Job Title: Facilities Manager
City: Oxford
State: MS

Company Description

The Building People is a recognized leader in real estate facilities services. Our global organization delivers total lifecycle solutions for clients that integrate technology, buildings, and people to solve today's complex challenges for building owners, occupiers and stakeholders. We empower our clients to maximize the workplace experience and reduce costs without sacrificing quality and reliability. Our strategy leads clients towards the future of facilities through a connected real estate model that propagates new norms to deliver organizational efficiency, sustainability, and savings.

Facilities Manager

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Description/Job Summary

The Building People, LLC, has a position open for a full-time Building Manager(Facilities Manager) to support the General Services Administration (GSA) Public Building Services (PBS) Region 4. The candidate will be responsible for improving customer satisfaction with building services, maintaining and preserving the real property assets, maintaining or lowering operational costs and ensuring the provision of quality facility related services.

Position requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating all on-site building operations, maintenance, alterations, cleaning, recycling, concessions, safety, environmental, and security activities.
  • Point of contact with customer agency personnel in designated GSA owned or leased buildings.
  • Receiving written or oral customer requests for service, complaints, and other issues and coordinates appropriate action or resolution (Custodial or maintenance service calls, security, coordination of emergency responses, reimbursable activities, contractor coordination and scheduling, conference facilities, concessions, and parking).
  • Investigating, determines, and coordinates the need for repairs or enhancement projects in Federal or leased buildings.
  • Analyzing and monitoring the impact on building systems and equipment to determine facility capability in meeting customer needs.
  • Preparing reviews and/or considers lifecycle condition analysis and similar assessments and from those findings, integrates and quantifies requirements into a scope of work for the project.
  • Preparing specifications for, estimates and monitors repairs by contractors to all items of operating equipment and utilities including electrical systems, water supply and sewage systems in addition to repairs necessitated by damage to buildings due to fire, storms, vandalism, etc.
  • Participating as the on-site representative of ownership, responsible for all aspects of tenant relations, building operations and maintenance, property improvement, tenant build-buts, expense management, contract administration, and staff supervision.

Required Education

Requires 3 – 5 years of experience performing the following duties:

  • Under the general supervision of the Senior Real Property Manager, this person serves as the technical specialist/advisor for all construction, mechanical, and other building service (maintenance) related needs.
  • This position serves for building operations and maintenance contractors, janitorial, landscaping, and other trades related to managing complex commercial office buildings.
  • Assignments usually involve several projects in different stages of construction at any one time and in multiple buildings, both Government owned and leased, throughout the Property Management Center.
  • Actively participate in in-house and on-the-job training to maintain technical proficiency, or training required to maintain current mechanical, or electrical, or plumbing certifications as required by respective trade or professional associations.

Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business Administration, Business Management or related field.


Required Qualifications

Minimum Basic Requirements for Experience, Skills and Credentials include:

  • A minimum of 3 years Construction Management experience with office space renovation projects.
  • Proven ability as a technical project manager for a commercial or Government interior design or construction project.
  • Project Management Professional certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Means CostWorks, Microsoft Office Suite, and Project software.
  • Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate well with various types of audiences.
  • Additional Preferred Requirements for Experience, Skills and Credentials include:
  • Management and supervisory practices and principles.
  • Budgetary and long-range planning.
  • Building heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.
  • Construction processes, including reading of drawings, blueprint, and schematics
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Organize and administer the overall building operation of a class “A: office building.
  • Organize and complete multiple tasks.
  • Strong oral/written communication.
  • Self-Starter, driven and able to work with limited direction under target time lines.
  • Collaborative personality enjoys and able to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to motivate and discipline as necessary.
  • Facilitates open communication.

Details

The work environment for this position requires an individual to be able to:
  • Work sitting or standing at a desk or conference table for extended periods of time with the ability to shift positions while working: sit, stands, pace, adjust positioning as needed.
  • Walk in the office to collaborate with co-workers, attend meetings or retrieve documents from the printer.
  • Ability to carry up to 10 pounds as needed.

Competitive benefits include: 

  • Medical & Rx
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance/AD&D
  • Long Term Disability and Voluntary Short Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Professional Development

Secret Clearance, or the ability to obtain one, preferred but not required. Due to the nature of our business, most positions require U.S. citizenship. Federal Government experience a plus.

All positions require a background check after acceptance of our offer. The selected candidate will be eligible to begin employment before the background check has been finalized.  However, continued employment will be contingent upon the results of your reference/background check from The Building People, LLC.  Your position may require special credentialing, clearance, and access as a condition of employment.  In the event the government or client does not sponsor or approve your clearance, it may result in termination of your employment. 

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We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at reasonableaccomodation@thebuildingpeople.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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