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Facilities Manager

Kaplan - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage maintenance contractors, including scope of work, request for proposals, bids, deliverables, and evaluation of vendor performance

  • Work with project managers to efficiently carry out Construction, installations, restacks/reconfigurations and relocations.

  • Review monthly reports including operational results, financial performance

  • Process and approve invoices to proper cost center and GL accounts utilizing online accounting system

  • Provide input to budget process for Operating and Capital expenses

  • Develop and maintain environment health and safety programs for facilities including procedures for: emergency evacuation, first aid, AED maintenance, CPR/AED training for staff, and Building threats in relation to Fire alarm, Active Shooter, Bomb Threat etc.

  • Ensure safety of work practices and procedures of all employees and contract employees to comply with federal, state, and local jurisdictions and laws and OSHA.

  • Provide for facility inspections and checklists, emergency preparedness plans, facility profiles, work order fulfillment, and surveys as appropriate.

  • Familiar with various Building management systems Trane, JCI, ALC etc, and Security Management systems CCure, AMAG etc.

  • Address corporate building issues and resolve with building management.

  • Research new programs or processes to improve quality/costs for Kaplan.

  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of cost efficiency analysis and energy management strategies.

  • Familiar with Emergency power systems that include UPS, Generator, and switchgear.  Basic knowledge of Maintenance of  critical systems

  • Understanding of Data Center operations with relation to pre action fire alarm systems and Power Distribution units PDU’s, Computer Room AC units (CRAC)

  • Support on-call operations for emergency needs and after hour escalations.

  • Coordinate and interface with the internal IT group and service provides for the implementation of voice/data communications, Data Center work/projects.

  • Supervise mailroom operations and employees for corporate and executive facilities.

  • Maintain mailroom equipment contracts, supplies and accounts

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • 5+ years in corporate/field facilities management.

  • Knowledge of basic construction, architectural guidelines, code requirements, and related criteria.

  • After-hours availability (evenings & weekends) to respond to facilities related concerns.

  • Strong supervisory and management experience.

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel (spreadsheet analysis) and automated building systems including security.

  • Ability to think strategically and be a team player.

  • Must be flexible, versatile and able to successfully cooperate with all levels of staff and vendors.

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16 days 1 hour ago



Facilities Manager Kaplan - Fort Lauderdale,FL,United States


Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Company Profile:
Kaplan, Inc. is one of the world’s largest, most diverse education providers, serving more than one million students and thousands of business and university partners through its array of higher education, test preparation, professional education, English-language training, and university preparation offerings. The largest subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC), Kaplan has operations in 30-plus countries and employs over 17,000 full- and part-time professionals. From its founding over 75 years ago as a small test-prep pioneer and then as an early online education leader and now a global education provider, Kaplan has been recognized for expanding educational access and using technology and learning science innovations to continually improve outcomes for its students and partners. Among numerous accolades, the company has been named to Fast Company’s list of the world’s 10 most innovative educational companies, and one of Forbes’ top 100 “America’s Best Employers” and Flexjobs’ “100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs.”