Sodexo Operations LLC Director 2 - Facilities Operations in BAKERSFIELD, California

Unit Description

Sodexo has a Director Facilities Operations opportunity for an exceptional,experienced,well-rounded facility professional. Sodexo Corporate Services Facilities will be providing Operations, Maintenance, Mail-Services, and Janitorial services for this client with knowledge of facilities operationsto include hard and soft services.

The duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Direct preventative maintenance proactive & reactive repair maintenance issues using skilled trades, e.g., HVAC, plumbing, electrical.

  • Manages field units and facilities

  • Direct custodial operations to ensure healthy and attractive facilities conducive to learning.

  • Direct grounds, landscape and sports field management and maintenance operations to ensure a safe and attractive environment, while enhancing the safety and durability of athletic fields.

  • Oversee maintenance of property infrastructure, e.g., building, roofing, parking lot.

  • Oversee or manage small renovations or constructions projects.

  • Manage regulatory preparation, physical plant troubleshooting and project management.

  • Oversee equipment and systems replacement or upgrades. Evaluates condition and function of building utility systems to determine needs and priorities for capital funding requests. Ensures building code compliance, proper installation and design practices for systems associated with minor or major maintenance and renovation projects.

  • Provide direction and oversight for the development and implementation of an overall emergency management strategy.

  • Act as a liaison between the client and regulatory agencies and/or authorities including building code compliance.

  • Provides and applies practical knowledge regarding building maintenance, e.g., operation of steam distribution systems, air conditioning and heating systems, building automatic control systems, water distribution, fire protection, sanitary and storm sewer operations, piped medical gases, electrical distribution and central utility plants for steam and chilled water; and works with construction or design teams if needed.

  • Manage all tradespersons, managers, supervisors and employees of the Facilities Department. Reviews and evaluates existing programs, services, policies and procedures. Develops recommendations for the DM and unit liaison concerning improvements and implements or guides implementation of new and/or modified programs, services, policies or procedures.

  • Communicates with client administrative and supervisory staff as well as external groups, agencies, contractors, architects and engineers to plan, organize, coordinate and/or communicate programs, services, policies and/or procedures.

  • Monitor flow and quality of work to assure timely completion of workload and adherence to facility’s standards and regulations.

  • Prepare and manages departmental budgets, which may include energy savings program. Prepares and maintains a variety of departmental records and reports.

  • Manage and ensures compliance with all local, state and federal regulatory and governing agencies.

  • Monitor work performance and preparing and/or reviewing performance evaluations for assigned personnel.

  • Establish a safe work environment for employees by performing safety audits and inspections, conducting safety-related training, and maintaining on-going communications with employees. Also may be responsible for in-house fire response team and in-house safety committee.

Position Summary

The Director of Facilities Operations is responsible for directing facilities maintenance operations of building(s) and property at a single unit. The Director of Facilities Operations manages the preventative maintenance and reactive repair of skilled trades, e.g., HVAC, plumbing, electrical, utilities; and manages the hiring, training and supervision of staff, professionals and management. The Director of Facilities Operations manages a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business. The Director may oversee construction work and often manages other core Sodexo services, and/or logistics of business/operations services, e.g., grounds keeping, laundry, food, security, inventory, mail, concierge services.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic education requirement- Bachelor’sdegree

Basic management experience- 5 years

Basic functional experience- 5 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 66585


Relocation No

Category Facilities

Type Full-Time