Facilities/Maintenance Specialist - GMP

Durham, NC, United States
May 26, 2021
Bio NC
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Facilities/Maintenance Specialist provides facilities and maintenance support for all office, lab, and GMP environments within Precision BioSciences. The Facilities/Maintenance Specialist executes corrective and preventative maintenance (PM) of building systems, equipment, and utility infrastructure and response to emergency maintenance issues. The Facilities/Maintenance Specialist will report to the Facilities Manager and work closely with the IT, Laboratory Operations, and Environmental Health & Safety teams to ensure smooth, reliable, and compliant operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. This list contains the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform role-related duties other than those contained in this document.
  • Oversee and act escalation point for all aspects of facility operations with an emphasis to drive efficiency and consistency in functions and processes at all locations
  • Maintain all new and existing utilities equipment and site electrical infrastructure for the sites existing laboratories, administration, and GMP facilities
  • Supervise utility suppliers/contractors to ensure that all maintenance work is completed and documented in accordance with the contract, regulatory requirements, and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Ability to complete and document Preventive Maintenance and Predictive Maintenance procedures for the sites equipment and utilities
  • Assist with scheduling and performing planned and unplanned maintenance activities for all sites including the GMP operations facility
  • Partner with all departments concerning maintenance matters including implementation of any project management needs
  • Stay current with emerging facilities technologies and practices, and champion opportunities to improve infrastructure reliability, performance, and/or cost structure
  • Must be able to be on call 24/7/365


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully.
  • AS or BS in Engineering or Maintenance Services Management or similar education from accredited university, or equivalent knowledge and work experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of facilities experience in an Administration/office building and ability to support Laboratory operations within the Facility
  • Demonstrated experience in contract management
  • Demonstrated experience with project management principles and systems including: scoping, estimating, planning, budgeting, controlling, implementing, and change management
  • Demonstrated experience with maintenance and operation of mission critical infrastructure and utilities systems experience
  • Broad knowledge of industry standards/practices in the Facilities Maintenance arena
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of building maintenance, repairs, and crafts including carpentry, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, roofing, fire/life safety systems, general maintenance and labor, etc.
  • Experience with Planning/Scheduling and work controls methodologies into maintenance organization
  • Formal education/certification related to Facilities from industry recognized organization (i.e. APPA, BOMI, IFM, IREM)
  • Industry Designation/Certification (i.e.: BCM, CEM, CPM, FMA, RPA) or like certification preferred
  • Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PPT)
  • Strong Knowledge of GMP operations including documentation, writing SOPs, and compliance-related documentation such as deviations, CAPA, and change controls

  • This is an onsite position located in Durham, NC

Travel Requirements
  • No travel is required for this position

Precision BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTIL), is a clinical stage biotechnology company dedicated to improving life (DTIL) with its novel and proprietary ARCUS genome editing platform. This isnt just a statement supporting the products that were developing its a statement that speaks to our collective desire to do our part in improving the lives of those around us. ARCUS is a highly specific and versatile genome editing platform designed with therapeutic safety, delivery, and control in mind. Using ARCUS, Precision is developing allogeneic CAR T and in vivo gene correction therapies for cancer and genetic diseases. Our team includes pioneers in genome editing, leaders in business, and a full staff of talented and committed people who are excited to be a part of medical and scientific breakthroughs. For additional information, please visit www. precisionbiosciences.com

Precision BioSciences actively fosters an inclusive environment to ensure we attract and retain the best talent; we value diversity of life experiences and perspectives; and we encourage innovation in pursuit of our mission. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Precision BioSciences complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.