A facilities manager oversees the upkeep of a physical facility or facilities. These positions are especially vital in facilities where appearance is important, such as in hotel chains and restaurants, and in facilities where safety is especially important, such as manufacturing facilities and product plants. In general, the facilities manager ensures that the physical conditions of the property meet company standards. This includes general maintenance, such as the upkeep and repair of mechanical properties, electrical components, and plumbing, as well as the overall appearance of the facility.
Facility Manager Tasks
Ensure compliance with safety regulations and manage the preventative maintenance for all equipment.
Coordinate services including security, equipment maintenance, cleaning, and waste disposal.
Monitor, train, evaluate, and guide facilities personnel and coordinate with other internal teams.
Develop and maintain the standard safety operating procedures for the facility.