Facilities Specialist

10X Genomics

10X Genomics

Pleasanton, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Facilities Construction Manager

We are looking for an energetic, self-starter, hands-on Facilities Construction Manager for 10x’s Pleasanton headquarters. The successful candidate will be experienced in facilities operation and construction activities, with a focus on building systems and support of bio-tech research and development including BSL-1 and -2 labs and manufacturing facilities with ISO 5, 7, and 8 clean rooms. The successful candidate will support construction related projects that enhance building infrastructure to support the company’s mission. They will be coordinating construction efforts, planning and scheduling, define and analyze scope, providing schedule and cost effective design support. This position reports to the Senior Facilities Manager II and is based in Pleasanton, CA.

What you will be doing:

  • Assessment support of current systems, and development standardization
  • Gathering and analyzing data, blueprints and reports
  • Understanding facilities and equipment specifications
  • Oversee the commissioning and operations of facility expansions, layout, various systems and quality controls
  • Evaluating operational systems and facility infrastructure to ascertain and improve operational efficiencies
  • Developing process plans and optimizing resource allocations
  • Planning and coordinating infrastructure modifications schedules and activities that support key stakeholders while reducing business impact
  • Coordinate and oversee contractors performing project activities
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulation, building codes, and health and safety standards
  • Engage with end users to provide design and implementation support for ongoing R&D and Ops projects
  • Manage documents, prepare reports and compliance documentation ensuring an organized system, and ISO audit preparedness
  • Manage costs, schedule, contracts, proposals, purchase orders, change orders, closely tracking over-all costs and schedules.
  • Support and maintain company AutoCAD drawings
  • Spend a large percentage of time in the buildings; diving into details as needed to complete objectives to find the correct information
  • Proficient with managing stakeholders and negotiate with internal stakeholders
  • Perform change management at a high level

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a Facilities Engineer, Construction Superintendent or similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of construction process
  • Knowledge of relevant regulation and building codes
  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, including CDA systems, flow meters, boilers, chillers, AHU, and BMS systems, RODI systems
  • Outstanding organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to influence at all levels
  • Collaborative approach with the team and suppliers
  • Ability to handle multiple requests, work in a fast-paced environment, and be responsive to employee requests/service issues
  • Ability to think “outside the box” and bring creative, nonstandard, and innovative solutions to the table
  • Ability to manipulate data and draw business conclusions
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Revu, BMS systemsExperience with BMS systems; Ecostruxure, Trinity, Antec controls
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite, including CMMS Programs


Below is the base pay range for this full time position. The actual base pay will depend on several factors unique to each candidate, including one’s skills, qualifications, and experience. At 10x, base pay is also just one component of the Company’s total compensation package. This role is also eligible for 10x’s equity grants, its comprehensive health and retirement benefit programs, and its annual bonus program or sales incentive program. Your 10x recruiter can share more about the Company’s total compensation package during the hiring process.

Pay Range
$130,000$158,000 USD

About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.