Facilities Engineer
Dexcom, Inc

Mesa, Arizona

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About Dexcom

Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM), develops and markets Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems for ambulatory use by people with diabetes and by healthcare providers for the treatment of people with diabetes. The company is the leader in transforming diabetes care and management by providing CGM technology to help patients and healthcare professionals better manage diabetes. Since the company's inception, Dexcom has focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions that are best in class - while empowering the community to take control of diabetes. Dexcom reported expected full-year 2021 revenues of $2.48B, a growth of 27% over 2020. Headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company employs over 6,000 people worldwide.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs skilled duties in the operation, maintenance and alteration/repair of any utility and building system, controls, sub-systems, and accessories.
  • Tests and adjusts systems and equipment, diagnoses equipment problems and initiates/completes repairs.
  • Performs preventative maintenance tasks in a timely manner.
  • Owns, operates and maintains building Fire Life Safety systems.
  • Communicates with senior staff to document corrective action necessary to avoid malfunctions, energy excess, shutdown, or damage of any system.
  • Carries out duties and responsibilities with view toward Department goals, energy conservation and support of academic, research and institutional goals.
  • Assists in the maintenance of files (including electronic) related to utility and building systems drawings, diagrams and manuals.
  • Manages work in computerized maintenance management systems.
  • Manages small projects through their entirety.
  • Maintains acceptable attendance record, punctuality, and meeting deadlines. Advises supervisor of delays, problems, and work assignment progress.
  • Participates in training sessions and seminars.
  • Maintains a functional awareness of the typical hazards of the workplace as well as the special hazards that may be encountered at Dexcom, such as biohazards, radiation, chemicals, etc. Follows established procedures for dealing with such potential hazards.
  • Promptly reports accidents on the job, preparing and submitting accident reports.
  • Adheres to policies, procedures and practices on safety and operation instructions. Complies with rules and regulations applicable to building codes.
  • Ability to work long hours, holidays and weekends as necessary.
  • Periodically acts as the on-call engineer responding to system alarms and calls.

Required Qualifications:

  • Trade school or journeyman license or equivalent years' experience
  • Must have at least 2-5 years of cGMP experience in commercial manufacturing facilities support.
  • Must have knowledge of the CAPA process.
  • Able to read and understand CAD drawings, blueprints, system and equipment diagrams and P&IDs.
  • Understands how to redline and/or improve SOPs, work instructions and other documents.
  • Is knowledgeable of engineering fundamentals with respect to systems and equipment.
  • Knowledge of proper use and maintenance of hand and power tools related to job functions.
  • Knowledge of tests performed for systems operations with ability to determine repair needs and effectively communicate them to supervisor.
  • Advance operational knowledge of at least two of building systems such as (HVAC) and pneumatic controls, building steam systems, domestic and industrial water systems, compressed air systems, refrigeration, air conditioning compressors and controls, water systems, electrical systems, Emergency Generator, UPS and other related controls and systems.
  • Ability to understand and apply company and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of building codes, rules, and regulations as well as procedures related to the position.
  • Physical ability to perform tasks assigned to job function. Ability to move through limited access spaces and cover distances on foot to widely separated work sites.
  • Knowledge of tests performed for systems operations with ability to determine repair needs and effectively communicate them to supervisor.

Language Skills: Must be able to communicate effectively in English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to customers.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to perform the following Physical Activity: Standing, walking, sitting, using hands, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell. May be required to lift 0 lbs. to over 100 lbs.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be exposed to the following environmental conditions: Wet or humid conditions, work near moving parts, work in high - precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, potential allergenics, extreme heat (non-weather), extreme cold (non-weather), risk of electric shock, work with explosives, risk of radiation, vibration. The noise level in this work environment can range from quiet to very loud.

Please note: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Functional Description

Plan facilities changes for plant, office, and production equipment layouts, working toward economy of operation, maximum use of facilities and equipment, and compliance with laws and regulations. Coordinates with architecture/engineering firms in developing design criteria and preparing layout and detail drawings. Prepares bid sheets and contracts for construction and facilities acquisition. Reviews and estimates design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation and other related costs. Inspects construction and installation progress for conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules. Develops criteria and performance specifications required to meet unique operating requirements and building and safety codes. Performs skilled duties in the operation, maintenance and alteration/repair of any utility and building system, controls, sub-systems and accessories. Performs a variety of test procedures standard to the trade such as, but not limited to: take readings on boilers, tests medium temperature of water, steamed condensate, water hardness, etc. to maintain and extend the life of equipment. Performs duties necessary to observe or monitor equipment functions. Test and calibrate systems and equipment, diagnose equipment problems and initiate/complete repairs through the Service Referral area. Communicate and document corrective action necessary to avoid malfunctions, energy excess, shutdown or damage of any system. Advise supervisor of delays, problems and work assignment progress. Thorough knowledge of building systems (HVAC) and pneumatic controls, i.e. dead band, building steam systems, domestic and industrial water systems, compressed air systems, refrigeration, air conditioning compressors and controls, water systems and other related controls and systems. Ability to understand and apply company and departmental policies and procedures. Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot operational problems and make necessary adjustments or repairs. Knowledge of building codes, rules and regulations as well as procedures related to the position.

Functional/Business Knowledge

  • Developing professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.
  • General application of concepts and principles.
  • Demonstrates project management skills and successful track record of completion.
  • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.

Scope

  • Receives general oversight and guidance on approaches to compete project related tasks.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
  • Develops solutions to a variety of problems.
  • Builds productive internal/external working relationships.

Judgement

  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.

Management

  • N/A

Field Sales

  • N/A

Experience and Education

  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree and a minimum of 2-5 years of related experience.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Dexcom Talent Acquisition at talentacquisition@dexcom.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Dexcom's AAP may be viewed upon request by contacting Talent Acquisition at talentacquisition@dexcom.com.

View the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision at this link. UnitedHealthcare creates and publishes the Machine-Readable Files on behalf of Dexcom. To link to the Machine-Readable Files, please click on the URL provided: https://transparency-in-coverage.uhc.com/.

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Dexcom. Only authorized staffing and recruiting agencies may use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes on specific requisitions. Dexcom does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to the Talent Acquisition team, Dexcom employees or any other company location. Dexcom is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.


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