Facilities Technician
CREE - Research Triangle Park, NC

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We declare this as our universal goal: to make energy wasting, traditional lighting technologies obsolete through the use of energy-efficient, environmentally friendly LED Lighting. Cree is a premier innovator and manufacturer of semiconductors that enhance the value of solid-state lighting, power and communications products by significantly increasing their energy performance and efficiency. Our products and people are leading the LED lighting revolution and changing the way the world consumes energy.

Headquartered in the heart of Research Triangle Park (RTP) and founded by a group of researchers from NC State University, Cree is bringing clean-tech jobs to North Carolina. Want to grow professionally and promote green technology? We’re not just looking for engineers and scientists. We provide a broad range of career opportunities for every type of professional. Whether you’re an Engineer, Software Developer, or an Accounting/Finance professional, there is a place for you at Cree.

At Cree we don’t settle for ‘good enough’ in our technology and this concept extends to those we hire. We currently have a need for a Facilities Technician within our Facilities group located at our RTP office. If this is an opportunity that sounds like it's for you, then we invite you to read on and see if you have what it takes to join our revolution.


The primary responsibility of this person is to be a 12-hour night shift operator. This person will monitor alarms & trends of plant systems, respond to systems alarms, respond to customer request for service as well as perform routine maintenance on building systems.


Operate & maintain plant utility systems including: - Boilers, steam and hot water systems & related equipment. - Chillers, chilled water systems and related equipment. - Closed loop process cooling water systems - De-ionized water systems - Air compressors and related equipment. - Bulk gas storage and distribution system - Plant electrical system - Waste collection systems. Ensure that all building systems, facilities and utilities function efficiently and reliable Keep walkways clear during inclement weather Monitor alarms and trends of building systems and responding to alarms Respond to customers request for service and perform minor repairs to facilities as needed Troubleshoot and repair equipment associated with building systems and utilities, Perform PM's on equipment associated with building systems and utilities


- Must be able to lift 100lbs

- Must be capable of becoming qualified in the operation of site specific utility systems

- Must be able to work a flexible schedule involving 12 hr shifts, weekends & holidays

- Experience as a utilities operator preferably in a manufacturing environment


Prefer at least 5 years experience as a utilities operator preferably in a manufacturing environment. Knowledge in the operation of boilers, chillers, air compressors. Must be able to start and stop equipment, monitor operation, troubleshoot and perform routine maintenance


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities

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