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10 Jul 2020

Full-Time Facilities Manager – WXYZ

PJRetty – Posted by PJRetty Southfield, Michigan, United States

Job Description

Primary Purpose
WXYZ 7 Action News is Detroit’s breaking news and weather leader. Channel 7 – on-air, online at and always Taking Action for You. We’re in search of a Failities Manager to help us take care of and keep our facility safe.

The Facilities Manager assists in the supervision of the facilities department. Responsible for efficient and effective functions of all facility-related operations.

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Key Activities
Assist in the maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings and other facilities items.
Responsible for working with vendors and contractors to facilitate repairs on the facility and associated systems including heating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, and irrigation systems.
Help to ensure that all facility equipment is maintained properly through daily, weekly, and monthly documented preventive maintenance in order that optimum performance can be expected and achieved. This includes HVAC systems and assigned office equipment.
Assist in the coordination of building space allocation, layout, and facility expansion when needed.
Assist with plans, budgets, and schedules for all facility modifications.
Assist with inspections of all construction and installation projects while updating all necessary company managers or directors through progress reports.
Participate in monthly departmental safety meetings. Helps to implements preventive measures and recommendations of the company Executive Safety Committee.
Keep facilities and departmental areas safe, clean, and organized. Properly handles waste disposal (used chemicals, etc).
Assist in supervising the shipping and receiving process for the company.
Assist in supervising general facility cleaning, waste removal, floor maintenance, exterior and grounds maintenance, as well as company recycling programs.
Keep abreast of all new facilities related methods and materials available to further improve productivity and quality of workmanship and/or service.
Handle all other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience/Certifications

7+ years facilities experience.
Skills & Abilities

Excellent problem-solving skills.
Excellent people skills. Must be able to work well and constantly communicate (both written and verbally) with front-line employees as well as middle and upper management.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet all deadlines.
Must have solid organizational and computer skills including good working knowledge of software programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
Must be familiar with building codes and maintenance trades.
Must have familiarity with OSHA requirements applicable facility-wide and have experience with safety programs.
Work Environment
Occasionally may be required to reach, climb, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.
About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation’s fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship for the company.

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Job Types: Full-Time.

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