Hensel Phelps Director of Facility Services and Business Development/Sales in Southern California/Los Angeles, California

General Position/Summary of Position Requirements:

Serves as the primary representative for client accounts within a designated geographic area including policy compliance, staff training and development, financial performance, and client retention. Responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all activities within the area through Regional Managers, regional Technical support staff and regional employees. Works in all matters relating to contract and account operations. Ensures that all employees under his/her operational control comply with all client, government, corporate and Division policies and procedures.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Other duties may be assigned requiring skills of a like or less demanding nature.

Knowledge of:

  • Maintenance and preventative methods and procedures used in keeping buildings in clean and orderly condition and in maintaining and repairing utility systems and physical structures of buildings;

  • Budgeting and fiscal management;

  • Business practices followed to prepare bid specification, negotiate agreements and administer contracts;

  • Program planning and scheduling;

  • Building construction methods and materials;

  • Estimating practices

  • Safety practices.

Ability to:

  • Must be able to function as part of a high performance team.

  • Strong working knowledge of facilities operations and building systems

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a mobile work environment

  • Software proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, SharePoint), CMMS and report writing applications

  • Strong project management skills

  • Ability to recognize, troubleshoot, document and optimize facilities processes

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Understanding of energy management concepts and utility deregulation

  • Ability to read and interpret financial data relating to facilities

  • Has a good understanding of the critical facility environment, including hospitals, airports and data centers

  • Travel required as needed?

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The Director of Facilities Services is directly responsible for the efforts and work of regional managers, regional technical resources, and regional support staff.

Education and/or Experience:

Other Skills and Abilities:

LANGUAGE SKILLS – Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English is required. Communication includes both verbal and written skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with other tradesmen as well as peers, supervisors and customers.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Simple mathematical ability including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Must also have the ability to understand concepts such as diameter, radius, circumference, etc.

REASONING ABILITY - Must have a good sense of mechanical systems and understands the concepts that make them operate in a safe and efficient condition.

Physical Demands:

  • Work involves light exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

  • Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 15 pounds or some standing or walking. Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day.

  • Requires the ability to move throughout the campus on foot, including climbing stairs in all Campus buildings, and stairs and/or ladders on construction sites.

  • Scope of the job frequently requires working in the evenings and on weekends, particularly during the progress of construction projects.

  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to hot (up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit) and Cold (down to 0 degrees Fahrenheit) for short periods of time (and with appropriate protective equipment) may be experienced. Exposure to humid and wet environments is also anticipated. The work environment frequently requires exposure to mechanical and electrical systems and equipment. Exposure to fumes, airborne particles such as dust and water vapor, possible electric shock, chemicals of a toxic or corrosive nature and vibration are also present (at times) in the work environment.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned nor is it considered a contract of employment overriding at-will employment.

The position may require the new hire to be assigned to a project with specific badging or other security requirements, which may require the Company, Owner, or third party to conduct a criminal or other background check.

Hensel Phelps is an equal opportunity employer and contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status, nor will they be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Hensel Phelps will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Hensel Phelps’ legal duty to furnish information.