FM Technician

Charles River Laboratories International Inc (CRL)

Laval, Quebec, CA, H7V 4B3

FM Technician Req ID #:  169113 Location: 

Laval, Quebec, CA, H7V 4B3 For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.


IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   

  Job Summary We are looking for a Mechanical Technician - Facilities Management located in Laval.



Manage ventilation, air conditioning and heating systems by performing the necessary actions;

Check, clean and change the ducts and filters, if necessary;

Maintain the reverse osmosis system and its various filters;

Perform regular maintenance on pumps, valves and all components of the hydraulic system;

Collect and send water samples for analysis;

Perform periodic disinfection of reverse osmosis and distribution systems;

Ensure the cleanliness of the entire building, the equipment and the electrical room;

Perform daily tests on stationary engine devices, such as: water and steam kettles and coolers;

Perform all tasks and write reports according to Good Laboratory Practices (GLP);

Follow and apply Standard Operating Procedures (SOP);

Complete the appropriate documentation associated with the tasks. Ensure that the maintenance of the building in general, such as: toilets, lights, painting etc., is in accordance with GLP;

Minimize and effectively manage expenses, as much as possible;

Maximize the use of all resources;

Manage your time efficiently;

Help and / or replace his colleagues in the department;

Perform any other reasonable tasks that may be required.

  Job Qualifications


• Work carried out throughout the building, including offices, laboratories, animal rooms and mechanical rooms;

• Sensory attention regularly required;

• The work schedule requires flexibility according to the demands of current projects, as well as being on call from time to time and the ability to work at night;

• Handling of potentially hazardous materials.



• College diploma in a related field or equivalent;

• Stationary engine mechanic certification, class 4B; obligatory

• Knowledge of maintenance software is an asset;

• 5 years of experience in building maintenance;

• Experience in a pharmaceutical environment;

• Fluency in French is required, reading English is required;

• Good interpersonal and communication skills;

• Good analytical and problem solving skills;

• Ability to work with time constraints and adapt to changes;

• Flexibility to work with varied work schedules;

• Ability to work in a team;

• Working knowledge of the computer software used;


IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 


About Safety Assessment

Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities. 


About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to [email protected] This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


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2022-06-21 00:00:00

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