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Senior Facilities Manager

Construction and Facilities



Morgantown, West Virginia, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO), an Akima company, is not just another federal facilities contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At AFO, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , AFO provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , AFO sustains mission readiness and ensures quality of life by maintaining high value assets and operations at peak performance and successfully manages these operations through accurately forecasting, managing, and aggressively controlling costs.

As an AFO employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

The Facilities Tech Manager will provide incidental engineering and manages the total work effort associated with operation, sustainment, restoration, and modernization of structural facilities, pavement & grounds, plumbing systems, control systems, HVAC/R, Fire Suppression Systems, Electrical Low Voltage and compressed air. This position serves as the subject matter expert for review and approval of Contractor plans and procedures related to operation and maintenance of the facilities, roads, and structures; and provides review/approval of related scopes of work and cost proposals provided to the Government. This position can be located in Morgantown, WV, Pittsburgh, PA OR Albany, OR.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the Structural, Pavements and Grounds, Interior Plumbing, HVAC/R, Fire Suppression Systems, Low Voltage Electrical, Compressed Air and other functional areas as assigned.
  • Oversees subcontractors and service providers performing in any of the aforementioned area of responsibility.
  • Provides direction and support to the Control Systems Manager and the Facilities Support Supervisor.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance and direction to subordinates.
  • Possesses the ability to quickly reallocate resources to respond to duly approved emergency/urgent requirements.
  • Acts as technical advisors for all matters relating to assigned functional areas.
  • Reviews shop maintenance plans planned work orders, and other facility repair activities for completeness, proper method, quality of accomplishment, and availability of materials both before and after work.
  • Establishes unique work standards, enforcement of commercial/industrial standards, and priorities of work.
  • Inspects work to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, policies, regulations, and standards; supports the project Quality Control Plan as required to achieve objectives.
  • Provides space, tools, test equipment, and materials for functional areas.
  • Identifies, logs, analyzes and manages potential and actual issues and risks, taking corrective action by addressing these issues immediately and directly and reviewing the potential impact of serious issues on scope, schedule, quality and cost.
  • Contractual actions such as task order issuance, management decisions and subcontracting issues.
  • Understands predictive maintenance technologies and how to integrate predictive maintenance PdM into operations and maintenance processes.
  • Understands planned outage processes.
  • Integrates multiple utilities systems to achieve maximum operating efficiencies, capabilities and reliabilities.
  • Supports the project Safety Plan through personal involvement in all aspects of safety, including training and attention to the adherence to safety requirements pertaining to particular trades or skills.
  • Ensures subordinate employee time records reflect an accurate record of hours worked and job order numbers to which time is charged.
  • Reallocates resources in response to approved emergency/urgent requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific, engineering, or business field with more than fifteen (15) years of related work experience in the management of research, development, demonstration, or commercial programs, projects, and facilities.
  • More than seven (7) years of consecutive experience in managing diverse and integrated work forces (e.g., professionals, engineers, scientists, technicians, craftsmen, etc.).
  • Strong personal leadership, management, and organization skills as well as the ability to integrate and harmonize diversified functions to provide overall efficient and effective contract operations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exemplary attention to detail
  • Maintains sensitivity to, and report on, instances of fraud, waste, and abuse.
  • Proficient at the suite of MS Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
  • Must be able to make presentations to employees at all levels. Must be able to write cohesive and comprehensive documentation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business related field.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Maintenance & Repair

Travel: None

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: DOE Q

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8450