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Facilities & Maintenance Specialist
Avantor, Inc. Leesburg, VA

Facilities & Maintenance Specialist

Avantor, Inc.
Leesburg, VA
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Info
The Opportunity:

Intermediate level position; perform general maintenance and repair duties including light carpentry, basic electrical, HVAC, grounds maintenance, and arranging furniture and partitions. Assist employees with internal moves. May work with specialized outside contractors. May have some formal training in one or more trades.
In this role, you will report to the Facilities Maintenance Manager.

To be considered for this role, you must have the willingness to learn, a strong work ethic, and looking to build a career in maintenance.

What we're looking for
  • Education: NA, high school diploma and/or GED preferred
  • Experience: No experience necessary, but must have the willingness to learn and have a mechanical aptitude
  • Collaboration Tool: various types of maintenance equipment and tools
  • Preferred Qualifications: some HVAC, electrical, carpentry, and general maintenance a plus, but not mandatory

How you will thrive and create an impact

As a Facilities Maintenance Specialist, you will perform general maintenance and repair duties including light carpentry, basic electrical, HVAC, grounds maintenance, arranging furniture and partitions, assist employees with internal moves, receive formal training in one or more trades. In this role, you will also:
  • Be responsible for the Inspections, Maintenance, Documentation and Training of the Archives' facilities and equipment.
  • Maintain and keep current all maintenance logbooks and exercise logbooks.
  • Coordinate with outside vendors for inspections and service.
  • Keep the Supervisor - Facility Maintenance (US) informed on the day-to-day state of the Archives, including irregularities and deviations from the normal.
  • Use knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures of the Archives.
  • Be aware of technical problems that may affect quality or safety, and bringing them to the attention of the Facility Supervisor.
  • Maintain manufacturer's maintenance specifications and industry standards.
  • Perform general building maintenance and internal ad hoc maintenance requests to your best ability.
  • Maintain inventory and accountability of all company tools.
  • Have the ability to solve certain technical problems with the help of the Facility Supervisor and/or Archives personnel.
  • Perform of other duties as assigned by the Facility Supervisor and Facility Operations Management.


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. Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Why Avantor?

Dare to go further in your career. Join our global team of 14,000+ associates whose passion for discovery and determination to overcome challenges relentlessly advances life-changing science.

The work we do changes people's lives for the better. It brings new patient treatments and therapies to market, giving a cancer survivor the chance to walk his daughter down the aisle. It enables medical devices that help a little boy hear his mom's voice for the first time. Outcomes such as these create unlimited opportunities for you to contribute your talents, learn new skills and grow your career at Avantor.

We are committed to helping you on this journey through our diverse, equitable and inclusive culture which includes learning experiences to support your career growth and success. At Avantor, dare to go further and see how the impact of your contributions set science in motion to create a better world. Apply today!

EEO Statement:

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision.

3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:

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