Construction & Facility Maintenance Manager - #156211

Southeastern Freight Lines

Date: 02/23/2021 12:00 PM

City: Columbia, South Carolina

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Are you ready to join a best in class LTL Trucking Company where you are appreciated? Consider joining the Southeastern Team, a privately held family company since 1950. We're looking for talented, hard working individuals who want to make an impact in our company, as well as their community.

As a Construction & Facility Maintenance Manager you will responsible for coordinating facility maintenance and construction projects. You will also monitor and review real estate and construction costs and service center repairs and renovations, as well as perform inspections of all service centers on a bi-annual basis.

What you'll do on a typical day

  • Monitors and oversees real estate and construction costs with in-house cost reports, and maintains cost history on assigned projects to ensure projects are kept on schedule
  • Manages and oversees all service center repairs and renovations daily, to ensure they remain on schedule
  • Provides sketches of site plans, floor plans, etc., as requested. Estimates cost according to the plans and specifications furnished. Obtains bid prices from contractors on a weekly basis, as necessary, depending on schedules
  • Develops time schedules for approved projects. After contract is awarded, checks building or work progress to maintain schedules. This includes shop drawings, grading, and metal building plans on a monthly basis, when required, to stay on schedule
  • Verifies related project invoices and submits for approval. Makes regular, monthly visits to the site to ensure that work is progressing according to schedule, to keep payments current and contractor on schedule
  • Coordinates the opening of new terminals with Operations personnel. Coordinates lease and repair with parties in order to finalize as necessary, depending on schedules
  • Receives and distributes final closeout documents regarding final completion of project. This includes submittals, shop drawings, maintenance manuals, subcontractor list, lien releases, substantial completion, certificates of occupancy, as-built plans, etc., as necessary, depending on completion of projects
  • Prepares scope of work specifications and solicits bids for major and minor repair and renovation work (e.g., paving roofs; Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC); painting; siding; concrete; etc.) once approved. Awards contract and follows through until completion weekly, to ensure service centers are well-maintained
  • Prepares and monitors an annual maintenance budget to include all service centers, in order to set priorities
  • Checks all invoices for maintenance and repairs as submitted from outside managers, making sure all project numbers, approvals, etc., are assigned prior to submitting for approval to ensure amounts are correct
  • Performs a maintenance inspection of service centers at least once every 24 months and documents with an inspection form to be provided to the Vice President of Real Estate. Provides suggestions for improvements and a list of required work. Works with Service Center Manager to obtain estimates for corrective action each year, in order to set priorities. Reviews the same with Regional Vice Presidents for awareness and planning
  • Coordinates the purchase, delivery, and installation of all owner furnished items at new projects each month, as schedules dictate, in order to get the best prices and delivery. This includes but is not limited to dock boards, trailer loading lights, ramps, signs, etc.
  • Responsible for making independent decisions on certain maintenance projects, and on-site when making site visits. Makes shared decisions related to accepting major construction bids and contractor selection
  • Responsible for the maintenance budget and invoice approval on all owner furnished materials and maintenance project invoices
  • Responsible for interacting with Service Center Managers, Assistant Managers, Shop Managers, field maintenance personnel, fleet maintenance personnel, as well as all other internal departments and external parties, on a regular basis. Responsible for interacting with contractors, vendors, engineers, and miscellaneous government departments on a regular basis

Here are the key things you will need to have

  • A High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 5 years of experience in building construction or a related field

Here is something we would like for you to have

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Architecture or Engineering

Here are some of the perks you'll get as a full time member of our team:

  • Competitive pay
  • Career progression
  • Job stability (We've never had a lay off)
  • Health, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Flex and Health Spending Accounts
  • Company matching 401(k) retirement plan
  • Wellness Program
  • Paid time off, including 8 paid holidays

Work Shift

First Shift

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