Facilities Manager

in Austin, TX

Facilities Manager Job

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    Austin, TX 78725-2151, US

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    Manufacturing & Maintenance

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Job Description This supervisory position will report directly to the Regional Facilities Director, the work location will be at the BAE Systems in Austin, TX. The main campus and plant engineering offices are located at 825 E Howard Ln, Austin, TX. This campus consists of approximately 390,000 SF, housing approximately 750 employees including manufacturing, engineering and support staff. Our Austin campus will provide support to various business areas utilizing general office space, manufacturing facilities, environmental testing facilities, labs, and R&D spaces. The successful candidate will be part of a Plant Engineering team consisting of skilled tradespersons from the following disciplines: HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Building Automation, General Maintenance and Chemical Handlers, a Facilities Manager, and a customer work order facilitator. This position acts independently to resolve long range goals and objectives. The plant engineering team maintains and operates the identified properties and buildings, supporting a variety of space types including offices, various classified areas, manufacturing spaces, assembly spaces, R&D spaces and specialty labs. Many of these space have 24/7 operations with defined temperature, humidity and particulate specifications.

The successful candidate will have experience in and strong technical and operational knowledge of building systems including but not limited to:

  • Electrical distribution and maintenance for an industrial setting lighting, backup generators and transfer switches.
  • Fire Alarm Systems and Fire Suppression Systems, including Fire Suppression Systems CO2/FE200) and Ansul Systems.
  • HVAC Equipment including but not limited to of DX package units and chilled water units.
  • Niagara Framework | Tridium – Building Automation System.
  • Boilers and Humidifiers.
  • Compressed Air Systems with critical dew point specifications.

The successful candidate will require training in chemical emergency response as an incident commander (HAZWOPER training). They will also be part of an Incident Response/Business Continuity Team requiring leading and supporting role for a variety of scenarios that would disrupt building operations. The candidate must be familiar with a variety of regulatory requirements including but not limited to SPCC Plans, Above Ground Storage Tanks, Hazardous Waste Storage, and Lock Out/Tag Out.

Functional capital planning and execution includes:

  • Plan for facilities installations and plant rearrangements.
  • Responsible for the review and estimate of designs, labor, materials and other costs related to facility planning. Directly develop facilities plans or work with external vendors to develop and implement facilities plans.
  • Develop criteria, performance specifications and commissioning requirements for facilities and equipment to meet operating requirements and building, safety, and other applicable codes and standards.
  • Develop AutoCAD architectural, engineering and construction drawings with Design Draftsmen for the planning, installation and relocation of facilities, equipment, and personnel.
  • Determine requirements and prepare documentation for subcontractor services and materials.
  • Prepare engineering design layouts, estimates, schedules and specifications for rearrangements, modifications or alteration of real property and equipment.
  • Coordinate and direct resources as necessary for completion of tasks.
  • Provide facilities engineering and technical support to Manufacturing, Engineering, Program Offices, etc. pertaining to all aspects of building and equipment requirements.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

In addition to the Functional Capital execution the successful candidate will support business capital projects by:

  • Assist Plant Rearrangement and Equipment Installation projects.
  • Provide design review, submittal review, and support execution for other engineers.

The successful candidate will lead, execute, and develop the expense budget requirements for the facility.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor Degree in an Engineering Discipline (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil) or Construction Management with 10+ year’s industrial building operational experience. Masters degree with 8+ years experience.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Preferred experience in a supervisory role with direct reports of various technical expertise. The candidate must have a proven successful record of communication skills (verbal and written) with direct reports, building occupants, functional managers and executive leadership. This position will provide senior leadership with consultation on long range project and plans affecting the department and site. A working knowledge of a variety computer software applications is required which includes Microsoft (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), electronic time card systems (Auto Time), CMMS (Maximo) and other administrative tools.About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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