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This position requires - Clear Background, Drug Test, and Education Check.
Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer without Sponsorship.
(Principal Only! No Corp to Corp)

Position Title: 5955-Sustaining Engineer I
Location: Carlsbad, CA

Pay Rate: 31.57

Contract Duration: 5 Months

  • Comply with all company safety regulations and procedures and report non-compliance.
  • Serve as an effective safety steward by ensuring accurate reporting of near misses, attending and facilitating safety trainings and MSDS
  • Operate a safe work environment through continuous safety awareness and full compliance to all EH&S programs and activities.
  • Review job specific tasks, work areas, and equipment used to ensure employee safety and drive improvement.


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent experience preferred
  • May need regulated environment experience depending on site
  • 0-1 year with degree
  • 5 years exp. without degree


  • Project management basics 
  • Project tracking 
  • Solve elementary problems 
  • Knowledge of cycle management systems, i.e. agile and resource planning systems, i.e. E1 
  • Knowledge of cGMP and/or ISO regulations 
  • Strong technical written and oral communication skills 
  • Uses knowledge to minimize production downtime
    “Journeyman” equipment maintenance engineers will have in depth expertise on a specific or multiple pieces of equipment with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve intermediate problems

Representative Responsibilities:

  • May do any of the following:

  • Builds instruments for customer use

  • Assists in design , evaluation and implementation of new machinery that drives production

  • Assist in creating and improving the design of an instrument

  • Performs basic statistical analysis to analyze trends

  • Conducts root cause analysis and recommends corrective action

  • Functions as a junior member of a project team OR assist in running less complex projects

  • Generates and communicates elementary technical documents, procedures , standards and guidelines

  • Journeymen-equipment maintenance: Troubleshoots all instrument issues of assigned work groups. Creates efficient solutions to ensure business continuity (reduce downtime of machines). May provide day to day equipment technical support  


  • Works on problems of limited scope
  • Impact is typically limited to site only
  • May own less complex projects
  • May work with senior team member on a project
  • May be the most senior member of an equipment maintenance team with the ability to act fully independently.
  • Provides day-to-day equipment technical support
  • Works under general direction
  • Guided by project goals and objectives
  • Performs duties under direction of management
  • Uses limited discretion on routine tasks; may need direction on projects
  • May be a “journeymen” equipment maintenance engineer who will function independently, with little guidance

Working Conditions:

Works in a laboratory environment.  Is required to lift up to 40 lbs.  May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties.  Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.  Must be able to work overtime and flexible shifts.

This position is not eligible for relocation benefits.  

We encourage Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Disabled individuals to apply for all positions that they may be qualified for. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume in a Word Document with the month and year that you have worked at each previous position to - Harshitha@norlandgroup.com and copy: 5955-Sustaining Engineer I to the email Subject Line.

Or click this email link and attach your resume in a MS Word Document format

Job Posted Date: 7/3/2018