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Facilities Manager | Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center - Spectra (Dallas · TX)

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Facility/Venue Management
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Overview
Direct, supervise/manage, and evaluate the Engineering and Operations team in the essential duties insuring the quality of services delivered to the clients meets and exceeds our standards and contractual obligations.  Facility Manager has direct oversight of Trade Department Managers and Operations Manager.
 
Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment, and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES including but not limited to (Other duties as assigned): 
  • In accordance with established guidelines and procedures, provide for the timely and efficient training of Engineering and Operations personnel coordinated with the Human Resources Department.
  • Develop policies and procedures to maximize efficient utilization and scheduling of labor coordinated with maintenance and event requirements.
  • Plan and organize long-range assignments for Maintenance.
  • Conduct daily/weekly management review meetings with key supervisory staff.  Conduct monthly meetings with general staff.
  • Implement and maintain programs for inspection of facilities and documentation of work orders including comprehensive Preventative Maintenance System for all KBHCC fixed and movable equipment and building systems.
  • Administer outside maintenance and repair contracts.
  • Coordinate all inspections with outside regulatory agencies (Fire, Elevator/Escalator, Boiler, Insurance, etc.).
  • Assist in developing policies and procedures to monitor and conserve energy consumption and compliance with Utility Contracts.
  • Maintain hazardous materials communication program, material Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and required records and permits; maintain knowledge of changes in pertinent Federal, State and Local regulations.
  • Uphold all relevant federal, state and local building regulations including EEOC, FLSA, OSHA, NFPA, NEC and ADA regulations.
  • Review operation of Purchasing Inventory systems and insure proper quantities and types of maintenance and show supplies are on hand.  
  • Develop and maintain procedures to insure Engineering Department is ordering proper supplies for maintenance and show requirements in a timely manner.  
  • Research and recommend equipment, tools, materials and supplies to fulfill needs of Engineering Department.
  • Research and recommend continuing education programs for key technical personnel involved in the operation and maintenance of the building.
  • Review all budget expenditures including labor, materials, supplies, equipment and utility consumption and recommend policies and procedures to promote efficiency.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with service contractors, suppliers, utility companies and firms doing business with the KBHCC, to promote coordinated services to clients.
  • Plan, coordinate, and communicate with other departments including KBHCC Event Services team and subcontractors (catering, parking, etc.) to ensure that the arrangements and services ordered by those departments are available when and where needed by the clients together with adequate staff to service these events.
  • Assist in Preparation and implementation of the annual budget for the departments supervised.  Provide recommendations for Capital Improvement Budget, Capital adds, 5-year plan and yearly operational budget.
  • Manage relationships with the City of Dallas departments such as Engineering, Public Works, and Maintenance etc. 
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree from a 4- year college in an Engineering discipline or related field (Engineering trade school) and/or a minimum of 7 years progressive experience in management of Facilities in a comparable industry or convention facility.  Demonstrated skill in managing multiple functions and interpersonal skills to foster teamwork and a commitment to team results are required.  Knowledge of current practices in the maintenance field.
  • Ability to work various workdays and hours to meet business needs including early/late hours, long days, weekends and holidays.  Must be reliable and punctual. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blueprints, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write daily logs, routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.  
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations. 
  • HVAC Certification and/or Electrical License preferred.  Must have or be able to get the following: CPR, First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogen, AED, Forklift Certification 
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines.                  
  • Ability to proficiently utilize Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).  
  • Ability to demonstrate technical expertise in the fields of electrical engineering, plumbing, mechanical engineering, heating and air conditioning, welding, painting, and carpentry.  Ability to demonstrate administrative skills.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts (the machinery they operate) and is occasionally exposed to caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) software preferred.

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/
 
Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.