92nd Street Y

Director, Building Operations and Engineering

Posted Date 2 months ago(9/3/2020 2:10 PM)
92Y Building Operations [3]

Position Summary

The Director, Building Operations and Engineering oversees 92Y’s facility to ensure that the building operates properly, including: building maintenance, repair and upgrades, the setup and cleaning of programming and administrative space, all while complying with environmental, safety and health policies and procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Accountability for the leadership of the day-to-day operations of the building operations and maintenance function.
  • Direct Building Maintenance and Repairs
    • Develop and implement Best Practices regarding Facility Management and overall Building Maintenance and Repairs
    • Oversee the daily maintenance and operations of all building systems including, but not limited to: Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems.
    • Implement and schedule property and equipment preventative maintenance programs in compliance with local, state and national codes and regulations
  • Responsible for the formulation, monitoring and control budget and expenses pertaining to building operations.
  • Provide 92Y staff with updates of electrical, water and other service outages and scheduled shutdowns.
  • Oversee technical aspects of any RFP’s that are required for major capital improvements.
  • Initiate Standard Operating Procedures to create uniformity among team members for consistency and safety.
  • Ensure all regulatory local laws are met while inspections and certifications remain current with easily accessible record management in place.
  • During evacuations, assist emergency response teams in assessing building condition, locating missing operations personnel, shutting off utilities, and delivering an operational status report.
  • Develop and implement Best Practices regarding janitorial services and cleaning of building.
  • Ensure a safe and clean environment as well as the efficient execution of room setups and breakdowns.
  • Tracking all facilities-related services to ensure timely responses and providing the highest level of customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Responsible for management of all outside trades and contractors working on the premises.
  • Perform other related duties as requested or assigned.

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Engineer’s Degree (or concentration) a plus.
  • 10+ years responsibility at a director level in areas of engineering, maintenance, and construction.
  • Previous senior leadership experience, preferable in a union environment, required.
  • In-depth and current knowledge of OSHA regulations and reporting.
  • Proven capability of managing detailed building projects from conception through to delivery and evaluation.
  • Compelling interpersonal skills with a capacity to build positive partnerships with a wide range of constituents both internal and external.
  • Demonstrable experience of working on simultaneous, multiple, projects.
  • Proficiency in both Microsoft Office and AutoCad required.


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