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Build a Better Future through Facilities Engineering innovation! Sodexo is HIRING! We are seeking an experienced Facilities Engineering Manager to support our Integrated Facilities team at Claflin University in Orangeburg, SC. This position will manage the facilities day to day operations as well as large scale projects and help to manage the professional growth of each individual employee. Experience with HVAC, General Maintenance, Electrical and Plumbing are critical to success in the role.

Reporting to the Facilities Director you will be responsible for managing and supervising fully integrated facilities services including building maintenance, project and construction management. The Facilities Manager will oversee a staff of 20 employees, leads and supervisors. Having solid understanding utilizing CMMS systems to schedule, assign, reviewing work orders and Preventative Maintenance schedules is critical to this role.

Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Facilities Manager with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!

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.

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Campus, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Manage by walking the property with your team
  • Ensure campus maintenance operations are maintained
  • Work to create a safe working environment throughout the facility for all employees
  • Be responsible for orientation and training of employees and provide professional development
  • Assist in monitoring employee productivity and provide suggestions for increased service or productivity
  • Plan projects, including defining objectives, scope, specifications, methods, timetables, staffing, contract requirements and budget

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

  • Successful facilities management experience University setting preferred
  • Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills
  • Proven track record in problem solving, developing strategic and innovative improvements
  • Strong working knowledge of all aspects of Building Services including daily maintenance, operations and strong technical knowledge of Mechanical equipment – Chillers, HVAC, Building Automated Systems, and Electrical work
  • Ability to successfully manage operations while supporting the strategic initiatives of the University
  • Strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building; and working with Multi-trade operations and contractors

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.

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Campus, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States.


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.


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 - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 2 years

Basic Functional Experience - 2 years work experience in facilities maintenance, plant operations or engineering services

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

Application Instructions

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