The Facilities and Project Director is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Maintenance and Housekeeping Department. Familiar with Joint Commission and all local codes and regulations. Contributes to the implementation of project plans.
Must have strong emphasis on planning construction projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Overseeing all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations and directing construction projects from conception to completion.
Collaborate with the architect and construction crew to ensure feasibility of each project. Conduct meetings on-site with architect, client and construction crew as needed.
Negotiate with vendors, suppliers and subcontractors. Prepare and submit project estimates.
Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors.
Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licenses.
Develop and maintain written maintenance policies and procedures.
Review the department’s policies, procedure manuals, job descriptions, etc., at least annually for revisions and make recommendations to leadership.
Establishing and monitoring a preventative maintenance program that will promote a sense of well-being and esthetic appeal for residents and staff.
Responsible for chairing the Hurricane/Emergency Management Meetings and being the lead for disaster preparedness pre and post storms, and ensuring our facilities are secured and safe. Maintain OSHA and fire code compliance.
Possesses an understanding of all applicable life safety regulations.
Demonstrated ability to run a successful maintenance and housekeeping department.
Experience in facilities management capacity.
Supervisory experience required
Must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints.
Strong written, technical, and verbal communication skills, strong analytical skills, and computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and facility related software are all required.
Must be able to qualify, review, and select contractors to provide; outside services.
Must be able to understand the needs of the operation side of the business and adjust the facility to support such operations and be able to recommend facility changes to improve operation, reduce downtime or to save on maintenance costs.
Must possess thorough knowledge of facilities maintenance and how to proactively maintain the health of an asset; must have demonstrated ability to make critical decisions based on a data supported business cases.
Education: Minimum Bachelor's Degree and at least three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Proficient in ability to comprehend and address a variety of technical subjects. Knowledge of building design, construction, equipment and regulatory compliance with agencies such as the Joint Commission as required.