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Director of Facilities Management and Construction

Company: Fisher Investments
Location: Plano
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

It's an exciting time to be a member of our Global Real Estate team, we're investing heavily in the future of our firm's business real estate operations. Our business is growing both domestically and internationally, which emphasizes the need to grow and scale an unparalleled facilities team that continues to provide an accessible and safe work environment for Fisher staff across the globe.

The Opportunity:

As the Director of Facilities Management and Construction , you will be tasked with direct oversight of our four building, 450,000 square foot office campus in Plano, Texas. In addition, you will be responsible for the ongoing daily management of our onsite technology infrastructure. To do this, you will leverage your extensive knowledge of facility operations, strategy development, and organizational leadership to d irect activities of Facilities Management & Construction.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Manage all construction activities from start to finish- including identification of required specifications, construction bids, contractor performance and work acceptance, and contractor payment approvals
  • Supervise department staff as assigned and perform annual staff evaluations
  • Travel to multiple campuses to review work and assist as needed on special projects
  • Assure quality service from the Facilities Engineering Team to the firm
  • Directs activities to include preventative maintenance of buildings, equipment, parking lots and grounds in a state of proper repair
  • Monitor/assist contractors and outside vendors' performance to ensure work is completed according to specifications. Solicit construction bids and quotes from contractors, vendors and professionals
  • Assist in budget development regarding Cap Ex for site maintenance and repairs
  • Assist with maintaining building safety and security policies & procedures. Immediately respond to building emergencies as needed
  • Perform routine quality control inspections of janitorial and landscaping subcontractors to ensure property is being maintained
  • Ensure documentation for emergency equipment (monthly/annually and/or as needed) is being maintained and accurate
  • Coordinate and monitor fire/life safety annual inspections, including all other system, building, and compliance inspections. Have working knowledge of alarm systems for drills and maintenance purposes
  • Ensure that Disaster Recovery and Business Continuation Programs meet company requirements and mitigate risk
    Your Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
    • 10+ years of Facilities/Construction experience with 5+ of it being Electrical Technology project experience
    • 5+ years of Facilities/Construction Team Supervisory experience
    • Experience with technology data center build outs
    • Previous experience working in Financial Institution environments
    • Be able to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with attention to detail
      Why Fisher Investments:

      We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. We take great pride in our inclusive culture, our learning and development framework customized for every employee, and our Great Place to Work Certification. It's the people that make the Fisher purpose possible, and we invest in them by offering exceptional benefits like:
      • 100% paid medical, dental and vision premiums for you and your qualifying dependents
      • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
      • 20 days of PTO*, plus 10 paid holidays (*17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time for California employees)
      • Family Support programs including 8 weeks Paid Primary Caregiver leave, adoption assistance and back-up child care
      • $10,000 fertility, hormonal health and family-forming benefit

Keywords: Fisher Investments, Plano , Director of Facilities Management and Construction, Executive , Plano, Texas

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