Our Mission

Our mission is to restore cell health and resilience through cell rejuvenation to reverse disease, injury, and the disabilities that can occur throughout life.

For more information, see our website at altoslabs.com.

Our Value

Our Single Altos Value: Everyone Owns Achieving Our Inspiring Mission.

Diversity at Altos

We believe that diverse perspectives are foundational to scientific innovation and inquiry. 

We are building a company where exceptional scientists and industry leaders from around the world work side by side to advance a shared mission. 

Our intentional focus is on Belonging, so that all employees know that they are valued for their unique perspectives. 

At Altos, we are all accountable for sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment.

What You Will Contribute To Altos

This is a full-time day shift facilities mechanic position that is responsible for the operations, maintenance, calibration, and service repairs on equipment used in the Altos Labs Bay Area Institute facilities. This position will reside at the Redwood City facility with primary responsibility for this location, including but not limited to specified operations, maintenance, and vendor service oversight.


This is a Facilities Master Mechanic position that includes the following duties and expectations:

  • Experienced mechanic with thorough understanding of industry maintenance and operation practices.
  • Provide hands-on maintenance, repair, fault diagnosis and troubleshooting of site utilities and lab equipment as required with limited supervision.
  • Must be proficient in troubleshooting electrical, HVAC, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical failures.
  • Assure safe, timely and right-the-first-time execution, with proper documentation of all assigned maintenance activities.
  • Identify, anticipate, organize, and initiate acquisition of spare parts, safety equipment, engineering documents, service manuals, and test equipment.
  • Collaborate and communicate appropriately with a variety of site stakeholders to ensure satisfactory performance of facilities equipment and minimize impact to customers.
  • Provide input into the development of technical documentation including, but not limited to user requirements, standard operating procedures, preventive maintenance plans, automated functional requirements, piping and instrument diagrams, and construction projects.
  • Ability to read and understand piping and instrumentation drawings, as well as other standard construction drawings and schedules.
  • Basic computer skills, with the ability to utilize programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe, as well as email.
  • Represent the Facility and Site Services organization on multidisciplinary project teams.
  • Provide flexible and on-call support of 24x7 operations, as needed.

Who You Are

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to work weekends and extended shifts as required.
  • High school/trade school diploma or equivalent.
  • 8+ years in an industrial maintenance and operation environment is required, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
  • Demonstrated understanding of regulations and codes (e.g., ISO, OSHA, EPA, NFPA, etc.) that apply to facilities management and a laboratory research environment.
  • Ability to perform a variety of mechanical, electrical and HVAC repairs and troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of CMMS and BMS/BAS systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Strong technical leadership, able to work independently or as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Physically able to climb ladders, lift 50 lbs. objects.
  • Ability to work weekends and extended shifts as required.

The hourly range for Redwood City, CA:

  • Master Facilities Mechanic: $53.73 - $68.38

Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

For UK applicants, before submitting your application:

- Please click here to read the Altos Labs EU and UK Applicant Privacy Notice (bit.ly/eu_uk_privacy_notice)
- This Privacy Notice is not a contract, express or implied and it does not set terms or conditions of employment.


What We Want You To Know

We are a culture of collaboration and scientific freedom, and we believe in the values of diversity, inclusion and belonging to inspire innovation.

Altos Labs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

Altos currently requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to legally required exemptions (e.g., due to a medical condition or sincerely-held religious belief).

Thank you for your interest in Altos Labs where we strive for a culture of scientific freedom, learning, and belonging.

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