Director of Facilities and Grounds

Buffalo, NY

Post Date: 07/19/2017 Job ID: 8378 Industry: Management/Operations
Category: Management/Operations
Location/City: NY - Buffalo
Id: 8378

Director of Facilities and Grounds - Direct Hire - Buffalo, NY

Our well-respected client is looking for a director to oversee a team responsible for the maintenance, cleaning and upkeep of nearly 20 buildings on multiple complexes around Western NY. We are looking for a strategic thinker, someone who is capable of creating a long term vision and allowing for proper planning and budgeting for large initiatives. This person directs a team of around 40 through several supervisors. Strong relationship building skills are needed in order to act as the liaison with necessary State and Local organizations.

  • Prepares and monitors maintenance and facility operating and capital budgets and justifications for resource allocation.
  • Develops schedules and manages a preventive maintenance program designed to maintain buildings, grounds and equipment in safe operating condition.
  • Identifies and reports mechanical and structural deficiencies and the need for repair or replacement to superior.
  • Investigates and reports on damage to buildings with recommendations for repair and prevention.
  • Prepares preliminary plans, specifications and cost estimates for repair and alteration projects.

  • Master's degree in an applicable discipline.
  • Four (4) years of supervisory or administrative experience in maintenance or construction in large scale building or multiple site locations.
  • Strategic thinker, experience with and ability to produce detailed long range plans.
  • Strong relationship building skills, with the ability to interact with executive leadership as well as custodial and maintenance staff.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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