Facilities Technician

Integrated DNA Technologies

Job Reference #: PI124615749

Operating Company: Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT)
Location: Coralville, Iowa, United States of America
Job Category: Facilities
Job ID: R1125736

Facilities Technician

Reports to: Manager of Facilities Maintenance
Employment Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Coralville
Division: Facilities
Department: Maintenance
Shift: Monday- Friday; 8:00A-5:00P

Purpose statement:

The Facilities Technician supports the daily operations of IDT by maintaining water softeners installing and/or removing lab or office furniture, and coordinating and assisting fellow employees with internal lab/office relocations.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates and assists with departmental and employee internal office/lab relocations.
  • Dismantles and installs furniture
  • Performs immediate cleaning duties necessary to maintain clean facility
  • Performs other maintenance duties as assigned by the Facilities Manager
  • Transports goods or equipment as assigned
  • Stocks and fills all water conditioning equipment (i.e. water softener)
  • Performs snow removal and grounds maintenance
  • Reports to work punctually, works all scheduled hours and on-call hours, and works overtime as necessitated by business demand.
  • Routine maintenance on refrigerators and freezers in a lab setting coordinating with the owner and other affected groups
  • Requisitions and/or purchases supplies, materials, tools, machine parts, and other necessary equipment.
  • Utilizes the CMMS to record work done by entering work orders
  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Valid driver's license required.

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of two years in a facilities related field required

Other Job Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the building maintenance trades.
  • Knowledge of the proper use of chemicals used in the facility.
  • Ability to do routine mechanical or electrical maintenance and care for tools and equipment.
  • Ability to work from sketches, drawings, and blueprints.
  • Ability to maintain records in a CMMS program, regarding material, equipment, and repairs.
  • Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
  • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.

Physical Requirements:

Exert 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25-50 lbs. of force frequently
Frequent (34-66% of work day

  • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.
  • Standing: maintaining an upright position.
  • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
  • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
  • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch.
  • Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work- those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing.
  • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.
  • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.


What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals
  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here.


Job ID: 71891

Posted 18 days ago

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