Facilities / Engineering Operations Manager 2

Location US-WA-KENT
System ID
Relocation Type
Employment Status
Posted Range
$85200 to $128700
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description

Sodexo at Alaska Airlines in Seattle/Tacoma, Washington has an exciting opportunity for a Chief Building Engineering Manager position. 


The Chief Engineer Operations Manager role is an exciting opportunity to oversee airport facilities operations in 60+ locations throughout the US, both vendor-performed and self-performed. Facilities include terminals, Aircraft Maintenance hangers, cargo facilities, and more. 


This position will be based out of SeaTac, WA and will travel annually up to 40%.

The base salary range is between $85,000- $125,000, based on candidate qualifications and experience.


Job Summary:


Sodexo Corporate Services Division seeks a seasoned and qualified Chief Building Engineering Manager with experience managing the associated building maintenance for airport terminals, hangars and cargo warehouses.  This manager will interface with the client daily, so excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with exemplary Customer Experience skills, are required. This candidate must have technical knowledge of building systems HVAC, chillers, boiler, electrical systems, conveyor systems, building automation systems, airport related passenger boarding bridges and product delivery systems (glycol and fuel) storage tanks.  



  • Maintain all client facilities and lease spaces for reactive, preventative and small capital project work.
  • Implement business strategies for account growth and retention.
  • Provide support regarding the proper implementation of operating standards and procedures.
  • Monitor performance against KPI standards for client satisfaction.
  • Assist with the development of account business plans to enhance customer services, retention and client and customer satisfaction.
  • Visit and inspects facilities on set schedule, or as required, on a consistent basis to ensure quality assurance and customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain appropriate communication tools and procedures within the department.
  • Ensure compliance with client contracts, security policies and client expectations for all employees and vendors.
  • Perform inspections and audits to ensure contractual and regulatory compliance pertaining to fire, safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Lead department and vendor safety and health program to ensure compliance with all company and industry standards, ensuring a safe workplace for employees and client.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years airport or airline facilities operations, with a background in hands on building maintenance.
  • Strong teamwork and customer service skills, with the ability to build relationships with employees, vendors, and the client.
  • Managerial leadership experience.
  • Experience with commercial building HVAC, fluid handling/pumping, fluid filtering, mechanical systems, welding, electrical systems, and all general facility maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft Office and CMMS systems
  • Excellent time management skills and self-motivated, able to handle and prioritize multiple service orders and tasks as requested.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and meet company standards for annual motor vehicle record check.
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements and high safety standard.
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of time, including overnight travel as needed.


Working for Sodexo:


How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.




What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in facilities maintenance, plant operations or engineering services

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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