South Jersey Industries Manager, Facilities in United States

Supervises: Directs various facilities contractors; administrative personnel and SJG Senior Maintenance Mechanic (union).

Basic Function: Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the physical plant at SJI and SJG Buildings and surrounding land to ensure the public and employees are provided with safe, clean and professional environment to perform the services required. Support corporate organizations in space planning consistent with prudent industry practices. Coordinate with the planning, engineering, construction and maintenance of company facilities, both owned and leased.


  • Baccalaureate degree in business or a related discipline. Relevant industry experience will be considered.

  • LEED Certification is preferred

  • Advanced knowledge of safety, security, engineering, zoning and other regulatory issues as they relate to facilities, i.e., OSHA regulations, fire codes, etc.

  • A minimum of ten years direct experience in building management in a multi-facility environment.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills are required.

  • Prior supervisory experience is required.

Essential Functions:

  • Implement certain aspects of company security and property protection programs. In coordination with others, review and recommend changes to procedures for activities such as fire prevention and firefighting, traffic control and guarding and patrolling physical property.

  • Confer with representatives of management and facility representatives to formulate policies, determine need for programs and coordinate programs with plant activities. Consult with representatives of local government to ensure cooperation and coordination of plant activities with law enforcement and firefighting agencies.

  • In support of clients and working with others, plan and execute utilization of space and facilities consistent with organizational needs and industry practice. Inspect building and office areas to evaluate factors such as air circulation, lighting, location, size, etc. Oversee development of design layouts, showing location of furniture, equipment, doorways, electrical and telephone outlets and other facilities.

  • Review and endorse the maintenance of a safe, accident free and healthy work environment. Communicate to clients appropriate safety policies and procedures. Promote compliance with local, state and federal rules and regulations. Consult with all departments on design and use of equipment, shops, fire prevention and safety programs. Inspect facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards and implement corrective or preventative measures where indicated.

  • Document, communicate and execute a preventive maintenance program for all company facilities, including but not limited to: electrical equipment, septic systems, water supplies, window washing, generators, compressors, HVAC systems, boilers, chillers and roof inspections.

  • Develop and execute a property maintenance program for all company facilities that will provide an environment that promotes productivity and enhanced stakeholder experiences. Program includes but is not limited to landscaping, painting, janitorial services, snow and ice removal, outdoor lighting and physical plant that promote the company’s brand and image. Develop and implement a corrective maintenance program that will minimize building down time and promote a positive customer experience.

  • Negotiate and manage leases with and for the organization, for contract and facility compliance.

  • Maintain programs for facility access for personnel and vehicles.

  • Perform duties inherent in all supervisory, professional and administrative positions. Consistent with all positions in this classification, additional projects, tasks and/or duties beyond what is outlined here may be assigned as required.

Explore the Possibilities

If you're looking to make an impact, South Jersey Industries is the perfect place. For interns, college graduates, or experienced professionals, at South Jersey Industries we look for enthusiastic, talented professionals at every level of our enterprise. From call center representatives with excellent people skills to engineers with the vision and expertise to design tomorrow’s energy infrastructure, we know that our people fuel our success. We take pride in recruiting the best talent available for every facet of our business. Explore the possibilities. You'll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.

  • We are committed to developing and implementing innovative projects that increase energy efficiency and save clients money

  • We provide an opportunity to build a successful and rewarding career in a variety of functional business areas

  • We foster individual talents and abilities while promoting the value of teamwork

  • Our culture prepares you for a lifetime of learning and professional development

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, operates its business through two primary subsidiaries. South Jersey Gas, one of the nation's fastest growing natural gas utilities, delivers clean, efficient natural gas and promotes energy efficiency to over 365,000 customers in southern New Jersey. SJI's non-regulated businesses, under South Jersey Energy Solutions, promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities ' including Combined Heat and Power, Solar, and District Heating and Cooling projects; acquiring and marketing natural gas and electricity for retail customers; providing wholesale commodity marketing and risk management services; and offering HVAC and other energy-efficiency related services. For more information about SJI and its subsidiaries, click here.