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Laboratory Facilities Coordinator

Company: HRL Laboratories
Location: Malibu
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:

Responsible for ensuring the maintenance and repair of program related facilities.

Specific job responsibilities include:

Manages and directs facility maintenance functions related to program operations

Remain familiar with the location of and have working knowledge of all building mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, life safety, fire protection systems to ensure proper operations

Coordinate, and assist as required with, the general building maintenance, as needed to execute program, and assist as required

Coordinate, and assist as required with, the periodic general preventative maintenance on the mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems, e.g., normal lubrication, adjustment, cleaning, replacement of consumable parts (such as filters, indicator lights, etc.), and periodic testing of the equipment

Systems include, but are not limited to; air handling units (including both rooftop and built-up units), re-circulating air systems, water pumping systems, cooling plant and all plumbing system components

Coordinate, and assist as required with, a variety of maintenance duties involved in the repair and maintenance of buildings and facilities to include:

Interior patching and painting of the facilities.

Routine electrical repairs such as changing light bulbs or fluorescent lamps and repairing ballast and light fixtures.

Assemble and move furniture, hang pictures and white boards, etc.

Repair and replacement of door knobs or locks, repairs door closures

Notify management of any indoor/outdoor items that may pose a danger to employees, tenants or visitors

Ensures the performance of Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Corrective Maintenance (CM) on all program essential facilities

Compiles accurate and concise reports of work performed

Performs daily open work order reconciliation

Ensures facilities work is performed using proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Respond to requests through both personal contact and work order systems

Coordinate contractor, and management approvals for work orders that require the use of an outside contractor

Be familiar with and conform to all written operating procedures associated with the site

Maintain log of work order details

Assist with the preparation of maintenance logs and records

Maintain organized files

Minimum Qualifications:

AS or BS in engineering discipline or related field

Minimum of five (5) years of experience in planning and coordinating Facilities Maintenance procedures

Broad knowledge of Facilities Maintenance techniques, procedures and knowledge of maintenance materials.

Must be knowledgeable following; Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Power Plant Operations, Carpentry, Small Appliance Repair, Minor Construction, Painting, Heavy Equipment Operations

Familiar with facilities electrical and mechanical drawing

Knowledge of machines, tools and devices used in performing Facilities Maintenance.

Holds any necessary/required licenses

Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook)

Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written

Must be able to withstand frequent standing, walking, and repeatedly lifting objects with heavier weight necessary at times and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday

Must be a U.S. citizen

Must have reliable transportation and be available for after hour emergency calls

Ability to work effectively under pressure, and against strict time constraints

Ability to organize schedules of multiple projects and make decisions

Preferred Qualifications:

Analytical skills

Familiarity with dry cool chillers, CRAC units, RTU's etc.

Familiarity with BMS (Building Management System) and Maintenance scheduling software

Security Clearance Requirement

Must have an active Secret clearance for this position. An active TS/SCI is highly desirable.


The base salary range for this full-time position is $60,000 - $101,000 + bonus + benefits.

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range during the hiring process. Please note that the compensation details listed reflect the base salary only, and do not include potential bonus or benefits.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. - 120.15is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, age, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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Keywords: HRL Laboratories, Malibu , Laboratory Facilities Coordinator, Professions , Malibu, California

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