Facilities Manager Apprentice

The Cambridge School
October 27, 2020
San Diego, CA, United States of America
Job Type


Position Overview

The Facilities Manager Apprentice is a multi-skilled individual who will strive to take ownership of the beautification, functionality and safety of our expanding campus and who enjoys a variety of tasks in a collaborative and active learning environment. The employee will spend a year shadowing the current Facilities manager to receive extensive training to prepare to step into the Facilities Manager role. Facilities management includes receiving and triaging facilities requests; proactively addressing school safety issues; managing facilities support staff and vendors; maintaining inventory of school property such as chairs, tables, desks, and equipment; setup and breakdown of sound/AV for daily school events and special events; and being a possible point of contact for IT help of school employees.


Essential Functions:

  • Planning and coordinating all installations and refurbishments
  • Being the liaison between facilities support staff and vendors
  • Managing the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet health and safety standards
  • Inspecting buildings’ structures to determine the need for repairs or renovations
  • Review utilities consumption and strive to minimize costs
  • Control activities like parking space allocations, waste disposal, building security etc.
  • Handle insurance plans and service contracts
  • Help set up and take down for school events
  • Management of the wireless thermostat system
  • Proactively address school safety issues
  • Taking inventory of tables, chairs, equipment and ordering more as needed
  • Setup and breakdown of sound/AV for daily school events and special events


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience in facilities management position
  • Strong understanding of building control systems
  • Able to read and understand complex electrical, mechanical and automation systems
  • Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Impeccable verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time and project management skills.
  • IT knowledge preferred, but not required



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