Senior Facilities Master HVAC Technician (Palo Alto, CA, USA) – Veteran Jobs

Palo Alto, CA, USA
Maxar Space Systems

Job Description
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We are hiring immediately for a Senior Facilities HVAC Technician to join our team in Palo Alto, CA.

In this role you will be responsible for basic maintenance and repairs, as well as proactive, preventative maintenance for our Bay area office buildings. The ideal candidate will possess excellent customer service skills and self-motivated attitude.

Maxar Space Systems is a leading provider of comprehensive space technologies. We deliver innovative solutions to government and commercial customers helping them unlock the promise of space to solve problems on Earth and beyond. We address a broad spectrum of needs for our customers, including mission systems engineering, product design, spacecraft manufacturing, assembly, integration and testing. Maxar Space Systems is a trusted partner in commercial and government missions, combining more than 60 years of deep mission understanding with reliable performance and longevity.

Life with Us:

There is a reason we boast awards like Best Employer, Best Place to work, Top employer, candidate experience winner. Our strength is in our people. Each team member makes a unique contribution

to our collective mission. So, we recognize that with best-in-class benefits like:

• Career growth opportunities

• Family friendly benefits like maternity and paternity leave, adoption reimbursement, flexible hours, hybrid work options

• Program to help you grow like tuition reimbursement, hackathons, and career development

• Student loan repayment

• Generous time off

• Plus everything you’d expect from a leading employer such as a matching and immediately vest 401K plan, robust insurance coverage, medical, dental and vision, etc.

What you will do day-to-day:

  • This individual is responsible for the maintaining work environment for the physical plant which is comprised of 12 buildings with a total of 600,000 square feet of space.
  • Will perform preventive maintenance as well as repairs to spectrum of HVAC equipment including: boilers, chillers, cooling towers, plumbing and electrical interfaces.
  • Support mechanical maintenance and repair of data center infrastructure per Maxar standards, ensuring 24X7 availability/uptime of all mission critical infrastructure.
  • Light to heavy commercial air conditioning (package units).
  • Resolve temperature comfort complaints and air balancing problems.
  • Work with vendors who provide capital construction, maintenance, and other services.
  • Interface with contractors, technicians, in-house customers in a professional manner.
  • Company provided work vehicle, so clean DMV record, vehicle, and work areas to be maintained.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • This position requires a Universal EPA license and High School diploma or equivalent. 
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a commercial, industrial and/or manufacturing environment.  Residential will not be considered equivalent experience.
  • College level degree or trade school certification in Mechanical Engineering/HVAC-R may be considered in lieu of a maximum of 3 years equivalent experience dependent upon the program.
  • Knowledge of work order ticketing systems in creating, editing and closeout of completed tickets.
  • Ability to be on call.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate in English, in writing and speaking.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with a team of mechanical, electrical and plumbing personnel.
  • Field experience in a Facilities environment including: Office space, machine shop, paint shop, building circuit card assemblies, testing facilities, laboratory
  • Knowledge of HVAC systems and controls, both pneumatic and low voltage environments, clean rooms, and hazardous material areas.
  • Demonstrated experience with a work order ticketing systems in creating, editing and closeout of completed tickets.
  • Demonstrated experience in rewiring compact fluorescent light fixtures to ballast free LED fixtures.
  • Demonstrated experience in performing PMs of AHUs replacing filters and belts.
  • Ability to interface with contractors, technicians, managers, code enforcement personnel.
  • A keen eye for detail
  • An analytical mind and strong mathematics skills
  • Organizational and leadership skills

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