Position:  Facilities Manager
Location:  Bedford, NH
Job Id:  256
# of Openings:  1

Optics 1, Inc., a Safran Group Company, is a technology leader in the design, development, and production of Integrated Electro-optical Systems for commercial and government applications.  Leveraging our multi-disciplined engineering expertise in optics, electronics, software and mechanics, Optics 1 is able to design and deliver state-of-the-art electro-optical integrated systems. 
The Facilities Manager, reporting to the Director of Information Security & Facilities, manages the proper operation and maintenance for all Optics 1 facilities. This includes primarily the Bedford, NH headquarters, as well as support for satellite facilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions including, but not limited to:
  • Primary point of contact for day-to-day facility matters.
  • Coordinates work assignments among building technicians, vendors and contractors.
  • Oversees janitorial staff and contractors to ensure facility maintains required standards, including clean rooms certifications.
  • Coordinates and reviews price quotes for the procurement of supplies, services, PM contracts and labor for projects.
  • Oversees the scheduling, maintenance, inspection and monitoring of all building systems including: HVAC, water, humidification, electric and other systems to ensure efficient operation.
  • Contributes to capital project budgets and operating budget reports
  • Coordinate intra-office moves
  • Manages facility expansions and relocations, as well as other various facility projects and renovations
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • Manage vendors, contractors and internal maintenance technician
  • 5 to 10 years of related experience and training.
  • Knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations
  • Experience in construction, maintenance and all facets of facility operation
  • This position is very hands on and requires knowledge of commercial building systems
  • Previous experience managing various commercial building systems and contractors, including but not limited to: HVAC, clean rooms, plowing, landscaping, plumbing, janitorial and electrical.
  • Ability to respond 24/7 to critical facility emergencies and alarms.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be a U.S Citizen.
  • Prior project management experience
  • Experience with procurement and contract negotiation
  • Knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations
  • Certification in facilities management a plus.
  • Experience working in an ITAR environment
  • Trade license(s); Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in engineering, facilities management, business management or related field.
  • Fluency in the English Language is required
  • Understanding of Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project and Excel.
  • Some local and US travel (to satellite offices) required up to 10%
Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 25 to 30 pounds. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.
Work Environment:
  • While performing the aforementioned job duties, the employee mainly works in a professional office setting that is relatively quiet and has temperature control systems.
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and photocopiers.

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