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Facility Technician

Frederick, MD
Start date
May 21, 2024

Job Details

Ready to shape the future of science and global health? ATCC, a pioneer in biomaterials manufacturing, is seeking a Facility Technician for a direct hire onsite role based in Frederick, MD.  This Facility Technician will be based primarily at 1 site but must have the ability to mobilize as needed between three local buildings.    

The Facility Technician maintains and repairs the organization's facilities, systems, and equipment, overseeing daily operations, conducting inspections, and performing necessary updates or repairs. Ability to ascend 30' and work safely on facility rooftop and work in all different weather environments as required. 

They prioritize order requests and inspections to ensure compliance and address critical issues promptly. Additionally, they conduct equipment qualification, validation, and calibration to maintain readiness for the metrology program. 


  • Facilities Maintenance and Repair: Monitor, inspect, and perform preventative updates or repairs on facilities or systems, including mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and environmental management systems. Receive and prioritize work order requests, coordinating with outside technicians when needed. 
  • Equipment Installation and Maintenance: Install and relocate office fixtures, lab equipment, and repository equipment according to plans or blueprints. Maintain inventory levels of equipment, supplies, or replacement parts and schedule maintenance to minimize operational disruption. 
  • Documentation and Compliance: Provide corrections to SOPs, recommendations, and updates to Senior Management, elevating major concerns promptly. Maintain accurate records in Facility Management, Document Management, and Records Management systems. Follow established protocols for equipment validation and qualification. Ensure adherence to ethical safety standards and perform on-call duties as needed. 


Education and Experience:  

  • High School Diploma required and 2-5 years' experience or equivalent experience. 
  • Staff hired for the NCI Central Repository Program must be eligible to obtain an NIH Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Card by submitting a Declaration of Federal Employment form within 60 days (about 2 months) of employment. See links below for eligibility which includes obtaining a Public Trust Clearance and a background investigation. 


1443 - Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) Implementation Policy ( 


Declaration for Federal Employment, Optional Form 306 ( 



We Invest in You 


  • Health & Wellness: 
    • Comprehensive medical coverage and company paid Life Insurance, Disability Insurance & AD&D
    • Work life balance with Paid Holidays and PTO
    • Fitness and cell phone subsidies, and additional benefits such as Aflac, legal services, and pet insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program offering around-the-clock counseling
  • Financial security: 
    • 401(a) (6% employer contribution) and 403(b) (2% match) retirement plans
    • Exceptional career advancement opportunities, recognition, and rewards
    • Corporate bonus program
  • Mission Focused:
    • Non-profit organization supporting critical life science research
    • We give scientists the tools they need to make discoveries that improve and save lives
    • Contribute to community involvement and social responsibility


Join ATCC, where we fuel your success, well-being, and development.  We're a mission focused non-profit Equal Opportunity Employer, championing diversity and inclusivity. When you work at ATCC, you become a part of that mission, one we've committed to for almost 100 years. Shape the future of science with us. 


ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 


ATCC is a private, nonprofit, global biological resource center and standards organization. We provide the scientific community credible biological products, advanced model systems, and high-quality services that support complex research in a variety of innovative applications resulting in incredible achievements in basic science, drug discovery, translational medicine, and public health.

We support the scientific community with the world’s largest and most diverse collection of human and animal cell products, as well as molecular genomic tools, microbe products, and biological materials. We offer a host of services, as well, including cell and microbial culturing and authentication, development and production of controls and derivatives, proficiency testing, and biomaterial deposit services. Through our ATCC Federal Solutions initiative, we lend our expertise to federal agencies in areas that include global health and infectious diseases, biodefense, and noncommunicable diseases.

We've developed a quality commitment, which includes ISO accreditations and standards, that has allowed ATCC to evolve from a traditional culture collection founded in 1925 to a biological resource center with an infrastructure that supports the future of life science and biotechnology.

Our newly expanded headquarters and bioproduction facility is located in Manassas, Virginia, near Washington DC, and a recently renovated research and technology center of excellence in Gaithersburg, Maryland.



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