Property Maintenance Manager

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Santa Rosa, CA, United States

Jackson Family Wines is much more than a family owned wine company. We're risk-taking innovators with a strong belief that quality is paramount. We're always on the lookout for top talent -- individuals who possess a strong work ethic, commitment to quality and share our beliefs in healthy lands and a healthy community. In 2017, we were selected as one of the North Bay Business Journal's Best Places to Work for the third year running. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Property Maintenance Manager role will execute the following duties for JFI/JFW, and will report to the Director of Property Maintenance. The goal of this position is to preserve family & company assets more efficiently, provide safe and comfortable housing where applicable, assist in the improvement/construction of company facilities, and identify & reduce liability exposure.  The role of the Property Maintenance Manager will be split between office and field (occasionally requiring bidding, negotiation with onsite trades and hands-on construction work). Candidate must have a professional presence and a well-seasoned construction background. Candidate must also possess strong organization and communication skills, keen attention to detail, ability to follow instructions/direction, must be flexible, highly motivated and function independently. Integrity and confidentiality are also essential to the role.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES:

  • Oversee Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) facilities, facilitates monthly maintenance meetings with DTC teams across the hospitality enterprise; manage & prioritize the maintenance & special projects calendar and maintenance requests for all DTC & Hospitality outlets.
  • Bid, schedule, supervise and negotiate contracted service work and trades for DTC, Hospitality housing and company facilities, including all types of grading, site work and construction.
  • Manages a small team of maintenance personnel to identify, contract and implement a wide variety of general building improvements/renovations, maintenance, repairs and general services.
  • Familiar with all facets of housing & commercial construction and able to oversee the construction, replacement and/or maintenance of the following, (including troubleshooting ordinary wear and tear problems):
    • HVAC, heating and air conditioning systems;
    • Interior and exterior electrical and lighting systems;
    • Finish carpentry such as deck repairs/replacement, window moldings, doors, cabinets, paneling, laminates; general framing, and roof/truss systems, etc.;
    • General plumbing such as appliance replacement, faucets and seals on malfunctioning plumbing equipment;
  • Painting of interior and exterior walls and cabinets; wallpaper and other wall finishes; knowledge of drywall installation, patching, textures and finishes
  • Repair and replacement of carpet, flooring, subflooring, foundation and roofing.
  • Repair, monitoring and maintenance of septic systems, leach fields, water system (supply and quality).
  • Installation, management and repair of water systems with respect to supply and quality.
  • Conducts cost estimating, job costing, and project scheduling on par with the property management / construction industry standard of care with assistance from the Real Estate Department.
  • Coordinates permitting and compliance with building codes & laws with assistance from the Real Estate Department.
  • Maintains DTC, hospitality, housing & commercial inventory in cooperation with management, schedule occupancies between vacated properties, coordinate tenant needs and requests.
  • Manages a proactive program of annual property maintenance to reduce deferred maintenance.
  • Schedule, plan and forecast team's workload; develop and employ preventative maintenance best practices.
  • Coordinate special projects as directed.
  • Oversee contract management to competitively bid, award, contract and monitor work being performed by outside contractors. May require supervision of journey-level maintenance mechanics (both in-house and subcontractors) having welding, refrigeration, plumbing, carpentry and electrical skills.
  • Responsible for oversight and communication to supervisor of unusual occurrences and/or damage that have taken place or that may occur.
  • Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, City, State and Federal guidelines.
  • Prepares budgets in collaboration with supervisor and maintains regular progress against budget goals.

 

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION:

DTC Maintenance/Hospitality Setup Technician(s)

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Essential Skills, Experience, and Education

  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in property/construction management or similar discipline preferred; equivalent experience may substitute for degree. Associates degree required. Certificate from a trade/vocational school in construction or maintenance may also qualify.
  • Valid California Drivers license, clean DMV record, reliable transportation required.
  • Valid California Contractor's License preferred.
  • Ability to maintain professional decorum in the office environment.
  • Flexibility and multi-tasking skills preferred.
  • Cooperative/adaptable and able to work with different people, personalities, groups, and settings.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal,
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible property management, facilities maintenance/construction and construction management experience.
  • Knowledge of construction, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and carpentry, plus familiarity with equipment needed in performing these activities.
  • Property management/construction software such as Word, Excel, Microsoft Project, SharePoint, OneDrive or other construction bidding/scheduling software knowledge required.
  • Ability to work overtime, and after-hours emergency and “on-call” shifts occasionally.
  • Some travel to outlying sites in various counties required, within California.
  • Property inventory is in rural/farming locations thus the candidate must be able to perform physical demands of the job which may include hiking, lifting and carrying of heavy equipment/supplies, etc.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to exert 50 to 75 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds
  • This job requires frequent standing, use of the hands, sitting, walking, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling.
  • Ability to work with heights (working on ladders, roofs, catwalks, etc.)
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid and heat related conditions
  • The employee will be required to drive to and from remote work sites and be able to function autonomously.

 

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