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Facilities Maintenance Manager

AC Transit
$140,952.00 - $168,275.00 Annually
United States, California, Oakland
1600 Franklin Street (Show on map)
February 18, 2023
$140,952.00 - $168,275.00 Annually
Oakland, CA
Job Type
Regular Full Time
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AC Transit is currently hiring for a Facilities Maintenance Manager in our Maintenance department. Under general direction, maintains primary responsibility for all facilities maintenance functions, activities, and staff within the Maintenance Department. Incumbents in this position plan, organize and direct the staff and activities that include contributing to the development and implementation of policies, goals objectives, and short and long-range strategic plans; leading and coordinating complex, technical facilities-related capital projects and the acquisition and allocation of resources including human capital and equipment; developing and administering the budget for the area(s) to which assigned.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for the largest bus agency in California. In addition to working with some of the best in the business, AC Transit also has an excellent benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and a 457 savings plan.

Representative Functions

  • Manages employees of assigned unit(s); selects, trains, develops, mentors and guides staff in achieving goals and objectives; coaches and develops employees; provides constructive feedback on performance and behaviors; reviews and evaluates work; counsels and handles personnel actions as needed.
  • Participates in the development and directs the implementation of goals, objectives, work standards, policies procedures, short and long-range strategic plans for the assigned unit(s).
  • Develops, administers, and controls the budget for the assigned unit(s); directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, and supplies; directs the monitoring of and approves expenditures; directs the preparation and implementation of budgetary adjustments.
  • Continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors the distribution of work, support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement; directs the implementation of change.
  • Designs, implements, and monitors programs and plans for preventive maintenance, equipment replacement, and energy management for all District facilities; continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors work-load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement and reviews with the Director; directs the implementation of improvements.
  • Manages capital and special projects including the activities of outside vendors and contractors; develops project budgets and tracks expenditures for compliance; and reviews and approves special requisitions and payments including billings for materials, supplies, and services.
  • Consults with Procurement and Finance to develop multi-year contracts for maintenance, services and construction.
  • Provides consultation and technical assistance to executive staff, management teams, and other District departments, represents the Maintenance Department on various external committees and projects, and reports to the Board of Directors as required.
  • Inspects work sites periodically, and recommends, initiates, and monitors remedial action when required
  • Coordinates the approval and permit processes required by local, regional, and state jurisdictions and regulatory agencies; and travels to attend and address agency meetings.
  • Prepares and presents various reports on operations, activities and special projects as assigned.
  • Stays abreast of changing laws, regulations and procedures pertaining to facilities maintenance best practices and regulatory compliance requirements; communicates business implications, and impact to all key stakeholders including the Board of Directors, executive management, other District staff, and various public and private entities.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in facilities management, or facilities, civil, mechanical, or electrical engineering. Additional experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis.

Experience: Equivalent to six (6) years of increasingly responsible, supervisory level experience in facilities maintenance and project management or three (3) years of experience that involved responsibilities at a level equivalent to the District's classification of Assistant Facilities Maintenance Manager.


Additional Information

Physical Requirements: (1) Must maintain the physical ability necessary to perform tasks in an office setting, operating computers, keyboards, and other peripheral equipment. Must maintain the physical mobility necessary to transport oneself to various locations around the District.


The Selection Process: T he Human Resources department must receive a completed online application by the filling date. If this recruitment is "Continuous," it may be closed at any time without notice. Applications will be screened for job related qualifications, and those candidates who best meeting the qualifications listed on this Job Announcement will be invited to participate in an examination process that may include written, oral and/or performance segments. Current District employees must have satisfactory attendance and performance records. Finalists will be placed on an Eligibility List. When filling vacancies, the Human Resources Department will refer the top candidates to the hiring department for final screening and recommendation.

Vaccination Requirement for Candidates Seeking Employment: Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has implemented a requirement that requires all candidates for District employment to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including variants, prior to being employed by the District, subject to limited exceptions. AC Transit adopted this vaccination policy as an emergency public health response to mitigate the negative public health consequences associated with increased incidence and test positivity rates and the prevalence of new virus variants, including increased hospitalizations, intensive care unit admissions, and deaths.

As such, candidates seeking District employment will be required to: (1) be fully vaccinated (two weeks after completion of the entire recommended COVID-19 vaccination series) and (2) submit a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination card prior to their start date, unless a reasonable accommodation request for a medical or religious exemption has been approved.

Benefits: The transit professionals who call AC Transit home represent the rich cultural diversity of the Bay Area. For more than 60 years, we have been an equal opportunity employer honoring religion, ethnic background, national origin, gender, gender expression, genetic information, disabilities, age, and veteran status. We are not only an inclusive employer but also offer a comprehensive benefits package rooted in choice, flexibility, and affordability. Most benefits are effective the first of the month following your hire date. Employees and eligible dependents have access to the following benefits*:
  • Medical - Choice of two Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs): Kaiser Permanente and Health Net. $10.00 office visit co-pays; $5.00 - $35.00 prescription co-pays.
  • Dental - MetLife Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) $50 annual deductible per person/$150 per family; $3,000 per person annual maximum; preventative care covered at 100%; basic and major care covered at 90%; $4,000 lifetime maximum orthodontia covered at 50%.
  • Vision - Vision Service Plan - $10.00 copay; eligible for an exam, lenses, frames or contact lenses every 12 months - based on the last date of service. $200 frame allowance or $120 allowance for contact lenses.
  • Employer paid Basic Life Insurance
  • Employee paid Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Retirement - employees automatically participate in a lifetime defined benefit plan and have the option to contribute to a 457 deferred compensation plan via payroll deductions. All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016 may be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). As such, employee may be required to contribute a small portion of annual income towards the cost of the pension.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health Care, Dependent Care, Parking, Transit
  • AC Transit contributes up to $50.00/month towards an employee's FSA Transit costs
  • Free AC Transit Bus Pass
  • Federal Credit Union
  • Vacation and Sick Leave or Personal Time Off
  • Nine (9) paid holidays; 2 paid floating holidays; 1 paid birthday holiday
  • Tuition Reimbursement - up to $2500 per fiscal year on approved courses
  • Wellness Program
*AC Transit benefits are negotiated and subject to change based on collective bargaining agreements.

Pension: All AC Transit employees participate in a lifetime defined benefit pension. All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016, may be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). As such, he/she may be required to contribute a small portion of annual income towards the cost of his/hers District pension.

ADA Compliant and Drug Free Workplace: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you have a need for an accommodation, please call Human Resources at (510) 891-4783.

The Alameda Contra Costa Transit District has established the goal of a 100 percent drug and alcohol-free workplace. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and those in safety sensitive positions will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing through their period of employment, including random drug and alcohol testing.

In accordance with federal requirements, all job applicants selected for appointments in a safety sensitive position are subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. A final job applicant will be tested for five prohibited drugs: Cocaine, PCP, Amphetamines, Marijuana and Opiates. During employment, employees holding safety sensitive positions are subject to random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing. Additionally, in the event of an absence of more than 90 days from a safety sensitive position, pre-employment drug testing will be performed.
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