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Manager, Facilities and Equipment

Precision for Medicine

Precision for Medicine

Frederick, MD, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Precision for Medicine is the first global precision medicine clinical research services organization, purpose-built to improve the clinical research and development process for new therapeutics. Our novel approach integrates clinical operations excellence, with laboratory expertise, and advanced data sciences to inform every step. We apply our expertise to trials at all stages—from early development through approval—with embedded experience in oncology and rare disease. With over 2000 dedicated professionals and 35 offices worldwide, we stand ready to help accelerate life-changing treatments anywhere around the globe

The Facilities and Equipment Manager is responsible for all aspects of maintenance and repair of mechanical refrigeration equipment and monitoring systems as well as maintenance of all facility support systems (security, electrical, generators, HVAC, etc.). Responsible for ensuring compliance with company equipment/system validation and maintenance program(s). As required will complete, coordinate and/or oversee simple to complex repairs for all lab and biorepository equipment and facility electrical and mechanical systems. This role will also serve as the main contact of EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) for the Frederick, MD Facility.

Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:

Equipment Requirements:

  • Perform or coordinate maintenance for operations equipment
  • Schedule maintenance and track repairs
  • Perform, coordinate and/or supervise the maintenance and validation activities of all mechanical freezers. Consists of a multi-point evaluation of critical systems, including but not limited to oil level, compressor operation, electrical demand, temperature reading device calibration, etc.
  • Review freezer failures and analyze potential causes, as capable
  • Diagnose / evaluate complexity of repair needs
  • Repair all problems as capable

Facility Requirements:

  • Install and/or coordinate maintenance, repair and operation of Central Monitoring System(s) (CMS)
  • Perform regularly scheduled maintenance and repairs on the Central Monitoring System(s)
  • Coordinate and monitor the maintenance of all building HVAC, electrical, and backup power generation systems
  • Evaluate and/or repair general facility issues including, but not limited to roof leaks, plumbing systems, drywall repair, etc.
  • Respond to Building Security Alarms in an appropriate manner
  • Perform, schedule and/or oversee regular inspection and maintenance of HVAC and Generator systems
  • Participate in Facilities Group On-Call, including responding to time sensitive emergencies


  • Supervise and manage staff in keeping with expressed objectives and corporate culture, and in doing so, provide a workplace where ideas are sought and considered, initiative is encouraged, success is rewarded, and employees are treated fairly, with respect and recognition


  • Respond to both facility and equipment problems in an appropriate manner during and after regular business hours
  • Remain current on emerging facility technology and monitoring systems
  • Coordinate with lab and site management on supply chain (lab, office, café supplies).
  • Aid Senior Management in the planning, design and build out of current and future facility
  • Coordinate relevant parties in the event of emergency occurred in the Frederick facilities (power loss, non-conformance, etc.)
  • Maintain and enhance employees’ awareness of Frederick office / Laboratory safety including but not limited to safety tour, security alarm, fire drill, emergency exit routes, etc.
  • Carry out other duties/project as assigned


Minimum Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3-5 years’ related experience in mechanical or maintenance
  • 5 years’ experience in an HVACR, electrical or similar repair capacity
  • 2 years’ experience in a leadership role with supervisory duties

Other Required:

  • Ability to install low voltage electrical wiring
  • HVACR and EPA certification to handle refrigerants
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license allowing you to drive in the state(s) you drive in
  • Able to travel, including overnight stays
  • Must have and maintain a safe driving record and provide proof of such on an annual basis.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak fluently and comprehend the English language


  • Formal training in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR)
  • Two year degree in Engineering
Precision is required by law in some states or cities to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Precision, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. This role is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, health insurance, retirement savings benefits, life insurance and disability benefits, parental leave, and paid time off for sick leave and vacation, among other benefits.
Reasonable estimate of the current range
$95,000$125,000 USD

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