Facilities Technician - 1st Shift - 7:00am-3:30pm


TN-Memphis, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Nursing/Healthcare
Req Id:  133408

For more than 75 years, Grifols has worked to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are a global healthcare company that produces essential plasma-derived medicines for patients and provides hospitals and healthcare professionals with the tools, information and services they need to deliver expert medical care.

Facilities Technician



  This position is responsible for the monitoring of electrical, mechanical, and HVAC equipment within the facility: Mechanical equipment includes plumbing CRAC units, air handlers and associated systems. Additional support equipment is included in the-scope of the role which includes fire suppression systems, building automation systems, stand-by diesel generator and associate fuel system.          


This position will assist with the receipt, inspection, documentation, sorting and storage of Laboratory tests and Whole Blood Processing Center Supplies.






  • Maintains, operates, and troubleshoots mission-critical data center facility equipment, including electrical support equipment, such as stand-by diesel generators, three (3) phase electrical systems that include, but are not limited to, switchgear, EP.S (UPS)-, and wet cell battery bank. This equipment supports mission-critical servers and must maintain better than 99.9 % uptime.


  • Interacts internally on a daily basis with data center management and staff.




  • Receive, store and, distribute office, laboratory, and manufacturing supplies.
  • Perform duties in carpentry, electrical, painting, plumbing, heating/cooling, ventilation, roofing, and security.
  • lnspects building and equipment for needed repair/maintenance. Reports all findings to the Facility Supervisor for resolution.
  • Inspects facility grounds ensuring proper care and maintenance. Reports all findings to the Facility Supervisor for resolution.
  • Routinely operates as the after-hours on-call Facility Technician for the data center and facility mechanical systems, including responding to generaI facility and data center issues.
  • Reports all findings and any necessary corrective and/or preventive action to the Facility Supervisor.
  • Performs all other duties as may be required / assigned.



  • Responds to emergency maintenance requests; troubleshoots issues to determine cause and solution and reports all findings to the Facility Supervisor.
  • Interacts externally with vendors and contractors as assigned.







  •  High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Experience Working with outside vendors and Contractors.
  • Must be "hands-on" and assist in completing building maintenance work.
  • Experience in maintenance of commercial HVAC and electrical systems, maintaining facility and mechanical systems associated with a data center is desired.
  • Position requires ability to review, follow and comply with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Must have excellent organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to analyze situations and respond in a timely manner
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within Interstate Blood Bank, Inc. and provide excellent customer service. 

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  • Typical work environment with moderate noise level.
  • Ability to.sit, stand, walk, stoop or crouch, hand/wrist use, talks . and hear for extended periods of time, examples inciude, but are not limited to: 


    Typical Duties


    Stocks supplies, records in banker'.s boxes for retention

    Clim bing

    Replaces light bulbs and ceiling til s


    Stocks supplie . records in· banker'.s boxes for retention


    During routine job duties


    During routine job duties          .   -

    HandM/rist Us .

    Documents information on Qforms, computer-use

    Observing/Seeing color

    Looks fornon-compliance  and quality  issues, records calibration


    Listens for laboratory activity,-hears.alarms,timing devices.     -


    Answers questions, presents information in small groups of customers, suooliers or emplovees                   .               .


    Review of records .

    Time Management

    Keep QA task flow consistent anthe amount of time needed for tasks, review records within the soecified time frame.


    Concentrates onthe task at hand, minimize distractions


    SOPs, instructions,-Job  Aids, Forms, Records, Company Policies

  • Ability to work with toxic or caustic chemicals 0-25% of the time
  • Exposure to outdoor weather conditions (may be required to shovel or salt as necessary).Exposure to extreme heat or cold 25-50% of the time.
  • Ability-to read and understand documents, such a safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, procedure manuals, correspondence.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak and present information in small groups of customers, suppliers or employees of the company.
  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 1O's and 1OO's. Ability to perform these operations using units of US dollars, weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to use ladders and work overhead while on a ladder.

      Travel short distances daily.

  • Daily attendance is required.


Location: NORTH AMERICA : USA : TN-Memphis:IBPVLAB - PV Lab 


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