Facilities Engineer Manager, Bushwick Brooklyn

UOVO, the nation’s premier Art Storage and Services Company, presents a new paradigm for the stewardship of artworks. Founded by a collector to accommodate the needs of individual collectors, galleries, artists and institutions, UOVO is actively re-envisioning the role of storage facilities as it aims to provide the highest quality of care for the works that comprise our shared cultural legacy.

 

Each UOVO facility is purpose-designed and directed by a team of industry-leading experts dedicated to ensuring that works are safeguarded with the highest caliber of professionalism and care. All UOVO facilities offer an array of storage options to provide a fully customizable service that suits the specialized needs of each collection.

Position Overview:

 

The Facilities Engineer Manager is to report to the Director of Facilities and Engineering and is responsible for the general maintenance and care of the Bushwick, Brooklyn location. These responsibilities include but are not limited to ensuring the facility is kept clean and organized, overseeing daily facility related activities such as changing filters, scheduling and escorting vendors, stocking supplies, assisting clients with department appropriate requests and any other fire and life safety measures and training as required.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Under the supervision of the Director of Facilities and Engineering, ensure all facility equipment is maintained per the manufacture spec in a timely manner
  • When appropriate, troubleshoot and fix broken equipment such as HVAC, dock levels, doors, fans, belts, roof top units, handling equipment etc.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for scheduling and access for third party vendors and assorted contractors
  • Assist with scheduling third parties to ensure adherence to service contract requirements
  • Communicate with the wider business regarding any facilities related work scheduled to take place that may impede
  • Troubleshoot and assist clients with various requests in a timely manner
  • Assist with procuring estimates and proposals from various third parties
  • Ensure all department files related to the site are kept up to date and organized
  • Monitor and track attic stock and materials required to service the building in adherence with the UOVO facilities budget
  • Monitor and communicate the completion of any and all work orders to key stakeholders and any relevant vendors
  • Actively works alongside management to trouble shoot and solve facility related problems as needed
  • Support all facility related requests for internal and external events that take place on site
  • Schedule and assist any and all inspections related to the facility
  • Assist with implementation and drafting of various processes and procedures associated to the running of a safe and efficient facility
  • Oversee third party cleaning staff to ensure highest level of facility cleanliness
  • On-call availability
  • Other projects as assigned by Manager
  • Ability to push and pull 150 pounds on a dolly or cart, as well as 50 pounds without mechanical aid
  • Ability to carry 40 pounds of varying size and shape up to a distance of 90 feet;
  • Ability to stand, walk, squat, bend, kneel, crouch, twist, and reach overhead;
  • Ability to be exposed to outside weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain and snow; and
  • Ability to safely operate a
  • Familiarity with the use of hand trucks, pallet jacks, jbars, dollies and other necessary warehouse equipment

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to provide clear and concise details regarding building issues
  • The ability to multi task in a fast paced environment while ensuring the utmost attention to detail
  • Innate ability to make quick sound decisions
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to work across various departments
  • Experience working with a Building Management System, Fire Alarm and Security system is preferable
  • Certifications for fire watch, sprinkler standpipe and fire pump is preferable

Occasional nights and weekends required; flexible schedule is prefer

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