Facilities (Laboratory Operations) Summer Internship #3563



Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023
GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. GRAIL, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN). For more information, please visit www.grail.com.
The Facilities Intern will report to the Facility Manager as a Facilities & E&S team member. Intern will gain hands-on experience in the facility's Infrastructure and Maintenance systems and learn best practices in the facility's daily operations, including workflow management, Computerized Maintenance Monitoring System (CMMS), and Building Automation System (BAS/BMS) operations.
You will have the chance to be involved in the Facility Asset Management lifecycle, including a new system (EAM HxGen) induction in collaboration with GRAIL’s Engineering. This internship may require involvement in other projects, including Capital Expenditure (CAPEX), if business needs are required.
You will expected to be onsite in Durham NC with our team 5 days a week during your internship. Start date is June 3, end date is Aug 16. There is a one week unpaid summer break July 1-5th.

You Will:

  • Draft, edit, and review technical documents, including procedures, preventative maintenance work plan templates, job aids, and specific lock out tag out (LOTO).
  • Create, label, and organize facility equipment files.
  • Operate the site's Computerized Maintenance Monitoring System (CMMS) And Building Automation System (BMS).
  • Observe and perform general, routine maintenance work related to assembling, installing, or repairing facility systems and equipment.
  • Learn and have fun!

Your Background Should Include:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an Associates or Bachelors degree.
  • Must be able to commit to a full-time internship for at least 10 weeks.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of safe and efficient use of tools and equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of safety hazards, rules, and regulations, and following safety programs and precautions.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Be proficient with Google Docs or similar (Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Must have good communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment.

The Learning Objectives Are:

  • Gain real-life experience working in a Facilities Maintenance Team within a global company.
  • Understand best practices in CMMS and BAS operations.
  • Develop strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Apply academic knowledge to real-world projects.
Based on the role, colleagues may be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan tied to company and individual performance, or an incentive plan. We also offer a long-term incentive plan to align company and colleague success over time.
In addition, GRAIL offers a progressive benefit package, including flexible time-off, a 401k with a company match, and alongside our medical, dental, vision plans, carefully selected mindfulness offerings.
GRAIL is an Equal Employment Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We will reasonably accommodate all individuals with disabilities so that they can participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. GRAIL maintains a drug-free workplace.