Manager, Facilities and Safety

Job Number: R50009666

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Facilities, Management, Operations

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: August 12, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Fox News DC Bureau's mission has continued to grow with the addition of more live programming emanating from Washington D.C., added personnel, and more guest traffic throughout the day.  We are looking for an experienced leader to oversee our continued daily physical plant wellness and assist the Bureau Chief in long range facilities planning and projects.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the preventative maintenance and reactive repair of skilled trades, e.g., HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and utilities
  • Establish and ensure a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business
  • Interface with the building chief engineer and other building personnel to ensure Fox News requirements are met
  • Coordinate with Manager of Engineering and NY VP of Engineering and Critical Systems to ensure that redundancy and diversity are maintained in all critical systems
  • Establish and maintain architectural and engineering drawings and other documentation
  • Ensure that required permits are in place and up to date and inspections are performed on critical systems as required
  • Identify safety training needs, coordinate safety training programs, understand safety regulations, and ensure safety compliance for the bureau
  • Oversee construction work and often manage other core DC projects, and/or logistics of business/operations services, e.g., food, security, inventory, and mail
  • Identify, budget, justify and submit facilities capital projects for the annual capital budget
  • Occasional involvement with other bureaus' facilities needs and projects

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in facilities & safety field
  • Experience in project management
  • Knowledge of OSHA and DOT
  • Availability and willingness to work outside normal business hours to manage off hours work and projects
  • Ability to work after hours to respond to emergencies
  • Strong knowledge of fundamentals of construction safety, accident prevention, occupational injury, human factors, industry safety criteria, risk management and incident investigation techniques and methods

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.

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