Operations, Operations - Building Maintenance & Engineering
4 Year Degree
•The Director of Facility Operations is responsible for daily activities required to operate, maintain and service the stadium, surrounding property and events.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Direct, supervise and schedule all aspects of stadium operations including maintenance, housekeeping, engineering, security, electrical and landscaping as well as third-party outsourced resources for Audi Field and surrounding property.
•Implement and update facility rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
•Oversee maintenance of the physical plant, systems, equipment and vehicles.
•Assist in creating the annual Facility Operations department budget including day-to-day operations and long-range needs.
•Create and maintains a 1-year, 5-year and 10-year Capital Improvement Plan.
•Monitor and maintain warranties to ensure compliance and that all warranties are current.
•Oversee permit compliance, application, renewals for items related to venue maintenance and includes, but is not limited to, elevators, backflow preventers, fire suppression and sprinkler systems, sewer lifts and grease traps, chilled water lines, transformers, electronic video boards and emergency power generation.
•Authorize the requisition of equipment and supplies for department.
•Know and ensure all laws, codes, ordinances, policies, procedures, Risk Management, safety precautions, rules and regulations, and emergency room procedures are followed.
•Develop programs to train all employees on Fire/Life Safety, Emergency and OSHA procedures.
•Negotiate service agreements and contracts.
•Create Energy Savings Plan to manage utility expenses for LEED Gold Certification.
•Develop and implement preventative maintenance schedule, emergency procedures, safety and Risk Management policies in compliance with government regulations.
•Ensure facility’s Fire and Emergency safety systems are operating in compliant with all codes, ordinances and laws.
•Develop relationship with various District of Columbia agencies to ensure areas adjacent to the venue and right-of-ways are well kept and enhance the guest experience and safety.
•Produce billing statements for each event, and compiles necessary data for event staff payroll to be submitted to Vice President, Stadium Development and Operations as required.
•Other duties as assigned.
•Manage full-time staff including Operations Manager, Engineer, Electricians, HVAC Technicians, etc.
•Manage interviewing, hiring and training employees, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources and Vice President, Stadium Development and Operations.
•Bachelor’s degree in Business, Facilities Management, Maintenance, Engineering or related field.
•Minimum 3-5 years facility or construction management experience, preferably in a stadium or arena.
•Minimum 3-5years management experience. Preferably in a stadium or arena.
•Possess skills and experience in contract negotiations, budget preparation, labor relations and purchasing procedures.
•Exceptional project management skills including developing and adhering to timelines.
•Experience and demonstrated knowledge of maintenance and facilities management preferably in a professional stadium, arena or other public assembly facility.
•Strong communicator able to effectively lead diverse groups of stakeholders and provide executive reporting.
•Ability to perform effectively under significant pressure in a fast-paced operation.
Physical Demands And Work Environment:
The physical demands and work 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, otherwise note that we have normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements.
•Must be able to move and/or lift up to 50 pounds.
•This position requires work inside and outside of the building and some exposure to adverse conditions.
•This position requires irregular work hours at an Event Based Facility. Working hours can range from weeknight, weekend and holidays.
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:
•Must possess a valid Driver’s License
•LEED Certification preferred
•Forklift certification preferred
•Annual performance appraisal will be conducted at the conclusion of the calendar year
•Supervisor and Employee will establish annual goals.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Facilities Management, Maintenance, Engineering or related field.
Minimum 3-5 years facility or construction management experience, preferably in a stadium or arena.
Minimum 3-5years management experience. Preferably in a stadium or arena.
Possess skills and experience in contract negotiations, budget preparation, labor relations and purchasing procedures.
Exceptional project management skills including developing and adhering to timelines.
Experience and demonstrated knowledge of maintenance and facilities management preferably in a professional stadium, arena or other public assembly facility.
Strong communicator able to effectively lead diverse groups of stakeholders and provide executive reporting.
Ability to perform effectively under significant pressure in a fast-paced operation.
About D.C. United
Audi Field will be the home for D.C. United, the most decorated franchise in U.S. soccer history and the most championed professional team in the District of Columbia. Opening in July 2018, it will also host a variety of other sporting and cultural events, community activities, and concerts. The state-of-the-art urban facility has a capacity of 20,000 fans and will feature 31 luxury suites, a bike valet, and 500,000 total square feet of mixed-use retail and residential space on site, making it a 365-day destination for fans and D.C. residents alike.