• Facilities Manager

  • Farm Credit Illinois
    Job Description

    This position leads the development of and coordinates a long-range facilities plan, monitors large capital improvement projects for facilities, and coordinates facility maintenance.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
    Facilities Management

    • Provides information to appropriate local office staff regarding facility management issues related to vendor contracts, remodeling projects and similar items
    • Completes site inspections to evaluate and assess ongoing condition of facilities, parking lots, and grounds.
    • Develops and manages ongoing building, parking lot, and grounds maintenance plan, including the planning, budgeting and scheduling of activities
    • Analyzes, negotiates and arranges for repairs
    • Recommends facilities capital budget needs for inclusion in the business plan
    • Determines housekeeping standards and negotiates contracts with vendors for the headquarter office in Mahomet
    • Serves a contact point for property insurance claims
    Facility Planning
    • Recommends sites for future building projects and works with broker on lot purchases
    • Reviews and recommends for approval plans and specifications for building and remodeling projects
    • Requests approval for capital building expenditures
    • Monitors construction and remodeling projects and approves changes as needed
    • Orders new furniture as needed
    • Negotiates and approves contracts with outside vendors to support facilities
    • Prepares and presents reports on the long range facility plan and capital improvement projects
    Security and Safety
    • Serves as a liaison to external local and state safety officials to ensure an environmentally safe work environment
    • Ensures timely completion of inspections and code violation compliance
    • Manages contractors and outsourced services for security systems
    • Ensures all fire extinguishers are inspected at the appropriate times
    • Coordinates installation of new locks on facilities when needed

    Disposition of Assets

    • Develops, recommends and coordinates plans to dispose of excess assets such as facilities, furniture, and fixtures.

    Required Skills

    • Working knowledge of facility management practices
    • General knowledge of construction management practices
    • Basic skills in utilizing Outlook, Word and Excel computer software programs
    • Skill in establishing and maintaining relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts to advance the association’s interests and increase personal efficacy
    • Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships
    • Skill in negotiating agreements to achieve the best outcome for the association
    • Skill in planning and coordinating large/complex projects
    • Skill in balancing logic and intuition to make sound decisions in a timely manner
    • Skill in utilizing a systematic approach to problem solving
    • Oral and written communication skills sufficient to discuss a variety of job-related topics and to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences

    Required Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, engineering or a related field and 5 years of related work experience;
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job.

    Must have a valid driver's license.

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