May 6, 2024 Job ID: 23209

AbCellera is breaking the barriers of conventional drug development to propel antibody-based medicines from target to clinic. We are a team of scientists, engineers, creatives, and business professionals who believe that advancing science enhances lives. We have developed technologies to unlock high-value drug targets, including antibody-drug conjugates and T-cell engagers for cancer, and complex transmembrane proteins for indications such as metabolic and endocrine conditions, pain, and autoimmunity.

We are looking for a Senior Facilities Operator to coordinate and manage the maintenance of our facilities, including preventative maintenance and ad hoc repairs to ensure building efficiency. Responding to facilities inquiries and requests from various teams, the ideal candidate has strong technical, organizational, communication, and customer service skills and has extensive experience coordinating work with trades and contractors.

How you might spend your days

  • Overseeing building repair and maintenance work of the facilities’ structure, equipment and grounds, including plumbing, electrical, and HVAC
  • Performing skilled trades work, such as carpentry or painting in the construction, repair or alteration of structures such as walls, roofs, or office fixtures
  • Coordinating and performing daily floor inspections/walk-throughs, as well as regular inspections (including workspace/service bay, fire safety, elevators, generator, HVAC, etc.)
  • Communicating and coordinating with our teams to manage their facility needs and contributing to guidelines and policies to support building operations
  • Liaising with cleaning vendors for cleaning of common areas (e.g., kitchen, coffee areas) and furniture, and coordination of specialized intensive cleaning requests
  • Obtaining and reviewing price quotes for the procurement of parts, services, and labor for projects
  • Coordinating deliveries, moves, renovations, furniture repairs, and new equipment installations and assisting with packing/unpacking as needed
  • Managing and attending to after hours building emergencies or alarms and service requests (e.g. freight elevator deliveries)

We'd love to hear from you if

  • You have a background or certification in trades or construction, and a passion for facilities maintenance
  • You have 8+ years of professional experience, with 5+ years of experience coordinating or managing facilities
  • You are detail-oriented and have a can-do, proactive approach to resolving issues
  • You have excellent documentation and organizational skills, and thrive in a team setting
  • You successfully juggle multiple tasks and are appreciated for your outstanding time management skills
  • You have the physical strength to lift and move boxes weighing up to 50 pounds and a  valid driver’s license 

What we offer

AbCellera’s hiring range for this role is CAD $89,300 - $111,600 annually, commensurate with your education and job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to base salary, we offer equity, annual bonus dependent on team and company performance, and a 6% (non-match) RRSP contribution. 

You will have a CAD $1,500 annual Active Lifestyle Allowance, annual vacation, opportunity for flexible work arrangements, professional development opportunities, and comprehensive health benefits. Scientific and technical mentorship is a priority. And you’ll find we prioritize teams and social groups to build community and connections across AbCellera.

About AbCellera

AbCellera is a global company that discovers and develops antibody-based medicines that help people live longer, happier, and more productive lives. We are focused on bringing innovative medicines to patients, both by advancing our internal pipeline of programs and partnering with companies that have novel science or innovative technology.

And it all starts with our team. We’ve built a place where people feel they are part of something bigger than themselves. A place that exists to push the limits of science and technology, and aims to bring better therapies to patients.

We look for people with drive and energy. Idealists. People we love and people we trust. This may be unconventional, but it is the key to our success. 

To apply

Please submit your application through our website and refer to Job ID 23209 in your cover letter. We apologize in advance, but we receive a large volume of applications and are only able to contact those who are selected for an interview.