Maintenance Technician II

Job ID 2023-2092
Facilities Support
Location : Location
Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)


Under general supervision, the Maintenance Worker II must be a self-starter and will be responsible for the following job duties:  Metal working; welding (stainless steel), constructing sheet metal fabrications and machining with manual machines (mill, lathe, band saws, etc.). Service, maintain and repair commercial/industrial (HVAC) air handling equipment.  Perform architectural work; renovations, painting, carpentry, building repairs and preventive maintenance to building structures. Service and repair commercial refrigeration equipment and perform all other related duties and tasks as required or assigned. 


Will be required to respond in a timely fashion to a variety of alarms to include equipment monitoring systems, HVAC alarms, IT system alarms, and all other related types of notifications.


Work Schedule is Tuesday - Saturday from 6:30 am - 3:00 pm.


Requires a GED or high school diploma or equivalent and 3- 5 years of directly-related maintenance experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from with comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained.  Trades licenses/certifications; NM boiler operator (BO I/ II), EPA Universal certification, electrical, plumbing licenses, HVAC-R will be considered a plus for this position.  


Must have demonstrated skills in general maintenance and be able to troubleshoot and repair a wide variety of maintenance problems. This position requires the ability to complete associated paperwork and work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Must be highly motivated with good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Requires computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed.


Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds, pushing and pulling heavy equipment, bending, stooping, climbing, carrying, outdoor work and working alone for long periods of time with or without accommodation. Must be able to wear a respirator and any other required personal protective equipment.


A Post-offer background check and the ability to gain and maintain access to Kirtland Air Force base (KAFB) is required.


Relocation may be offered for this position.

Physical Requirements

Work is performed in a variety of settings including office and laboratory environments, as well as in outdoor areas.  Will frequently stand, walk, sit, kneel, crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, etc.), reach/work overhead, frequently lift/carry/push/pull heavy objects that weigh up to 50 pounds and perform desk-based computer tasks.  Will wear personal protective equipment which may include a respirator.  Will work in close proximity to an environment containing research animals and may be required to work in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious agents are present which may require vaccinations.

The above is intended to describe the general requirements for the position and should not be interpreted as an exhaustive statement of physical requirements.  The Institute will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the position.


Salary is commensurate with experience.


EEO, including disability/vets



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