Facilities Director

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
ID 2024-5893
Regular Employee


Are you a great leader, but still a hands-on person who loves to get fully involved in making a building project come to life? Does having a beautiful building that people are in AWE of when they first walk in make you beam with pride? This Facilities Director role is for you! Combine your knowledge and experience of leading people and projects with your knowledge of building maintenance in a role that serves the technical trade industry for a super rewarding career opportunity! 


The Facilities Director is responsible for the overall campus maintenance of our 107,000 square foot Austin campus.  The ideal candidate for our Facilities Director possesses a strong understanding of facilities and maintenance operations as well as extensive leadership experience including directly leading and developing a team of one or more employees. Extra ideal if you are  certified in HVAC. UTI prides itself on the remarkable condition of our facilities, and that level of pride and commitment starts with our Facilities Director! 


What We Offer: 

  • $75,000 - $80,000 per year
  • Management Incentive Plan Bonus
  • Paid Training
  • FREE Tuition for you AND your Immediate Family
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Ins/STD & LTD Ins
  • 401K with employer match
  • Unlimited PTO

About Us: 

It’s all about the reputation. 55+ years of experience, trusted by 35+ industry-leading brands, 16 campuses, 5 technical schoolsBut it’s not all about the numbers. Here at Universal Technical Institute and its family of schools, we care about YOU. We care about making a change in the lives of our employees and our students. We’re on a mission to expand our reach and increase our impact, one life at a time and that starts with yours...Come and be a part of our legacy! 


  • Directs and is an integral part of a team responsible for maintenance of buildings, equipment, and grounds, including renovations, expansions, and improvements. 
  • Develops/oversees schedules for preventative maintenance and ensures that facilities are inspected regularly to identify current and potential maintenance needs. Ensures repairs comply with internal policies and external regulations [EPA, OSHA, NATEF, ACCSC etc.]. 
  • Manages P&L for the facility department and makes recommendations for cost containment. 
  • Partners with Purchasing to solicit bids; selects contractors/subcontractors and negotiates bids for project renovation or construction of facilitiesManages vendor relations.   
  • Manages staffing, training/certifications, development, and performance of the maintenance department, ensuring that staff is informed of changes that affect maintenance. 


  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • 5-7 years of experience in building maintenance. 
  • 1-3 years of managerial experience 
  • Strong project management skills. 
  • Licensed or certified in one or more areas is preferred: HVAC, electrical, plumbing, or general contractor. 
  • Intermediate level in functional skills; HVAC, painting, electrical, plumbing, welding, safe use of power, and hand tools. 


Work Environment

  • Work is performed indoors in a climate-controlled environment and outdoors in varying weather conditions.
  • Regular business hours, occasional overtime and travel.
  • On Call availability.


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