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Facilities Technician

10X Genomics

Pleasanton, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Associates Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Environmental Health & Safety, Facilities Management,

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced, collaborative and results-oriented individual to join our 10x team as a Facilities Technician. The ideal candidate will have a strong maintenance and laboratory support background having demonstrated performance of building maintenance tasks in one or more facilities maintenance tasks (e.g. carpentry; electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); plumbing, etc.  An experienced individual with comprehensive knowledge in precautionary measures regarding hazardous material handling.  

Individuals applying for this position must be self-starters, action driven, flexible in changing direction and methods, thrive in a fast-paced environment, excel at managing multiple priorities, succeed in communicating with all levels within the organization and provide immediate contribution.

Key Responsibilities

•   Inspects buildings and other structures to determine functional systems and detect malfunctions and needed repair making notes and recommendations using a pre-established check sheet
•   Perform minor plumbing, painting, electrical, HVAC, and furniture reconfigurations
•   Inspect and monitor building safety systems
•   Inspect and monitor laboratory hazardous waste and classify them for collection
•   Verify storage and labeling of inventories of hazardous waste follow regulatory codes
•   Maintain of equipment and facilities records and drawings
•   Monitor contractor performance and work with outside vendors to ensure work is completed per specification
•   Assist Facility Manager in preparing annual maintenance budgets


•   Five years’ experience in Facilities Maintenance in an advanced technology environment
•   Demonstrated performance of building maintenance tasks in one or more facilities area (e.g. carpentry; electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC)
•   Experienced with Facilities support software programs such as AutoCAD and MS Project
•   Customer service oriented with strong communication and interpersonal skills
•   Associates degree in project management, trade school certificate or equivalent work experience related to project management, vendor management, facilities and/or maintenance.  
•   Demonstrated experience in hazardous waste management and practices of proper transportation of hazardous waste through human habitats
•   HAZWOPPER training certificate
•   Valid California Driver’s License
•   Ability to read, writes, speaks and understands English fluently

Desired Skills and Background  

•   Experience in handling hazardous waste and medical waste
•   Demonstrated support in a manufacturing and laboratory environment
•   Prior project management experience