Carpentry (construction and maintenance)

Plumbing (troubleshooting, construction and maintenance) Electrical (troubleshooting, construction and maintenance) Process and building piping (construction and maintenance) H.V.A.C. (installation, troubleshooting and maintenance)

All aspects of remodeling, lab and office set-up, break-down and moving, floor preparation and tile setting, security systems (troubleshooting and maintenance), and phone network (construction, troubleshooting and maintenance).

Core Competencies:

Working from plans, drawings, rough sketches or verbal instructions:

  • Has the knowledge and ability to install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair all types building electrical and control systems.

  • Has the knowledge and ability to construct, alter, and remodel various types of internal and external building structures.

  • Has the knowledge and ability to install, maintain, modify, troubleshoot and repairs process and house plumbing systems and fixtures.

  • Has the knowledge and ability to perform preventive maintenance on, diagnose, maintain and repair all types of heating, ventilating and cooling systems.

  • Has the knowledge and ability to troubleshoot, modify and expand building telephone networks.

  • Has the knowledge and ability to set up, knock down and move offices, labs and related equipment.

  • Ability to interface effectively with administrators, engineers, process workers, co-workers and contractors. (Good interpersonal skills mandatory).

  • Ability to work from a wide range of work instructions from simple plans to complex blueprints. Ability to work with incomplete documentation a plus.

  • Ability to set up and maintain inventories of spare parts.

  • Computer literacy and computer control system experience a plus.

  • Must have current knowledge of industry accepted safe work practices.

  • Knowledge of UBC, UFC, NEC State and local codes a plus.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Must be able to lift up to 70lbs

  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time while carrying equipment, supplies, etc.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Job-specific trade school courses, military training or AA /AS degree a plus.

  • Must possess valid driver license and clean MVR.

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the following trade or trades: Carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC.

  • Computer literacy desired.

  • Equipment or skill-specific certification desired.

  • Must be able to communicate orally and in writing using the English language.

  • U.S. citizenship or Permanent Resident Alien ("Green Card") status required.

FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.

FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems.

FLIR Systems offers a fast-paced, dynamic environment that provides for a challenging career and the ability to achieve professional growth. It is the talent of our employees that sets us apart as the technology and market leader in the infrared community.