Sodexo Operations LLC Director 3 - Facilities Operations in HOUSTON, Texas

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Unit Description

Sodexo has an exciting opportunity at our hospital for a Director of Facilities near the Medical Center in Houston, TX.

Key Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the District Manager, the Facilities Director (FD) is responsible for all campus systems, mechanical, electrical, structural, Life Safety requirements. Responsible for all operational and capital budgets for all areas under construction and life safety. Responsible for the development and implementation of system framework to support asset management program and preservation of the hospital Infrastructure system wide. Responsible for the support of the Hospital and Departmental Mission of providing a safe and respectful environment for all hospital individuals.

Provides the direction, oversight, and coordination of all functions and activities of the Facilities Management Departments, including Engineering, Plant Operations, and Facilities Management. The Facilities Director will assume overall responsibility for the safe and efficient functioning, maintenance and operation of all buildings, equipment, machinery, systems, and grounds keeping. Will direct, plan, coordinate and is administratively and professionally responsible for the proper installation, operation and maintenance of uninterrupted light, heat, power, water, and monitoring systems of all health system buildings and services. The Director has oversight of budgets, staffing, short and long range planning, program development, policy and procedure for all Facilities department, construction/renovation operations, landscape operations, campus planning, skilled trades’ contractors, maintenance and repair programs and energy management. Work in partnership with the owner representative for construction activities. Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and regulatory agencies, efficiency of services and delivery of optimal customer service.

  1. Plans, improves, and maintains owned and leased facilities and equipment.

  2. Provides strategic leadership and vision for departments.

  3. Provides coordination and direction in the design, review, and specifications of construction and remodel projects with architects and administration. Monitors day to day activities and work on Engineering, Plant Operations, Aesthetics and Grounds. Provides oversight as needed for contractors and construction managers.

  4. Directs, manages and coordinates with the functional authority for planning, organization, control and integration to ensure completion of projects.

  5. Negotiates project contracts with the direction of Senior Leadership .

  6. Manages activities concerning technical development and scheduling.

  7. Establishes and manages budgets and productivity targets. Controls expenditures within the limitations of the project and department budgets.

  8. Ensures maintenance of physical structures, HVAC, mechanical, electrical systems, utility systems, and grounds are in operative and safe working condition at all time.

  9. Responsible for constant state of readiness to comply with DNV, Life Safety preparedness, OSHA, Air/ Water preparation compliance and document requirements.

  10. Ensures that the health system is in compliance with all local, state, and federal codes and regulations.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • plant operations and maintenance management experience in an health care environment;

  • experience with the Join Commission, Environment of Care (EOC), OSHA and Life Safety requirements;

  • strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, fire protection, safety systems, civil, low voltage, demolition, architectural and energy management;

  • business and financial acumen with a strong P&L understanding;

  • excellent customer service and communication skills;

  • staff development and team building experience;

  • Certified Health Care Facilities Manager (CHFM) is a plus

  • a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related fields preferred.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

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's degree

Basic Management Experience- 3 years

Basic Functional Experience- 4 years

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

System ID 60885

Location US - TX - HOUSTON

Relocation No

Category Facilities

Type Full-Time