Are you someone who has experience managing multi-site retail, residential, commercial or educational facilities? Do you enjoy traveling and visiting sites for work, managing multiple responsibilities, and having a positive impact on project completion and problem solving? Do you live in Northern California and does the idea of working from a home office appeal to you? If so, then this may be a great opportunity for you to advance your career!
The Regional Facilities Manager provides direct facilities support to our childcare centers and their Center Directors and Regional Managers within their defined territory; as well as overseeing and monitoring Repair and Maintenance requests and a sub-contracted service provider group.
Additionally, the Regional Facilities Manager is responsible for facilitating a Capital improvement plan and will provide support to members of the facilities and construction team by lending both ingenuity and creativity to assignments and capturing center/school information. This person will assist in problem-solving unique situations, and professionally represent the company to client partners, fellow employees and outside professional contacts.
What you will be doing:
Responsible for implementation of capital improvement projects including development of proposal specifications and solicitation of bids.
Prepare contract inspections & acceptance of work processing payments.
Perform inspections of centers/schools within the assigned territory three times per year.
Ensure landlord obligations are fulfilled in compliance with lease agreement.
Verify the integrity of service contractors’ work as stipulated in contracts.
Re-bid service contracts to ensure cost effective delivery of service and prepare estimates for budget.
Inspect life safety systems and playground areas for regulatory compliance.
Establish capital renovations program and timetable.
Respond to all center emergencies and manage repairs and maintenance programs.
Develop contractors for skilled trades and general maintenance work.
Establish rates and qualify contractors and trades for work in centers by type of service.
Issue Site Visit Reports Issue Work Orders for all contracted maintenance work when needed, equipment purchases, recurring service contracts, and capital projects.
Associates degree or equivalent experience in construction or facilities management.
Ability to travel 50% of the time within the San Francisco/Bay Area.
Experience with multi-state/site property management and maintenance – building and grounds.
Experience with small-scale (under $200K) construction, refurbishment, and maintenance.
Working knowledge of health & safety regulatory agencies and regulations (OSHA, EPA, etc.).
Working knowledge of critical building systems and testing (M & E, HVAC, Safety).
Proficiency in “on site” property assessment, evaluation, and recommendation and extensive list of qualified/approved vendors, contractors, and service providers.
Working knowledge of database management for monitoring/reporting.
Capable of project schedule development using appropriate software.
Bright Horizons is the world’s leading provider of high-quality early education and work/life solutions. Our transparent and meaningful mission is shared by the more than 22,000 extraordinary and hardworking employees who are the core of our success. Guided by our established and accessible leadership team, we have consistently been recognized as a great place to work in every country we operate.
Our supportive environment and respectful culture allows people to bring their whole selves to work, and enables resiliency as we continue to build value with innovation and sustainable success. Whether in a classroom or an office, you’ll find a diverse, fun, committed, fast paced, and rewarding environment where our financial strength and entrepreneurial spirit allow each of us to explore the full scope of our personal and professional potential.