Facilities Manager - WXYZ

News for E. W. Scripps Company
Detroit, Michigan

posted on July 10, 2020

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Position: Facilities Manager - WXYZ Company: E. W. Scripps Company Station(s): WXYZ-TV-TV Job Type: fulltime Hours: Compensation: / year Job Description: Primary Purpose WXYZ 7 Action News is Detroit's breaking news and weather leader. Channel 7 - on-air, online at WXYZ.com and always Taking Action for You. We're in search of a Failities Manager to help us take care of and keep our facility safe. The Facilities Manager assists in the supervision of the facilities department. Responsible for efficient and effective functions of all facility-related operations. Please click this link, OR copy and paste into your browser to watch a short video about what it's like working for Scripps Engineering and Technology group: https://scripps-1.wistia.com/medias/clpccp5hfo Key Activities Assist in the maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings and other facilities items. Responsible for working with vendors and contractors to facilitate repairs on the facility and associated systems including heating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, and irrigation systems. Help to ensure that all facility equipment is maintained properly through daily, weekly, and monthly documented preventive maintenance in order that optimum performance can be expected and achieved. This includes HVAC systems and assigned office equipment. Assist in the coordination of building space allocation, layout, and facility expansion when needed. Assist with plans, budgets, and schedules for all facility modifications. Assist with inspections of all construction and installation projects while updating all necessary company managers or directors through progress reports. Participate in monthly departmental safety meetings. Helps to implements preventive measures and recommendations of the company Executive Safety Committee. Keep facilities and departmental areas safe, clean, and organized. Properly handles waste disposal (used chemicals, etc). Assist in supervising the shipping and receiving process for the company. Assist in supervising general facility cleaning, waste removal, floor maintenance, exterior and grounds maintenance, as well as company recycling programs. Keep abreast of all new facilities related methods and materials available to further improve productivity and quality of workmanship and/or service. Handle all other duties as assigned. Skills & Abilities Excellent problem-solving skills. Excellent people skills. Must be able to work well and constantly communicate (both written and verbally) with front-line employees as well as middle and upper management. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet all deadlines. Must have solid organizational and computer skills including good working knowledge of software programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be familiar with building codes and maintenance trades. Must have familiarity with OSHA requirements applicable facility-wide and have experience with safety programs. Benefits: medical, dental, optical, life insurance, STD, LTD, 401 k, paid time off Education Required: Experience Required: 7+ years facilities experience. Other Requirements: Occasionally may be required to reach, climb, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. Date Available: 7/10/2020

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