Position Summary: The Facilities Maintenance Manager is responsible for the hands-on implementation of the building maintenance program, protecting and improving the value of the Theatre’s facilities assets, ensuring building systems continue to perform their intended function, and supporting the built environment for all occupants. This individual interacts with other employees and outside vendors, and helps to support the Goodman’s artistic work. This is a full time, salaried position with an exceptional benefits package. Qualified candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including occasional night and weekend shifts for performance coverage.
Serve as the first point of escalation for major facilities issues and emergencies
Manage in-house staff of facilities technicians and outsourced service providers
Oversee and implement a best practice planned maintenance program using CMMS
Make recommendations for improvement of quality control to minimize critical system downtime
Align tasks with the objectives set in the capital renewal plan and drive to completion
Communicate building related issues effectively with management and coworkers
Collaborate with building service vendors; provide assistance as needed
Perform and coordinate maintenance and operation of building systems and occupant services
Coordinate maintenance and capital improvement projects as needed
Provide detailed documentation, reporting and record keeping of all maintenance
Administer the building automation system and computerized maintenance management system
Develop and monitor the annual operating budget; prepare and submit purchase orders requests
Implement health and safety program for facilities department
Ensure an adequate inventory of tools, supplies and parts required to maintain the building
All other duties as assigned
Experience and Qualifications:
A minimum of 5 years of experience in managing commercial building maintenance and projects
Associate Degree in a technical discipline, or equivalent work experience; industry certifications and licenses (SMT, SMA, BOC, CFC); OSHA safety training
Knowledge and experience of best industry practices including: reliability centered maintenance, safety standards, energy management practices, and other cost-effective solutions
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proven critical thinking, problem solving and organizational skills
Ability to supervise, motivate and mentor personnel
Ability to foster and maintain good working relationships with key stakeholders
MS Office, BAS and CMMS software experience required
Theatre or Live Entertainment Venue experience beneficial
Capable of performing physical labor, maneuvering 60 lbs. or more, negotiating ladders, working from heights of up to 30 feet, and working from unusual angles to fix equipment
Ability to read and interpret construction documents, general periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender and its expression, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
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About Goodman Theatre
Goodman Theatre, Chicago’s oldest and largest not-for-profit theater, has won international renown for the quality of productions, the depth and diversity of artistic leadership, and the excellence of its many community and educational programs.
By dedicating itself to three guiding principles—quality, diversity and community—Goodman Theatre seeks to be the premier cultural organization in Chicago, providing productions and programs that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city.