Operations Manager

Cushman & Wakefield   •  

Irving, TX

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


8 - 10 years

Posted 30 days ago

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  • Development and implementation of specifications, bidding documents, plans and procedures covering property cleaning operations, mechanical engineering, maintenance operations and project security.
  • Administration of service subcontracts and on-site evaluation of quality levels and competitive costs.
  • Controlling and overseeing the utilization of maintenance and operations personnel across facility lines to assure optimum use of resources as peak workload, absenteeism or special needs occur.
  • Preparation and submittal of budget recommendations and the exercise of control over operating expenditures.
  • Continued evaluation of all phases of property operations in order to enhance the efficiency of the operation and to maximize cost effectiveness.
  • Selection, supervision, development, and training of all subordinate engineering and maintenance personnel.
  • Inspection and assurance to see that all vacant spaces are maintained in a clean and occupant ready condition.
  • Assisting in maintaining liaison between tenants and building owners.
  • Development and implementation of proactive programs to track, analyze and reduce maintenance requests in order to provide a higher level of service to tenants.
  • Maintenance of an overview to assure that adequate inventories of operating and maintenance supplies are on hand.
  • Development of annual operational plans tied to the facility business plans including individual quarterly goals and objectives approved by the Portfolio General Manager and the client.
  • Reviewing and approving plans and procedures for handling complaints or requests from facility tenants or occupants.
  • Regularly and systematically analyze and appraise the effectiveness of operations under his/her control; ensuring that policies are observed and that prompt corrective action is taken as needed.
  • Supervising and training all facility employees in proper safety procedures.
  • Assisting management in the coordination of fire safety and all aspects of current fire laws as they apply as well as coordinate with the local Fire Department to obtain required certification and adhere to specific Fire Plan Regulations.
  • Recommending capital improvement programs for the project and implement all mechanical, electrical and elevator capital expenses approved by owner.


  • Degree from an accredited college or university in engineering preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 –10 years in HVAC in Facilities Maintenance with appropriate licenses and certifications
  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical, fire safety, electrical, plumbing and control systems, which include all HVAC, electrical, pneumatic, fire alarm and suppression and plumbing systems.
  • Knowledge of building contracts and specifications.
  • Familiar with the preparation and administration of budget requirements and reporting procedures.
  • Knowledge of building purchasing procedures.
  • Must be familiar and proficient with personal computers and PC based software such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Project.