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Maintenance Engineer

Bioqual Inc
Rockville, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position Title: Maintenance Engineer

Company Overview:

BIOQUAL was established in 1981 and performs contract research services focused on in vivo models of human diseases including COVID-19, AIDS, influenza, RSV infection, Flavivirus infections including Zika and Dengue, malaria, hepatitis, and cancer. BIOQUAL has laboratories and vivariums under both BSL-2 and BSL-3 containment. In addition, BIOQUAL maintains CDC-approved BSL-3 containment laboratories for studies associated with Select Agents including highly pathogenic avian influenza.


The Maintenance Engineer performs highly skilled plant maintenance in plumbing, carpentry, air conditioning, and electrical. This job reports to the Facilities and Operations Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install and maintain electrical circuits of standard design and moderate complexity
  • Maintain controls on lab equipment, repairing AC/DC motors, installing conduit and performing miscellaneous electrical repair
  • Work with moderately complex wiring diagrams or schematics
  • Install and maintain piping installation such as steam, gas, heating lines, and plumbing systems
  • Operate and maintain air conditioning systems, refrigeration and cooling equipment, electrical pumps or other types of pumping equipment as used in all facilities of the Company, analyzes and corrects operating deficiencies in such equipment
  • Repair and adjust cabinets, furniture, and doors
  • Perform general carpentry work connected with installation of new equipment (may construct packing crates for equipment to be shipped)
  • Assemble, install and repair pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage system, according to specifications and plumbing codes
  • License or certification in respective specialty, and/or three to five years of closely related maintenance experience, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and ability
  • Assist in routine tasks as required and as necessary
  • Consistently adhere to all safety procedures and standard operating procedures which are essential for successful operation of a facility involved with biohazards
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

  • HS diploma or equivalent, AA, BA, or BS in related field is preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience in maintenance and 2 years of experience in management
  • Building Maintenance or Trade required
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions
  • Able to use general maintenance, landscaping, and required safety equipment

Bioqual Inc


Rockville, MD
20850 USA



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