Schneider Electric Assistant Critical Facility Manager in Plano, Texas

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Title: Assistant Critical Facility Manager (ACFM)

Reports to: Critical Facility Manager (CFM)

Description: The Assistant Critical Facility Manager is accountable for the mitigation of risk, operations, maintenance, and improvements to the physical infrastructure of the assigned critical facility or site. Typically, the ACFM is charged with the coordination of the workforce, maintenance of the CMMS, performance data collection, maintenance of spares and tool inventories, and specific duties assigned by the CFM as needed.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage operations and maintenance of all assigned site infrastructure equipment and systems (critical and/or non-critical).
  • Coordinate the workforce schedule to accomplish assigned maintenance and operations duties.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of the CMMS and producing reports as required.
  • Collaborate with clients on planning for facilities issues.
  • Assist in the development and execution of facilities budgets.
  • Manage projects as assigned.
  • Manage facilities support and operations staff as assigned.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with all other groups (sales, finance, executive staff, projects/construction, etc.).
  • Assist with the negotiation and approval of contracts/agreements with vendors as requested.
  • On-call 24x7, responding to all data center emergencies and acting as the person in charge when the CFM is unable to respond.
  • Assist with the site’s environmental health and safety compliance.
  • Assist with managing the client relationship and growing the business at the assigned sites.

*Position Objectives: *

  • Ensures the effective usage of personnel resources to accomplish assignments and reduce costs, and meet goal
  • Ensures spares and tool inventories are maintained and available to effectively respond to site needs.
  • Ensures the accuracy and completeness of CMMS data.
  • Operates and maintains site in such a condition as to assure 100% uptime to customers for facilities services (electrical, cooling, etc.).
  • Ensures site complies with all local, state, and federal requirements for EH&S;
  • Operates assigned site equipment to obtain maximum effectiveness and efficiency; cost, equipment longevity, and reliability.
  • Creates an open and sharing relationship with the clients and clients’ vendors.

*Required skills: *

  • Team building and organizational development.
  • Client relationship building and management.
  • Technical understanding and communication across all levels of personnel (clients, senior site personnel, customers, vendors, etc.).
  • Understanding and implementation of risk mitigation processes.
  • Emergency response control and command.

*Desired skills: *

  • Training program development and implementation.
  • Development, control and monitoring of budgets.
  • Procedure development.
  • Reliability centered maintenance analysis and implementation.**


  • 5 or more years of experience in mission critical environments.
  • 1 year supervisory experience or 3 years Lead CFT experience.


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil) or equivalent.
  • CFM or equivalent facilities management certification.

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Primary Location: United States-Texas-Plano

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Nov 10, 2016, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: 0032QD