Medical Devices JobsFacilities Technologist – Medical Device

  • LK50495
  • Permanent
  • Clare, Limerick

Collins McNicholas

Collins McNicholas currently have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Engineer with one of their clients in the Mid-West Region. This role is a permanent position.


  • Perform all routine and non-routine, which include on-call and weekend work orders focusing on more complex employee moves, office setups and changes for meetings, events, and conferences with high customer satisfaction while adhering to company standards
  • Perform general repairs and maintenance in all the following: carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical systems, in-plant or office facilities with the ability to perform complex repairs in two or more specialities
  • Conduct routine, periodic, or special inspections as required by the validated, electronic PM system while carrying out repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns of facilities, machinery and equipment; Troubleshoot and diagnose controls and system failures
  • Monitor and adjust building automation systems to optimize efficiency and energy savings while continuously referring to internal Quality documents and procedures to ensure compliance; collaborate with Quality in devising and implementing corrective actions, exception work orders (EWOs)
  • Inspect and report issues noticed in interior and exterior spaces, including landscape
  • Perform daily facilities PM (preventative maintenance) including production facility environmental support systems to ensure operations within specifications
  • Obtain quotes and initiate purchase requests for maintenance and renovation work including discussing with contractor, vendor and/or consultant for minor projects
  • Perform predictive maintenance inspection of critical facilities systems to detect abnormalities and prevent premature system failures
  • Monitor inventory level and reorder to replenish supplies
  • Analyze predictive inspection data of critical facilities systems to determine predictive maintenance actions to prevent a premature system breakdown
  • Review and analyze unplanned maintenance of facilities systems for root causes and implement corrective and preventive action for improvement as well as reviewing all equipment and determine spare parts list of facilities systems
  • Train, coach, and guide lower-level employees
  • May oversee and advise contractors (i.e. electricians) in general maintenance
  • Monitor security of facilities and grounds including cameras, doors, and badge access
  • Maybe the primary contact in the absence of management
  • On-time arrival to work, regular attendance without excessive absenteeism, and working a full 8 hour or longer work period


  • Leaving Cert – 6 years of previous related experience with working knowledge in two or more of the related fields including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and painting
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in HVAC system, Electrical system, and Compressed air system
  • Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to read, comprehend, speak, and write English
  • Good computer skills, including MS Office and Internet Explorer, required; facilities management systems (e.g., Blue Mountain, Alerton) preferred
  • Full knowledge of routine preventive maintenance including carpentry, plumbing, painting and lighting repair
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, drawings and specifications
  • Ability to identify problems and relevant issues in complex situations, using specialized knowledge and propose solutions
  • Knowledge of and adherence to Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to general and controlled spaces
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Must be able to work with other departments including formulating work instructions and providing guidance and training to lower-level employees with little to no direction
  • Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Leary


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