Facilities Manager, San Francisco

UOVO, the premier storage and services provider for art, fashion, and cultural artifacts, seeks  a Facilities Engineer to join its dynamic and growing team. The Facilities Engineer is responsible for completing general work requests associated with the day-to-day maintenance of the Facilities in conjunction with the General Manager.  

The ideal candidate will have 4-5 years of general facility maintenance experience and experience working in building maintenance with strong technical knowledge as well as understanding of workplace and personal safety on the job. This position reports out of UOVO’s South San Francisco facility, but will require travel to its Livermore facility as well. 


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

  • Maintenance of mechanical equipment, fire suppression systems, overhead doors, Hvac equipment, pumps, water filters, bathrooms, dock levelers, low voltage electrical systems and general conditions
  • Responding immediately to any equipment or facility related breakdowns
  • Under the supervision of the General Manager, ensure all facility equipment is maintained per the manufacturer spec in a timely manner 
  • Assist with scheduling third parties to ensure adherence to service contract requirements 
  • Troubleshooting and repairs for various equipment 
  • Troubleshoot and assist staff members and clients with various requests in a timely manner 
  • Communicate the completion of any and all work orders to necessary staff and any relevant vendors 
  • In conjunction with the General Manager assess extraordinary maintenance required for the property 
  • Assist with procuring estimates and proposals from various third parties
  • Monitor and track attic stock and materials required to service the building in adherence with the UOVO facilities budget 
  • Relaying or repairing flooring as needed (i.e carpeting, painting) 
  • 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 
  • Escort vendors and contractors working within UOVO’s facilities


Qualifications & Skills: 

  • Team player, active problem solver, able to work in a dynamic environment with high level of accountability 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to provide clear and concise details regarding building issues 
  • The ability to multitask 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
  • Certifications for fire watch, sprinkler standpipe and fire pump is preferable
  • Occasional nights and weekends required; flexible schedule is preferable
  •  On call availability 
  • Hvac or Journeyman license and certification is preferred 
  • Must have valid drivers license and/or reliable transportation 
  • 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
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift
  • Familiarity with the use of hand trucks, pallet jacks, jbars, dollies and other necessary warehouse equipment


Compensation & Benefits
Pay is commensurate with experience. UOVO provides excellent health benefits, 401K matching contribution, generous paid time off, other benefits, and promotes a healthy work/life balance.


To apply, please email your resume to employment@uovo.art with “Facilities Manager, San Francisco” in the subject line.


About UOVO

UOVO is the nation’s leading storage and logistics provider for art, archives, and collectibles with state-of-the-art facilities in New York, Delaware, Florida, California, Colorado, and Texas. UOVO is operated by an expert team of industry professionals and offers bespoke solutions to meet the specialized needs of any collection. UOVO’s services include climate-controlled storage, private viewing galleries, local transportation, international shipping, installation, packing, archival photography, digital inventory management, and more.


UOVO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive work environment for all employees. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all UOVO facilities follow strict protocols to ensure the health and safety of our community.

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