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Collegeville, PA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Facilities Maintenance and Operations Engineer

About the Job


The Facility Maintenance and Infrastructure Operations Engineer will manage the outcome of work performed by suppliers responsible for facilities maintenance and infrastructure operations as well as providing oversight and direction for all phases of capital and expense projects from concept through turnover to enable business strategies.  A close working relationship with internal colleagues and contracted resources will be required with this role.

This position includes but is not limited to being responsible for the selection and performance of vendors who perform building renovations and alterations, furnish and install equipment, perform design services, construction services and project construction management.  Facilities Maintenance and Operations Engineer is also responsible for the reliability of building systems, and for managing and coordinating the maintenance and repair of building systems, HVAC- Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning systems, electrical systems and fire protection systems, building management and automation systems, fire alarm systems, metering systems, and servicing various other building systems and components, and managing to the varying needs of our customers.

Facility Maintenance and Infrastructure Operations Engineer also interfaces with the site hard and soft services provides for purposes of coordination and to ensure fulfillment of services and review of key performance indicators.


  • Develops, obtains and organizes information required to complete a project. Coordinates the preparation of schematic design layouts, drawings, calculations, and makes material and equipment selections.  Reviews project options and alternatives.
  • Develops project description, budget and schedule.  Prepares capital appropriations requests as necessary for submission for project approvals and to secure funding.
  • Recommends the contractors, equipment vendors and construction manager (if required). Prepares scopes of work, contracts and purchase requisitions for approval (including specifications, warranty requirements, maintenance manuals, spare parts, delivery requirements, vendor start-up and training where required).
  • Conducts routine project meetings, prepares and distributes meeting minutes.  Schedules for construction and equipment deliveries. Conducts periodic coordination meeting with the contractor(s) and customers and issues meeting minutes.
  • Assures compliance with safety and environmental standards and regulations pertaining to cleanliness, particulate matter, noise and security.  Regularly inspects the construction and reviews with the designers any problems related to design and specifications.
  • Assures adherence to the specifications and quality construction standards.  Coordinates shop drawings.  Maintains, tracks and provides an accurate accounting of project budget, prepares and submits change requests as necessary.  Maintains job files.  Executes projects through to completion and start-up and commissioning.  Responsible for acceptance documentation and submission of CMMS- Computerized Maintenance Management documentation and preparation and revision of site procedures.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with Five years of applied engineering experience.
  • Five years of relevant experience within facilities supporting corporate offices and laboratory research activities.  Ability to oversee multiple activities at one time.  Ability to define problems, determines root cause analysis, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.  Practical experience and/or knowledge of general maintenance trades.  Knowledge of instrumentation, mechanical and electrical systems and maintenance practices.  Ability to communicate effectively with all levels from director to craftsmen.  Ability to read drawings and create engineered reports and procedures.  Technical writing ability.  Experience can be obtained on the job and through technical training seminars.


Due to the nature of work assignments, incumbents must be able to perform detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks, with frequent interruptions and under time constraints.  On a daily basis, the position responsibilities may require the ability to stoop; to reach; to stand, to walk the site for extended periods of time; to push and/or pull objects weighing up to 30 pounds; to lift and carry objects weighing up to 15 pounds; to use finger dexterity to operate a computer and other office equipment and hand strength to grasp objects; to perceive the attributes of objects by touch; to hear and verbally exchange ideas and information with colleagues and others on the phone and in the office; to see clearly from less than one foot to arm’s length with a good field of vision and to distinguish basic colors and shades of color.  On a frequent basis, essential duties of the position may require the ability to climb stairs, climb a ladder, kneel and/or crouch to retrieve items.


Work is based primarily at the Collegeville, PA campus.  Work may require travel to other sites depending on varying business needs.  Position requires reporting to work daily (Monday – Friday), during normal business hours.  Early morning, evening and/ or weekend work may be required on occasion to manage the progress of construction work activities.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.   Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure.  Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act.  Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government.  If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Other Job Details:

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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