Job Title:  Maintenance Technician

Req ID:  39949
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Petaluma, CA, US, 94954


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

$3,000 Sign and Stay Bonus!

About Us:

 At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), We are One Team with One Goal.  Through a network of nearly 60 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to patient safety by providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 50 years.  Our sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves. 

Annual merit bonus and incentive plans are offered. This position works a 12 hour night shift and offers overtime potential based on business needs. 

What you will do with us:

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and troubleshooting on all plant equipment including high volume, validated processing equipment in a (Insert modality) sterilization environment.
  • Participate in installation of new equipment, and maintenance of the electrical system
  • Performs general maintenance tasks, including landscaping, painting and carpentry
  • Conduct scheduled safety/maintenance inspections, including completion of related documentation
  • Maintain a spare parts program
  • Respond to off-shift maintenance calls on a rotating on-call schedule

How you will learn your role:

  • Review work instructions along with vital policies and procedures
  • Take part in on-the-job training, overseen by your Hiring Manager
  • Demonstrate ability to meet the requirements of the job

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED 

You will be great fit if you can:

  • Pass a background check and drug screen
  • Pass a physical capacity evaluation test and annual physical
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow safety rules and be safety aware at all times
  • Demonstrate the desire to learn, be productive and contribute to the team
  • Demonstrate reliability and dependability 
  • Show a minimum of 2 years related experience in positions demonstrating knowledge of maintenance systems
  • Successfully complete the company Operator training, become certified as an Operator ad pass Operator annual recertification tests annually


You will be a great fit for you can (cont'd):

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanics or electrical applications
  • Demonstrate the ability to read blueprints and schematics
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrate computer literacy 
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate math skills to include measurement and ratios
  • Be a collaborative team player
  • Be attentive to detail

Reasons you'll love working here:

This is an opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people, who take true pride in their work. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding employees for their hard work. We do this by providing competitive base salary plus bonus (as applicable), comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, paid PTO and holidays, 401K with company match. 

 Pay range for this opportunity is $26 - $30 plus $3 shift differential 


Minimum pay rates offered will comply with county/city minimums, if higher than range listed.  Pay rates are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to local labor market costs, years of relevant experience, education, professional certifications, foreign language fluency, etc.


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.


If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.


STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.


The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  39949
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Petaluma, CA, US, 94954

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