The Director of Physical Plant Services is responsible for stewarding the Albuquerque Academy campus; leading a talented and dedicated team of maintenance technicians, grounds workers, custodians and security officers; supporting a wide-range of administrative, programmatic and sustainability initiatives; instilling an unparalleled customer service attitude among all physical plant staff; and ensuring the thousands of annual visitors are delighted when arriving on campus.
College degree required, preferably in one of the following disciplines: Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Architecture or related field of education.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Customer service orientation with a proven ability to build relationships.
Strong problem solving skills and the ability to effectively organize and direct personnel during crisis or emergency situations.
Effective leadership skills; excellent interpersonal skills and extensive experience managing a diverse staff.
Extensive knowledge of utility operations and maintenance practices and requirements, including testing and preventative maintenance procedures.
Extensive knowledge of sports facilities and turf management practices and procedures.
Understanding of DDC building control systems and BMMS.
Working knowledge of computer systems, maintenance management software and business software including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
Familiarity with current federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations affecting the handling, use, storage, monitoring, recordkeeping disposal and presence of the following: asbestos, PCBs, underground storage tanks and pesticides.
Willing to work flexible hours as needed, including evenings and weekends.
10 years or more of facilities management experience as a facilities manager with at least four years in a senior position in a complex multi-building facility. Experience in an educational setting is highly desirable.
Strong knowledge of skilled trade work requirements, including plumbing, electrical and carpentry, HVAC, masonry, roofing, and other building systems. Field service in the trades is a plus.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits