SUMMARY

The Facilities Manager is responsible for effectively managing and operating ULC’s assets of over 300,000 SF in buildings across the Denver Metro area. The Facilities Manager supports Urban Land Conservancy’s (ULC) mission by managing property assets in such a way as to provide maximum benefit to the environment, community, nonprofits, and under-served populations.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Facilities Manager is expected to be an integral part of ULC’s Assets team, but also to work independently to manage a portfolio of facilities and the facilities team. The role performs a wide range of duties, including, but not limited to:

Facilities Management

  • Manage the facilities team, consisting of at least two maintenance technicians
  • Coordinate, schedule, and manage all planned maintenance of building systems including, but not limited to: HVAC systems, Life safety systems, utilities, grounds maintenance, etc.
  • Develop capital improvement plans for each building, with a particular focus on improvements to energy efficiency, durability, renewable energy, indoor air quality, and occupant health/safety
  • Promptly respond to maintenance requests from tenants and property managers
  • Oversee and manage the work order management system (Yardi Facility Manager)
  • Procure, negotiate, and oversee sub-contracted maintenance, repair, and construction services
  • Develop and implement comprehensive maintenance standards and strategies for all ULC properties
  • Monitor utility usage for each building and respond to variances
  • Provide on-call coverage in a rotation of Assets Team members to respond to after-hours emergencies
  • Create and/or maintain recycling and composting programs at each facility

Project Management

  • Provide overall coordination of capital improvement projects from needs assessment through completion and M&V
  • Conduct procurement of vendors and materials according to ULC procurement policy
  • Develop project-specific and annual maintenance budgets
  • Maintain awareness of individual building budgets on a monthly basis

Assets Team Participation

  • Work closely with property managers to identify maintenance issues, support TI projects, and coordinate with tenants
  • Support other assets team members or other ULC staff as requested
  • Coordinate with third-party property managers, brokers, agents, and owners’ associations
  • Support the due diligence process on potential new ULC acquisitions
  • Code invoices and manage p-card accounts on a weekly basis
  • Participate in the annual property budgeting process
  • Provide periodic reports to leadership and/or the board of directors regarding facility performance

KNOWLEDGE, SKLLS, ABILITIES, & VALUES

A successful candidate will, at a minimum possess the following:

  • Advanced knowledge of various commercial building types and operations including office/mixed-use, educational, warehouse/light industrial
  • Advanced knowledge of building systems including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, automation, controls, etc.
  • Advance skill in performing maintenance tasks that involve hand tools, power tools, and diagnostic tools
  • Advanced skill in problem solving, analytics, and time management
  • Advanced skill in multi-tasking and servicing multiple properties/tasks at once
  • Advanced communication skills in multiple settings and with cultural competency
  • Intermediate skill with basic office software packages, including Microsoft Office and Google products
  • Basic skill in budget forecasting, planning, project management
  • Advanced ability to manage maintenance technicians and subcontractors
  • Advanced ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities
  • Advances ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Advanced ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Advanced ability to maintain client and organizational confidentiality
  • Ability to be insured by ULC’s insurance policy to operate a vehicle for company business
  • Alignment with ULC values concerning the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and ULC’s commitment to maintain an anti-racist workplace
  • Alignment with ULC values concerning the importance of environmental stewardship and sustainability
  • Alignment with ULC values concerning the importance of protecting public health

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position may require:

  • Frequently required to sit, stand, and walk
  • Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Occasionally requires to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, and crawl
  • Occasionally required to lift/push/carry items up to 75 pounds
  • Occasionally work near moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally work around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals
  • Occasional work in high, precarious places
  • Occasional work in confined spaces
  • Frequent exposure to outside weather conditions
  • Occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather)
  • Occasional exposure to extreme heat or cold (non-weather)
  • Occasional exposure to bloodborne and airborne pathogens or infectious materials
  • Occasional exposure to loud noise
  • Occasional work with a variety of hand and power tools

QUALIFICATIONS

A combination of education and experience may be considered

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 2- or 4-year degree in construction-related field preferred

Experience

  • Two years of experience as a facility manger OR six years of experience as a maintenance technician is required
  • Experience with commercial office, mixed-use, retail, light industrial, or similar buildings is preferred
  • Familiarity with facility management or work order software is preferred

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must pass a background check
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable
  • Must be punctual, reliable, and demonstrate a good work ethic

COMPENSATION

  • Salary range is $60,000-80,0000 per year, as is commensurate with experience
  • 37.5-hour work week with options for alternative work schedules
  • Bi-weekly pay
  • Additional Benefits:
    • Health Insurance – two plans available, with employee contribution
    • Dental and Vision insurance, 100% paid by employer
    • Life, AD&D, Short- and Long-term disability insurance
    • 401(k) after six months; 7% employer contribution (no match required)
    • PTO
    • Nine paid holidays

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, and recent employment references to HRApplications@urbanlandc.org. This posting will be open until filled.

 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

At Urban Land Conservancy, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and staff without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Urban Land Conservancy believes that diversity and inclusion among our team is critical to our success, and all employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling our commitment to equal employment opportunity.