Building Maintenance Manager
Job Details
JAX - Jacksonville International Airport - Jacksonville, FL
Exempt (Salaried)
2 Year Degree
$70,691.09 - $113,105.76 Salary/year
25% Travel

Job Title:  Building Maintenance Manager                                                              Department: Facilities

Classification: Exempt                                                                                              Reports To: Sr. Mgr Landside Facilities

Job Summary

The Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) welcomes Internal and External applications for the role of Building Maintenance Manager. This is professional work involving the management of maintenance, repair, and general mechanical services to all JAA buildings and the leadership and management of assigned collective bargaining unit personnel. The work requires extensive knowledge and experience relating to the management and leadership of full-spectrum building maintenance, project management, and contract management activities.  The incumbent will be able to demonstrate the ability to couple proven technical skills with leadership skills to effectively lead and manage human capital, projects, infrastructure and systems and other allocated resources.  The work is performed in office and field environments.  Position is on call 24-hours a day, 7-days per week.


Essential Functions

  • Manages and oversees personnel, infrastructure, equipment, systems and resources spanning the entire building maintenance area of responsibility.
  • Manages projects in accordance with Project Management Institute (PMI) principles, to include but not limited to participating in charter development, planning scope management, creating and approving work breakdown schedules, managing communication, monitoring scope compliance, and accepting deliverables.
  • Monitors contractor performance, manages progress, communicates status to stakeholders.  Corrects applicable contract performance issues directly as they relate to technical errors or omissions, and/or any safety related incidents.
  • Performs personnel management responsibilities to include, but not limited to conducting performance management, coaching and mentoring, and application of employee improvement strategies.
  • Develops and executes employee schedules in accordance with airport maintenance priorities, skillsets, and applicable collective bargaining agreement.
  • Develops and oversees a specialized maintenance training and career progression program to ensure a posture of sustainability and growth.
  • Implements and monitors section occupational safety and health program, ensures compliance to include proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and training.
  • Plans and manages preventative maintenance and repairs; replaces and maintains utility systems in the following trades: electrical, mechanical, fire alarm and suppression systems, HVAC, chiller and related systems to include associated building automation system (BAS).
  • Manages a variety of related work operations and functions involving multiple departments, tenants, and additional stakeholders through subordinate leaders.
  • Provides information and status to senior manager on the section’s ability to accomplish work assignments as scheduled, budget estimates, availability of manpower, equipment and materials.  Advises on infrastructure and personnel risks and respective mitigation strategies.
  • Advises senior manager regarding budget planning in evaluating building service equipment and systems- as to its state of repair and determines if additional repair costs are justified to extend usable life of equipment.
  • Identifies large-scale supply requisitioning needs to senior manager for infrastructure systems, parts, materials, supplies, and critical outsourcing.
  • Evaluates proposed work sites to determine resource requirements.
  • Develops, monitors, and maintains work order priority program. 
  • Schedules, assigns and inspects the work of building maintenance personnel; provides feedback as appropriate.
  • Reads blueprints, schematics and drawings to plan and evaluate work.
  • Initiates daily operations purchase requisitions for materials and equipment.
  • Serves as building maintenance subject-matter expert during emergency operations to include hurricane building preparation and recovery.
  • Partners with local community counterparts and professional organizations to incorporate and leverage industry standards.
  • Partners with facilities and additional organizational leaders to develop operational and strategic plans as related to building maintenance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Conducts daily operational meetings.
  • Attends intra- and interdepartmental meetings as required.
  • Manages employee time in accordance with collective bargaining agreement and JAA policy via Human Resource Information System-Paycom.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of PMI project management principles and the ability to apply respective principles to building, systems and infrastructure projects.
  • Extensive working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and related structural and mechanical trades.
  • Ability to plan, assign, and coordinate maintenance and construction projects through contracts and in-house work.
  • Ability to estimate time, labor and material requirements for maintenance and construction projects.
  • Ability to keep records and prepare reports.
  • Knowledge of applicable safety and first aid rules and procedures.
  • Knowledge using Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) work order system, such as Oracle Enterprise Asset Management (eAM) System or Maximo.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and verbally.
  • Ability to analyze information and make data-driven decisions.
  • Ability to use logic and take a systematic approach to solving technical and managerial problems.
  • Ability to manage the work of team members and subordinate leaders



Required Education & Experience

  • Associate Degree in related technical discipline, Project Management, Logistics, Contract and/or administrative management and Eight (8) years technical experience (can be concurrent with supervisory experience) in a field related to the following trades: electrical, mechanical, construction, fire alarm and suppression systems, or HVAC or eight (8) years of professional experience in a leadership position at a commercial service airport, facility management military, or while employed in a campus like organization
  • Five (5) years supervisory/management experience in above trades.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Project Management, Leadership/Management, Logistics, or other related discipline.
  • Advanced HVAC experience as it relates to Building Automation Systems (BAS) and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ).
  • Project Management training in accordance with PMI principles.
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification.
  • Lean Six Sigma Certifications

Required Licenses & Certifications

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge.
  • Must be able to provide and maintain a Florida Class E Drivers License.
  • Technical or professional training in a field related to one or more of the following disciplines: general contracting, project management, electrical, mechanical, structural/carpentry, fire alarm and suppression systems, or HVAC culminating in licensure by an accrediting authority in the respective field (certificate or transcripts will need to be furnished)

Physical Demands

The physical demands consist of moving from one work location to another, sitting or standing at a work station for extended periods of time and may involve lifting objects weighing up to 75 pounds. Position requires operating a motor vehicle on public roads, airfield ramps areas, garages and other airside/landside portions of the airport. Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.