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You are a strategic, innovative facilities leader ready to help clients optimize their business!

Sodexo is seeking a qualified Director 2, Facilities Operations to support our operations at Driscoll Children's Hospital in Edinburg, TX.

Driscoll Children’s Health system is a nonprofit organization serving the Rio Grande Valley. The hospital is a hospital with in a hospital with 160,000 sq.ft focus on pediatric care. The director will be responsible for 5 facilities in that area. The facilities are 7,000 sq.ft. training center,9,000 sq.ft. warehouse, 5,000 sq.ft. central plant, 9,000 sq.ft. ambulance transport building. This new hospital is looking forward to providing even more care to Rio Grande Valley children closer to where they live. It will be the only designated freestanding children's hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. They will provide patient services to include Pediatric Specialists, Acute Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Emergency Services, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Rehabilitation: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Imaging, Laboratory, and Child Life Program.

Are You the One?
We are seeking candidates with proven success in achieving reductions in expense through innovative projects in facility management and renovations, with technical expertise in building services including plant operations, MEP and project management for re-engineering initiatives. You also may oversee contract labor for electrical, HVAC, plumbing, fire safety equipment, security systems and building hardware.

If you excel at unit profitability, account savings, client satisfaction, safety and quality, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

You will be professionally responsible for Facilities Management regarding the proper installation, operation and maintenance of uninterrupted light, heat, power, water and monitoring systems for all health system buildings and services.

This Director of Facilities Operations will oversee Life Safety Compliance for the health system, participate in permitting, ILSM, vendor management, and training. Participate as key member of facilities management team and client leadership. Highly customer interactive position. This position will maintain continuous survey readiness through compliance with regulations from a number of regulatory agencies, including The Joint Commission (TJC), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Will maintain regulatory readiness documentation, ensuring system is in compliance with regulatory standards and team is trained and ready for regulatory inspections.

You will have budget, staffing, short- and long-range planning, and program development responsibilities for the Facilities department in addition to construction/renovation operations, facility planning, maintenance, repair programs and energy management.

If you can translate and communicate your technical expertise and financial acumen with C-Suite Executives and staff, let’s talk!

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • plant operations and maintenance management experience in a healthcare environment;
  • experience with the Joint Commission, Environment of Care (EOC), OSHA and Life Safety requirements;
  • strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, fire protection, safety systems, civil, low voltage, demolition, architectural and energy management;
  • business and financial acumen with a strong P&L understanding;
  • excellent customer service and communication skills;
  • staff development and team building experience;
  • Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CHFM) is a plus; and
  • a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related fields preferred.

Learn more about Driscoll Children's Hospital Rio Grande Valley at:

https://www.driscollchildrens.org/dchrgv

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.


Make an Immediate Impact.
Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.

Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, healthcare, technology, and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

Not the job for you?
At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic education requirement- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Basic management experience- 5 years

Basic functional experience- 5 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Application Instructions

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