Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Containment Lab Maintenance Technician II - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

Job Description

Containment Lab Maintenance Technician II

Posted: Wednesday, 11/1/2023

Texas Biomed is searching for a Biocontainment Lab Maintenance Technician II to join our Facilities team. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations, upkeep and preventive maintenance of the containment laboratories mechanical systems.

The Role:

  • Provides first line of response to facility maintenance needs to assure maximum operational effectiveness of the facility
  • Responsible for biological safety cabinets, chemical fume hoods and autoclaves including installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of containment lab mechanical support systems
  • Coordinates with EHS to implement and monitor compliance to occupational safety requirements by OSHA and other regulatory agencies
  • Maintains records for facility compliance with all applicable authorities including, local, state, federal and all other regulatory codes pertaining to all components of the facility maintenance systems.
  • Performs daily checks of all mechanical systems using standardized checklist(s). Informs appropriate supervisory or managerial personnel of unusual conditions, problems or deficiencies and takes appropriate action.
  • Assists in planning of annual maintenance/ re-certification of containment labs.
  • Will be trained to enter the ABSL4, BSL4, ABSL3, BSL3, ABSL2, and BSL2 laboratories

Who We Are:

Texas Biomedical Research Institute is one of the world's leading independent biomedical research institutions dedicated to advancing global human health through innovative biomedical research. Texas Biomed aims to unravel the mysteries of infectious diseases through innovative thinking, creative problem solving and cutting edge technologies.

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive pay and career development opportunities
  • 7% Employer funded retirement contribution starting day one
  • Full insurance benefits
  • Holidays, PTO and a paid week off in the last week of December
  • We are proud of our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging!

**All new hires must present proof of an up to date COVID-19 immunization record to include booster(s) if eligible.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Associate’s Degree in a related field of study, Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering technology or related field preferred
  • 10 years of job related experience in at least one of these crafts: Plumbing, Mechanical, HVAC, Structural, Instrumentation/Electronics, Refrigeration, Electronics/Fire Alarms, biological safety cabinets, chemical fume hoods and sterilizers
  • Ability to be NSF certified

Texas Biomedical Research Institute At A Glance

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