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Director of Facilities Northeast

The Director of Facilities will be responsible for our client's national portfolio.  This position will manage a team of 5 and will champion the strategic planning, management and supervision of capital replacement projects including the repair and periodic maintenance services by the outsourced contractors for Retail Facilities department.  Responsibilities include:

 

  • Developing the capital budget and plan management of major capital projects by completing a scope of work, comparing bids and negotiating from contractors, and analyzing and controlling project costs
  • Lead Corporate and Retail Facilities expense planning, invoice processing and GL Account / P & L performance & variance reports by directing a team of 5.
  • Develop the budget and plan management of interior / exterior maintenance, repair contracts, related contractor negotiations and resolve repair and maintenance requests for corporate facilities and retail stores
  • Provide vendor performance assessment and implement improvement on quality responsiveness and invoice commpliance
  • Negotiate/Bid major repairs and capital work such as parking lots, roofs, heating, ventilations, and air conditioning (HVAC), and structural replacement projects valued up to $250K
  • Interact with and support Construction, Asset Protection, Accounting, Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Real Estate and Legal departments on Remodel, Regulatory, Lease and Building Code Compliance Issues
  • Perform special projects as assigned Disaster Preparedness and Recovery event management
  • Act as Retail Facilities single point of contact for Senior Vice Presidents,      Store Operations for P&L variance and quality of service issues
  • Maintain familiarity with the contract scopes of all regional and national contracts within assigned divisions to facilitate cost management and training programs for trade specific, non-contract work.

4 Year college degree preferred.  Interested parties contact luke@williamssearch.com

Compensation includes base, bonus, excellent benefits.  Relocation provided.

Restaurant Construction Coordinator Orange County, CA

Our client is a highly successful and growing restaurant organization based in Southern California.  The development team is searching for a construction coordinator to support new store development.

  

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Assist with the construction process for multiple restaurant projects, review bids, maintain cost detail reports, assist with the turnover of the building to operations and the project closeout 
  • Interface with contractors, architects, and designers as needed to support the construction and development team while team members are in the field 
  • Ability to constructively track projects, deadlines and processes and report information in a timely fashion to the Director of Construction for assessment and project execution 
  • Assist with assessing, reporting, and close out of RFI’s and Change Orders 
  • Process pay applications and project close out documents 
  • Track Preliminary Notices and follow through on Lien Waiver Releases 
  • Assist with tracking and follow up on plan of action tasks as assigned/discussed during Development Team and Construction meetings 
  • Prepare applications, coordinate connections & meter installations, and start up with utility agencies for all utilities for new build projects 
  • Manage and coordinate procurement of owner furnished items for new construction, remodels, and retrofits 
  • Liaison between Owner and Landlord Representatives, General Contractors and Vendors prior to, during and after the completion of construction project 
  • Manage warranty repairs and 11-month warranty punch walks 
  • Manage, coordinate, track, and complete repair tickets for existing Facilities through Ecotrak 
  • Onboard R&M Vendors into the CFG Ecotrak program. Manage and assist with service ticket tracking, and payments upon completion. 
  • Prepare, distribute, and manage construction and vendor contracts 
  • Travel up to 20% 

Interested parties contact luke@williamssearch.com

Regional Facilities Manager West Coast

Our Client, a national retail company, is searching for a Regional Facilities Manager to oversee approximately 800 to 900 stores on the West Coast.  This position will work remote and is best located in Southern California.  


Essential Responsibilities Include:

  

  • Perform scope/specification, bid requests, negotiation and project management of CPAEX asset replacement and building improvements 
  • Provide quality assurance and monitor compliance to company standards and expectations on repairs, period maintenance and capital projects, including evaluating contractor capabilities and performance to the contracted specifications
  • Direct disaster recovery project management in the event of a natural disaster, including mandatory 24/7 on call emergency management duty on a "once every 5 week" rotation
  • Represent the Company in building permit, violation and licensing code compliance issues and projects
  • Review and negotiate with landlord representatives on shopping center projects affecting active stores
  • Validate CAM charges and services scope compliance
  • Works with contractors on CAPEX and maintenance projects at stores and coordinates Engineers and construction trade expert consultants

Interested parties please contact luke@williamssearch.com

Design Execution Associate Restaurants Dallas

Job Description Coming Soon


Interested parties please contact Lesley@williamssearch.com

Senior Director of Real Estate QSR Texas

Iconic QSR leader has an opportunity for a Senior Director of Real Estate based in Texas.  This position will manage a team of 4 Directors responsible for 25 to 30 new stores per year. This is a "store support center" based position so there is no travel.  The Senior Director will interface with corporate leadership which includes operations, finance, and development.  Relocation is provided.  This is likely to be a "last stop" career opportunity.


Interested parties contact luke@williamssearch.com