Junior Facility Engineer – Summer Intern



Somru Bioscience Inc. is an emerging biotechnology company dedicated to developing breakthrough antibody technology for research, diagnostic and therapeutic applications. The company utilizes a unique and proprietary Somru™ technology which produces antibodies with superior binding affinity and bioactivity in a wide variety of biological assays in a short period of time. We also offer a wide range of quality reagents for research and diagnostics applications as well as for biosimilar research and development.

Job Title

Junior Facility Engineer – Summer Intern


Employed as a Junior Facility Engineer responsible for developing and implementing energy efficient green strategy for our newly built laboratory facility. Responsible for the maintenance of laboratory equipment as needed.

Job Duties:

  • Develop energy efficient green strategy for the facility
  • Read and interpret shop drawings and control schematics
  • Work closely with the management regarding energy efficient plan
  • Implement energy efficient plan
  • Responsible the building automation systems and alarm system
  • Inspects building and laboratory instruments to determine functional systems and detect malfunctions and needed repair
  • Prepare written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.) as required
  • Reconfigure, install, position, and remount modular offices and space (e.g. furniture, wall panels, work surfaces, storage bins, lighting, file cabinets, etc.) to accommodate user needs and maximize office space
  • Performs minor maintenance (e.g. unclogging of drains, replacing drain hoses on washers and similar devices, etc.)
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned
  • Must be able to work flexible hours


  • Current student from any Engineering discipline
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to meet or exceed the company’s attendance and punctuality standards.
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment with internal and external team members
  • Ability to write read and interpret technical reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to schedule and arrange own activities to accomplish them.
  • Must be independent and creative thinker with ability to solve complex problems.

Applicant will also have to meet following funding eligibility criteria:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive)
  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada (no work permit or student visa)
  • Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations
  • Not in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits (you will have withdrawn from EI benefits prior to the project start date) 

This is a 4-month summer internship position. If you are interested in being considered for this position:

Email resume to: hr@somrubioscience.com. Please indicate “Junior Facility Engineer – Summer Intern” on the subject line of your email.  

Somru thanks all applicants for their interest.  However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Somru BioScience Inc.
19 Innovation Way | Charlottetown, PE | C1E 0B7
TEL: 902-367-4322 | Fax: 902-367-4323
E-MAIL: hr@somrubioscience.com
Web: http://somrubioscience.com

Contact information

Somru BioScience Inc.
19 Innovation Way
BioCommons Research Park
Prince Edward Island, C1E 0B7