Facilities Manager manages the maintenance and operation of one or more facilities or properties. Develops maintenance policy and procedures that ensure the optimal functioning of buildings, grounds, and associated equipment. Being a Facilities Manager manages all building systems including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, safety, and waste management. Manages and trains a staff of employees in the general maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment. Additionally, Facilities Manager ensures facilities maintenance work follows safety standards, conforms to specifications, and that work orders are tracked and completed within the budgeted guidelines. May oversee contractors engaged for facility renovation projects. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director. The Facilities Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Facilities Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.