At Maxar we unlock the promise of space intelligence to help governments and businesses solve problems on earth and beyond. Since humans first explored our solar system, we have been supporting space missions with our tools. Maxar partners with innovative businesses and more than 50 governments to monitor global change, deliver broadband communications and advance space operations with capabilities in Space Infrastructure and Earth Intelligence. Now is your chance to amplify your impact, working to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. We are hiring immediately for a Senior Facilities HVAC Technician to join our team in Palo Alto, CA.
In this role you will be responsible for basic maintenance and repairs, as well as proactive, preventative maintenance for our Bay area office buildings. The ideal candidate will possess excellent customer service skills and self-motivated attitude.
Maxar is a trusted partner and innovator in Earth intelligence and space infrastructure. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven foundation of commercial technology to deliver solutions with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness. We are a community of creative problem-solvers who value collaboration and diversity in developing breakthrough technologies for the good of humanity. Maxar supports 4,000 team members across 20 global locations. Explore our career opportunities and how you can amplify your impact at Maxar.
Life with Us:
There is a reason we boast awards like Best Employer, Best Place to work, Top employer, candidate experience winner. Our strength is in our people. Each team member makes a unique contribution
to our collective mission. So, we recognize that with best-in-class benefits like:
- Career growth opportunities
- Family friendly benefits like maternity and paternity leave, adoption reimbursement, flexible hours, hybrid work options
- Program to help you grow like tuition reimbursement, hackathons, and career development
- Student loan repayment
- Generous time off
- Plus everything you’d expect from a leading employer such as a matching and immediately vest 401K plan, robust insurance coverage, medical, dental and vision, etc.
What you will do day-to-day:
This individual is responsible for the maintaining work environment for the physical plant which is comprised of 14 buildings with a total of 1 million square feet of space.
Will perform preventive maintenance as well as repairs to spectrum of HVAC equipment including: boilers, chillers, cooling towers, plumbing and electrical interfaces.
Support mechanical maintenance and repair of data center infrastructure per Maxar standards, ensuring 24X7 availability/uptime of all mission critical infrastructure.
Light to heavy commercial air conditioning (package units).
Resolve temperature comfort complaints and air balancing problems.
Work with vendors who provide capital construction, maintenance, and other services.
Interface with contractors, technicians, in-house customers in a professional manner.
Company provided work vehicle, so clean DMV record, vehicle, and work areas to be maintained.
This position requires a Universal EPA license and High School diploma or equivalent. Included with this will be a minimum of 3-4 years experience in a commercial, industrial and/or manufacturing environment. Residential will not be considered equivalent experience.
College level degree or trade school certification in Mechanical Engineering/HVAC-R may be considered in lieu of a maximum of 3-4 years equivalent experience dependent upon the program.
Must have experience with customer service and have the physical agility and strength necessary to access equipment
Knowledge of work order ticketing systems in creating, editing and closeout of completed tickets.
Ability to be on call.
Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Must be able to clearly communicate in English, in writing and speaking.
Prior experience working with a team of mechanical, electrical and plumbing personnel.
Field experience in a Facilities environment including: Office space, machine shop, paint shop, building circuit card assemblies, testing facilities, laboratory
Knowledge of HVAC systems and controls, both pneumatic and low voltage environments, clean rooms, and hazardous material areas.
Demonstrated experience with a work order ticketing systems in creating, editing and closeout of completed tickets.
Demonstrated experience in rewiring compact fluorescent light fixtures to ballast free LED fixtures.
Demonstrated experience in performing PMs of AHUs replacing filters and belts.
Ability to interface with contractors, technicians, managers, code enforcement personnel.
A keen eye for detail
An analytical mind and strong mathematics skills
Organizational and leadership skills
Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.