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Facilities Maintenance Engineer


Facility Mechanical Systems:

Develop project criteria / scope and direct facility activities on engineering, construction, and maintenance projects.  This includes but not limited to: heating, ventilation, air conditioning, chilled water, compressed air, natural gas, tank farms, and energy conservation initiatives. 

Seek new technology applications and creative methods for accomplishing objectives.  Develop, document, and continuously improve facility mechanical systems.

Direct and monitor engineering firms for compliance with project scope of requirements.

Provide technical consultation, including analyzing facility mechanical system problems in the field, and recommended solutions.

Provide mechanical cost estimating for developed scope of requirements for assigned projects. Develop and maintain standards guidelines common systems and best practices.

Provide code and regulatory analysis and interpretation for the plant.

Ensure that the construction and maintenance work is in compliance with mechanical plans and specifications.

Responsibilities in Facility Maintenance:

Technical resource to facility maintenance for all projects. 

Technical subject matter expert on facility technologies and processes.

Monitor physical condition of facilities: buildings, roads, grounds, architectural structure.

Maintain facility with service provider labor when necessary.

Develop forecasts budgets and programs for preserving assets.

Estimate, plan, and schedule on project delivery.

Determine most cost effective approach for projects.

Manage projects through completion and close out.

Develop implement and operate programs and projects including environmental utilities and decommissioning.

Manage and maintain construction drawings, layouts, and architectural drawings.

Customer relations:

Review and determine applicable standards and methods for maintainability, serviceability, cleanability, and layout.

Project status updates: planning, scheduling, and coordinating with other departments and capital projects.

Technical requirements: compliance and code issues; physical condition and technical standards.

Administer PDPM program.

Technical interface and feedback with other GM plants.

Measurements in reporting:

Conduct repair replacement analysis to align asset preservation with corporate and plant strategic goals and objectives.

Develop and implement common metrics performed by service providers.

Appropriation request and project review tracking and reporting.

Forecast budget expenditures in programs.

Drive plant asset disposal process.

Champion multiple workplace safety performance standards Including safety contract management.

Basic Qualifications and skill set required:

BS in mechanical engineering preferred

Minimum five years in facility mechanical systems engineering design experience, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, chilled water, compressed air, natural gas, and mechanical piping systems.

Extensive knowledge and understanding of mechanical systems building design codes and specifications.

High level of analytical ability were problems are unusual and difficult.

Experience with design and engineering analysis of complex mechanical systems and issues. 

Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others.

Demonstrated ability to manage numerous issues and work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Team leader ship and construction project management experience.

Knowledge and understanding of automotive manufacturing facilities.

Ability to work cross functionally.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft office products such as word excel and PowerPoint.

Must be familiar with preparing status reports, reading specifications and drawings, verifying contractor work, and timeline management.

Additional Description

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.