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Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Facilities Manager

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10010206 Location The Woodlands, Texas, United States Business Fox Networks Group Date posted Jan. 10, 2020


Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you've been looking for.


  • Manage an established work-order dispatch system and oversee staff job duties and responsibilities include weekly facility inspections, as well as performing maintenance, repairs, and general carpentry to help ensure The Woodlands Network facility is well maintained, operational, and safe. This may include minor lighting work, mechanical repairs, painting, fleet maintenance and other machinery operation.
  • Manage multiple priorities or projects at one time while working effectively in a team environment
  • Create and drive change and effectively communicate to all levels in the organization
  • Manage the maintenance activities on the electrical and mechanical systems to ensure system uptime, and the services comply with best practices.
  • Assist the Director of Facilities with the assignment and coordination of day-to-day tasks.
  • Develop and manage yearly budgets with Director of Facilities. Review all proposals for work to ensure accuracy in the budget and consistency with our regular scopes of work.
  • Lead a group of staff Electricians, HVAC Techs, Facilities Operation Techs and/or third-party contractors as part of a defined project team.
  • Enhance facilities services and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Achieve MEP maintenance operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing productivity, quality and customer-service standards; resolving problems; determining system improvements and implementing change.
  • Establish a schedule for maintenance on equipment, track repairs and schedule third-party repair work when necessary.
  • Ensure MEP systems operate effectively with priority status on technical production facilities, technical equipment rooms.
  • Analyze and recommends proper course of action in problems associated with all MEP equipment, and DDC building management systems. On occasion will be required to respond via phone to after hours and weekend trouble calls. Coordinates on-call third-party service vendors’ response.
  • Ability to engage employees at all levels of the organization
  • Manage preventative maintenance at The Woodlands facility pertaining to building facilities, including electrical, mechanical, telephone, copier, fax and printers, janitorial and waste removal and maintenance of grounds.
  • Assist ESPN Construction and Space Planning teams with various project coordination efforts when necessary, such as meeting support needs, conference room A/V needs, small and large scale construction projects, and facilities occupancy stacking plans.
  • Assist departmental managers to support physical office requirements, including relocation and setup of furniture and other office equipment


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience under a licensed electrical or mechanical contractor in the State of TX.
  • 10 years of experience with all aspects of MEP distribution systems including electrical distribution equipment, generators, UPS equipment, medium voltage switchgear, air handling, fluid handling, boilers, DDC control systems and Central Plant Chilled Water systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum Associates Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or equivalent Technical school degree in electrical or mechanical vocational field.
  • Hold a current State of TX type Journeyman Electrical License or Class A Air Conditioning & Refrigeration License
  • 5 years in people and project management with emphasis on goal oriented performance based initiatives and directing teams
  • Hands-on experience with high reliability mission-critical electrical distribution equipment is required
  • Experience with Russelectric Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems is a plus
  • Experience with DDC Building Management Systems is a plus
  • Experience in managing day to day upkeep of building facilities
  • Certified Level III Thermography
  • Working knowledge of physical plant safety programs and shall be able to demonstrate understanding of fire life safety procedures and requirements
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and AutoCAD are a plus.

The Woodlands Network Center is a 24/7/365 facility. The incumbent must have the ability to work the overnight shift, weekends and holidays.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About Fox Networks Group:

Fox Networks Group (FNG) is a primary operating unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA). FNG consists of FOX Television Group, which includes FOX Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television; FOX Cable Networks, which includes FX Networks; FOX Sports Media Group, and National Geographic Partners. Together these units create, program and distribute on a worldwide basis much of America’s most popular entertainment, sports and nonfiction programming.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Woodlands Enterprises, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Fox Networks Group.

The Woodlands Enterprises, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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