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Facility Engineer

Position Summary

The Facility Engineer will be responsible for overseeing the daily management and maintenance for the entirety of the Atlanta Falcons' training facility, including the team’s indoor facility and on-campus housing units. You will oversee all aspects of facility systems maintenance, including HVAC, electrical, and plumbing. Additionally, this individual will collaborate on significant facility expansions and renovations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the operation and maintenance of the facility's HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and building software systems, including scheduling regular inspections and maintenance, troubleshooting problems, and ensuring that all systems meet industry standards and codes

  • Manage all inventory-related processes, including procurement, implementing, and maintaining inventory management software systems to track equipment usage and inventory levels to support maintenance activities

  • Responsible for conducting research to locate and procure necessary parts and materials required for maintaining the facility

  • Utilize facility management software systems to track the status of work orders, prioritize them based on urgency, and assign them to maintenance staff or contractors as needed, ensuring that all work orders are completed in a timely and efficient manner

  • Uses appropriate discretion to determine which facility projects should be performed in-house and those that require a 3rd party professional to maximize time and budgetary efficiency

  • Manages vendor service contracts and supervises onsite contract labor

  • Maintains maintenance records on all building equipment and maintenance procedures

  • Develop and manage budgets for all facility-related expenses, ensuring that all expenses are within the preapproved budget

  • Collaborate with other departments, including IT, security, and operations, to ensure that all systems are integrated and working together smoothly

  • Collaborate with internal staff in managing large-scale facility projects, such as building renovations or new construction, jointly overseeing all aspects of the project from conception to completion

  • Stay up to date with the latest technologies and best practices related to facility maintenance and management

  • Respond to emergency maintenance requests, including after hours, as required

  • Ensure that the facility is compliant with all local, state, and federal regulations, including those related to safety, health, and environmental issues

  • Comply with established OSHA procedures

  • Understanding of safety protocols to ensure the well-being of staff and visitors

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the sports or entertainment industry

  • Minimum of 3-5 year of experience with capital projects

  • HVAC Certification

  • Experience with HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and fire protection systems, as well as building automation systems

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • Certified Building Engineer (CBE) Certification preferred

  • Professional engineering license (P.E.) or relevant certifications such as Certified Facility Manager (CFM) preferred

  • Familiarity with building management software and computer-aided design (CAD) software

  • Demonstrated experience implementing and maintaining inventory management software systems to track equipment, supplies, and materials usage

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to work with contractors, vendors, and team members

  • Strong Leadership, Collaboration and relationship-building skills as well as the ability to manage conflicts effectively

  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve issues related to facility maintenance and repair

  • Ability to effectively manage the financial and operational aspects of multiple projects and department activities

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and adapt to changing priorities

  • Ability to read and interpret Blueprints

  • Exceptional understanding of facility management, maintenance, repair, and construction processes

  • Exceptional evaluation, prioritization, and decision-making skills

  • Knowledge of sustainability best practices and experience implementing energy efficiency measure

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a strong sense of accountability and responsibility

  • Strong time management skills with the ability to multi-task

  • Availability to be on-call and to work extended hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary