1+ months

Facilities / Engineering Operations Manager 2

Richmond, CA 94804

Unit Description

Sodexo has an exciting new opportunity for a qualified Facilities Engineering/ Operations Manager for a new account in Richmond, California.


General Description

The Operations Manager manages the Facilities Hard Services, including Engineering, Operations & Maintenance, and Vendor Management. The role includes the responsibility to safely and efficiently deliver these day-to-day services, whether self-performed or managing vendors. The successful candidate will also be professionally responsible for the proper installation, operation and maintenance of uninterrupted light, heat, power, water, and monitoring systems for buildings and services. Sodexo has a strong safety culture; all candidates will be expected to be Safety Leaders.

The facilities are in a refinery, including some outlying buildings; the ideal candidate will have refinery experience.



Our preferred candidates will have successfully demonstrated knowledge in:

  • All aspects of facilities management including plant and building operations and maintenance to include knowledge of HVAC, Electrical, and Plumbing
  • OSHA and Life Safety requirements
  • Managing contract and financial commitments.
  • Managing and leading a team of professionals in continuous pursuit of excellence
  • Training staff involved in the use or maintenance of equipment to ensure safe and reliable operation.
  • Fostering employee and client relationships
  • Regulatory, technical, and safety standards.
  • Maintaining dual budget processes
  • Executing engineering projects as assigned to meet technical, budget and schedule goals.
  • Managing a CMMS systems and processes to ensure 100% reliability of systems
  • Preparing and/or reviewing operation, safety, and maintenance procedures to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Ability to interact well with peers and senior personnel in scientific, engineering, and operational disciplines.
  • Ability to work as a member on cross-functional and self-directed work teams.
  • Knowledge of reliability engineering and continuous improvement concepts desired.


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 - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

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.


Posted: 2020-09-17 Expires: 2020-11-19

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