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Are you looking for an amazing workplace where you can put your skills to work while enjoying an amazing culture, where employees are happy, employees are developing, and the team is performing at super high levels? If so, please read on and apply!

Ecovative Design is in hyper-growth mode and seeking a Facilities Technician to support the needs that come with expansion and growth. The Facilities Technician will be responsible for maintaining and improving equipment, tools, and workspaces at our facility locations in the Capital Region. This role will complete independent facility projects and take ownership of regular equipment maintenance and documentation activities.


  • Perform duties as assigned to maintain the efficient operation of the Ecovative facility.

  • Create and maintain a site inventory of tools and supplies.

  • Maintains a clean, aesthetically pleasing, and functionally operational site, including but not limited to site organization and basic cleaning duties.

  • Provide feedback to management about maintenance needs.

  • Provide assistance to all site workspace improvements as assigned.

  • Update and maintain maintenance documentation, as required.

  • Perform and document scheduled maintenance tasks.

  • Organize and archive previous maintenance activity as required.

  • Support facility activities including larger-scale equipment, process overhauls, and/or upgrades.

  • Ensure site equipment is up to date on all required preventative maintenance activities.

  • Assist with Facility-based activities including plumbing, minor electrical, insulation, drywall, windows/door installation and repair, facility cleaning, general office equipment installation, and miscellaneous “handyman” activities.

  • Assist with fabrication tasks as required.

  • Train others to provide feedback on machine operation for equipment troubleshooting.

  • Ensure proper use of site Lock-Out Tag-Out procedures within Facilities operations and across all site operations.


  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical principles and troubleshooting.

  • Previous experience with maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical systems.

  • General fabrication knowledge and machine shop practices.

  • Basic electrical/mechanical troubleshooting skills.

  • Familiar with industrial safety practices.

  • Basic Computer Skills.

  • Cleaning and organizing experience and interest.


  • Ability to understand and provide feedback on technical drawings.

  • Experience with heavy equipment operation including Fork Trucks and Mini/Regular Skid Steers.

  • Ability to learn basic welding, fabrication and mechanical repair techniques and skills.

  • Ability to read, understand and troubleshoot equipment via operations manuals, provided instruction and within group diagnostic assessments.

  • Professional culinary and design experience is an outside of primary scope but considered a desirable skill.


  • High School Diploma.

  • 3-5 Years of professional construction experience.

  • Professional culinary and/or design experience.


The work environment characteristics and physical demands described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be walking and standing to maintain and troubleshoot equipment, as well as fabricating in the machine shop. This role is required to use both hands and wrists, climb, lift, hear, push, pull, sit, stand, and walk. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. This position will be regularly exposed to a lab, office, and manufacturing environment. May include dirty or greasy environments, hot or cold temperatures, climbing ladders, electrical equipment exposure, loud machines, and tight spaces. This role may be required to drive and will be exposed to normal driving conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

What You’ll Love About Us:

Ecovative is an exciting biotech company based in New York. Our founders are TED talk alumni and have been recognized as innovative entrepreneurs on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Our work has been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, Wired, Forbes and CNN.

  • Fantastic Team Culture. Innovative team with diverse interests (from artists to off-grid living).

  • Excellent Benefits. Health, dental, vision, retirement, EAP, PTO, tuition reimbursement.

  • Time to Connect. Earth Day community work, retreats, holiday events, pie day, costume competitions, pumpkin carving, outings.

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter for consideration to
We will review your qualifications and contact you if you are a potential match for the position.
Ecovative is a EEO / AA employer.

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  • Company Address 70 Cohoes Avenue Suite 103 Green Island, NY 12183
  • City Green Island
  • Location New York
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