• Facilities Technician

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
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  • Job Description

    The ideal Industrial Facilities Technician will be able to perform a high degree of problem identification and troubleshooting assignments and participate effectively in a team environment. 


    This Technician will work a 12-hour 7pm-7am schedule, and will work at our main campus in Durham, NC.


    What can Cree do for you?

    This role will provide you a great opportunity to use your broad facilities maintenance skills in a challenging, evolving, and fast paced environment.  You will be in an environment that allows and expects you to make a difference. You will be challenged to determine how and when facilities work is done with an “active owner” mindset. And you will have assignments that will expand your knowledge and skills base.

    What can you do for Cree?

    We want you to apply your relevant expertise to a challenging work environment where you can make a real difference in the day-to-day operations of a high-tech electronics and semiconductor manufacturing operation.  You will be able to solve complex problems with little supervision, allowing you to make decisions on how and when a project is completed.


    Job Requirements

    • Electrical and mechanical experience is a must, preferably in a manufacturing environment
    • Knowledge or experience in the following skill areas: lubrication, pneumatics, piping/plumbing repair, HVAC fundamentals, belt replacement, electrical schematics and troubleshooting
    • Ability to properly perform calibrations and validations of process instrumentation and sensors.
    • Preference will be given to candidates familiar with variable frequency drives and complex HVAC controls and PLC troubleshooting
    • 5-7 years of experience as a technician performing electrical, HVAC, or mechanical maintenance
    • Associate’s degree in relevant technical field preferred but not required
    • Ability to organize work and meet deadlines
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills; write routine reports and correspondence
    • Ability to perform mathematical functions in all units of measure
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals 

    Additional Job Details


    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.

    • Ability to work in an industrial/manufacturing environment that have HVAC units, pumps, motors, tanks, and other facilities related equipment
    • Ability to work with machinery and moving parts
    • Possess valid US driver’s license to operate motor vehicles
    • Ability to work with moving vehicles, ladders, and scaffolding
    • Ability to work at heights, and in confined spaces
    • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Ability to work in a non-climate controlled environment
    • Ability to work in repetitive motions and pressure involving fingers, hands, and wrists
    • The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing or walking over hard concrete surface
    • Exposure to recurring bending, crouching, stooping, kneeling, sitting, climbing, stretching, or similar activities
    • Ability to reach at high levels
    • Ability to read, write, speak and communicate in the English Language
    • Ability to frequently work more than 40 hours in a week
    • Proficient use of technology and computers and software to include Microsoft Office suite of products


    Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

    Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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