Southwest Key Programs Inc.

  • Facilities Coordinator

    Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/17/2018 5:56 PM)
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  • Job Summary:

    Responsible for planning, directing, and overseeing building operations and services.   Primarily responsible for diagnosing equipment and building construction problems, coordinating the repair with Facilities Technicians and/or Outside Vendor under the Supervision of the GEC Manager. The Facilities Coordinator supervises GE crew and is also responsible for the overall appearance of the grounds.

    Essential Functions:

    • Inspect structure of building and determine if repairs are needed.
    • Supervise renovations and additions.
    • Oversee Grounds keeping.
    • Transport, dispose of, or relocate office equipment and furniture.
    • Oversee Systems Maintenance, Inspection, Replacement, and Repair including: Security System, Badges, Filters for HVAC, Elevators, Backflow Preventers, Sprinkler System, Boilers and Chillers, and Pest Control, Roof.
    • Install greener appliances and fixtures to reduce energy output.
    • Advise staff on how to reduce utility bills.
    • Maintain vendor relationships.

    Other Functions:

    • Removes debris and other trash inside as well as outside assigned areas
    • Removes debris from entrances and exits to all buildings to ensure safe environment.
    • Uses specific type of chemicals and equipment necessary meeting Green requirements
    • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned
    • Maintain accurate records of the condition of the equipment and other systems in the building.
    • Create a schedule of regular evaluation of the facilities.
    • Participate in the development of policies and procedures that affect the use of supplies and facilities
    • Create monitoring systems or programs in the institution to detect problems as early as possible.
    • Initiate interventions to solve problems in the facilities.
    • Develop a system for cleaning, repair and maintenance of facilities.
    • Develop back-up or alternative systems for common problems such as power shortage.
    • Ensure the safety of the building or establishment from fire, flood and other hazards.
    • Initiate an active campaign on safety measures in the building.
    • Recruiting facilities service staff and training them appropriately to ensure competent work output.
    • Work with GEC manager to Develop staff development programs such as skills enhancement trainings and sessions.
    • Evaluate the work quality of his staff and other subordinates.
    • Coordinate with other offices and units for things that are not within the scope of the facilities service team.
    • Participate in preparing the budget and so that the facilities maintenance team will get the facilities maintenance team will have adequate funds for its operation.
    • Educate the workers of the establishment on the proper use and care of its equipment and other facilities.
    • Coordinate with the upper management on work issues.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • High School or GED and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in related work
    • A corporate facilities coordinator has to be very organized and have excellent communication skills.

    This will ensure that such an individual can effectively convey his instructions and decisions to his subordinates.

    • A corporate facilities coordinator needs to have control over the assets of the company. In others words the individual must be aware of the resources of the company and how to effectively redistribute it.

    Physical Demands:

    Bending, stooping and lifting 50 lbs required to complete daily tasks. Most activities include repetitive motions and can include overhead reaching. 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. Must embrace cultural diversity awareness and have the ability to work with a diverse population.

    Work Environment:

    Work shifts are subject to change. Noise levels vary from moderate to intense. Predominantly outdoors, occasional indoor monitoring or activities. This is a fast paced environment with various sharp objects, hazardous materials and machines present and extreme temperatures. Involves walking and standing for extended periods of time.


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