24 days old

Manager, Airport Facilities Maintenance

American Airlines
Washington, DC 20004

Location: Washington DC CRE and Fac Office (DCA-CRE1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 47324 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

  • This job is a member of the Hubs & Gateways Team within the Customer Experience Division.
  • ​Responsible for managing, developing, and deploying all aspects of facility maintenance operations for all buildings. Manage planning efforts, including project forecasting, budgeting, operations, maintenance programs, service contracts, and space management initiatives.

What you'll do

  • ​Monitors and prioritizes projects to ensure that all essential support systems are functional at all buildings
  • Acts as the company subject matter expert on all building support systems including Passenger Boarding Bridges (PBB), Bagrooms, PCA System, Fuel Hydrant System and Fire System/Pump House
  • Responsible for project expenditures of repairs over short-, medium- and long-term occupancy of premises
  • Develops annual capital plan for each building
  • Develops annual management plan for all buildings
  • Manages the Request for Proposal (RFP) process and negotiates new and existing vendor maintenance service contracts
  • Partners with Corporate Real Estate and Finance to share information and collaborate on projects/initiatives, develop standards/procedures and maintain consistencies
  • Works with all departments on internal projects
  • Identifies and achieves cost savings and increased efficiency opportunities through maximized utilization of suppliers
  • Develops annual expense plan and monitor the budget
  • Manages staff in numerous work locations

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor's degree in business management field or equivalent experience/training
  • Experience in building maintenance management or related field
  • Work experience with Bag Systems, PBB, HVAC, UPS, back-up generators, and fire suppression systems
  • Strong knowledge of airport facilities maintenance, Industrial mechanics and general repairs
  • Excellent technical/building systems understanding

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Experience working in a union environment is strongly preferred

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​Ability to understand and manage changing priorities related to corporate budget system, in order to maximize return on investment for available labor and capital resources; knowledge of/experience with department budget management and development
  • Ability to develop and implement routine maintenance and emergency response programs
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively handle shifting priorities within a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Strong leadership capabilities, with effective team management skills
  • Ability to effectively delegate work assignments and manage crew of technicians
  • Strong organization abilities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more.
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more.

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve; inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 47324 


Posted: 2021-08-31 Expires: 2021-09-30
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