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Senior Facilities Mechanical Technician (11:00 PM-7:30 AM Night Shift) #3774

Raleigh, NC; Durham, NC
Start date
May 8, 2024

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Administration, Facilities, Engineering
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

GRAIL is seeking a Senior Facilities Mechanical Technician for Global Development and Operations. Global Development and Operation support 24/7 clinical laboratory and sample processing operations located in DURHAM, NC. 

The onsite role requires five (5) days a week in Durham, NC, with the ability to be on a rotating, on-call schedule, responding to issues after hours and on weekends/holidays.
  •  Performs and/or coordinates planned and on-demand maintenance activities for Facility Assets (utilities, equipment, and systems), and laboratory operations to ensure 24/7 support.
  •  Direct, perform, and optimize the routine Preventive Maintenance (PM) procedures.
  •  Perform routine walkthroughs to ensure the functionality, reliability, and compliance of the Facility Assets (utilities, equipment, and systems). 
  • Work closely with GRAIL internal stakeholders (for example, Engineering, Department Management, EH&S, etc.) to identify potential failure modes of equipment and maintenance strategies to mitigate impact.
  • Oversee, monitor, and respond to Building Automation Systems (BAS) alarms and notifications to support 24/7 operations.
  • Administers maintenance records and coordinates required training to employees and contractors. Document work utilizing the site's CMMS.
  • Develop maintenance Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), Work Instructions (WI), Job Hazard Assessments (JHA), Risk Assessments (RA), job plans, spare parts lists, and other related documentation.
  • Maintain all mandatory training requirements, ensuring compliance with site procedures and job performance qualifications.
  • Adhere to EH&S guidelines and policies to ensure the safe operation of the equipment and systems.
  • Other duties that may reasonably be assigned by management/supervision.
  • Embrace and promote GRAIL’s Cultural Values and represent the company properly.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • The candidate will have a minimum of 7+ years of facility maintenance or operating experience in the Life science industry, preferably in a Clinical Lab (example: CLIA) regulated environment.
  • 7+ years of working Industrial HVAC knowledge/experience.
  • 7+ years of working Industrial Building Monitoring System (controls) knowledge/experience.
  • 5+ years of working Industrial Electrical knowledge/experience.
  • 4+ years of working Industrial Fire Prevention Systems knowledge/experience. 
  • 2+ years of working knowledge of MS and/or Google Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Technical Certifications or an Associate's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Applied Engineering is preferred. Equivalent military or similar training is also considered. 
  • HVAC CFC Certification preferred

  • Physical Demands & Working Environment 
  • Hours and days may vary depending on operational needs.
  • Standing or sitting for long periods of time may be necessary.
  • The ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Climb ladders and stairs of various heights.
  • This position will include on-call availability for maintenance issues in rotation with other technicians.


GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. It is supported by leading global investors and pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare companies. For more information, please visit


CEO: Bob Ragusa

Stock Exchange: NASDAQ

Stock Symbol: GRAL


Company info
1525 O'Brien Drive
Menlo Park
United States

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