Operations, Operations - Building Maintenance & Engineering
SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for the Director of Operations at Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA. The Director of Operations will direct and coordinate personnel, subcontractors and daily activities involved in the successful execution of events by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESInclude the following. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.•Direct, supervise and schedule all aspects of operations including operations crew, housekeeping, ADA compliance and work cooperatively with the operations of the catering company to assure facility readiness and smooth operation of events.•Develop operating procedures that conform to corporate standards, customized to the specific needs of the facility and consistent with the goals and objectives of the client, facility and corporation.•Manage subordinate supervisors who oversee employees in various functions. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.•Attend department head meetings and weekly staff meetings. Develop and maintain a harmonious working relationship with all of the other departments•Assist in the preparation of the annual operating budget and recommend an annual capital budget for long-range repairs and improvements to the facility. Authorize the requisition of equipment and supplies within budget guidelines.•Know and guarantee all laws, codes, ordinances, policies, procedures, risk management, safety precautions, rules/regulations and emergency procedures are followed. Develop program to train all employees on fire/life safety and emergency procedures.•Investigate, analyze and resolve operational problems and complaints. Conduct periodic staff meetings to discuss procedures, problems, and policy changes.•Assist in the preparation and negotiation of service agreements for housekeeping services, and other operations agreements as needed. Review contracts for compliance with event and/or government specifications and suitability for occupancy.•Rotate with other facility personnel to function as Manager on Duty (MOD), who maintains total responsibility and authority over all clients, staff personnel, patrons, security and safety in assigned buildings. Responsibilities include but not limited to making sure contractual agreements are met and clients’ event requirements and changes have been made in a timely fashion. On-duty staff/subcontractors ultimately report to the MOD through any Managers or Supervisors who are present during the event.•Act as liaison between tenants and facility contractors as needed.•Plan, budget and schedule facility’s modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts and contracts for construction and conversions.•Inspect conversions, construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established specifications.•Develop and implement maintenance schedules, emergency procedures, and safety and risk management policies.•Ensure facility’s fire and emergency safety systems are in operating order and compliant with all codes, ordinances and laws.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESDirectly supervises one or more building service worker(s), Operation Manager & Supervisors, Event Manager, Event Coordinator, and Engineering Manager. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with SMG’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; complete appraisal performance; rewarding: disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources; addressing complaints and resolving problems.QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE•Preferred Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year college or university •Two (2) to five (5) years related experience and/or training in the public assembly industry in a supervisory or management position; or equivalent combination of education and experience. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESMinimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to this job:•Demonstrate knowledge in operational procedures, facility capabilities, industry terminology, event-related services and technical requirements for the types of events anticipated at the facility. •Demonstrate knowledge in the operation of central plants, building automation, and fire alarm panels. •Possess skills and experience in contract negotiations, business law, budget preparation, purchasing procedures and supervising/training personnel.•Engage in much decision making that is generally governed by procedure and guided by policy.•Possess any licenses, certificates or training required by local, state or national authorities for the operation of the equipment found in the facility.•Read and comprehend blueprints, drawings and other related materials.•Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons and others encountered in the course of employment.•Meet the physical demands of this job, which include being able to get in and around the facility (requires personal mobility), lifting, carrying, moving, climbing, working from various heights, and moderate to loud noises.•Operate equipment such as light trucks, pallet jacks, forklifts, boom lifts, Zamboni machine, scrubbing machines or other light power driven equipment.•Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with other in both oral and written form.•Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. •Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.•Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.•Requires ability to work extended and flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays in addition to normal business hours. •Being able to communicate in Spanish is beneficial.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS•Be licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle in the United States.•Possess any licenses, certificates or training required by local, state or national authorities for the operation of the equipment found in the facility, in particular electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS – the physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.•Manual dexterity - Regularly required to use hands, to finger, handle or feel.•Reach with hands and arms.•Climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl to access operational systems.•May spend long hours in walking or standing.•Heavy lifting up to 50lbs.•Ability to operate heavy equipment.WORKING ENVIRONMENT – the working environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.•May be exposed to moderate to extreme noise.•Exposed to moving mechanical parts.•Exposed to high, precarious locations.•Exposed to outside weather conditions.COMPUTER SKILLS•Operate a personal computer using Windows and Microsoft Office software.•Operate standard office equipment including copier, printer and fax machine.Please send resumes and salary requirements as well as salary history to the address below. Applications may be picked up during business hours Monday-Thursday from 9am-4pm or Friday from 9am-12noon:Save Mart Center at Fresno StateAttn: Mary Watts - Human Resources2650 E. Shaw AvenueFresno, CA 93710Direct: 559-278-3402Fax: email@example.comSMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.NOTE: The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.
Save Mart Center opened in 2003 and is the home sports arena for California State University, Fresno men & women basketabll and women volleyball teams. The facility is operated and managed by SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development. SMG's clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and its unparalleled expertise, leadership, and creative problem-solving. Ou...r successful growth has been built on the many partnerships, relationships, and resources we have developed with our clients — both municipal and private. This unique combination of resources, relationships, and expertise has allowed SMG to define and refine the industry throughout its history. Our ownership and team of dedicated corporate support personnel make us unrivalled in the field of private facility management.