What you’ll be called: Facilities Director
Where you’ll work: KWRI Headquarters—Austin, TX
Named a Happiest Company to Work for in 2019; one of the Best Places to Work in Austin, TX; and featured on the Training Magazine Training 125 list seven times, Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI) thrives within a creative and collaborative culture where transforming the real estate industry through technology is our primary goal.
What you’ll do:
As the Facilities Director, you will be responsible for all operations and activities relating to KWRI buildings and related space. You will develop plans and strategies that meet the needs of both KWRI employees and external stakeholders, while also striving for operational efficiency and resiliency.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee all activity related to the 2 KWRI headquarter buildings, including the activities of the Space and Tech Facilities teams
Develop strategy and project plan for anticipated build-outs of new office space and technology, using capacity and space utilization planning in each office
Oversee new project or maintenance budget, forecasting any new or upcoming spend in alignment with hiring needs on an annual basis
Partner with the Facilities Manager and Facilities coordinator to ensure that any maintenance and operations work is completed in a safe and timely manner
Regularly up to date on current trends and regulations to ensure technology best practices and compliance standards are being met
Provide all KWRI employees a safe work environment by adhering to all code and compliance regulations, staying up to date on any local and state laws, ADA standards, and proactively planning for growing workforce
Manage new vendor negotiations and onboarding for both facilities and IT needs
Document, maintain and update any building manuals, emergency response plans, contact lists
Ensures facilities services are provided consistent with sustainable principles, including energy and water conservation
Lead the Facilities team by providing direction, growth and development opportunities
8+ years experience in Facilities Management, Building Maintenance,
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail.
Ability to work autonomously with little to no direction
Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and budgetary requirements.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook.
Exceptional management and leadership skills, such as delegation and communication.
Action-oriented mindset and result-driven attitude.
1-3 of management experience or leading a team
Knowledge of OSHA, State and Local laws and regulations strongly preferred
Knowledge of environmentally sustainable facilities practices strongly preferred
Project Management experience preferred
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk and hear.
The employee is occasionally required to lift objects up to 25 pounds.
The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.
The employee is occasionally required to sit for an extended period of time.
The employee occasionally must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward.
Who are we?
Keller Williams Realty Inc. is the largest real estate company by agent count across the globe and is number one in units and volume in the United States. Founded in 1983, we pride ourselves on an agent-centric, technology-driven and education-based culture that rewards agents as stakeholders. Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI), is the company’s corporate headquarters located in Austin, TX. Here, through a focus on cutting edge technology, education, and products and services, we support our agents and associates to create careers worth having, businesses worth owning, lives worth living, experiences worth giving and legacies worth leaving.