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Facilities Assistant

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. Boston, MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are seeking a Facilities Assistant to perform a variety of skilled and unskilled maintenance related activities, as needed. The Facilities Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of tasks in a single day, at multiple locations.

  • Perform all duties while maintaining and enforcing personal safety and quality workmanship
  • Promote positive customer service relationships through daily interactions with customer base
  • Display a positive work ethic and attitude
  • Perform all related work as required
  • Repair and maintain machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings
  • Work on plumbing, electrical, and air-conditioning and heating systems
  • Build partitions, make plaster or drywall repairs, and fix or paint walls, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, and other parts of building structures
  • Maintain and repair specialized equipment and machinery as directed by others
  • Troubleshoot and fixing faulty electrical switches, as directed by others
  • Unclog drains
  • Hang artwork
  • Adjust building settings and monitor for problems from a central location
  • Inspect and diagnose problems and determine the best way to correct them, by checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs
  • Obtain supplies and repair parts from local stores, distributors or storerooms
  • Use of common hand and power tools such as screwdrivers, saws, drills, wrenches, and hammers, as well as specialized equipment and electronic testing devices
  • Replace or fix worn or broken parts
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance. Follow work instructions when performing routine or preventive maintenance
  • Following a checklist, inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, and perform other maintenance actions
  • Keep records of work performed
  • Overtime will be required as directed by supervisor

Required Skills/Experience:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • General maintenance experience
  • Painting experience
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of this position:
    • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, and twist; use arms and hands to reach, touch, handle, or feel
    • Required to push and pull heavy objects
    • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Possess a mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with computers
  • Basic understanding of hand and power tool use
  • Self-starter, needing minimum direction to accomplish job description
  • Willing to work overtime as necessary
  • Evening and weekend on call status
  • Must be able to work well in a team
  • Must be able to handle a dynamic environment and adapt to changes
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow job plans, procedures, work instructions, and other pertinent job-related documents
  • Communicate effectively within the facilities team

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a veteran or as a member of the military or status in any group protected by applicable federal or state laws.

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Friendly, collaborative culture, outstanding benefits, fun atmosphere!

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools. As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed PTMScan®, a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, PhosphoSitePlus®, an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications, and XMT® technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies. We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.


3 Trask Lane, Danvers, MA
Boston, MA