Town of Falmouth Facilities Manager

  • July 14, 2020 at 9:59 am #37206
    Supervises the custodial and maintenance staff for town buildings. Develops and administers Divisional budget, work schedules and plans assignments. Establishes work methods and procedures; oversees human resources and administers disciplinary actions, interviews applicants and makes recommendations for hiring; makes recommendations for disciplinary action up to and including termination of personnel. Must analyze complex technical issues related to facilities requiring the exercise of considerable independent judgement. Develops five year capital plan for facility repair projects. Initiates and maintains contracts with several regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Develops prioritized schedules for facility repairs / maintenance and coordinates work projects with other town departments. Processes departmental bills, payroll. Prepares bid specifications for purchase of services / materials / equipment, obtains cost estimates and administers service contracts for janitorial, electrical, HVAC, elevator maintenance. Attends meetings relating to public and employee safety. Initiates safety inspections. Investigates requests for service and public complaints. Reviews and approves requisitions for materials, supplies and equipment. Develops and implements Standard Operating Procedures. Develops and implements safety programs and training in accordance with regulations and policies. Ensures program compliance. Makes frequent contact with other agencies, departments, officials, developers and the general public which require courtesy, tact and the ability to influence others. Oversees construction and maintenance repair projects for all municipal buildings and facilities. Ensures adherence to the Americans” with Disabilities Act of municipal building construction. Investigates veracity and remediation of public”s complaints relating to municipal facilities. Create reports and visual records of projects. Directs snow and ice clearing activities at municipal buildings and lots. May operate vehicles or equipment for snow and ice control functions.
    Performs other similar or related work as required, or as situation dictates. Recommended Minimum Qualifications
    Education and Experience – Associate”s Degree in facilities management or business administration; five years increasingly responsible experience in building trades, three of which include supervisory responsibility; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge – Of hazards and safety precautions necessary in performance of duties; thorough knowledge of building construction principles; knowledge of state and federal building requirements. Ability – to communicate effectively orally and establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors; ability to oversee and maintain facilities and equipment; ability to evaluate problems and make decisions regarding the proper course of action. Must be able to communicate complex information to others and discuss supervisory matters in a manner that will obtain cooperation using persuasion to influence the behavior of others. Skill – Supervisory and organizational skills; conflict resolution; data entry and computer skills Physical Requirements
    Minimal physical effort is required to perform administrative duties; moderate effort is required during storm emergencies. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, speak and hear, and occasionally lift or move objects weighing up to sixty pounds. Vision requirements include the ability to read documents, view a computer screen, operate a motor vehicle Additional Information

    Works under the administrative direction of the Director of Public Works;

    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    Supervises more than ten full-time equivalent employees

    Work Environment:
    Most work is performed in typical office conditions with some exposure to variable weather conditions; response to natural emergencies requires exposure to severe weather conditions; the workload is subject to fluctuations, due to weather conditions; carries department-issued cell phone and is on call to respond to requests for assistance and building alarms and weather emergencies; may work weekends and evenings overseeing construction and maintenance projects.

    Operates standard office equipment, light trucks, various meters and photographic equipment.

    Has extensive contact with other town departments, agencies, contractors and the general public requiring courtesy and tact.

    Has access to department-oriented confidential information, including personnel records, legal proceedings, and bid documents.

    Errors in decisions could result in personal injury, delay or loss of service, monetary loss, injury to others, damage to buildings or equipment and have legal repercussions

    Additional Requirement:
    Certified Building Operator”s License
    Valid Massachusetts motor vehicle operator”s license
    ICS-100, NIMS-700
    OSHA-40 Certification

    Application Special Instructions
    Preference Date: Position open until filled with preliminary review of applications to begin on August 3, 2020

    Town of Falmouth, MA – Today – save job

    August 3, 2020 at 4:59 pm #37685

    Dear Town of Falmouth,

    I am applying for the Facilities Management posting.  I believe my experiences in Facilities Management, and with my Engineering background in Facilities and Construction/renovations and staff management, would be asset to your facility.

    Along with prioritizing all Life Safety and security systems, budgeting for generators, fire suppression, capital projects, permitting for compliance, and record keeping for local authorities, ensure communication up and downstream. I’m also MCPPO certified and have Project Management skills for a variety of projects and build ups. I had been with the Town of Dedham MA as Assistant Director of Facilities and Maintenance.

    I’ve performed supervision for facilities in retail environments, laboratories, generators, manufacturing environments, labs with clean rooms, and PPE/OSHA requirements, cGMP’s, wastewater and plating tanks, construction, service contracts with oversight of all life safety systems, kitchen fire suppression systems, vertical transportation, energy & building automation, office and commercial building experience, while always considering customer/stakeholder needs, with communication and facilities operations while working, to accommodate any business timeframe impact.

    Please review and feel free to contact me, as I would welcome an interview at your convenience.


    Michael P. McGahan


    <u>Education and Certifications</u>

    BS Engineering Technology, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston MA

    Facilities Management Certification, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston MA

    Construction Management Certification, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston MA

    MA Master Electrician License #14266A

    Certified Plant Maintenance Manager, Association for Facilities Engineering

    HVACR Universal License #049900005

    MA Real Estate Salesperson License #9523255

    NSC CPR & First Aid certified

    Siemens Oversight Station, JCI, Invensys Building Management user experience



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