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Senior Facilities Manager

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Facilities Management / Engineering
Postal Code
United States

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BioMed Realty is looking for an experienced Senior Facilities Manager to be responsible for company assets in Seattle, WA. This position requires a strong focus on customer service and the ability to develop & maintain effective working relationships with regulatory agencies, vendors, contractors, tenants and employees to ensure fast, quality completion of a wide range of projects.


  • Acting as the Team Lead & point of contact for third-party vendors and contractors on numerous projects at multiple properties throughout Seattle.
  • Ensuring the completion of all maintenance work in accordance with established standards.
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and building codes to ensure compliance throughout projects and at overall completion.
  • Managing, operating, and reporting the financial status and capital expenditure activity of each property and all projects.
  • Work in conjunction with the Development Team on tenant improvements, ground up & redevelopment projects from design through construction.
  • Manage capital and expense budgets with The Property Management Team.
  • Reviewing and approving maintenance, engineering and utility invoices for cost, allocation, account coding, amount & completion and construction work.
  • Participating in the acquisition and due diligence process of properties and building systems.
  • Help transition properties from development and construction to operating phase.

Skills / Experience 

  • BA/BS in Engineering
  • Facilities management or related field required
  • Certification in facilities management is a plus
  • 10+ years of progressive facilities management - preferably in Life Science and/or Laboratory Facilities properties including start-up and commissioning of Life Science Laboratory and Manufacturing
  • Proven experience with sustainability & energy conservation programs in commercial or institution buildings required - with LEED accreditation is desired
  • Experience managing vivarium or animal facility preferred
  • Experience through technical education and hands-on-experience in the following disciplines:
    • HVAC design and engineering
    • Electrical design and engineering
    • Plumbing design and engineering
    • Other building support systems (i.e., fire/life safety systems and security)
  • Experience with managing 24/7 operations with both union and non-union engineering and maintenance staff is a plus
  • Excellent leadership & managerial skills with a desire to train and supervise
  • Computer literate including proficiency with Microsoft Suite, AutoCad and maintenance management systems
  • Ability to read and understand building plans and specifications
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial terms and principles relating to facilities management and real estate.
  • Experience forecasting and preparing budgets and reports summarizing financial, operating & capital performance data.
  • Organized, task and detail-oriented.

Job Functions

  • Engineering
  • Facilities Management

Job Sector

Not specified



7+ to 10 years

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