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Facilities Maintenance Manager OMSI

Facilities Maintenance Manager - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Salary: $68,050 - $70,750

The Facilities Maintenance Manager will provide supervision and management of maintenance staff, maintenance contractors and service providers. The Manager is responsible for general maintenance, equipment repair, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, the preventative maintenance program, and project management. This position also serves to assist and advise the Senior Director of Facilities Operations on all maintenance-related matters.

 Participate in programs/initiatives to enhance corporate culture, such as:

  • Supporting OMSI's Total Guest Experience (TGE)/Customer Service mission & objectives in daily job performance, including diversity initiatives.

  • Working effectively with and supporting volunteers throughout the organization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

"Performing the following will involve driving to various locations outside OMSI's corporate headquarters:"

  • Supervise all maintenance personnel in the performance of their duties.

  • Oversee and supervise day-to-day maintenance operations, including the governance and population of the preventative maintenance program and work order system.

  • Manage the building control systems and facilitate related trainings for the maintenance team.

  • Supervise and perform maintenance and repairs on facility systems, including line and low electrical, plumbing, air handler, fans, pumps, boilers, and chillers.

  • Provide necessary training in all maintenance procedures and duties for all responsible employees.

  • Conduct and complete hiring, evaluation, and termination of maintenance personnel in a fair and impartial manner.

  • Acts as a maintenance advisor and at times facilitator for remote locations, Camp Gray and Camp Hancock.

  • Assist the Senior Director of Facilities Operations in the creation and management of the maintenance budget.

  • Provide Senior Director of Facilities Operations with expense information, reports, analyses, and updates of all maintenance projects and utility performance on a regular basis.

  • Manage all maintenance service contracts and monitor contractor performance.

  • Oversee industry and OSHA safety standards, practices and training for the maintenance staff.

  • Manage maintenance projects from inception to completion, including when necessary developing RFPs, soliciting bids, selecting vendors, contracting, and oversight.

  • Maintain positive contractor and vendor relations.

  • Manage all service and repairs to ensure work is completed appropriately and meets code and department standards.

  • Ensure that all supplies and parts inventory are maintained at acceptable levels.

  • Act as a resource for internal staff, providing project advice and operational information to promote a positive, customer-service-oriented culture.

  • Responsible for submitting OMSI's energy performance reporting.

  • This position is exempt, paid salaried

  • This position is regular full-time, scheduled for 40 hours/week.

Working Conditions:

  • Required to be flexible on schedule and on-call as needed for security and emergencies.

  • Physical Demands: 10% Sitting 40% Standing 50% Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/Pulling up to 50Pounds

  • Vision requirements include close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left or right while eyes are fixed on a given point), depth and perception (three dimensional vision, ability to judge distance and spatial relationships), and ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eyes to bring an object into sharp focus).

  • Work environment includes wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold (non-weather), extreme heat (non-weather), and risk of electric shock, vibration.

  • Noise level varies from very quiet (examples: forest trail, isolation booth for hearing test), quiet (examples: library, private office) to very loud (examples: jack hammer work, front row at rock concert).   



  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Professional communication skills, both written, oral and including monitoring email.

  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to exercise initiative and good judgment in anticipating problems before they arise.

  • Strong time management skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams.

  • Ability to work under pressure with flexibility.

  • Ability to effectively manage and track multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize, and meet stringent and overlapping deadlines.

  • Demonstrated skills in teamwork and collaboration with colleagues, with varied skills and responsibilities meeting individual, departmental and organizational deadlines.

  • Order and purchase supplies and materials including driving to local stores as needed.

  • Proven ability to affect repairs to electrical and mechanical equipment.

  • Thorough knowledge of all facility mechanical, electrical and life safety systems.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of services and support necessary for facility maintenance programs.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of computerized maintenance management programs and digital HVAC and lighting control systems.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of commercial construction and maintenance practices and codes.

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications and codes and apply knowledge effectively.

  • Ability to carry out written and oral instructions.

  • Must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

  • Understanding of confidentiality and protocol.

  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and customer service skills to work effectively with people of diverse talents and backgrounds.


  • Nonprofit experience.

  • Museum experience.

  • Experience in Financial Edge, or other database program.

Education & Work Experience:


  • Minimum 4 years' experience in general and preventive maintenance in a commercial/institutional setting.

  • Minimum 4 years' experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems, with a demonstrated mechanical aptitude.

  • Knowledge and experience with commercial hydronic heating and cooling systems.

  • Minimum 3 years of coordination and project management skills.

  • Minimum 3 years of progressive program management, including staff supervision, and budget responsibility.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience working with the public, formal and informal settings.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education.

  • Bilingual - Spanish/English.

  • Experience working with volunteers.

Additional Requirements/Preferences; Including Licenses and Certifications:


  • Pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check and reference checks.


  • Valid driver's license (non-CDL).

  • Licensed/certified in one or more'LME, refrigeration, building trades, utilities management.

  • Pre-employment checks, such as requirements in the MVR Policy including passing Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check.