Job Description

DriveTime Needs a Facilities Manager (Mesa, AZ)

Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, DriveTime is the largest privately owned used car sales and finance company in the country. With more than 140 dealerships, 3 operations centers and 15 reconditioning centers across the nation, our 4,000+ employees are focused on getting the right customer in the right car, at the right terms.  With over 25 years of industry experience, and our dedication to streamlining the purchase process, we're redefining what it means to buy and finance a used car. 

As focused as we are on our customer, we take that same focus on finding the right talent for the right opportunities within our organization.  All across the nation, from our Home Office and operations centers to our retail locations and reconditioning centers, we are looking for talented individuals like yourself to join our ever-growing team! 

That’s Nice, But What’s the Job?

The Facility Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day facility maintenance of our three (3) Mesa, AZ offices containing approximately 233,000 square feet & housing roughly 1,400 employees.  The Facility Manager will field and dispatch any facility related repairs/maintenance including electrical, plumbing, mechanical and desk/furniture items to outside vendors. Once the needed trades are assigned to 3rd party vendors, the Facility Manager would then oversee trades of appropriate vendors for those repairs while managing to internal budgets and NTE’s.  The Facility Manager would also be supported by and manage the onsite Maintenance Staff.  The Facility Manager would report directly to onsite management, while leveraging the Home Office Real Estate Department as needed. 

In long, the Facilities Manager is responsible for:

  • Manage 3rd party vendors towards timely resolutions while maintaining NTE limits

  • Complete all reactive/proactive/preventative repairs and maintenance via 3rd party vendors

  • Conduct routine detailed property inspections and identify issues for proactive work orders

  • Monitor and maintain all building mechanical systems, HVAC, and building automation systems including EMS with the assistance of outside vendors

  • Field and dispatch all applicable electrical repairs (interior/exterior lighting, light switches, outlets, loss of power, etc.)

  • Field and dispatch all applicable plumbing repairs (loss of water pressure, broken hot water heaters, clogged/blocked lines, etc.) 

  • Field and dispatch repairs to call center equipment including desks, chairs, and fitness equipment

  • Supervise the maintenance of critical infrastructure equipment including but not limited to: fire suppression, onsite generator, generator transfer switches and UPS cabinets

  • React to emergency-situations/adverse working conditions while making concise & informed decisions (i.e. burst pipes during winter storms including remediation, loss of HVAC during peak summer months, etc.)

  • Endeavor to analyze trends, improve efficiencies, and find innovative solutions to existing processes in order to improve cost savings

  • Ensure that the work is safely performed to an appropriate quality level and complies with applicable codes, company policies, government regulation standards (OSHA) and legal requirements

Job Requirements.

  • Self-starter/Independent worker

  • Ability to perform physical tasks including lifting items up to 50 lbs.

  • Highly organized with an attention to detail

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities

  • Ability to multitask in a high paced environment

  • Maintain positive communication and relationships with management, coworkers and vendors

  • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Office

  • Strong problem solving skills

The Specifics.

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of commercial building maintenance

  • Lead or Supervisor experience (preferred)

  • Experience in HVAC controls and lighting controls systems

  • Strong background in vendor management

  • High School Diploma (required)

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

  • Trade School or Accredited Apprenticeship Training Program (preferred)

So What Kind of Folks Are We Looking for?  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to talk and write with confidence, charisma, and competence for a wide variety of audiences including management.

  • A mind for the details. Okay we know "detail-oriented" is on about every job description - but we really mean it! 

  • Agile in a fast-paced environment. We move, and we move quickly. Thriving in an environment that never stops, is a must.

  • Plays well with others. You will be working in a high-functioning team environment.  We work together in order to win together.

  • Organization and time management skills. You will be handling multiple projects and deadlines that will require you to prioritize then re-prioritize.

  • Mastering of managing. You’ll need the ability to effectively manage processes and work with all level of employee and customers.

Anything Else?  Absolutely.

Essentially we offer a creative, transparent and fun environment since, well, we work here too.  DriveTime was also voted the Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Inc 5000, and we aren’t slowing down anytime soon!

So What About the Perks?  Perks matter.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision. DriveTime pays a nice chunk of your premiums to keep the cost as low as possible for our employees.

  • 16 days of PTO and 8 paid Holidays. Because who doesn’t love time off?

  • Benefits like 401(k), company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability.

  • Casual Dress. Come dressed in jeans (you’ll fit right in with the rest of us).

  • Game Room. Gimme a break - no, not a Kit Kat ad but we do have a ping-pong table, pool table and Virtual Reality if you ever need a break in your day.

  • Wellness Program and In-House Gym. We want our employees to be the best versions of themselves. That’s why we offer a Wellness Program that includes an in-house gym, B12 shots, teeth cleanings, biometric screenings and much more!

  • Growth opportunities. DriveTime takes a lot of pride in promoting from within.  We have spent the last 14 years growing our team members and taking them on the path to owning their careers!

And when it comes to hiring, we don't just look for the right person for the job, we seek out the right person for DriveTime. Buckle up for plenty of opportunities to grow in a professional, fun, and high-energy environment!

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