Under the direction of the Director of Facilities, the Construction and Maintenance/Facilities Manager is responsible for the construction, remodeling, repair and maintenance of facilities including buildings, exhibits, electrical, lighting, plumbing, mechanical, drainage and environmental systems. Typical functions of the manager include assignment of staff and contractors in the maintenance, repair and construction of facilities; prioritizes work orders, monitors progress, checks quality and verifies completion. The manager also acts as construction coordinator from concept to completion; coordinates with affected departments, architectural staff, contractors and regulatory agencies; prepares plan proposals and obtains quotes as required; develops and administer department budgets; conducts monthly departmental and safety meetings; conducts regular safety inspections and attends Risk Management meetings; maintains work order system, produces work order status report and maintains administrative files as required; develops and administers employee performance evaluations; maintains necessary contracts to respond to requests and coordinates activities.
Qualifications for Construction and Maintenance Manager include considerable experience managing Facilities and a team of staff in all trade areas. An example of experience would be at least 5 years. Excellent communication skills are essential. Selected candidate must be able to read plans and evaluate proposals. This position requires the ability to work effectively with all levels - internal and external and to utilize a personal computer for work processing and spreadsheet systems. Extensive knowledge of construction project coordination; reasonable knowledge of building codes and safety regulations and ability to administer/manage work requests is required.
Desirable qualifications include experience with managing the maintenance of a facility with multiple structures, course work in Civil, structural or related engineering field, architectural training or course work as well as a California contractor license. An example of experience would be at least 5 years. A valid California driver license is required. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
This position offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, prescription drugs, vision, life insurance, annual leave, sick leave, retirement, as well as other optional insurance. Please visit our career page for more information at www.sandiegozoo.org/jobs. Deadline to apply Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Pacific Time