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Southern Company Facilities & Maintenance Manager in Durham, North Carolina


The Facilities & Maintenance Manager is responsible for ensuring that the facilities are operating as they should on a daily basis. This role oversees and monitors a robust maintenance program through focused efforts to establish Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and driving maintenance excellence . In addition, the Facilities & Maintenance Manager leads a team of Maintenance Supervisors, Mechanics & Electricians in the predictive & preventative maintenance activities related to PowerSecure’s manufacturing and office facilities, and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in facility management, engineering, business administration or relevant field is preferred.

  • 3 years of supervisory or management experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in facilities and or maintenance position.

  • Demonstrated experience in planning maintenance operations.

  • Technical skills in mechanical and electrical repair is required

  • Strong knowledge of engineering concepts, including electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems.

  • Deep working knowledge of electrical, generator, mechanical, fuel cell, Micro Grid and HVAC systems

  • Strong problem solving, team building, planning and decision making

  • Knowledge of regulations/codes/guideline such as OSHA 30, National Fire Protection Association, and NEC

  • Familiarity with operating in an ISO9000 and Lean Manufacturing environment

  • Certified Maintenance Manager (CMM) will be a plus

  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of maintenance systems, work order processes, preventive/predictive maintenance.

  • Strong leadership skills (conflict resolution, facilitation, change management skills, decision making, empowerment and delegation).

  • Able to lead problem solving and troubleshooting efforts associated with high-level process issues.

  • Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good planning and priority setting skills with the ability to formulate plans for the future working with decision makers to determine the best upgrade paths for equipment and infrastructure.

  • Ability to advise business units on measures to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the facility

  • Ensuring that basic facilities are well-maintained and conducting proactive maintenance

  • Ability to deal with emergencies as they arise with professionalism and a calm demeanor

  • Managing budgets

  • Ensuring that facilities meet compliance standards and government regulations

  • Planning for the future by forecasting the facility’s upcoming needs and requirements

  • The ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Passionate about delivering consistent excellence

  • Dealing with emergency issues that arise and having contingency plans regarding what needs to be done if a certain situation occurs, such as equipment breaking down unexpectedly.

  • Knowledge on how to develop and maintain equipment and facilities continuity plans.

About Us

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers.

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We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401 (k) plan

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO- personal and sick days)

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

PowerSecure is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. This position is not open to third party recruiters. IND1

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Operating Company: PowerSecure