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Facilities Coordinator at Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. in Charleston, South Carolina

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Job TitleFacilities Coordinator
Job Description SummaryThis position will be based out of the Client s location in Houston, Texas.

The Facilities Coordinator provides assistance to the facility management team to ensure successful service delivery of the client facility needs. Directly supports the facility management team with on-going facility and team related responsibilities.
Job Description
o Provide general overall facility management services, including continuous monitoring of office/facility
o Address client inquiries and concerns ensuring timely and quality issue resolution and service delivery
o Follow up with clients to ensure customer satisfaction
o Respond to all facility inquiries and complaints, assess problems and take the necessary corrective action
o Remain knowledgeable regarding all operational aspects of building systems
o Coordinate with outside contractors for the service and repairs of equipment
o Follow protocol for effective building-specific maintenance and safety procedures
o Maintain on-going communication with contractors, client, and team
o Assist with site inspection within the assigned building portfolio
o Create work orders and assign work orders to the engineering staff, subcontractors, and vendors
o Report on open and closed work orders and check the status of open work orders with the assigned party
o Request, review, and submit work orders, bids, and proposals from vendors
o Verify final invoice pricing and process payments in a timely manner
o Assist in the monitoring and assessment of vendor performance
o Train vendors on work order and billing procedures
o Manage complex work orders such as environmental issues and disaster recovery
o Manage service and performance of vendors and landlords for timely completion of jobs
o Create and record appropriate written communication between all parties
o Schedule and document maintenance and repairs on building equipment
o Communicate frequently with client, landlords, and vendors to resolve issues and provide project status updates
o Provide process and procedures training and direction to new associates
o Coordinate special events in support of client
o Assist with measuring and reporting key performance indicators against service level agreements
o Provide facilities helpdesk services on behalf of the client(s) and monitor internal/external workflow for all facilities cases to ensure consistent quality of service and work product
o Supports the Senior FM as necessary

1. Communication Proficiency (oral and written)
2. Customer Focus
3. Initiative
4. Sense of Urgency
5. Multi-Tasking
6. Detail Oriented
7. Financial Knowledge
8. Time Management Skills
9. Team Orientation

High school diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required
Associates or Bachelor s degree in facilities management, building, business or other related field preferred

A minimum of 1 year of work experience in an administrative, accounting or tenant services capacity
Experience with data entry, expansive reporting, filing, answering phones, scheduling and communications
Previous customer service experience
Prior experience working in the facilities/property management, commercial real estate or professional services industries preferred


Working knowledge of lease terms
Proficient in understanding management agreements and contract language
Working knowledge of computer software programs and base building systems
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed, including but not limited to overnight travel, on call after hours and weekends

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.