Facility Operations Manager – Ft. Meade , MD, US

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Facility Operations Manager – Ft. Meade , MD, US

Facility Operations Manager

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Ft. Meade , MD, US

NIKA is hiring for a Facility Operations Manager to manage and administer a base operations support services contract at Ft. Meade, MD!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to design, build and manage real property by combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture all under one roof.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage, plan, prioritize, organize, control, report, evaluate, and adjust facilities maintenance operations, pest management, landscaping and snow removal to ensure conformance with the Contract and NIKA Policies/Procedures.
  • Coordinate service order and maintenance support for Central Utility Plant equipment and all mechanical and/or electrical systems
  • Responsible for managing the maintenance service, repairs and preventive maintenance in the areas of HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, painting, machine, central utility plant and electrical servicing in conformance with the contract.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day direct supervision and development of Trades’ Leads, to include scheduling, work assignments, dispatching, training, motivation and progressive discipline.
  • Assist with the day-to-day implementation of the open-work order activities, strategically planning & managing to ensure conformance with established contract requirements.
  • Strategically plan & manage the Project Preventive Maintenance (PM) Program to ensure conformance with established PM schedules, suggest changes to improve operation or reliability of the equipment and 100% completion on-time.
  • Actively monitor and ensure employee conformance with established occupational safety & health program elements. Assist with immediate correction when unsafe behavior is observed or reported.
  • Actively monitor and ensure employee conformance with established Quality Assurance Program elements. Assist with immediate correction when non-conformant work quality is observed or reported.
  • Give specific guidance and direction to the pest, landscaping and snow removal subcontractors ensuring they complete all contract requirements completely, and on-time
  • Coordinate workforce management & contract compliance efforts with other Managers, as appropriate.
  • Interface with, monitor and control select subcontractors.
  • Prepare required reports and analyses as required, ensuring required documentation is maintained and submitted as contractually required.
  • Recommend measures to improve maintenance methods and equipment performance.
  • Assist with ordering parts, materials & tools; ensuring accuracy, cost saving efforts and expeditious delivery.

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • BS Degree or ten (10) years’ experience as a manager in a multidiscipline environment of similar scope and complexity as supportedby this contract.
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the installation, maintenance, and repair of large facility/plant trades, to include but not limited to: HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, ventilation, heating, electrical, carpentry, painting, air conditioning systems and equipment; central utility plant, electrical theory; building codes and air quality regulations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Able to effectively communicate, both written and verbal, in English.
  • Be able to constructively interact with Associates, Customers, Support Staff, Management and Corporate Staff.
  • Excellent computer skills, to include the ability to use Maintenance Management Systems, and software programs such as Microsoft Windows, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

  • Must maintain all required city/county/state license(s) and/or certification(s), where applicable.
  • Registered Professional Engineer license desirable.
  • Required to maintain a valid state driver’s license

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.