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CBRE Field Service Engineer - LC/MS (Greater Boston) in Milford, Massachusetts

Field Service Engineer - LC/MS (Greater Boston)

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Boston - Massachusetts - United States of America, Cambridge - Massachusetts - United States of America, Milford - Massachusetts - United States of America, Waltham - Massachusetts - United States of America

Full Spectrum Lab Services from CBRE offers a professional suite of services to a variety of clients in the life sciences industry, including those in pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices, and genomics, as well as contract research organizations (CROs) and contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs).

Our comprehensive range of services includes laboratory consulting, real estate services, instrumentation repair and maintenance, full asset management, and more—covering the entire spectrum of life sciences facilities. With expertise across various life sciences categories, CBRE is a leader in managing highly-regulated spaces within the industry.

About the role

Performs advanced-level, scheduled and unscheduled troubleshooting/services on specialty equipment, instruments, and systems specific to the pharmaceutical research & development industry. Possesses the in-depth technical knowledge required for performing complex, analytical service procedures, instrument qualifications, and calibration tasks.

This role requires 25% to 50% travel including local/ regional travel.

What you’ll do!

  • Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Disassembles, inspects, cleans, repairs, calibrates, tests, and performs periodic maintenance of specialty equipment, systems and controls.

  • Operates electronic test equipment, including multimeters, frequency generators and counters, galvanometers, digital logic probes, and oscilloscopes.

  • Performs complex repairs or coordinates the removal of instruments/devices needing overhaul during scheduled maintenance.

  • Fixes/services or resolves problems while performing unscheduled work, as necessary.

  • Records and reports abnormal functions or out-of-tolerance conditions of equipment and initiates corrective action and documentation.

  • Locates part sources, estimates costs, and prepares requisition

  • Reinstalls, tests, evaluates, calibrates, and maintains instruments or devices upon completion of repairs.

  • Documents daily records of inspections, maintenance activity, repairs, and other work performed within approved guidelines and procedures.

  • Coordinates with outside contractors regarding repairs covered by maintenance agreements.

  • Performs work in accordance with approved equipment, calibration, maintenance and safety procedures.

What you'll need


  • Minimum 5+ Years experience with r epair, PM, and qualification on the following instrument required: Waters HPLC/UPLC, Single Quad/Triple Quad/Triple TOF

  • Individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Minimum of four years of related experience and/or training. Associates degree preferred in scientific field of study preferred or equivalent related work experience.

  • Must have experience in instrumentation and control or installing, calibrating, maintaining and repairing analytical equipment or equivalent experience required. Requires specialist knowledge, training and experience related to analytical instrumentation to include selected technique groups such as LC-MS, HPLC, GC, Liquid Handling, Automation, Optical Systems, Biology and Chemistry Analyzers.

  • Previous experience in pharmaceutical research and development industry including the making of chemical standards using appropriate techniques for weighing, pipetting, mixing, diluting, and verifying concentrations.


We offer comprehensive benefits such as health, vision and life insurance, 401k, personal time off, among others.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Laboratory Instrument Coordinator position is $100,000 annually and the maximum salary for the $150,000 position is annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience.

CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)