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Facility Operations and Maintenance Manager

Facility Operations and Maintenance Manager

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
US-NC-Research Triangle Park (RTP)
Department / Discipline 
Facilities / Maintenance / Office Services
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
On Call

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Facility Operations and Maintenance Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will oversee day-to-day facility operations and maintenance of buildings that require a combination of dedicated in-house staff and subcontractor-based servicing approaches.


Key Responsibilities


  • Ensures federal, state, local and corporate policy and regulatory compliance
  • Manages and oversees facility specific operations and maintenance processes and procedures overseeing day-to-day performance of various on-site work crews
  • Coordinates with client to ensure acceptable level of impact to production while performing maintenance and construction activities
  • Develops multi-year facility operations and maintenance plans in accordance with customer objectives
  • Acts as primary customer contact to review schedules and cost and technical performance
  • Plans, organizes and controls functions and activities of space planning, renovations, and new construction projects
  • Plans, coordinates and monitors the renovation and modification of existing facilities, or construction and development of new physical facilities
  • Develops and maintains relationships and partnerships with customers, stakeholders, peers, partners and direct reports
  • Develops and implements facility specific operations and maintenance processes as required
  • Evaluates schedules to deconflict work assignments where there are task and resource conflicts
  • Prepares reports documenting operations and maintenance performance
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance for the facility under the manager’s control including responding to urgent and emergency situations
  • Monitors facility and services metrics, identifying and evaluating emerging issues, and making recommendations to ensure performance to standards are achieved
  • Identifies the need for vendors and subcontractors and coordinates requirements
  • Establishes an inventory strategy that ensures adequate supplies are available to support routine preventive maintenance including long lead items
  • Provides direction, development, and coaching to employees
  • Supports the preparation of proposals in response to site-specific RFPs; operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract.
  • Serves as liaison with contractors, architects, engineers, regulatory agencies, material and equipment suppliers, and other parties as required
  • Ensures employees are current in skill and regulatory training

Skills / Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree (or experience equivalent) in a technical field (preferably mechanical engineering) with five or more years’ experience as a project manager performing facility operations and maintenance overseeing daily operations of teams of varying skill sets and levels
  • Successful candidate must have a proven track record in facility operations and maintenance, work team management, schedule management, and customer relations
  • Broad based knowledge and experience in facility operations and maintenance, facility systems sustainment, and work management is requirement
  • Applicants with experience overseeing the operation of an industrial wastewater treatment plant and a central utility plant that provides steam, process cooling water, and chilled water for environmental control preferred
  • Experienced in using Maximo and/or similar platforms to manage work control
  • Must have solid verbal and written reporting experience
  • Outstanding team working skills are a must

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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