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Director, Construction & Facilities

Company: HCI Hospitality
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description
HCI Hospitality is a privately owned hospitality company headquartered in Manhattan, Kansas. Our business consists of owning and managing 34 Freddy's Steakburgers & Frozen Custard franchises across the Midwest and in North Carolina, nine "Woofs Play & Stay" (dog daycare, overnight, grooming, and training) locations in KS and MO, and several iconic, local restaurants.While most of our 1900 Team members work in our various stores, our Manhattan HQ office consists of about 40 people who model our vision of "To provide a fun and friendly home away from home where our guests feel like family". Our culture could also be described as authentic and transparent modeled by a genuine passion for serving our guests and fellow team members.
Job Description
Job Summary:The Director of Construction and Facilities will oversee maintenance and repair of facilities and grounds; key responsibilities may include conducting site surveys, preparing job estimates, and supervising and training employees.Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Hires, supervises, and trains employees who maintain buildings and grounds. -
  • Oversees the day-to-day workflow, scheduling, and assignments of the department.
  • Manage and monitor workflow and challenges for Facilities Manager, Field Maintenance Techs, and Project Managers within department.
  • Manages facilities budget, to include preventative maintenance contracts, capital improvement projects, equipment replacements, and store/business retrofits.
  • Manage General Contractors, Sub-Contractors, and vendors related to new construction and/or new development.
    • Serve as owner representation for new construction, new agreements related to construction & facilities, and for communication with internal and external vendors.
    • Oversee Facilities Dept. to ensure proper handling of work orders, vendor disputes, material selections, and cost controls.
    • Review ongoing facilities work orders for issues, complications, and anticipated challenges that may impact business operations.
    • Coordinate with general contractors, joint venture business partners, real-estate brokers, and attorneys on new development, scheduling, and budgeting.
    • Manage new construction draw sheets, invoicing, and anticipated change order totals.
    • Assist in commercial insurance renewals related to company infrastructure, facilities, and general liability.
    • Assist in cross-department coordination on multi-faceted projects to include new restaurant openings (NRO), business licensing and certification, and multi-unit initiatives.
    • Provide guidance on capital improvement projects, vendor relations, and field issues arising from maintenance and repair requests.
      Required Skills/Abilities:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Facilities Management, Business Administration, Communications, or similar field, required.
      • Master's Degree in Facilities Management, Business Administration, Engineering or similar, preferred.
      • 5-10 years related experience in related role with related responsibilities.
      • Hands-on previous experience with repairs, construction and maintenance required.
      • Strong experience with Office 365 and other web-based software applications.
      • Strong written and oral communication skills.
      • Ability to prioritize, delegate, and manage competing priorities.
      • Strong business acumen.
        Additional Information
        For more information about our company and culture see

Keywords: HCI Hospitality, Manhattan , Director, Construction & Facilities, Executive , Manhattan, Kansas

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