Transit Systems 2019-01-02 2019-02-06

Facilities Manager

Company: First Transit View more listings
Location: Austin, Texas
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 109931
Website: https://apply.firstgroupcareers.com/vacancy/21628/Transit%20Talent/detail

NOTE: The following position is for proposed new business within First Transit. Only candidates meeting the work experience requirements will be considered.

Our growing company is currently in need of a responsible individual to fill the position of Facilities Manager. The Facilities Manager will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining and repairing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems to ensure optimal operating results. The successful candidate will oversee the company’s facility operations, manage staff, manage office moves and manage janitorial duties, all while remaining in compliance with local, state and federal regulations.

First Transit is proud to offer:

  • Career advancement opportunities!

  • Excellent benefits packages with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan


Our Facility Managers are responsible for:
  • Plan and coordinate all installations (telecommunications, heat, electricity, etc. and refurbishments.

  • Manage the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet health and safety standards

  • Inspect buildings’ structures to determine the need for repairs or renovations

  • Review utilities consumption and strive to minimize costs

  • Supervise all staff facilities staff (custodians, technicians, groundskeepers etc.) and external contractors

  • Control activities like parking space allocation, waste disposal, building security etc.

  • Allocate office space according to needs

  • Handle insurance plans and service contracts

  • Keep financial and non-financial records

  • Perform analysis and forecasting


To be a Facility Manager, you must have:
  • Proven experience as facilities manager or relevant position

  • Well-versed in technical/engineering operations and facilities management best practices

  • Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

  • Good analytical/critical thinking

  • BSc/BA in facility management, engineering, business administration or relevant field

  • Relevant professional qualification (e.g. CFM) will be an advantage


First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually.

Apply today at firstgroupcareers.com or email Sasha.Hughes@firstgroup.com

First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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