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 750139 - Facilities / Engineering Manager 2 - SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York, United States

Job information
Posted by: Sodexo Inc. 
Hiring entity type: Food Service and Restaurant 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: US$1000 - 70000
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Operations - Other
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 750139 / Latpro-3841946 
Date posted: Nov-18-2021
State, Zip: New York, 12866


System ID 750139
Category Facilities
Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status Full-Time

Unit Description

Build a Better Future through Facilities/Engineering innovation!

Sodexo is seeking a Facilities Engineering Manager for Skidmore College - a highly ranked, residential, liberal arts college situated on 1,000 acres of natural beauty in Saratoga Springs, New York. Reporting to the Facilities Director, this Facilities Manager will oversee 18 employees from Technical Trades of HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical and General Maintenance.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE is available for this exciting opportunity! APPLY TODAY!

Are You the One?
Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities Manager with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities:
Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance existing client programs including short- and long-range planning, construction/renovation projects, preventative and corrective maintenance, grounds and landscaping, janitorial services.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • a proven track record of successful Facilities Management, ideally in a university, hospital or large property.
  • strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, architectural, landscape and energy management;
  • demonstrated success managing schedules, labor and OT, entering and tracking Work Orders using CMMS systems.
  • exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills;
  • strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building;
  • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) is a plus; and
  • a bachelor's degree in engineering or related fields is preferred.

Learn more about Skidmore College, visit

Why Sodexo? Sodexo is a global company that offers ongoing career development and growth opportunities - Sound like the company for you? APPLY TODAY! Join the Sodexo Team!

Learn more about Sodexo's Benefits

Not the job for you?
At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.

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 career growth opportunities.

Make an Immediate Impact.
Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.

Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, healthcare and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

Position Summary

More transactional; daily interaction with hourly staff and SPOC. Supervises hourly staff and is the first line of response for customers. Focuses on emergency work orders and safety.

  • Implementing SDX procedures/programs to achieve operational goals/performance in managing - mechanical - Hard FM - Electric, plumber, HVAC, and mechanical; carpentry (would fall under skilled mechanical).
  • Scope - number of management technicians/generalists? Or trades? / level of interaction with client vs chain of command / unit financial responsibility / safety /
  • Number of buildings / square footage levels / level of sophisticated systems - HVAC / electronics / Labs
  • Level of self-performed tasks vs. contractor management/ staffing levels may be less than Healthcare - more redundancy of systems; HC more regulatory "Joint Commission which dictates more annual/planned processes
  • Preventive and corrective maintenance; predictive maintenance.
  • Greater than 500k sq ft; over 10 - 12 trades
  • Day to day management of the maintenance operations of the account. Oversight communication workflow management; Building trades and mechanical trades - electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC (Hard FM) - Scope of responsibility is greater for a Manager 2 - more technical and more management; may have a Manager 1 reporting this position

    Critical 1 - Mechanically competent
    Critical 2 - People skills - communication/mgmt.
    Interpersonal skills important
    Scope may mandate this position; technical competency level may also be a differentiator

    Key Duties
    Supervision of all outside contractors/vendors for site
    Responsible for overseeing facilities staff, training and hr functions for unit
    Financial= labor, inventory, supplies, UFS
    Performs facilities maintenance functions as required.
    Manages events (schools)
    Communicates directly with customers
    Responsible for CMMS
    Implement SDX programs/ procedures/ policies/ systems
    Safety - client and SDX employee safety
    Mechanical systems - maintaining operational capability of mechanical systems
    Multiple buildings requiring mechanical systems oversight
    Scheduling and work flow management - greater scope

  • Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

    Basic Management Experience - 2 years

    Basic Functional Experience - 2 years work experience in facilities maintenance, plant operations or engineering services

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


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