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Director Of Facilities

Company: Kearney Realty & Development Group
Location: Somers
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Kearney Realty & Development Group, Inc. -(Kearney Group) is a diversified real estate development, general contracting, and property management firm located in Somers, New York. Kearney Group's portfolio includes office, retail, market-rate, affordable, and mixed-income developments. To date, Kearney Group has successfully developed commercial and residential projects valued at over $250 million and manages over 1,200 apartments throughout New York State.Position Overview:Has overall responsibility for ensuring organization-wide consistent standards of building maintenance operations and appearance, the management of preventative maintenance and overseeing improvement and infrastructure projects. Also, has responsibility for assuring facilities related systems maximize operational performance. Is responsible for managing within budget guidelines; planning and developing organizational structure; hiring subordinate staff, working with contractors and creating master operational plans that meet current and future company needs.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintains property by investigating issues, inspecting sites, scheduling repairs and planning renovations. Ensures landscaping, trash collection and snow removal is done timely and properly through subordinate staff.
  • Keeps records on the Agency properties including expenses, list of inspections, maintenance requests, records of repair, costs of repair, maintenance costs and insurance costs.
  • Creates effective communication, management and reporting systems as needed.
  • Directs and prioritizes work resources including strategic decisions regarding insource and outsource of skilled trade resources.
  • Serves as agency expert in planning, scheduling and approving operations and functions including project work, major repairs, and pre-priced work requests for.
  • Oversees related construction/renovation projects and provides necessary oversight.
  • Ensures timely preparation and monitoring of goals, policies, budgets and appropriate documentation.
  • Accomplishes organizational goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Prepares project cost estimates, work scopes, and bid/contract documents and fulfil insurance requirements.
  • Develops policies and procedures for department to follow.
  • Oversees preventive maintenance being performed on Company properties to ensure they are kept in top condition and performed in a timely.
  • Maintains a network of reliable plumbers, electricians, carpenters and other contractors.
  • Hires, evaluates, disciplines, terminates, directs and manages direct reports.
  • Visits agency properties for areas of concerns and improvement.
  • Reviews invoices, proposals and other service provider submittals.
  • Ensures contractors and other repairmen are completing their work in a proper and timely manner and resolves any issues.
  • Ensure that facility management staff consistently provides positive and prompt response to requests from the client and building tenants/occupants
  • Participates in team meetings and the accomplishment of team goals.
  • Coordinate the collection, analysis and reporting by the facility management team of statistical data and analysis to provide accurate and current assessment of facility management objectives, work order productivity, cost savings and improvements. Review work order metrics and system to identify service gaps and recurring issues and provide corrective actions
  • Assist in development of capital budgets for the property. This includes contributions towards a five- year plan of maintenance, facility improvement and cost reduction initiatives
  • Prepares and presents reports to Executive Management.
  • Performs other duties as requestedRequired skills and expertise:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business or a related field
    • At least ten years of experience in Facilities Management with an organization that has a diverse portfolio
    • Self-starter and ability to work independently
    • Ability to analyze and resolve highly difficult problems, integrate information from multiple sources, utilize creative thinking and exercise considerable judgment and resourcefulness.
    • Excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with contractors, repairmen, regulatory bodies, city and state inspectors, subordinate staff, etc.
    • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail
    • Presents a positive team attitude
    • Ability to oversee a large scattered portfolio
    • Computer literacy in a Windows environment
    • Willing to travel to agency sites 25-50% of the timeRequired skills and expertise:
      • Minimum of 8-10 years of facility management experience with at least 3 years at the level of Facility Manager
      • Experience in and all facets of property operation and building management
      • Experience with human resource and performance management processes

Keywords: Kearney Realty & Development Group, Danbury , Director Of Facilities, Executive , Somers, Connecticut

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