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Senior Facilities Manager

Company: Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: March 18, 2023

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Senior Facilities Manager


Grand Rapids, MI

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Senior Facilities Manager


Grand Rapids, MI

Job Summary

Fishbeck is seeking a Senior Facilities Manager to support the Facilities Director and oversee facilities operations and build upon the mission of developing and maintaining workspaces to engage staff and promote firm success. As an integral leader in the organization, this person will collaborate with Fishbeck staff, building management, and outside vendors to support daily operations and prepare for future growth and changing business needs. Fishbeck is a professional consulting services firm with 17 offices in 15 locations in 3 states, so collaboration and communication are critical to success in this role.

Primary Functions

  • Develop, document, and implement facility management programs.
  • Operate facility programs that address staff requests with efficient and reliable service.
  • Plan, direct, and oversee activities relating to office renovations, construction, expansions, and moves.
  • Manage facility-related partners including internal teams, vendors, and property managers.
  • Leverage data and feedback to drive solutions for changing workplace priorities.
  • Research trends and implement changes that support business goals and workplace needs.
  • Lead, coach, and mentor other facilities professionals to support program growth.
  • Occasional travel to regional offices is expected.
  • Assist in real estate assessments and transactions and support general real estate needs.
  • Perform other related tasks assigned by Facilities Director.

    Minimum Physical Requirements

    Occasionally exposed to light lifting, sitting, and walking. Will have normal office working conditions and be required to use a computer and phone. Travel by vehicle to regional offices. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

    Desired Education/Licensure

    Bachelor's Degree in facilities related field or equivalent experience.

    Desired Skills/Experience

    • 10+ years' experience in facilities management
    • Responsibility managing operations and capital budgets
    • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, multi-tasking, and organizational skills.
    • Effective communicator, both written and verbally, with attention to detail.
    • Ability to plan for and keep track of multiple projects and deadlines.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office product suite (Excel, Word, Teams, and Outlook).
    • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
    • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
    • Real estate experience is a plus.
    • AutoCAD/Revit capabilities are a plus.

      What we offer

      Our staff members enjoy a comprehensive compensation package that includes:

      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance.
      • Wellness reimbursement and activities.
      • Reimbursement and support for tuition, continuing education, and professional/personal development.
      • Vacation, sick, and volunteer time, PTO, parental leave, and paid holidays.
      • Opportunities for hybrid and flexible schedules.
      • 401(k), profit-sharing, and stock options (we are 100% employee-owned!).
      • And more!

        About Fishbeck

        Fishbeck is one of the premier professional consulting firms in the nation, with 15 regional offices and more than 570 employees. Engineering, environmental sciences, architecture, and construction management are the cornerstones of Fishbeck's services and integrated project approach. We are a hands-on and design-orientated practice with the technical capabilities and understanding to take the largest projects from internal concept to completion. Our team of experts takes pride in our commitment to reliability in design, connection to our clients, and creativity at our core.

        We are an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

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Keywords: Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Grand Rapids , Senior Facilities Manager, Executive , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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