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Director of Facilities

  • Location:

    Yonkers, New York

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$110000.00 - US$125000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -052023-79727_1684942062

  • Published:


  • Expiry date:


Position Title: Facilities Operations Director

Location: Yonkers, NY

Job Summary:

In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our facilities operations, ensuring compliance with industry standards, regulations, and safety protocols. You will manage a diverse team of facilities staff and contractors, develop and implement maintenance plans, and oversee capital improvement projects. The Facilities Operations Director will play a vital role in optimizing our facilities' efficiency and functionality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and supervise the Facilities Department, ensuring efficient utilization of staff and contractors, and maintaining high-quality work standards.
  • Develop and execute work plans, schedules, and budgets, closely monitoring outcomes and making necessary adjustments.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant standards, including internal policies, local regulations, safety codes, and insurance requirements.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of capital needs for owned and managed buildings, incorporating maintenance and repair tasks into annual work plans.
  • Implement effective cleaning, repair, and maintenance programs, prioritizing preventive maintenance and energy efficiency.
  • Develop and implement emergency procedures, including 24/7 response availability for facilities emergencies.
  • Collaborate with other divisions to optimize service delivery and support new construction projects.
  • Monitor and control expenses, approve purchase orders and invoices, and provide input for budgeting.
  • Utilize Work Order System(s) to generate accurate work orders, track repair information, and maintain facility records.
  • Conduct property inspections and oversee housing quality standards inspections.
  • Provide supervision and support to facilities staff, including training, performance evaluations, and disciplinary actions.
  • Manage warehouse operations, ensuring sufficient inventory levels for smooth operations.
  • Maintain a safe environment for staff and residents, actively participating in safety committee activities.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the organization's vehicle fleet.
  • Perform any other duties as required to ensure efficient facility operations.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; substantial experience in managing large residential, institutional, or commercial facilities may be considered as an alternative.
  • Strong supervisory experience, demonstrating the ability to lead and motivate a diverse team.
  • Extensive knowledge of building systems, rehabilitation work, and trade practices to set standards and provide training.
  • Proficiency in computerized work order and inventory systems, as well as Microsoft Office applications.
  • HVAC, sprinkler, or other major system or trade certifications are preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have access to a vehicle.

The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range at the time of posting and is one part of the total rewards package this client provides to employees.