Exact Sciences Corporation

HVAC Technician - Monday - Friday, 12:00pm - 9:00pm shift

Job Locations US-WI-Madison
Req No.
Manufacturing Operations, Facilities & Security
Regular Full-Time

Summary of Major Responsibilities

The Senior Maintenance Technician/HVAC Specialist is responsible for installing, servicing, repairing, troubleshooting and the preventative maintenance on all Exact Sciences HVAC systems. This position is responsible for a wide range of equipment from large scale commercial grade heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to multi-zone systems that incorporate direct digital control (DDC), pneumatic, electronic, and/or programmable logic controls, etc. This position is responsible for the fabrication of ducts, insulation and checking systems and equipment for leaks.   This position is responsible for drawing reviews and plans for HVAC modifications, troubleshooting and leads the installation of components that require controls programming and linkage to the building automation system.


The hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 12:00pm - 9:00pm. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible to install, maintain and operate including the preventive maintenance and repair of all Exact Sciences HVAC systems and equipment. Responsible for all components of these systems including reading drawings and schematics, understanding compliance standards, knowing local building codes and applying welding and soldering techniques as required.
  • Work with engineering or scientific personnel to discuss plans, modifications, and user needs. Reviews available plans, specifications, or drawings (Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP)); determines the size, shape, and location of equipment.
  • Perform system and subsystem diagnostics, scheduling and maintain complex electronic environmental systems and calibration of unique components and controls that are used to provide and monitor precise environmental conditions within Exact Sciences facilities.
  • Provide expert technical assistance for a 24-hour operational environment with limited documentation resources.
  • Respond to service calls and preventive maintenance inspections.
  • Track performance of routine and preventative maintenance to ensure availability of HVAC systems.
  • Participate in improvement activities that include improving the process, work, and making recommendations for enhancing the systems and procedures.
  • Inspect and test systems to verify system compliance with plans and specifications or to detect and locate malfunctions.
  • Perform evaporator troubleshooting, defrost, and repair including, scrap surface, flooded, and direct expansion style evaporators.
  • React to loss of HVAC and other utility outages, as well as assist in restoration efforts following weather related events.
  • Responsible to train or assist with the training of other technicians and entry level technicians.
  • Provide technical support and expertise for automated equipment, building infrastructure, systems, and controls to maintain efficient and reliable operation, including the completion of accurate and up to date GMP documentation.
  • Analyze, diagnose and repair equipment documenting work as required by the Quality Management System.
  • Self-perform monitoring, repair, and maintenance on electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems and equipment or coordinate the services of contractors and/or the landlord.
  • Conduct building inspections to assess the current operational condition, document findings, and take appropriate follow up action.
  • Ensure contractor compliance with EHS policies and procedures, including hot work and lock out tag out.
  • Follow standard operating procedures (SOP).
  • Understand the operation of commercial, medical and industrial refrigeration systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to interface and work effectively with all levels of the organization, vendors, customers etc.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Maintain compliance with all regulatory standards, including GMP, OSHA, FDA, WDATCP and USDA.
  • Participate in the on-call program for emergency service.
  • Respond to critical alarms.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Designated work schedule.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Ability to work nights and/or weekends.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds for approximately 5% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to work on an electronic tape measure, mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 70% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to grasp with both hands; pinch with thumb and forefinger; turn with hand/arm; reach above shoulder height.
  • Ability to comply with any applicable personal protective equipment requirements.
  • Ability and means to travel between Madison locations.
  • Ability to travel approximately 10% of working time away from work location, may include overnight/weekend travel.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in HVAC, mechanical maintenance or related field; or high school degree/general education diploma and successful completion of formal HVAC apprenticeship program in lieu of degree.
  • 7+ years of experience in commercial, industrial, healthcare or similar HVAC-Refrigeration.
  • 5+ years demonstrated experience with packaged equipment up to 100 tons, Troubleshoot VAV systems, CRAC Systems.
  • 5+ years of experience working with Facility software tools: BAS (Building Automation Systems), CMMS, CAFM, environmental monitoring, etc.
  • Must hold and maintain a valid EPA-608 Certification – Universal Refrigeration License at time of hire.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license, no more than two moving violations in the past 36 months, and no unresolved license revocation or suspension issues. 
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of related experience in facilities departments in regulated environments (ex. laboratory, bio/pharma, industrial, healthcare facilities).
  • 10 Hour OSHA Certification.
  • FMP, SFP, or similar certification(s).
  • Knowledge of CLIA/CAP regulations.
  • Experience in a GMP and/or ISO 13485 environment.
  • Experience with OSHA, EPA, and FDA regulations.
  • Experience in repair and maintenance of automated equipment.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.


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