Facilities Development Mgr - 90207125 - Los Angeles

Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90012

Company: Amtrak

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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The Facilities Development Mgr is responsible for managing and overseeing Amtrak’s physical assets, including stations, corporate offices and other facilities to improve its core business through enhancing the customer experience. The incumbent is responsible for developing a short, medium and long-term capital maintenance and improvement program for facilities, as well as planning and project management functions for new and renovated facilities systemwide. In addition, this position is responsible for supporting Amtrak’s station managers and operational team in identifying, evaluating and resolving operational and programmatic deficiencies across individual facilities


• Manages the station architectural signage for a defined region to include the review of new wayfinding and branding signs, the design development, fabrication and installation of station signage.  Assists with the Amtrak Signage Manual updates.
• Manages and oversees the Facilities Management function for physical assets in an assigned region, including coordination with a thirty-party facilities management service provider and associated contractors and subcontractors.
• Evaluates facilities with station managers, and other internal and external support staff, to identify operational and programmatic deficiencies.
• Develops, manages and implements facility construction projects of various scales, directly with, or with the engagement of, third-party service providers, including new construction, renovation or replacement projects for all aspects of facilities.
• Manages projects and initiatives related to Amtrak’s Customer NOW Program, which aims to improve and enhance the customer experience at Amtrak-served stations systemwide, with an immediate focus on the Top 25 and Top 100 Stations, as identified by senior management.
• Manages the planning, programming and development of internally and externally (third-party) sponsored facility projects. Provides project management support throughout the facility development process.
• Develops short, medium and long-term capital and asset plans for a defined region identifying all capital components, the life cycle, and annual capital budgets necessary to maintain stations in a state-of-good-repair (SOGR).
• Administers facility maintenance standards and service goals on a regional basis; Budgets, monitors and approves costs; Reviews maintenance operations against those standards and goals; Develops and implements facility management best practices, including capital planning and asset management strategies.
• Collaborates with all Amtrak departments, and all levels of management, to foster ongoing communications and ensure system-wide consistency in implementation of facilities management functions and standards.
• Maintains effective relationships with landlords, tenants, contractors and all other internal and external stakeholders and/or partners.
• Participates in project meetings, site surveys, assessments, design review sessions, pre-construction and construction phases, as required.
• Participates in the development and evaluation of RFQs and RFPs for planning, design and construction contracts for facility improvements.
• Perform additional responsibilities and special assignments, as directed by supervisor


• Proven management experience and leadership abilities. Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines.
• Extensive communication/presentation skills and experience including distilling and communicating complex issues to senior level officers.
• Knowledge of facilities management, design and construction disciplines.
• Proven management experience and leadership abilities. Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines.
• Extensive communication/presentation skills and experience including distilling and communicating complex issues to senior level officers.
• Superior quantitative and analytical skills


• Master’s degree in business administration, or a related field.
• Experience developing a facility management and/or capital maintenance and/or improvement plan for multiple facilities on a national platform.
• Relevant experience in the transportation and/or railroad industry.
• Nine years of related work experience


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:68397
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Research & Strategy 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

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