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Facilities / Engineering Operations Manager (Project Management)

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  • Facilities / Engineering Operations Manager (Project Management)

    Location US-MA-CAMBRIDGE
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  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is searching for an Operations Facilities Manager to field a Mobile Facilities Maintenance Team in the greater Boston, MA area. The position will be responsible for a mobile team of 8 skilled technicians and a remote call center who support maintenance, engineering and construction projects and activities across a total of 7 sites located in Cambridge MA, Waltham MA, Framingham MA and Westborough MA.


    This position is an integral part of the Sodexo Integrated Facilities Management Division. You will be part of the division that supports client manufacturing and research & development through facility maintenance, modifications and upgrades needed to do the science at this preeminent institution. You will manage a diverse range of maintenance, engineering and construction projects, all to support bringing office and laboratory spaces up to world-class standards with the goal of making work areas future-thinking to support our client.  Successfully ing your expertise in the fields of Maintenance, Engineering & Construction and Project Management of buildings and facility infrastructure, you will directly impact our clients continued success in the Biopharmaceutical Market. 


    Responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Be the project manager on operations and maintenance projects within the Mobile Maintenance Team's area of responsibility. 
    • Report to the Cambridge Cluster Director.
    • Provide technical, management and administrative expertise and consultant direction/oversight for assigned Facility Service Requests and Construction of Facilities (CoF) projects during development, study, concept/schematic design, construction document development, procurement, construction, and close-out phases. 
    • Have the ability to successfully manage multiple projects running in parallel, sometimes with competing priorities.
    • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with client stakeholders. Interface and coordinate with the client and partner with Sodexo organizations on the development and execution of projects.
    • Coordinates maintenance and project activities with internal customers to insure minimal impact on existing facility operations. This includes, but is not limited to: Client Facilities Personnel, Health Safety & Environmental and end users.
    • Manage budgets, schedules, output quality and relationships with internal and external customers, key suppliers, and subcontractors for assigned projects.
    • Report project status (safety, cost, schedule, and quality) and issues/problems to management.
    • Develop scopes of work for routine and complex projects, based on user requirements. Provide written statements of work for Account Executive tasks to be performed by subcontract firms.
    • Perform detailed investigations of existing sites/buildings including availability of utilities, environmental and safety hazards, and impacts to occupants in or near the proposed project work area. Identify and make recommendations for how to address any issues.
    • Be a team leader, accountable for team results on multifunctional and/or multidisciplinary projects and assignments, including performance standards, budget and schedule.



    • BS or BA in Architecture or one of the following engineering disciplines; Mechanical, Electrical, Civil or Structural. Minimum seven (7) years of related experience. 
    • Five (5) years of lead project manager experience.
    • Knowledge in the Facilities project management field with focus on engineering and construction projects.
    • Demonstrated project management experience coordinating internal and external work groups and individuals associated with the completion of facilities projects.
    • Project Management experience associated with institutional infrastructure, site structures, utility systems and equipment in a campus-type setting.
    • Working knowledge of applicable industry practices, Massachusetts building/construction standards and codes as well as Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with supervisor, other project administrators, construction managers, as well as contractors and consultants.
    • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of programs and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems/Enterprise Asset Management Systems.
    • Working knowledge and experience with the latest safety practices and requirements in the facilities design and construction industry.
    • Good working knowledge and experience with developing engineering and construction schedules, RFP packages, SOWs, estimates, budgets, spend plans and management of RFIs and change management processes.Preferred


    • Proficient knowledge of Building Management/Automation Systems.
    • Project Management Professional certificate or similar



    Position Summary

    Back up to GM; 2nd in command;
    Supervises the account as the #2 manager and has full responsibility including supervision of other managers. Responsible for entire account when the Director of Facilities Ops is not present.
    Two scenarios for this position in Univ.:
    A) Has all facilities rolling up – Custodial / maintenance and grounds, and FM who reports to GM; very large integrated operation.
    B) Mega account – multiple managers of maintenance; PM function; other specific managers – unifying position.

    Key Duties
    - Manage other managers; manage by walking around (rounding); Staffs, trains, and is responsible for employee development
    - client interface;
    - payroll oversight;
    - budgetary oversight on some services;
    - Oversees and coordinates projects
    - Manages work orders/CMMS
    - Manages mechanicals (i.e. HVAC)
    - Manages QA and Safety


    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree 

    Basic Management Experience - 5 years   

    Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in facilities maintenance, plant operations or engineering services

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




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