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 the New England area 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 during the first year of assuming responsibilities
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)
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.