Assistant Manager, Facility Projects at NBC

Technology & Engineering
Parks & Resorts
The Facility Projects Assistant Manager is to assist the Senior Manger & Manager with the planning and coordination of activities for Maintenance and Construction projects to ensure that goals and objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frames. Responsibilities include client interface, cost & schedule estimating programming, planning, design development and updating, construction document development, construction management, cost control, and financial reporting. This position has the primary responsibility planning, assigning, and reviewing work completed by technicians in a union environment. The responsibilities include daily supervision of the technical services staffs’ work product and coordination of multiple activities and resources including supplies, equipment and resources.
Management of Union Technicians:
  • Manages workflow through the department of both routine and assigned tasks and output of the technicians to ensure high show quality
  • Directing/scheduling/forecasting activities of approximately eight (80) shared employees in divisions of: Construction, Paint, Plumbing, Sign Shop, Mill and Electrical groups within the Technical Services FMC Department
  • Managing and directing hourly union staff in accurately reporting time via TimeKeeper and correcting any issues
  • Manage all safety training metrics and compliance of all employees
  • Manage technician onboarding
  • Missed punch tracking and reporting, issuance of disciplines as needed
  • Leads weekly shift meetings for technicians

Project Execution Group Support:
  • Supports daily operation of USH Technical Services Project Execution Group team
  • Perform job walks with clients, collect bid estimates from foremen, and solicit bids from subcontractors in order to provide clients with a complete bid package
  • Provides client update on project status, completion, change orders, or updates to project or budget
  • Communication with Project Manager on status of PEG Technicians on projects
  • In field support for and TS representation for PEG Projects, particularly for seasonal events (HHN, Grinchmas, Grad Bash, major project punch list)
  • Tracks work completion as compared with project budget and updates clients accordingly

Project Management Support
  • Manages activities on assigned projects, including purchasing of materials and following up on vendor payment status and invoice tracking
  • Pre-qualification and evaluation of potential vendors. Works with the general contractors, vendors for access, insurance, etc. required to gain access to the site.
  • Review of payment applications for general contractor, architect, consultant, and vendor accounts on a monthly basis and provide recommendation for approval or revisions.
  • Perform final quality review of all documentation prior to submission for Department approvals (including contract, invoices, bid milestones and funding documents)
  • Manage selected project subcontractors in collaboration with Project Manager
  • Submit security access for vendors as required
  • Collaborate with project controls and Project Managers on monthly cost reports, cash flows, and any other needed reporting
  • Research and facilitate resolution of project issues in collaboration with Project Managers

General FMC Support
  • Closing WOs performed by maintenance technicians
  • Compile and distribute weekly F1 schedule
  • Purchase materials for Preventative Maintenance and Corrective Maintenance
  • Venue Lead Program
  • Collecting and maintaining inventory for the department (golf cart, wardrobe, Mill materials)

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • 1-2 years of project management/maintenance planning in a theme park or related industry. Project Management certification preferred.
  • Familiarity of managing multiple projects and contractors at once including Tenant Improvement, Ground up and Technology projects in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to make accurate quantity surveys and to estimate the cost of materials, labor, equipment, and subcontractor's work, ascertaining that all areas have been accounted for prior to submitting estimate for review.
  • Familiarity of equipment, systems, quality control and troubleshooting within the area of responsibility (Electrical, HVAC, Water Treatment, Plumbing, Construction, Painting, Landscape, Construction, Maintenance) as well as Facility Life/Safety Systems and equipment
  • Ability & willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays with short notice
  • Experience working with CMMS systems preferred. (Maximo, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Project.

Desired Characteristics
  • Theme Park Operations knowledge and experience
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of employees and management, and willingness to give assistance to co-workers in other areas. Strong team player.
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible is essential
  • Experience managing in a union environment
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, SketchUp

USH Tech Services
Career Level
Universal City
United States
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